LONG NIGHT 2010 – ART Events

logolong-night-strip-100 THURSDAY 18 November 2010, ART Events.
There are agreat many events taking place on the Long Night. Here we have tried to pick out the more art-related events. Some are Biennial or Independents events, there are also talks and music happenings in some galleries which are staying open late.

Long Night : Sound Relay
Tate Liverpool

Albert Dock, L3 4BB
7.00 – 10.00pm
Beginning at the Liverpool Philharmonic Hall foyer at 7pm, this procession of musical happenings journeys via FACT  (7.40pm) and the Bluecoat (8.00pm) collecting new music along the way. The procession culminates in a performance at Tate Liverpool (8.30pm), where the Royal Liverpool Philharmonic Orchestra’s Ensemble 10/10 and musical collective the a.P.A.t.T Orchestra perform surrounded by Magdalena Abakanowicz’s imposing sculpture Embryology. From 7pm musicians play throughout the building until close at 10.00pm. Note: All timings are approximate due to the nature of the event. Just turn up!

Abstract Amigos – Terry Sullivan
3345 Parr Street

33 – 45 Parr St, L1 4JN
Noon – 2am
Prints by abstract artist Terry Sullivan showing until Dec 5th, as part of the Independents / Abstract Amigos. On Long Night you can also enjoy live music from the ‘Thursdays at 3345’ series held weekly. Just turn up!

LIVERPOOL BIENNIAL 2010 TOUCHED
A Foundation

67 Greenland St, L1 0BY
Noon – Midnight
A Foundation’s three exhibitions: Sachiko Abe, Antti Laitinen and Bloomberg New Contemporaries 2010 will be open until 10pm.

From 8pm enjoy live music and DJ’s in our café bar until midnight. Just turn up!

BIENNIAL MA FINE ART EXHIBITION
Art & Design Academy LJMU

2 Duckinfield St, L3 5RD
4.00 – 10.00pm
An Exhibition of work from LJMU’s MA Fine Art students Clare Brumby, Andrea Cotton, Ben Egerton, Jane Fairhurst & Tim Fielding, Martin Hearne, Adam Gregory, David Hancock and Nicola Smith. Café open. Just turn up!

Bossa Nova an d the Rise of Bra zilian Music in the 1960s
Art & Design Academy LJMU

2 Duckinfield St, L3 5RD
7.00 – 9.00pm
Album artwork compiled by Gilles Peterson and Stuart Baker from their book of the same name, which explores the cultural and visual languages that permeate the work, typography and illustration. Café open. Just turn up!

BRENDAN LYONS
The Bluecoat

School Lane, L1 3BX
6.00 – 11.00pm
In an unexpected encounter with art in an unusual location, Liverpool-based artist Brendan Lyons presents site-specific  paintings in the passage leading off the Bluecoat garden. Just turn up!

Liverpool Biennial 2010:
Touched
Public Realm Sites

4.00 – 9.00pm
For ten weeks every two years the city of Liverpool is transformed into the most amazing living gallery of new art,  showcasing the best international contemporary artists. This year’s Liverpool Biennial runs 18 September – 28 November 2010. Take advantage of the late-night openings across the city ( closing times in brackets):
52 Renshaw St (10pm)
A Foundation (10pm)
The Black-E (9pm)
The Bluecoat (11pm)
FACT (10pm)
Open Eye Gallery (8pm)
The Oratory at Liverpool Cathedral (9pm)
Tate Liverpool (10pm)

The festival also encompasses the best British artists through the John Moores Painting Prize and Bloomberg New Contemporaries, as well as international and local artists within the new programmes City States, S.Q.U.A.T. Liverpool and The Cooperative Just turn up! www.biennial.com

DADAFEST INTERNATIONAL 2010 – OBJECTS OF CURIOSITY AND DESIRE
The Bluecoat

School Lane, L1 3BX
4.00 – 10.00pm
The opening night of DaDaFest commences from 6pm, with a preview of the exhibition Objects of Curiosity and Desire.  Exploring the human body, it’s quirks, questions and it’s endless fascinations. Long Night will feature a film projection in the garden, performances, Fitting Multimedia’s Sputnik in the Courtyard, the chance to have your portrait taken by the Beyond  Sight artists, and see work by Yinka Shonibare. Plus: enjoy a DJ set by ‘resident mix-master’ Artistic Director Bryan Biggs from 8.00-11.00pm in the Hub. Just turn up!
www.dadafest2010.co.uk

