I was sat at my desk in an accountancy when I realised my passion for the creative and visual arts wasn’t leaving. I quit my job, and after a summer of soul-searching, living out of the back of a van and working at music festivals across Europe, I was enrolled onto the Creative Writing and Film Studies course at LJMU.
My degree provides in-depth subject specific knowledge, but with persistently broad ranging interests from original writing forms, typography and filmmaking to visual and conceptual art, there was still something missing. I became obsessed with anything that crosses mediums and multimedia installations. I needed a space to consolidate varying interests, and ideally to share this with others. I found that space in Art in Liverpool – who I’m incredibly proud to write for.
I aim to create a window to all forms of art in Liverpool, for those who are looking for it.
As well as venturing to Granby Four Streets to witness the history and transformation for yourself, Granby Workshop will be displaying a showcase of their work outside the Exhibition Centre Liverpool in a new commission.
Marvin Gaye Chetwynd has created a new work with and for children. Inspired by Betty Boop - ‘A Song a Day’ (1936) and Bertolt Brecht’s ‘The Threepenny Opera’ (1928), the film has been developed collaboratively with 78 young people from across Liverpool
Located between the entrances to the Exhibition Centre and the Albert Dock, twenty Beach Huts curated by Metal have arrived to showcase the best in British art, culture, design, DIY enterprise, and digital technology during the International Festival for Business 2016.