Independents Biennial 2018, book launch & closing party

    Location (with MAP): George Henry Lee's
    Date/Time: 18 October 2018. 6:00pm - 10:00pm
    Event: Exhibitions IB18 - Independents Biennial 2018, book launch & closing party
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    Independents Biennial 2018, book launch & closing party
    6pm-10pm, Thursday 18th October 2018

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    Ten days before the end of the relaunched Independents Biennial, join us for a thank you to artists, organisers, and audiences, with a first look at Liverpool Irish Festival’s ‘It’s the Travelling Life’ exhibition, a final look at the results of the LJMU & Liverpool Hope Graduate residencies, and a chance to see the other 14 exhibitions in the three floor building that made headlines right through the festival.

    6pm, Open, free bar, books available from desk
    6-9pm, Deviation: A Surreal Life Drawing experience (free, donations appreciated toward life model expenses)
    6-9pm, Bridewell Studios workshops led by Karen Green.
    6:30, launch talks, readings & recordings of ‘Post-it: Independents Biennial Writers-in-Residence 2018’
    10pm, closing

    About ‘Post-it: Independents Biennial Writers-in-Residence 2018’

    For the relaunch of the Independents Biennial, eight writers were invited to document the festival, openly, honestly and without restriction. Their responses are collected together in this anthology of short stories, scripts, poetry and essays published to help inform an open conversation about change in the arts, and the impactful change the arts can have on our city and community.

    The book will be available for £10 on the night at George Henry Lee’s, and soon after from News From Nowhere on Bold Street.

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    Current exhibitions at George Henry Lee’s:

    Ground Floor:
    Tony Mallon, The Quiet Room
    Liverpool Irish Festival, It’s the Travelling Life
    (Window) Eoin Flynn, Landscrapes

    Basement:
    TSOIT (The Society of Interesting Things), The Library of TSOIT, in collaboration with Empty Spaces Cinema

    First Floor:
    Disparity Collective, Positions of Power (and other responses to the Independents Biennial)
    Ride Your Pony Club, Ride Your Pony no.2
    SCI Artists, They Sail Across the Mirrored Sea
    Ula Fung, Mum Said
    Liz Smith, Untitled
    Bridewell Studios, Untitled
    Ali Harwood, Kids That Fly

    Second Floor:
    Ian Colligan
    Ellie Woods, Caffeine
    Road Studios present Kerry Baldry
    Liverpool Hope Graduate Exhibition Award
    LJMU Graduate Exhibition Award, YAW (Your Arts Worth Residencies)
    Material Matters, TEST! (Angelo Madonna, John Elcock, Josie Jenkins, Sylvia Batista)
    Not Just Collective, Where the Veil is Thin
    Liverpool Urban Sketchers, Culture City 10

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    Independents Biennial 2018 was produced by Art in Liverpool, and supported by Arts Council England, Contemporary Visual Arts Network North West (CVAN), Liverpool City Council, The Atkinson, Williamson Art Gallery & Museum, Heart of Glass and Kirkby Gallery & Museum, with the support and partnership of Metal, Liverpool Biennial and 57 incredible venues around the Liverpool City Region.