Liverpool Biennial 2010:
Touched. The Bluecoat

School Lane, L1 3BX
6.00 – 11.00pm
Touched provokes questions such as how can an artist’s work be inspired through an understanding of what touches  people? Daniel Bozhkov, Nicholas Hlobo, Carol Rama and Ranjani Shettar respond to the theme by tracing memory and  matter, identity and humour. Just turn up!

Bed-In at the Bluecoat
The Bluecoa
t
School Lane, L1 3BX
6.00 – 11.00pm
Bed-In at the Bluecoat takes place in celebration of John Lennon’s commitment to peace and sees different performances  in a bed sited publically in the Bluecoat over 62 days. Just turn up!

Bluecoat Display Centre
Viewing of Juerī no ima        ジュエリーの今

17.30 – 21.00 (with Sushi and Sake sponsored by Etsu)
Exhibition: 20 November 2010 – 22 January 2011

International contemporary jewellery by 8 Japanese artists working in the UK, Germany, Japan, Singapore and the USA. Exhibition Details

Robert Race – In the Window
Bluecoat Display Centre

50 – 51 the Bluecoat, College Lane, L1 3BZ
5.00 – 9.00pm
Robert Race makes moving toys and simple automata incorporate a wide range of natural, re-used and recycled  materials. Much recent work is in driftwood, as collecting it gives him a good excuse for going to the seaside. Just turn up!

The Russian Doll
Curve Gallery

Jerome Building 61 Victoria St, L1 6DE
6.00 – Midnight
The Russian Doll is an experimental way of organizing exhibitions, in which each artist is gradually revealed. The first link in  the chain is Bill Drummond chosen by Red Wire, the second is up to him. The artists are unknown. The results are unpredictable. Continues until 28 November. Just turn up!

Giz a Touch
Domino Gallery

11 Upper Newington, L1 2SR
6.00 – 7.00pm approx.
Come and join the Up & Coming curators of “Giz a Touch” in a debate about how this exhibition came to be in Domino  Gallery. With live music afterwards. Just turn up!

Where it is , is it Will Be
Even (S.Q.U.A.T)

63 Renshaw St, Liverpool, L1 2SJ
4.00 – 8.00pm
Witness an artist’s response to space and experience via sound and raw painting. An exhibition to reward the curious and  the childish. Just turn up!

Touched (with performances )
FACT

88 Wood St, L1 4DQ
11.00am – 10.00pm
Monotony, repetition and the passage of time are issues we face on a day to day basis. Inspired by the work of conceptual artist Tehching Hsieh, performance artists will subvert the monotony of daily tasks into a highly theatrical and somewhat surreal performance. Just turn up!

Open and working late!
The Freshwater Gallery

15 The Colonnades, Albert Dock, L3 4AA
10.30am – 10.00pm
The Freshwater is a beautiful, independent Art Gallery open as usual from 10.30am running right through until 10pm. Working artist in place from 6.30 pm with plenty to view and enjoy. Just turn up!

Brothers In Arts
The Gallery Liverpool

First Floor, 41 Stanhope St, L8 5RE
7.00pm – 3.00am
Following the success of Light Night, we open our doors until late for Long Night. Come along and see ‘Brothers in Arts’ an exhibition of sculpture and fine art. Plus late bar and live music! Just turn up, parking available.

Twenty -Ten
HeadSpace@EggSpace

The Egg, 16-18 Newington, L1 4ED
6.30 – 8.00pm
Twenty-Ten is an open group exhibition as part of Independents Liverpool Biennial. The artwork reflects how artists have interpreted the theme ‘twenty-ten’ and what it means to them. Just turn up!

