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GUIDING LIGHTS: PAVEN VIRK AT GALWAY FILM FESTIVAL. A MOTHER AND SON EXPERIENCE.

Throughout our eighth Guiding Lights film mentoring programme, we're running a series of articles giving insight into the participants’ journeys and experiences. Named one of Screen International’s ‘Stars of Tomorrow’, Paven Virk has taken part in Working Title’s residency at the Hay Festival, and is currently developing Muslim Girls with Ecosse Films, a music film, Bhangra, with producer Jeffrey Taylor, and the life story of iconic singer, actress and author Pauline Black, best known for her role as the lead singer of ska group The Selector.

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Colour Mixing Machine by Saya Woolfalk

POSTMATTER RELAUNCHES WITH NEW FORMAT

As POSTmatter prepares to relaunch, we take a look at the first issue, New Mythologies, available online from 29th September.

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AKIHA DEN DEN: UNIQUE AUDIO DRAMA LAUNCHES

A unique six-part audio drama series created by writer/director Neil Cargill and musician/sound designer Simon James launches online on Thursday 15th September.

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Yon Eta at Progress Bar Amsterdam. Photo Pieter Kers.

THE LONG PROGRESS BAR MIX: YON ETA

A special mix created for the Long Progress Bar 2016 by The Hague-based DJ and producer Yon Eta.

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Yon Eta

VIEW SOURCE: YON ETA

At this year’s edition of The Long Progress Bar, we’re asking a new generation of thought-provoking artists, activists and academics to explore the question: what is progress?

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Drill Folly performing at Sonic Acts, Amsterdam

VIEW SOURCE: DRILL FOLLY

At this year’s edition of The Long Progress Bar, we’re asking a new generation of thought-provoking artists, activists and academics to explore the question: what is progress?

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A still from Kingdom 'Come by Gazelle' Twin

VIEW SOURCE: GAZELLE TWIN

At this year’s edition of The Long Progress Bar, we’re asking a new generation of thought-provoking artists, activists and academics to explore the question: what is progress?

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Still from Faceless Migrants by Design unlikely futures

NEW SPEAKERS FOR MAKER ASSEMBLY SHEFFIELD

Sheffield Maker Assembly is just three weeks away, and we have announced our final speakers.

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"Scan Lab Projects and New Movement Collective: Collapse", featured by WeTransfer and POSTmatter.

NEW PARTNERSHIPS FOR THE LONG PROGRESS BAR 2016

We are delighted to announce that WeTransfer and POSTmatter are our new partners for this year’s edition of The Long Progress Bar – Festival of Radical Imagination.

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Photo: Angus McBean. Courtesy of Tim Turner.

HOW THE KINDRED OF THE KIBBO KRIFT TRIED TO RE-MAKE THE WORLD

Ahead of Maker Assembly Sheffield, Andrew Sleigh interviews Annebella Pollen, the author of 'Kindred of the Kibbo Kift', about the movement and its legacy.

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Looking Sideways with Kevin Kelly

In this special episode of the podcast Looking Sideways, Andrew Sleigh talks with writer, editor and internet pioneer, Kevin Kelly, who has just published a new book, 'The Inevitable', which draws out a broad sweep of trends that he believes will shape our future.

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Top left-bottom right: Ohna Falby, Ailbhe Keogan, Lindsey Dryden, Brian Martin, Kara Smith, Matthew Hellett, Julia Stovell, Becky Bruzas, Sarah Brocklehurst, Jude Goldrei, Ruth Paxton, Lizzie Brown, Aleem Khan, Kate Dolan, Baff Akoto, Paven Virk

GUIDING LIGHTS 8: NEW MENTEES AND NEW PARTNERSHIPS

Following a highly competitive selection process, with more than 215 applications received from across the UK and Ireland, Lighthouse and Creative Skillset are delighted to reveal the new participants to join the eighth edition of the UK’s most prestigious mentoring scheme.

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