12 April 2015

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Danny Boyle Spectacular Opening Ceremony For Manchester’s Art Centre HOME

Manchester’s newest art centre, HOME will open its doors on 21 May with a four-day event including visual arts, film, theatre, and even a funfair themed fireworks spectacular led by Trainspotting and Slumdog Millionaire movie director Danny Boyle. The bank holiday weekend extravaganza will inaugurate the purpose-built landmark building, which has been designed by Dutch […]

28 February 2015

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Steve McQueen: Turner Prize Winning Filmmaker Set To Direct Paul Robeson Biopic

Turner Prize-winning artist and filmmaker Steve McQueen’s next big project will be to direct a biopic on American actor, singer, and activist Paul Robeson, reports the Guardian. “His life and legacy was the film I wanted to make the second after Hunger,” McQueen said, referring to his first film, about IRA hunger striker Bobby Sands. […]

11 September 2014

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Turner Prize’s 30th Anniversary Looking back – Steve McQueen

In the lead up to the 30th Anniversary of the Turner Prize, presented at Tate Britain from 30th September to 4th January – with its long history, and many media controversies – we take a look at some of the winners of the prize of times past. Having previously looked back at the first winner, […]