Adopt A Lamp
Hope Street Hotel

40 Hope St, L1 9DA
4.00pm – Midnight
Illuminating the darkness, a unique installation lights the window of the Hope Street Hotel. Members of the public can adopt one of these unique lamps created by Matthew Moore. To win one of the lamps, call into the hotel and leave your details. Winners will be drawn at random at the end of the Liverpool Design Festival. Just turn up!
Liverpool Design Festival is a ten day celebration of design from 18th – 27th November 2010 including exhibitions,  debates, seminars, workshops, films and more. Visit: www.liverpooldesignfestival.com

Long Night at Liverpool Hope University
Hope University Creative Campus
, 17 Shaw St, L6 1HP
All exhibitions open 4.00 – 9.00pm
Parking available – Just turn up!

artinliverpool.com Purchase Prize at the Cornerstone Gallery
For the last four years artinliverpool.com has awarded a purchase prize to one of Liverpool Hope University’s final year  Fine & Applied Art’s students during their final year degree show.

John Godber at The Capstone
Liverpool Hope University is proud to present a unique and exciting exhibition of artefacts and memorabilia surrounding  the distinguished career of Dr John Godber, playwright and director.

Quartered, Drawn & Hung at The Cornerstone Gallery
An exhibition of drawing by Definition, Concept and Practice.

Wynn Vivian Purchase Prize at The Cornerstone Gallery
A selection of works from the Annual Purchase Prize collection. This prize is awarded to Liverpool Hope University Fine Art Final Year Students. For more info see: www.hope.ac.uk/cornerstonefestival/longnight
Liverpool Hope University also present a series of special performances for Long Night

Members Exhibition – Liver Sketching Club
7th flr, Gostins Building
, 32-36 Hanover St, L1 4LN
5.00 – 10.00pm
An exhibition in the Corridor Gallery with recent works by members and a display about the long history of the oldest arts  club in Liverpool (est. 1872). Try your hand at sketching with us for free. Just turn up!

Steve McQueen : A tribute to the King of Cool
Madelainartz Gallery

1st flr, Clayton Square Shopping Centre, L1 1QR
4.00 – 7.00pm
Free entry for Long Night! An exhibition of rare photos of film star and legend Steve McQueen, created by his widow  Barbara McQueen. Come and join us for a glass of bubbly and chill to the acoustic sounds of Jimmy Rae. Just turn up!

Lars Laumann – Liverpool
Biennial 2010: Touched
Open Eye Gallery

28-32 Wood St, L1 4AQ
10.30am – 5.30pm
A newly commissioned video by Norwegian artist Lars Laumann explores censorship, adaptation and book burning. The  new piece appears alongside two earlier works in Laumann’s most substantial UK show. Just turn up!

Live installation by Emma Hart
Open Eye Gallery

28-32 Wood St, L1 4AQ
6.30 – 7.30pm
Emma Hart uses slide projections and live performance to explore some of the mysteries of photography, including the  unexpected roles played by arrows, the future and, of course, holes…
Places are free but numbers are strictly limited. To book now email: info@openeye.org.uk

Transitions
Q Break Cafe

22 School Lane, L1 3BT
6.00 – 9.00pm
An exhibition by artists Colin Binns and Louise Janvier of new mixed media paintings that explore the urban character of  the new transitional spaces around the edges of Liverpool One. Just turn up!

The Cooperative Alliance – Sam Skinner – SoundNetwork (The Cooperative)
The Old Paint Shop
, 28-32 Renshaw St, L1 4EF
1.00 – 11.30pm
A text-based installation made in gold leaf inside The Cooperative Hub by artist Sam Skinner Just turn up!

Unruly Tendancy – SoundNetwork (The Cooperative)
The Old Paint Shop
, 28-32 Renshaw St, L1 4EF
1.00 – 11.30pm
A striking and ararchic installation by the publicsphere specialists Jump Ship Rat/Ben Parry Just turn up!

Liverpool Biennial 2010:
Touched
Tate Liverpool

Albert Dock, L3 4BB
10.00am – 10.00pm
Discover Liverpool Biennial 2010: Touched at Tate Liverpool. Walk amongst Magdalena Abakanowicz’s striking work  Embryology. Upstairs, interact with the works of Franz West and Jamie Isenstein, or experience the more emotional side of Touched in the moving art of Alfredo and Isabel Aquilizan, whose work includes contributions from Tate Liverpool visitors. Tate Liverpool Café and shop will be open until 9.45pm. Just turn up!

