What does it mean to be a painterly painter?

Posted on 23 May 2016

Lindsey Bull, section of Glade, 2015. Photo courtesy of the artist

Lindsey Bull, section of Glade, 2015. Photo courtesy of the artist

What exactly does the expression ‘painterly’ really mean? Manchester-based painter and Liverpool Biennial Associate Artist, Lindsey Bull, was left contemplating this question following the Speed Meet event held at Bluecoat last month. The purpose of the evening was to introduce the ten artists based in the North-West that have been selected to take part in the programme, and to provide people with a flavour of their work. Here Bull reflects on some of the ideas and questions that came out of the rapid succession of conversations that arose. – Read more

From Ukraine to Liverpool: In Conversation

Posted on 18 May 2016 by Liverpool Biennial

Left to right: Mitya Churikov, Ilya Zabolotnyi (Arts Manager, British Council Ukraine), Jennifer Watts (Liverpool Biennial Exhibitions intern), Oleksandr Burlaka, Alevtyna Kakhidze, Kateryna Berlova

Left to right: Mitya Churikov, Ilya Zabolotnyi (Arts Manager, British Council Ukraine), Jennifer Watts (Liverpool Biennial Exhibitions intern), Oleksandr Burlaka, Alevtyna Kakhidze, Kateryna Berlova

Unsettling ice cream vans, eclectic architecture and living your politics – The Royal Standard’s Emma Curd spoke to the four Ukraine based artists that recently underwent an eight-week artist residency programme at the artist-led studio, organised by Liverpool Biennial and the British Council in Ukraine. – Read more