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Rapid Response Unit / RRU News is a unique cultural experiment designed to interpret, create and challenge how we receive news. Operating out of a newly formed independent news bureau, located in Liverpool’s St John’s Market, our reporters and correspondents are national and international artists, creatively responding to global events as they happen.

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Current Turner Prize Holder Lubaina Himid Becomes ‘Artist in Residence’ at The Guardian Headquarters

The Rapid Response Unit is very proud to announce our latest commission, the artist and current holder of the Turner Prize Lubaina Himid. Lubaina will be spending one week as an artist in residence at The Guardian headquarters in London. 
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Darren Cullen Creates ‘Mini Mail’ – Daily Mail Miniature Parody In Tribute to Paul Dacre’s Departure as Editor

As part of an ongoing intervention, RRU artist in residence Darren Cullen made a miniature replica of the Daily Mail and handed it out to passers-by in Liverpool city centre
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Darren Cullen – Drop The Metro Intervention

The second part of Darren Cullen's intervention 'Drop the Metro' sees Daily Mail stickers appearing on Metro newspaper deposit bins across the UK
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Darren Cullen Creates a Parody of The Sun’s Advertisement Rate Card

Controversial artist Darren Cullen is producing a series of interventions addressing the editorial ethics behind some of the biggest selling daily newspapers in the UK.
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Lubaina Himid

Turner Prize winner Lubaina Himid joins the roster of RRU commissioned artists. During the past 30 years Lubaina has exhibited widely, both in Britain and Internationally, with solo shows that include Tate St Ives, Transmission Glasgow, Chisenhale London, Peg Alston New York and St Jorgens Museum in Bergen. Read article

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Turner Prize Holder Lubaina Himid - 'Artist in Residence' at The Guardian Headquarters

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