TOP-TRUMP WINNER ANNOUNCED! Congratulations Hiba Jameel! Read RRU host the Liverpool premier of 'Balls' by Lily Cole Read Charli XCX opens a dialogue with other females about body image Read RRU Public Engagement Exhibition Now Open Read
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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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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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Rapid Response Unit News presents the Liverpool premiere of Balls: A Film by Lily Cole

On August 2nd 2018, RRU News hosted the Liverpool screening of 'Balls', followed by a panel conversation chaired by Bonnie Greer OBE, Lily Cole, Michael Stewart, and Simon Marsden.
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Charli XCX: The Female Gaze (An Open Digital Conversation)

Pop icon responds to the “mother of the selfie” & depictions of the female form … with an open, public conversation. 
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TOP TRUMP – National Art Competition to Record Artistic & Civic Response to the US Presidential Visit. WINNER ANNOUNCED!

Winning response by Hiba Jameel will be donated to the Newseum news museum in Washington DC.
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Resident artist

Darren Cullen

Introducing our RRU artist in residence Darren Cullen (Spelling Mistakes Cost Lives), the creator of 'payday loan shop for kids', which featured at Banksy's Dismaland. Read article

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Darren Cullen Created The Suns Parody Rate Card

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