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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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The RRU News Review is Live

Look back on our year-long experiment to re-think, re-create and re-discover the news.
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World Premiere artwork by Turner Prize Holder Lubaina Himid unveiled at Liverpool Central Library

Lubaina Himid, the current holder of the Turner Prize, unveiled her brand-new series of artworks in Liverpool Central Library on 23 November.
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“Voice of Brexit Britain” Coldwar Steve unveils first ever public work in Liverpool City Square

The satirist, an almost overnight twitter sensation has produced a new, huge scale visual landscape of the UK news media, titled “The Fourth Estate”
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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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Coldwar Steve

The Twitter sensation, that portrays a grotesque future Britain full of world leaders – with EastEnder Phil looking on in horror. Read article

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

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