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Art of the Lived Experiment at the Bluecoat
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Art of the Lived Experiment at the Bluecoat

Words by Kate Chesters The current exhibition at the Bluecoat, curated by Aaron Williamson, brings together the work of 29 British […]

Syndrome 2.3: Transition at Victoria Gallery & Museum
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Syndrome 2.3: Transition at Victoria Gallery & Museum

Words by Frankii Phoenix Now that Syndrome phase 3 has begun, we look back at the incredible on-off event in the University of […]

Experience: Lino-print Workshop at the Bluecoat Display Centre
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Experience: Lino-print Workshop at the Bluecoat Display Centre

Words by Breda Whyte As part of our new ‘Experience’ feature, Art in Liverpool sends writers out to challenge themselves creatively […]

Open Eye Gallery: Lessons in Posing Subjects – Robert Heinecken
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Open Eye Gallery: Lessons in Posing Subjects – Robert Heinecken

Words by Leanne Cunningham Lessons in Posing Subjects, curated by Devrim Bayar, presents over 250 Polaroid photographs by Robert Heinecken, including […]

Not All Documents Are Records: Photographing Exhibitions As An Art Form at Open Eye Gallery
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Not All Documents Are Records: Photographing Exhibitions As An Art Form at Open Eye Gallery

Words by Kate Chesters This exhibition at Open Eye Gallery, curated by Lorenzo Fusi, features documentary photographs taken during some […]

The Fall Out Factory: United We Stand Divided We Fall… Eventually
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The Fall Out Factory: United We Stand Divided We Fall… Eventually

Words by Neil Murphy Fall Out Factory, an independent gallery on Dale Street, recently hosted an exhibition of photographs recording the […]

Syndrome Session 2.1: CHOROS
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Syndrome Session 2.1: CHOROS

Words by Frankii Phoenix The atmosphere in 24 Kitchen Street was one of quiet anticipation and intrigue when I arrived at […]

‘Celtic Genii Locorum’ Wirral Met. Art School Fellows at the Williamson
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‘Celtic Genii Locorum’ Wirral Met. Art School Fellows at the Williamson

Words by Shelagh Cullity Celtic Genii Locorum is an exhibition by the 2013/2014 Wirral Met Art School Fellows, Breda Whyte and Jane […]

Corke Gallery – ‘Fusion’ by M. Vaerio
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Corke Gallery – ‘Fusion’ by M. Vaerio

Words by Breda Whyte At first glance this exhibition is charming – spend time looking at the pieces and it […]

Rutherford Chang: Why I Buy White Albums
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Rutherford Chang: Why I Buy White Albums

Word by Sinead Nunes, Editor By now, I think half of Liverpool must have been to or at least heard […]

Shakespeare’s Macbeth, Grosvenor Park
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Shakespeare’s Macbeth, Grosvenor Park

Words by Sinead Nunes, Editor The summer has sadly come to an end, and with it the bumper season of […]

The Role of the Artist: Using the Arts for Social Change
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The Role of the Artist: Using the Arts for Social Change

words by Sinead Nunes, Editor “Art is not a mirror to hold up to society, but a hammer with which […]

We Hope This Isn’t Goodbye: Liverpool Academy of Arts
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We Hope This Isn’t Goodbye: Liverpool Academy of Arts

Words by Sinead Nunes, Editor As many of you have probably already heard, Liverpool Academy of Arts, a venue which […]

Michael Nyman: Aztecs in Liverpool, Walker Art Gallery
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Michael Nyman: Aztecs in Liverpool, Walker Art Gallery

Words and images by Leanne Cunningham Whilst making my way to see the John Moores Painting Prize 2014, I am […]

The Comedy of Errors, Grosvenor Park
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The Comedy of Errors, Grosvenor Park

Words by Sinead Nunes, Editor Grosvenor Park Open Air Theatre know how to do comedy, that’s for sure. Last summer, […]

Reggae Culture at District
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Reggae Culture at District

Words by Sinead Nunes, Editor For over 20 years, Africa Oyé has been responsible for bringing the best artists from […]

Tell me more about… Chester Film Co-op
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Tell me more about… Chester Film Co-op

Words by Sinead Nunes, Editor On the bustling city centre high street that is Chester’s Northgate, you will find the […]

Model: An interview with Fran Disley
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Model: An interview with Fran Disley

Words by by Jennifer Gleadell Despite the constant evolution of the art scene in Liverpool, due to the hard work of […]

Memories of August 1914: Day 3
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Memories of August 1914: Day 3

Words and images by Andy Johnson After not really knowing where Bath Street was, where we had been asked to […]

Ian Costabile: Static Music at The Gallery, Liverpool
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Ian Costabile: Static Music at The Gallery, Liverpool

Words by Leanne Cunningham Being acutely aware of the innovate and pervasive nature of sound, the feeling that sound creates, […]

Memories of August 1914: Day 2
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Memories of August 1914: Day 2

Words and images by Andy Johnson I woke up early and checked Facebook and saw there was a real buzz […]

Reviewed: SYNDROME Sessions 2.0: State-Free State of a.P.A.t.T
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Reviewed: SYNDROME Sessions 2.0: State-Free State of a.P.A.t.T

Words by Sinead Nunes, Editor Venturing into a venue you’re not familiar with can be daunting at the best of […]

Memories of August 1914: Day One of My Giant Journey
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Memories of August 1914: Day One of My Giant Journey

Words and images by Andy Johnson Today (25 July 2014) Liverpool was once again taken over by giant fever. They […]

Washing Line Productions: The Surgery
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Washing Line Productions: The Surgery

Words by Sinead Nunes, Editor Promenade Theatre meets Cabaret in this darkly comic satirical performance. Last Sunday I waved goodbye […]

