The City is a School: Public Programme

The City is a School is an experimental educational project that involves the Mediation and Volunteer team for Liverpool Biennial 2016. The public programme includes workshops, discussions, performances and film screenings. 

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
04 October 2016Kepla / In Atoms: Ascetic Ascension
Musicians 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.
20 September 2016Situational Night Live!
In association with Liverpool Comedy Festival, this event considers comedy as a tool for engagement, including performances by David Sherry, Tony Simpson and Tessa Norton
13 September 2016How to Survive and Thrive as an Artist in Britain’s Economic ClimateAn interactive public discussion focussing on surviving as a creative in a turbulent economic climate
06 September 2016If These Walls Could Talk: A Creative Writing Workshop Inspired by ABC cinemaUse the abandoned building and its artefacts as starting points for short stories, imagining histories and futures
03 September 2016Beyond the Spectrum Workshop: Colour x Light
​Join us at the Granby Street Market to make your own colourful glass jars. Through drawing and making, you are invited to imagine the future of Granby – how it might look in 30, 40 or even 100 years’ time.
30 August 2016Film Screening: Migrating, Past and Present
A double-bill presenting two accounts of migration with Grass: A Nation's Battle for Life (1925) and Salam Neighbour (2015)
23 August 2016How to Fundraise: Tips for Arts Professionals
Julie Lomax and Joe Cotgrave discuss funding in the arts, focussing on its challenges, professional development and how to find opportunities