Revisiting Liverpool's ABC Cinema

Posted on 13 October 2016 by Liverpool Biennial

Photo: Andy Freeman

Photo: Martin Cahill

Photo: Andy Freeman

Liverpool's ABC Cinema has captured people’s imaginations, generating a whole new set of experiences since it re-opened to the public as one of the main exhibition spaces for Liverpool Biennial 2016. Explore the stories and faded glamour of this unusual location. – Read more

Artworks You Can Activate at Biennial 2016

Posted on 11 October 2016 by Liverpool Biennial

Lu Pingyuan, The Artist Made of Paper, 2016. Installation view at Cains Brewery. Photo: Mark McNulty

Lu Pingyuan, The Artist Made of Paper, 2016. Installation view at Cains Brewery. Photo: Mark McNulty

Many of the artworks at Liverpool Biennial 2016 invite a ‘hands on’ approach, encouraging or, in some cases, even depending on our visitors to interact with or activate the works on display. Here we guide you through some of the pieces that need your involvement to bring them to life. – Read more

From France to Liverpool 8: The Making of Lara Favaretto's Momentary Monument

Posted on 11 October 2016 by Liverpool Biennial

Lara Favaretto, Momentary Monument – The Stone, 2016. Photo: Mark McNulty

Lara Favaretto, Momentary Monument – The Stone, 2016. Photo: Mark McNulty

We follow the journey of Lara Favaretto’s towering artwork Momentary Monument – The Stone for the Biennial: a 10ft tall, 24-tonnes granite boulder on Liverpool's Welsh Streets. – Read more

Caring for Apollo and Making Presence through Dance: Adam Linder at Tate Liverpool

Posted on 8 October 2016 by Liverpool Biennial

Adam Linder, Choreographic Service No.4 – Some Strands of Support, 7 October 2016. Tate Liverpool. Photo: Mark McNulty

Adam Linder, Choreographic Service No.4 – Some Strands of Support, 7 October 2016. Tate Liverpool. Photo: Mark McNulty

Hair care for statues? We interview dancer and choreographer Adam Linder, who sets out to explore the fetishisation of objects and society’s obsession with their preservation through a three-day performance at Tate Liverpool. – Read more

Looking Backwards & Forwards: The 1985 Liverpool School Students’ Strike

Posted on 6 October 2016 by Liverpool Biennial

Koki Tanaka's recreation of the YTS 1985 School Students' Strike, 5 June 2016. Courtesy the artist

Koki Tanaka's recreation of the YTS 1985 School Students' Strike, 5 June 2016. Courtesy the artist

​Explore different perspectives on the 1985 School Students’ Strike – a huge demonstration in Liverpool that saw 10,000 children take to the streets – which forms the basis for Koki Tanaka’s Biennial 2016 commission. – Read more

Cosmos, the Time Before Time and the Work of Arseny Zhilyaev

Posted on 5 October 2016 by Liverpool Biennial

Arseny Zhilyaev, The Last Planet Parade, 2016. Granby Street. Photo: Mark McNulty

Arseny Zhilyaev, The Last Planet Parade, 2016. Granby Street. Photo: Mark McNulty

​Using artistic, political, scientific, and museological histories to uncover and propose potential futures, Russian-born artist Arseny Zhilyaev explores the space between fiction and non-fiction. – Read more

Addressing the Socio-Political at Biennial 2016

Posted on 5 October 2016 by Liverpool Biennial

From representations of trauma and the destruction of cultural heritage to the power of protest and the subversion through art, Helen Reynolds has detected a highly political slant to many of the artworks in Liverpool Biennial 2016. – Read more

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