DLA Piper Series : This is Sculpture
Tate Liverpool

Albert Dock, L3 4BB
10.00am – 10.00pm
Visit Tate Liverpool’s hugely popular collection display DLA Piper Series: This is Sculpture on Long Night, which offers  new ways of seeing and appreciating sculpture. This collection of Tate works is bound to inspire you. Just turn up!

SOUP is Touched – The SOUP Collective
Tate Liverpool

Albert Dock, L3 4BB
6.30 – 8.00pm
As part of the Long Night, the SOUP collective is celebrating the launch of the “SOUP is Touched” exhibition in the group reception room at Tate Liverpool. Exhibition runs 9 – 21 November. Just turn up!

DEADPAN
The Royal Standard

Unit 3 Vauxhall Business Centre, 131 Vauxhall Rd,
L3 6BN
11.00am – 11.00pm
With a good glug of irony and a sarcastic nod, DEADPAN gives a kick up the arse to the utter mess of an art world at a point of oversaturation by questioning strategies used by artists to make new work. DEADPAN presents a ‘pastichised’
viewpoint of art with lampooning consequences. Curators talk from 6.30pm. Just turn up!

Big Gay Kiss
Unity Theatre

1 Hope Place (off Hope St) L1 9BG
7.00 – 11.00pm
An exhibition of photographs taken by young homotopians around their city in 2010. Their brief was to capture a ‘Big Gay  Kiss’, to show all kisses are equal and that love conquers all. Just turn up!

Throughout November Homotopia returns in all its glory with a UK dance premiere, international theatre, comedy, cabaret, poetry, literature, film, exhibitions and for the very first time – a youth strand, ‘Right To Love’. Visit: www.homotopia.net

Giraffe & Temple to the Sacred Automobile
St Luke’s (Bombed Out) Church

Leece St, L1 2TR
Noon – 11.00pm
An afternoon of delights at St Luke’s: Giraffe – a photographic exhibition by the Fab Collective designed to make you smile and Temple to the Sacred Automobile by Tony Phillips – an installation examining all things motorcar. Plus live music and movie’s – what more could you want for a Long Night in Liverpool? Just turn up!

John Moores Painting Prize
Walker Art Gallery

William Brown St, L3 8EL
5.00 – 10.00pm
The most prestigious and significant prize for painting with a reputation for defining the shifts and trends in contemporary  painting practice. This year featuring 45 artworks and 5 works from the parallel John Moores Painting Prize Shanghai, run for the first time this year in China. Tours of the exhibition will run throughout the evening.

Wolfgang Tillmans at the Walker
Walker Art Gallery

William Brown St, L3 8EL
5.00 – 10.00pm
Explore photographic installations and interventions throughout the first floor galleries by the Turner Prize winning  photographer. The installations reflect the artist’s very personal response to the Gallery’s distinguished permanent collection, drawing out connections between his own work and traditional genres such as still life, landscape and portraiture. With music from Liverpool Guitar Society. Just turn up!

Take Away Art
Arena Studio Gallery

Elevator Building, 27 Parliament St, L8 5RN
6.00 – 9.00pm
Arena Studio opens late for Long Night!
Choose from the menu and for £2 you will receive a bespoke piece of work, created on site in front of a chip shop  audience (see full details on p.15). Just turn up!

Print Making
The Bluecoat

School Lane, L1 3BX
6.00 – 9.00pm
Our Intaglio and Screen Print Studios will open offering you the perfect opportunity to see demonstrations by local  printmakers and have a go yourself. Prints made in the studios will be displayed on the night. Our creative retailers will be staying open for Long Night too. Just turn up!

Open Studios – Elevator Artists Collective
3rd Floor, Elevator Studios
, 27 Parliament St,
L8 5RN
4.00 – 10.00pm
Come and meet Elevator Artists, an independent collective of 24 local artists and scultpors based on the third floor of  Elevator Studios, the converted warehouse on Parliament St – an area of emerging artistic activity where interested visitors are always welcome. Just turn up!

