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.
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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. […]
Four Words, part of Metal’s Liverpool Provocations programme, saw a giant electronic billboard in the city centre taken over for an hour by a series of animated four-word messages and slogans curated by artist Alan Dunn.
Last night, while we were at our work Christmas meal, I checked twitter to see if the Turner Prize winner had been announced. Seeing that it had and informing the others, there was a whoop of joy and a shout of […]
Last week, four of us went up to check out the exhibition space at the Unity Theatre in Liverpool, to work out where all of our work can be placed. The exhibition starts on 12th January, but we’d booked it […]
We all know the benefits of art on our health. The arts can substantially enhance lives and positively impact on patient care. Therefore it seems only right that art is being used…
Yesterday, I travelled up to Leeds with a friend to see the British Art Show at Leeds art Gallery. We got there by 10.30, after leaving early to avoid the traffic . Not bad going really. Although I’d been to […]
Last Thursday I visited New Brighton, which is part of Wallasey, on The Wirral to meet the owner of the New Brighton Palace and take a look round the building. New Brighton is a short train ride from Liverpool Lime […]
Venue:Liverpool Central Library The work from over 40 artists will range from unique bindings through fine press limited editions to altered books and sculptural work.
From:July 03, 2015
To:July 04, 2015
Location:North West England
A central event in the Liverpool art scene, the Fair showcases artwork of around 100 artists. I recently showcased a triptych of works titled ‘Seismic Shift’ in this year’s Liverpool Art Fair 2015.
We were meant to see a performance by Wicked Fish Theatre in Liverpool Museum last Saturday but went on the wrong day! However went with S to Tate Liverpool for an evening visit and saw two Gaudier-Brzeska works on view […]
Master of Philosophy thesis exploring the multiple roles of biennials of art within a globalised world.
South Korean artist Koo Jeong A has been commissioned by Liverpool Biennial and Liverpool City Council to design a skate park in Everton made with luminous concrete.
The first in a series of independently curated group exhibitions during Liverpool Biennial, Axolotl has an abundance of connotations, within the press release we are teased with curious narratives
The 8th Liverpool Biennial is a more modest affair than previous years with less visibility across the city, and while the core programme is deftly curated, it leans heavily on work from the past. Chris Sharratt reports.
Emma Smith, former Head of Creative Enterprise at the Bluecoat, will lead the biennial festival through next phase of growth.
The full programme for Liverpool Biennial 2014 has been announced and includes works by Sharon Lockhart, Will Holder and Jef Cornelis, and will open with the performance of a new composition by Michael Nyman commemorating the Hillsborough disaster.
Three artists have been shortlisted for the seventh annual Liverpool Art Prize.
Final report on LARC’s Thrive programme which tested a new model for embedding the arts and cultural sectors in the processes of social and economic renewal.
As the second edition of Liverpool’s international photography biennial LOOK/13 launches, Director Patrick Henry talks about the world-class programme that’s in store.
Recent decisions on business rates relief due to central government cuts are threatening the future of two studio and gallery spaces in Liverpool.
CAVE is a new artist-led art fair for the city of Liverpool, set to launch during the opening weekend of the 7th Liverpool Biennial in September. We talk to one of its organisers.