In Pictures: Hidden Homefront Stories at Museum of Liverpool
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In Pictures: Hidden Homefront Stories at Museum of Liverpool

Images by David J Colbran Exhibition revealing stories of Liverpool life during the First World War The Museum of Liverpool […]

Vauxhall Art Car Boot Fair Liverpool: 5 July 2014
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Vauxhall Art Car Boot Fair Liverpool: 5 July 2014

Words and photographs by Stephen McKay My partner and I first trekked down from Liverpool to London for the Vauxhall […]

In Pictures: Cristina Rodrigues at Manchester Cathedral
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In Pictures: Cristina Rodrigues at Manchester Cathedral

Manchester-based artist Cristina Rodrigues has created a unique and beautiful exhibition now on display at Manchester Cathedral. Women From My […]

In Pictures: Brouhaha 2014
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In Pictures: Brouhaha 2014

This summer, the city is alive with culture. From Liverpool Biennial and the Independents fringe to FLUX Young People’s Festival, […]

The Negligent Eye at the Bluecoat
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The Negligent Eye at the Bluecoat

Words by Breda Whyte This exhibition has been developed and curated by Jo Stockham, The Royal College of Art’s Head […]

Much Ado in the Park: Shakespeare at Calderstones Mansion House
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Much Ado in the Park: Shakespeare at Calderstones Mansion House

Words by Laura Harris Last Thursday saw the opening of The Reader Organisation’s presentation of Much Ado About Nothing, performed […]

In Pictures: Ian Prowse at East Village Arts Club
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In Pictures: Ian Prowse at East Village Arts Club

Images by Christopher Flack www.punksatonyphil.com Ian Prowse, often called the “Scouse Springsteen”, is best known for his work as main man […]

In Pictures: Liverpool School of Art and Design Degree Show 2014
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In Pictures: Liverpool School of Art and Design Degree Show 2014

Photography by Christopher Flack During the preview of this year’s LSAD degree show at Liverpool John Moores University, guests enjoyed […]

Catch-22 at The Playhouse
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Catch-22 at The Playhouse

Words by Sinead Nunes, Editor Catch-22: If you’re crazy, you’re not fit for combat; but admit it and the doctors […]

The Liverpool Art Prize
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The Liverpool Art Prize

Review by Kate Chesters Back in the venue where it all started 7 years ago, the Liverpool Art Prize exhibition is […]

Museum of Liverpool: ‘From There to Here’ Enough?
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Museum of Liverpool: ‘From There to Here’ Enough?

words by Sinead Nunes, Editor Over the bank holiday weekend, I took time out to go and see two exhibitions […]

Under Milk Wood, Liverpool Playhouse
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Under Milk Wood, Liverpool Playhouse

words by Sinead Nunes, Editor Perhaps one of Dylan Thomas’ best known plays, Under Milk Wood is enjoying a successful […]

Wirral Met. College Fine art Degree Show 2014
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Wirral Met. College Fine art Degree Show 2014

Review by Breda Whyte The Wirral Met College Fine Art Degree show features the work of twenty seven graduating artists and […]

Heart Variations for String Quartet
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Heart Variations for String Quartet

Words by Sinead Nunes When Conceptual Artist and psychologist Egle Mei got in touch with Art in Liverpool to announce […]

Turner: Travels, Light and Landscape
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Turner: Travels, Light and Landscape

Words by Kate Chesters This exhibition at the Lady Lever Art Gallery in Port Sunlight Village features over 30 works […]

Letizia Battaglia: Breaking the Code of Silence
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Letizia Battaglia: Breaking the Code of Silence

Words by Kate Chesters The current exhibition at the Open Eye Gallery presents the work of Sicilian photographer and photojournalist Letizia […]

Halima Cassell: In Focus, at Kirkby Gallery
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Halima Cassell: In Focus, at Kirkby Gallery

Words by Andrew Johnson A little while ago I was delighted to find out about the Halima Cassell exhibition due […]

Keywords: Art, Culture and Society in 1980s Britain at Tate
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Keywords: Art, Culture and Society in 1980s Britain at Tate

Words by Sinead Nunes, Editor Keywords at Tate opened its doors last week, and Art in Liverpool went along to see […]

Exploring The Catacombs of St George’s Hall
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Exploring The Catacombs of St George’s Hall

Words and Images by Sinead Nunes, Editor For a limited time only, St George’s Hall has uncovered its vast catacombs […]

Time and Motion: Redefining Working Life at FACT
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Time and Motion: Redefining Working Life at FACT

Words by Rachel Tillett Time and Motion: Redefining Working Life is an exhibition which aims to refine our understanding of working […]

The Blue Room Exhibition @ The Bluecoat Gallery
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The Blue Room Exhibition @ The Bluecoat Gallery

Words by Rachel Tillett The Blue Room is an award-winning arts service for people with learning difficulties. The group runs Tuesday, […]

I am Spartacus, TAG Bootle
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I am Spartacus, TAG Bootle

Words by Neil Murphy, www.therightprofile.co.uk A short drive out of Liverpool city centre and nestled amongst the shops along the […]

Soft Estate, at The Bluecoat
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Soft Estate, at The Bluecoat

Review by Rachel Tillett Soft Estate is an exhibition of works from Edward Chell, as well as invited artists including Tim Bowditch, Nick […]

Future Artists: Interview with Mark Ashmore
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Future Artists: Interview with Mark Ashmore

by Sinead Nunes, Editor Art in Liverpool meets Mark Ashmore, Director and Producer of THE LOST GENERATION (2014) – the new […]

Victoria Gallery & Museum: Remember Them
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Victoria Gallery & Museum: Remember Them

Review by Sinead Nunes, Editor `Remember Them’ features work by a group of international artists that highlight the huge number […]