The Constant Garden
Casa de Brujas (S.Q.U.A.T)

124 Duke St, L1 5AG
4.00 – 8.00pm
The House of Witches invites you to explore the Constant Garden. Sample living art and craft in a magical surrounding.  Open spaces for recording, creativity and the art of proximity. Just turn up!

Cheeky Sew an d Sews
(S.Q.U.A.T)
79 Renshaw St,
L1 2SJ
4.00 – 8.00pm
Discover the work place of two of Liverpool’s most fabulous bespoke costume makers Frances Heap and Maria Luisa Olmos. Discuss your dream outfit, recycling fabrics, design, pattern cutting and garment alteration. Just turn up!

Open doors
Octopi
81 Renshaw St
, Liverpool, L1
4.00 – 8.00pm
Octopi invites you to look, touch, taste, smell and hear locally made art, craft and recycled products. “Fantastic” fancy  dress, close up magic, music, nibbles and refreshments. Afterwards, the Octo-Party continues until late. Just turn up!

Take Away Art
Arena Studio Gallery

Elevator Building, 27 Parliament St, L8 5RN
6.00 – 9.00pm
In today’s consumerist society where arts value is its price rather then its content or practice, Baltic Artists in association  with Arena Gallery presents Take Away Art. Fast, cheap and convenient we’ll even ask if you want salt and vinegar  sparkles with your take away artwork. Choose from the menu and you will receive a bespoke piece of work, created on site in front of a chip shop audience. Free to browse the studio & £2 to buy Take Away artworks.Just turn up!

Draw the Line
Art & Design Academy LJMU
2 Duckinfield St,
L3 5RD
4.00 – 10.00pm
Draw the Line is aimed at the artist and everyman alike to create collective artworks, part social networking, a bit of artistic therapy and all about a love of doodles! Just turn up!

Long Night Zine Live
Art & Design Academy LJMU
2 Duckinfield St,
L3 5RD
6.00 – 8.00pm & 8.00 – 10pm
LJMU and Über present the Long Night Zine Live workshops. Submit articles, photo stories, illustrations or images from other events to be published and distributed around the city that night. Arrive early to avoid disappointment. Just turn up! Send content to: receptions@ljmu.ac.uk or Twitter @longnightlsa

Print Making
The Bluecoat

School Lane, L1 3BX
6.00 – 9.00pm
Our Intaglio and Screen Print Studios will open offering you the perfect opportunity to see demonstrations by local  printmakers and have a go yourself. Prints made in the studios will be displayed on night. Just turn up!

Blue Room & THE BIENNIAL
The Bluecoat

School Lane, L1 3BX
6.00 – 11.00pm
Blue Room members discuss the work they have done relating to this year’s Biennial Touched theme. The Blue Room is the Bluecoat’s arts service for adults with learning disabilities. Find out what their response has been and talk with them about their achievements. Just turn up!

Liverpool Hope Radio
Hope University Creative Campus
, 17 Shaw St, Liverpool, L6 1HP
4.00 – 9.00pm
Creative Campus Events will be broadcast live from 4pm till 9pm. Hope Radio will be interviewing performing artists and the general public during this time. Tune in at www.radiohope.co.uk. Just turn up!

Be part of the Art
Domino Gallery

11 Upper Newington, L1 2SR
7.00 – 8.00pm approx.
David Thomas Crawley invites everyone to participate in his ‘Photo Booth’ project – donate a passport sized photograph and verify it with your signature. Plus the ‘Giz a Touch’ exhibition. Just turn up!

Open Sketching Club
Liver Sketching Club
7th floor , Gostins Building
, 32-36 Hanover St.,
Liverpool L1 4LN
5.00 – 10.00pm
Feel free to come and join in sketching our live portrait model – who will be sitting for both club members and visitors alike. Materials are provided free. Just turn up!

Artlab In the Attic (One Night Only ) Wolstenholme Creative Space
11 Wolstenholme Square.
18.00 – 22.00
Top Floor
Exhibition by the Artlab Printmakers Artists : Tracey Hill, Julia Swarbrick, David Henckel, Ruth Alice Ramsdale, Anna Mc Dade, Magda Stawarska-Beavan ,Tony knox, Gillandian Yates, etc  curated by Tony Knox. Just turn up.

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