BUS TOUR: The Cooperative Tours

coop-logo-100SATURDAY 16 October 2010, Midday – 3pm Various venues
A free 3-hour mini-bus tour of Liverpool’s thriving arts scene, led and narrated by a cast of artists, poets and curators from The Cooperative – the city’s foremost art’s collectives together for the 2010 Liverpool Biennial.

Dates: Saturday 25th September // 16th October // 13th November
Midday – 3pm
Leaving from The Cooperative
The Old Paint Shop, 28-32 Renshaw Street, Liverpool, L1 4EF

To book email nathan@mercyonline.co.uk or text 07877660150

This unique tour to celebrate the coming together of these prolific arts collectives will take in studios and galleries at The Royal Standard, Arena Studios and Galleries, The Lost Soul and Stranger Service Station and Red Wire – where you will be greated by exhibiting artists and curators and shown behind the scenes.

Exhibitions included in this tour include:

Neither Nor at Arena Gallery
with work by Maggie Ayliffe, Caroline Cleary, Brendan Fletcher, Simon Harris and Alister Payne

Red Wire presents: Art in the Pub
The Lion Tavern, Moorfields Street

A collection of Red Wire’s latest work in one of Liverpool’s finest pubs

Bernadette O’Toole | James Quin
At the Lost Soul and Stranger Service Station


Hierarchies of Allegiance
at The Royal Standard

Christian Newby, Jonathan Baldock, Pil & Galia Kollectiv
A group exhibition that brings together U.K based artists whose work encompasses film, performance, drawing and installation. The works in Hierarchies of Allegiance share a rich aesthetic that references the uncanny, the darkly humourous and the melancholic.

And, at The Cooperative:
new work by Nicki McCubbing

and a art-book in production by Emily Speed

PLUS
Elements of Mercy’s Audioguide tour performed live onsite at a variety of locations – featuring reviews of conceptual artworks in the public sphere, by some of the UK’s foremost poets, including Luke Kennard, Ross Sutherland and Jack Underwood.

And beer and coffee at popular artistic spots.

The Cooperative website: http://www.thecooperative.info/

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