Suzanne Treister: Challenging the Art World from Within

Posted on 23 September 2016 by Liverpool Biennial

Suzanne Treister, HFT The Gardener/Video stills and photo works/High Frequency Trading Floor (digital print), 2014-15. Courtesy the artist

Suzanne Treister, HFT The Gardener/Video stills and photo works/High Frequency Trading Floor (digital print), 2014-15. Courtesy the artist

Interested in the covert, unseen forces at work in the world, British artist Suzanne Treister has been a pioneer in the field of new media art since the early 1990s. We catch up with Treister about her most recent piece for the Biennial, HFT The Gardener. – Read more

Art Comes to Life

Posted on 19 September 2016 by Liverpool Biennial

Ramin Haerizadeh, Rokni Haerizadeh and Hesam Rahmanian. Cains Brewery. Photo: Rob Battersby

Ramin Haerizadeh, Rokni Haerizadeh and Hesam Rahmanian. Cains Brewery. Photo: Rob Battersby

Liverpool Biennial 2016 is built around the idea of storytelling. Co-curator Dominic Willsdon guides us through some of the Biennial artworks and spaces that generate fictions of their own. – Read more

Rhythms and Speeds: The Story Behind #BlazeBus

Posted on 4 September 2016 by Guest Blogger

Frances Disley, Blaze, 2016. Courtesy the artist

Frances Disley, Blaze, 2016. Courtesy the artist

Liverpool-based Frances Disley is the artist behind the moving double-decker artwork, Blaze, and a Liverpool Biennial Associate Artist. Inspired by the 90's TV show Gladiators, and the physical journey its characters take, the artist leads us through the creative process behind her artwork. – Read more

Share Your YouTube Memories Inspired by Mark Leckey's Dream English Kid

Posted on 4 September 2016 by Liverpool Biennial

Mark Leckey, Dream English Kid, 1964 – 1999 AD, 2015. Photo courtesy of the artist and Cabinet London

Mark Leckey, Dream English Kid, 1964 – 1999 AD, 2015. Photo courtesy of the artist and Cabinet London

Can most of our memories be found on the internet? Turner Prize winning artist Mark Leckey became fascinated by this question after stumbling across found footage of a Joy Division gig he attended in 1979 at Eric’s nightclub in Liverpool whilst browsing YouTube one evening. – Read more

Koenraad Dedobbeleer: Re-imagining Barriers to Art

Posted on 1 September 2016 by Guest Blogger

Statue of Apollo Sauroktonos. © Tate Liverpool, Roger Sinek

Statue of Apollo Sauroktonos. © Tate Liverpool, Roger Sinek

What happens when we reimagine the way artwork is displayed? Liverpool Biennial’s Sufea Mohamad Noor takes a closer look at one of Koenraad Dedobbeleer’s contributions to this year’s festival. – Read more

Kids Allowed! 5 Things to Do with the Family at Liverpool Biennial 2016

Posted on 28 August 2016 by Liverpool Biennial

Marvin Gaye Chetwynd, Dogsy Ma Bone, 12 June 2016 at Cains Brewery, Liverpool. Courtesy the artist and Sadie Coles HQ, London. Photo: Mark McNulty

Marvin Gaye Chetwynd, Dogsy Ma Bone, 12 June 2016 at Cains Brewery, Liverpool. Courtesy the artist and Sadie Coles HQ, London. Photo: Mark McNulty

Art is by no means just for adults. In fact, we are fascinated by the way children see the world differently from their grown-up counterparts – so much so that we have dedicated a whole section of this year’s festival specifically to young people. Read on to discover our top tips for a fun-filled family day out at Liverpool Biennial 2016. – Read more

A Visitor’s Guide to Liverpool Biennial 2016

Posted on 28 August 2016 by Liverpool Biennial

Cains Brewery. Photo: Mark McNulty

Cains Brewery. Photo: Mark McNulty

Liverpool Biennial 2016 runs until 16 October with free exhibitions, performances, talks, tours, screenings and family activities taking place across the city. Here’s everything you need to know to get the most out of your visit. – Read more

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