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Discover the performances and public programme for Liverpool Biennial 2016, which includes films, talks, tours, workshops and family activities. For further listings, see what's happening as part of the Biennial Fringe.   

Forthcoming

25 September 2016Sunday Comedy Club
A monthly workshop for families to create their own comedy shows inspired by Liverpool Biennial 2016.
25 September 2016Liverpool Biennial 2016: Mediator Tour
A bespoke tour of the Liverpool Biennial exhibition with our specially trained mediators.
27 September 2016Dennis McNulty in Conversation with Matthew de Abaitua
De Abaitua's recent novel If Then draws on the war diaries of Wirral-born science-fiction writer and philosopher Olaf Stapledon
28 September 2016Conversations with Ancient Greece
Learn about the ideas of narrative and fiction in relation to Ancient Greece with Francesco Manacorda and Sandeep Parmar
29 September 2016Another Version of Events: Fiorucci Made Me Hardcore (1999) and Q&A with Mark Leckey
Taking found footage of British dance halls, discos and raves of the 70s, 80s and 90s, Mark Leckey charts changes in style through the decades. Followed by other short works.
29 September 2016Steve Reich & Bill Morrison: Different Trains LIVE
Metal presents a site-specific performance by legendary American composer Steve Reich of his masterwork Different Trains, with a newly commissioned film accompaniment by artist and filmmaker Bill Morrison.
30 September 2016Emerging Practices: Ensuring Development and Sustainability
This one day-long symposium interrogates current models of criticism, sustainability and artistic development.
01 October 2016Explore
Artist-led activities for families of all ages to do together, inspired by the Bluecoat Biennial exhibitions.
01 October 2016Photo-Walk: Liverpool Biennial 2016 Through the Lens
Join us for a photo-walk through Liverpool to capture contemporary art and architecture on the city's streets, public spaces and inside unused buildings, as part of Liverpool Biennial 2016.
01 October 2016Curator Tour: Tate Liverpool
A guided tour of the Biennial exhibition at Tate Liverpool with Lauren Barnes.
02 October 2016Liverpool Biennial 2016: Mediator Tour
A bespoke tour of the Liverpool Biennial exhibition with our specially trained mediators.
04 October 2016Kepla / In Atoms: Ascetic AscensionMusicians Kepla and In Atoms host a music night, responding to the fall of Alexandria in the 4th century, where the movement of its citizens left the city in a state of self-renunciation, which led to a culture of ascetism.
06 October 2016Another Version of Events: Nothing More (NADA +) (2001)
Depicting the social and political struggles in present day Cuba, the film follows a young postal worker who dreams of joining her parents in Miami. Selected by Coco Fusco.
07 October 2016Adam Linder: Choreographic Service No.4 – Some Strands of Support
A choreography for hair prostheses in which a designated object, sculpture or statue is cared for and coerced through the movement of hair.
07 October 2016The Biennial Condition: On Contemporaneity and the Episodic
This conference gathers researchers, curators, artists and writers to explore the Biennial form as the site for the production of contemporaneity in art and exhibition making.
08 October 2016The Biennial Condition: On Contemporaneity and the Episodic
This conference gathers researchers, curators, artists and writers to explore the Biennial form as the site for the production of contemporaneity in art and exhibition making.
08 October 2016In Athens' Shadow? Radical Cultural Responses to Crisis in Urban Democracy
Bringing together key thinkers, artists and cultural workers, this symposium reflects critically on pressing issues raised by relations between the arts, democracy and the city in the 21st century.
08 October 2016Adam Linder: Choreographic Service No.4 – Some Strands of Support
A choreography for hair prostheses in which a designated object, sculpture or statue is cared for and coerced through the movement of hair.
08 October 2016Do Something! Saturdays
Explore different elements of art-making, inspired by FACT’s Biennial exhibition.
08 October 2016Explore
Artist-led activities for families of all ages to do together, inspired by the Bluecoat Biennial exhibitions.
08 October 2016Curator Tour: Cains Brewery
A guided tour of Cains Brewery with Raimundas Malašauskas.
08 October 2016Coco Fusco: Observations of Predation in Humans: A lecture by Dr Zira, Animal Psychologist
A lecture delivered by Dr Zira, the chimpanzee psychologist and expert in human behaviour made famous by Planet of the Apes (1968).
09 October 2016Adam Linder: Choreographic Service No.4 – Some Strands of Support
A choreography for hair prostheses in which a designated object, sculpture or statue is cared for and coerced through the movement of hair.
09 October 2016Crypto: A Psycho-Geographic Wander Through LiverpoolWander through the streets of Liverpool in a heightened state of consciousness on a walk that starts outside a crypt and ends in front of an unrealised cathedral in model form.
11 October 2016Exhibition Opening: StorytellingJoin our Mediation Team for the opening of Storytelling, a collection of works and artefacts presenting an alternative, behind-the-scenes view of Liverpool Biennial
13 October 2016Whose Art? Our Art! Access and Activism in Gallery Education
The 2016 engage International Conference will explore how issues of access and activism impact on gallery and visual arts approaches to education and outreach.
13 October 2016Another Version of Events: Freak Orlando (1981)
Set in former West Berlin, this uncompromising fantasy explores society's outsiders in a boundary breaking cinematic epic of experimentation and visual extravagance.
14 October 2016Sleeping Giants: Theories of Sleep in Art and Philosophy from Ancient Greece to the Present Night
Alexi Penzin and Matthew Fuller consider sleep as a point of resistance towards late capitalism.
15 October 2016Explore
Artist-led activities for families of all ages to do together, inspired by the Bluecoat Biennial exhibitions.
15 October 2016Curator Tour: Cains Brewery
A guided tour of the Biennial exhibition at Cains Brewery with Rosie Cooper.
16 October 2016Sunday Comedy Club
A monthly workshop for families to create their own comedy shows inspired by Liverpool Biennial 2016.
16 October 2016Liverpool Biennial 2016: Mediator Tour
A bespoke tour of the Liverpool Biennial exhibition with our specially trained mediators.