Art

Arts Education: How Will the Proposed Cuts Impact Working Class Students?

The UK government has recently proposed a 50% cut to funding for arts education courses at higher level. This could mean that young people looking to go into degrees such as fine art, music and performing arts may find opportunities at university and beyond slashed.  The proposal, laid out in a letter to the Office …

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Peace Doves - from directly underneath, lit in blue.

Peace Doves: A Work of Creative Collective Action at Liverpool Cathedral

HackTV\’s roving reporter and art enthusiast Kelza Pilkington takes a look at Peter Walker\’s \’Peace Doves\’, a mass participation art installation which is currently on display at Liverpool Cathedral. I hadn’t been to an art exhibition since before lockdown. In fact, I think the last one was Alfie Bradley’s Knife Angel, in the autumn of 2019. …

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Finding Alan

Book Review – Finding Alan by Kath and Rod Griffiths, and Graham Evans

HackTV\’s resident bookworm Kelza Pilkington reviews Finding Alan. This is the extraordinary tale of what happened when a spirit medium, a team of divers and the St Helens community came together to locate the remains of missing diver Alan Costello. Do I believe in life after death? It’s difficult to say–I believe that there’s much …

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