Liverpool Biennial Touring Programme

Mark Leckey, Dream English Kid, 1964 – 1999 AD (film still), 2015. Image courtesy the artist. 

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

Mark Leckey, Dream English Kid, 1964 – 1999 AD (film still), 2015. Image courtesy the artist. 

The inaugural Liverpool Biennial touring programme brings works by leading international artists, commissioned and presented at the 2016 Biennial, to venues in the North of England throughout 2017 and 2018.

Exhibitions of works by artists  Marvin Gaye ChetwyndCéline Condorelli, Audrey CottinMark Leckey, Rita McBride, Koki Tanaka, Krzysztof Wodiczko and Betty Woodman, are being presented in partnership with six organisations in Northern England. Some of the participating artists will also take part in education programmes with local communities.

Join us for the launch of the programme and the first exhibition at Touchstones Rochdale on Saturday 11 March 2017, 2 – 4pm with a performance by the original cast of Marvin Gaye Chetwynd’s film, Dogsy Ma Bone, originally commissioned for Liverpool Biennial 2016. 


Touchstones Rochdale, Rochdale / 11 March – 8 July 2017
Marvin Gaye Chetwynd: Dogsy Ma Bone
Performance: 11 March 2017, 2pm, free drop-in
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Bury Art Museum & Sculpture Centre, Bury / 1 April – 9 September 2017
Céline Condorelli, Audrey Cottin, Rita McBride in the Sculpture Centre
Mark Leckey in the Moving Image Gallery (until 13 May)
Exhibition Preview: Friday 31 March, 7pm – 9pm
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In-Situ, Brierfield / 20 May – June 2017
Krzysztof Wodiczko

The Turnpike, Leigh / 10 June – 26 August 2017
Mark Leckey: Dream English Kid 1964 - 1999 AD 

Pavilion, Leeds / Winter 2017-2018
Koki Tanaka

Cooper Gallery, Barnsley / January – March 2018
Betty Woodman

Entry to all exhibitions is free. Visit the venue's website for further information on opening times, events and other related activities. 

As part of the Biennial’s wider touring activity, Dogsy Ma Bone by Marvin Gaye Chetwynd will also be presented at Tate Modern from 20 – 25 June 2017 for the Tate Exchange programme.

The Liverpool Biennial touring programme is supported with National Lottery funding through Arts Council England's Strategic Touring fund.