UK’s largest festival of contemporary visual art announces lineup of high profile artists, who will respond to a theme which references Liverpool’s role as a historic port.
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Currently director and chief curator at the David Roberts Art Foundation, Üstek replaces outgoing Sally Tallant who is leaving for the Queens Museum, New York.
Sally Tallant, who joined Liverpool Biennial from London’s Serpentine Gallery in 2011, is to move to the New York venue next spring.
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Istanbul-based artist Banu Cennetoğlu‘s work will be left in its current damaged state in order to highlight ‘systematic violence’.
Running parallel to the Liverpool Biennial since its inception in 1999, the peer-led Independents Biennial is currently managed by Art In Liverpool, and aims to cast a fresh perspective on how we see, make and use art in Merseyside. Laura Robertson reflects on how the 2018 festival is highlighting local and national political issues such as regeneration and homelessness.
The tenth edition of the Liverpool Biennial has just opened with its theme ‘Beautiful world, where are you?’ offered as a chance to reflect upon global uncertainty and change. Bob Dickinson reports from the opening weekend when, amid news of Trump’s visit to the UK and the protracted Brexit negotiations, the notion of a world in social, political and economic turmoil seemed especially pertinent.
Catch up with the opening weekend of Liverpool Biennial 2018 with our look-back at coverage by Narbi Price and Chris Sharratt on a-n’s Instagram.
The Istanbul-based artist has distributed copies of the publication in print and online editions of the Guardian on World Refugee Day, 20 June, prior to her exhibition at Chisenhale Gallery, London. The List will also be exhibited in public spaces as part of next month’s Liverpool Biennial.
The artists Lubaina Himid and Rose Wylie, plus Liverpool Biennial director Sally Tallant and Peer founder and director Ingrid Swenson, are among those working in the visual arts who receive honours this year.
Julie Lomax, currently Director of Development at Liverpool Biennial, has been appointed Chief Executive Officer of a-n The Artists Information Company.
For its 10th edition, Liverpool Biennial’s theme asks ‘Beautiful world, where are you?’. The 2018 programme offers diverse answers in the form of artworks including healing gardens, ‘plein air’ paintings, politically-charged video work, New Wave cinema, and ancestral-style stencilled wall drawings.
International list of names announced for 10th edition of biennial which is also celebrating 20 years of presenting art in the city and region.
Artists including Marvin Gaye Chetwynd, Mark Leckey and Krzysztof Wodiczko feature in Liverpool Biennial’s inaugural touring programme of exhibitions at galleries across the north of England.
Arts Council England and Arts Council Korea have announced a cultural exchange partnership to fund 21 performing and visual arts projects in South Korea and England, including an artists’ residency programme.
London-based painter Matthew Krishanu received an a-n Critical Writing Bursary to review the John Moores Painting Prize show in Liverpool.
As the most recognised painting prize in the UK since its inception in 1957, the John Moores Painting Prize acts as a review of contemporary painting, presenting a survey of dominant themes explored by the medium.
A new free newspaper produced by a group of artists, writers and graphic designers aims to highlight Liverpool’s independent and artist-led art scene.
I’m currently in love with Betty Woodman …. an artist I had never even heard of until two months ago, when I went to a briefing about the work that will be shown in the Liverpool Biennial. http://www.biennial.com/2016/exhibition/artists/betty-woodman My […]
Laura Robertson reports on this year’s New Contemporaries in Liverpool as part of Liverpool Biennial.
This year’s Liverpool Biennial is busy, lively and timely, sprawling across 27 sites and featuring a broad range of cleverly realised works. Chris Sharratt reports from the city and selects five highlights.
Yesterday,the first of several of our exhibitions that respond to our time in Athens, opened in Liverpool. It was ready in time for the opening of the Liverpool Biennial and its parallel Fringe , but as there were too many […]
Wiltshire based artist wins biennial open submission prize, taking home £25,000, with the other prizewinners each receiving £2,500.