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

The Fantastical World of Oskar Schlemmer

Posted on 18 September 2014 by Liverpool Biennial

Digital image, 2009 J. Paul Getty Trust

Digital image, 2009 J. Paul Getty Trust

We delve into the exciting world of artist, choreographer and stage designer Osker Schlemmer and offer a preview of what audiences can expect this Sunday at The Black-E as part of The Companion performance weekend. – Read more

John Moores Painting Prize: Vote Now

Posted on 6 September 2014 by Liverpool Biennial

Jo Berry, Untitled, 2013. Courtesy of the artist.

Jo Berry, Untitled, 2013. Courtesy of the artist.

The Visitor's Choice poll is now open! We share some of our highlights from the exhibition and invite you to vote for your favourite. – Read more

In Focus: Jef Cornelis

Posted on 2 September 2014 by Liverpool Biennial

Entrance to the Jef Cornelis exhibition, St. Andrews Gardens, Liverpool, 2014

Entrance to the Jef Cornelis exhibition, St. Andrews Gardens, Liverpool, 2014

As part of A Needle Walks into a Haystack, Liverpool Biennial have curated an exhibition of works from Belgian TV director Jef Cornelis at St. Andrews Gardens. The exhibition space contains a library of his films from which the visitor can select what they would like to watch. We asked Deborah Laing, part of our Mediation Team for her thoughts on the exhibition. – Read more

In Focus: Nicola L.'s Atmosphere in White

Posted on 28 August 2014 by Liverpool Biennial

Installation view of Nicola L. Atmosphere in White, 2014. Photograph by Mark McNulty

Installation view of Nicola L. Atmosphere in White, 2014. Photograph by Mark McNulty

Nicola L.'s Atmosphere in White has transformed the shabby room on the first floor of The Old Blind School into a heavenly, dream-like environment. Deborah Laing, part of our Mediation Team explores the work in more detail, providing a context for which to view this installation. – Read more

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