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

Koenraad Dedobbeleer: The Theatre of the Gallery Space

Posted on 6 April 2016 by Liverpool Biennial

Koenraad Dedobbeleer, installation view of ‘A Formal Model - An Inhibition Show’, 2016, at Galerie Micheline Szwajcer. Photo courtesy: the artist and Galerie Micheline Szwajcer

Koenraad Dedobbeleer, installation view of ‘A Formal Model - An Inhibition Show’, 2016, at Galerie Micheline Szwajcer. Photo courtesy: the artist and Galerie Micheline Szwajcer

Koenraad Dedobbeleer discusses his interest in how our understanding of objects, spaces or ideas can shift, and what excites him most about being part of Liverpool Biennial 2016. – Read more

Ana Jotta: On Becoming an Artist

Posted on 5 April 2016 by Liverpool Biennial

Ana Jotta, Eduardos. Private collection. Photo: Laura C. Caldas

Ana Jotta, Eduardos. Private collection. Photo: Laura C. Caldas

Ahead of Liverpool Biennial 2016, Portuguese artist Ana Jotta discusses her work, previous career as an actress and stage designer, and her love of screens. – Read more

Interview with Kevin Hunt, Education Artist-in-Residence

Posted on 15 December 2014 by Liverpool Biennial

Sunday Art School: Fantastical Objects, 2014. Photograph by Pete Carr

Sunday Art School: Fantastical Objects, 2014. Photograph by Pete Carr

For Liverpool Biennial 2014, Liverpool-based artist Kevin Hunt was commissioned as Education Artist-in-Residence. Throughout the festival, Kevin worked closely with our Education team to develop artworks and projects that engage people and places in making and thinking about art, as well as working on his own research informing his artistic practice. We talked with Kevin about the importance of artist-led activity in Liverpool and what it was like working with families (and magicians) to create new artworks. – Read more

In Focus: Liverpool Biennial 2014 Opening Party

Posted on 3 July 2014 by Liverpool Biennial

Ahead of celebrating the launch of Liverpool Biennial 2014, we caught up with event producer Andrew 'Samizdat' Ellis to find out more about the opening party and how it relates to the Biennial Exhibition. – Read more

On Drawing & Memory: Interview with Artist Marc Bauer

Posted on 6 May 2014 by Liverpool Biennial

​We caught up with Biennial artist Marc Bauer on his recent trip to Liverpool, to discover more about his upcoming project for this year’s exhibition A Needle Walks into a Haystack, part of Liverpool Biennial 2014. – Read more

Interview with Nicole Voevodin-Cash, Artist in Residence

Posted on 3 April 2014 by Liverpool Biennial

We met with our current Artist in Residence, Australian-born Landscape Artist Nicole Voevodin-Cash to talk about her creative process and why she loves to work in the public realm. – Read more

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