Reetu Sattar and the Lost Tune of the Harmonium

Posted on 1 February 2018 by Liverpool Biennial

Reetu Sattar, HARANO SUR (lost tune), 2016

Reetu Sattar, HARANO SUR (lost tune), 2016

The sound of the harmonium is tightly woven into the history and culture of Bangladesh, but to artist Reetu Sattar, it is not just an instrument. It's a way of exploring the social effects of lost traditions. – Read more

Abbas Akhavan and the Anxiety of the Domestic Space

Posted on 25 January 2018 by Liverpool Biennial

Abbas Akhavan, Study for a Curtain, 2015. Image courtesy the artist 

Abbas Akhavan, Study for a Curtain, 2015. Image courtesy the artist 

From his mum's living room to the roofs of buildings caught up in Hurricane Katrina, delve into the mind and work of Liverpool Biennial 2018 artist Abbas Akhavan – Read more

Sir Peter Blake: 8 things you didn’t know about the Godfather of British pop art

Posted on 13 December 2017 by Liverpool Biennial

Sir Peter Blake. Photo: Mary McCartney

Sir Peter Blake. Photo: Mary McCartney

From meeting Andy Warhol for the first time to how he became an artist, here is what Sir Peter Blake shared during his visit to Liverpool. – Read more

Make Yourself at Home: 10 facts about Liverpool artists discovered on their first visit

Posted on 17 November 2017 by Liverpool Biennial

Liverpool waterfront. Image courtesy FACT Video Productions / Carl Davies

Liverpool waterfront. Image courtesy FACT Video Productions / Carl Davies

How much do you know about Liverpool's history? Here's what the Biennial 2018 artists discovered about the city on their first visit – Read more

From Dream Arts Projects to Inspiring Places: Get to know the Liverpool Biennial 2018 artists

Posted on 14 November 2017 by Liverpool Biennial

Mohamed Bourouissa, Horse Day (film still), 2014-15. Image courtesy the artist and Kamel Mennour, Paris/London

Mohamed Bourouissa, Horse Day (film still), 2014-15. Image courtesy the artist and Kamel Mennour, Paris/London

A handful of the confirmed Liverpool Biennial 2018 artists reveal what makes them tick as they visit the city ahead of Beautiful world, where are you?Read more

Speaking Without Fear: Krzysztof Wodiczko at Brierfield Mill

Posted on 7 June 2017 by Liverpool Biennial

Krzysztof Wodiczko, Guests, 2009. Installation view at Northlight (Brierfield) Mill, 2017. Photo: Pete Carr

Krzysztof Wodiczko, Guests, 2009. Installation view at Northlight (Brierfield) Mill, 2017. Photo: Pete Carr

Three different voices respond to the timely presentation of Krzysztof Wodiczko's striking installation Guests in a former cotton mill in Lancashire. – Read more

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

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