Liverpool Biennial 2014: Highlights

Posted on 30 October 2014 by Liverpool Biennial

After 16 incredible weeks of exhibitions and events across Liverpool's places, spaces and galleries, the 8th Biennial Exhibition has come to an end. Thank you to our many visitors and supporters for making this year's festival so special! – Read more

Jef Cornelis: A Visual Response

Posted on 23 October 2014 by Liverpool Biennial

All images © Victoria Ellis

All images © Victoria Ellis

Explore the story and thinking behind legendary TV director Jef Cornelis’ extensive body of work, which included over 200 films on art and culture, spanning the whole second half of the 20th century. In this innovative series of collage and monoprint images, Biennial Fellow Vicky Ellis creates a visual response to the filmmaker’s solo exhibition at St. Andrews Gardens, using her sketchbook as a starting point. – Read more

In Focus: Louise Hervé and Chloé Maillet's Un passage d’eau (The Waterway)

Posted on 17 October 2014 by Liverpool Biennial

Video still from Louise Hervé and Chloé Maillet's 'Un passage d'eau' (The Waterway) (2014). HD film, colour and sound, 23' (II)

Video still from Louise Hervé and Chloé Maillet's 'Un passage d'eau' (The Waterway) (2014). HD film, colour and sound, 23' (II)

When art meets science… Liverpool Biennial Mediator Elio Ticca explores how Louise Hervé and Chloé Maillet tackle themes of mutation, self-improvement and ecology in their film The Waterway, thinking in particular about the way in which their work is informed by various genres, including science fiction and mockumentary. – Read more

Interview with Polly Brannan, Education Curator

Posted on 16 October 2014 by Liverpool Biennial

Liverpool Biennial Young Fellows at Sunday Art School: Thinking in Colours © Pete Carr, 2014.

Liverpool Biennial Young Fellows at Sunday Art School: Thinking in Colours © Pete Carr, 2014.

The last Sunday Art School of this year's Biennial takes place on 26 October and is part of a wider, on-going Education Programme by Liverpool Biennial which engages families, students, and communities across the city. We interviewed Education Curator Polly Brannan to find out more about her job, as well as her vision for the programme and what to expect in 2015. – Read more

Interview with Isabel Lewis

Posted on 7 October 2014 by Liverpool Biennial


Berlin-based Isabel Lewis hopes to bring all the senses together in her unique blend of performance, hospitality, dancing, and DJing, whilst blurring the boundary between audience and artist. Following her hosted 'occasion' in Liverpool's Sefton Park Palm House, we caught up with Isabel to learn more about the thinking behind her events and to find out what audiences can expect at Frieze London. – Read more

Competition: Win Tickets to Sharon Lockhart Film Programme

Posted on 1 October 2014 by Liverpool Biennial

Still from Bill Douglas Trilogy

Still from Bill Douglas Trilogy

Our childhood-themed programme of films at FACT is coming to an end, and now we are inviting you to suggest what you would have included for the chance to win two sets of cinema tickets! – Read more

The Body in the Work of Nicola L. and Christina Ramberg

Posted on 1 October 2014 by Liverpool Biennial

Christina Ramberg, Untitled (torso with pants), 1982, detail

Christina Ramberg, Untitled (torso with pants), 1982, detail

Holly Rimmer-Tagoe looks at works by Nicola L. and Christina Ramberg and their presentation of the body as a cultural construction in which to interrogate ideas of femininity, performance and transformation – Read more

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