Drinks With...

Drinks With… is a programme of lectures and screenings. These specially commissioned events by writers, artists, filmmakers, philosophers and cultural critics extend and continue the key curatorial themes of A Needle Walks into a Haystack. The events take place in a Victorian lecture theatre at The Liverpool Medical Institution, and are followed by drinks at the bar.

23 October 2014Drinks With… Ben HighmoreBen Highmore, writer and Professor of Cultural Studies at the University of Sussex, discusses the idea of habit as something that has developed negative associations in the modern age; where the domestic is connected with a place of routine, whilst the street is where excitement happens.
11 September 2014Drinks With… Dorit MargreiterArtist Dorit Margreiter (AU) will deliver a talk on thoughts on the ideal home with a screening of a selection of her film works.​
31 July 2014Drinks With… Lynne TillmanNovelist and critic Michael Bracewell (UK) will be in discussion with writer and critic Lynne Tillman (US) about her approaches to writing fiction, and art and cultural criticism.
17 July 2014Drinks With… Andrew KöttingAndrew Kötting is a film director, writer and performer. Accompanied by his daughter and collaborator Eden Kötting, he will present a body of work that was begun on the day Eden was born in 1988.