This week’s selection from a-n’s busy Events section, featuring exhibitions and events posted by a-n members, includes selections from Birmingham, Brighton, Liverpool, London and Manchester.
Liverpool - a-n The Artists Information Company
To mark 200 years since the publication of Mary Shelley’s groundbreaking novel, Frankenstein, Liverpool Book Art presents ‘Frankenstein 2018′, a new touring exhibition currently on display at Liverpool Central Library. Sarah Bodman introduces some of the artists’ books on show.
A new contemporary art space in Liverpool run by The White Pube co-founder Gabrielle de la Puente is bucking the art world trend for internationalism by only exhibiting work from artists and other creatives living in or from the Merseyside region. Laura Robertson reports.
The 60 paintings were selected from over 2,700 entries by a panel of jurors consisting of the artists Marvin Gaye Chetwynd, Lubaina Himid MBE, Bruce McLean and Liu Xiaodong, and curator Jenni Lomax.
Exploring postmodernism using the story of the Chinese Community of Liverpool as a springboard of ideas.
Intervention is part of the Rapid Respond Unit project in Liverpool, which sees national and international artists, rather than professional journalists, acting as reporters and correspondents.
Celebrating 60 years, the long-established painting prize is open for entries with the deadline now extended until 20 November 2017.
A psychogeographic opening up of the city through an aural tour of artist-led venues and other listening points of historical and cultural interest.
Sarah Bodman continues her series with a look at the work of an artist whose ongoing investigation into the workings and history of Paolo Uccello’s The Battle of San Romano has inspired a number of works, with a new publication set to be showcased at this year’s Liverpool Artists’ Book Fair.
For the second of a-n’s touring programme of workshops, talks and get-togethers, we’re heading to Liverpool where artist Kevin Hunt has developed two days of activities focusing on the artist-led project spaces that punctuate the city’s institution-heavy gallery ecology.
LaBeouf, Rönkkö & Turner’s anti-Trump artwork, HeWillNotDivide.Us, has been closed down after just one day in Liverpool, its fourth site since launching in New York on Donald Trump’s inauguration day. Laura Harris argues that the controversial work’s fate embodies the struggle facing left-wing political artists.
The artist-led organisation is aiming to raise £2,500 to build a new workshop, library and project space following its recent relocation to the former Cains Brewery site in Liverpool.
‘This Is An Art School’ project, offering the public free studio workshops, launches the Tate Exchange Associates programme of over 100 events.
The UK’s oldest arts centre announces 300th anniversary programme for 2017, with artists including John Akomfrah, Sonia Boyce and Larissa Sansour.
Artist Donal Moloney’s painting, Cave Floor, is the visitors’ favourite, chosen from the 54 works on show at this year’s exhibition in Liverpool.
Under the banner ‘Whose Art? Our Art!’, this year’s engage International Conference in Liverpool explored gallery education through the lens of art activism with two days of speeches, discussion and debate. Laura Harris reports from the city.
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.
Venue:Walker Art Gallery
Date:September 22, 2016 at 10:00 AM
Location:North West England
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.
Liverpool’s largest artist-led gallery and studios The Royal Standard is celebrating ten years in the city with a major exhibition featuring 23 artists. Artist, curator and former TRS director Kevin Hunt explains the important role the organisation has for artists in Liverpool and its context in the wider artist-led scene.
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.
The outspoken artist and performer Liv Wynter is undertaking a residency at the artist-run Royal Standard titled HOW MUCH ARE THEY PAYING YOU? to coincide with this year’s Bloomberg New Contemporaries at Liverpool Biennial. Laura Robertson speaks to her about activism, artists getting paid, and remembering Ana Mendieta.
The long list for the biennial painting prize has been announced, with four painters set to be awarded prizes of £2,500, and an overall winner receiving £25,000.
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At last, I can now say that I’ll be taking part in this year’s Threshold event in Liverpool. http://thresholdfestival.co.uk/alchemy-visual-arts/ I’ve known for a few weeks, but they asked us to keep quiet until they rolled out the publicity for it. […]