The Bluecoat – What’s On: February-March 2010

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February – March 2010 Listings


Exhibitions and events at the Bluecoat February – March 2010


Sonia Boyce: Like Love – Part Two
Saturday 30 January – Sunday 28 March 2010

Open Daily 10.00am – 6.00pm Free entry.
A multi-media installation by Boyce exploring universal ideas around the concepts of care.

Reclaim Your Space
Until Sunday 21 February 2010

Open Daily 10.00am – 6.00pm Free entry.
An exhibition of work by students from Sutton High Sports College and Kirkby Sports College. Part of the Find Your Talent programme encouraging young people to take part in cultural activities.

Coming Soon:
Global Studio
Friday 9 April – Sunday 20 June

Open Daily 10.00am – 6.00pm Free entry.
Showcasing the work of Liverpool artists who have forged significant international networks outside the city.


Visual Art:
e-space lab presents Art in the Cities: Transformation
Tuesday 2 February 11.00am – 2.00pm

As Liverpool and our sister city Shanghai each prepare for the Biennial later this year, this live video linked discussion explores how art can transform public spaces.

Soundnetwork presents Binary Jam 014: Alexander’s Annexe (featuring Mira Calix) plus guests
Wednesday 10 February 7.30 – 10.30pm

An eclectic night of new music. Alexander’s Annexe use the piano as source material for their electro-acoustic soundscapes.

Join In:

Like Love, LOVE IN
Sunday 14 February 12.00 – 4.00pm
An afternoon full of love for all the family, inspired by Sonia Boyce’s exhibition.

Migration Songs I: Kwame Dawes and Ray Costello
Saturday 20 February 6.30pm

Kwame Dawes presents a combined lecture/performance on the Black Atlantic, exploring how literature, reggae and popular culture have dealt with narratives of the slave trade.

Artist Talks (Visual Art):
Sonia Boyce in conversation with Axel Lapp
Tuesday 23 February 6.00pm

Free, ticket required.
Artist Sonia Boyce discusses her work with Berlin based writer and curator Axel Lapp.

Live Art:
Views from the Grassy Knoll
Saturday 27 February 2.00 – 10.00pm

Free, ticket required.
A phantasmagoria of conspiracy theories, propaganda, science, art and politics. Truth and fantasy divide and collide in this day of talks, screenings and performances.

Artist Talks (Visual Art):
Grace Ndiritu
Tuesday 2 March 6.00pm

Free, ticket required.

Roots and Routes of the Blues
An introduction to the history of the blues by Stephen Hardstaff, artist and lecturer at John Moores University.
The Bluecoat, School Lane, L1 3BX (0151 702 5324)
Friday 5 March 6.00 – 7.00pm Free, ticket required.

Justin Adams and Juldeh Camara with support from The Wail and the Holler
Friday 5 March
8.00pm – 10.00pm
An astonishing collaboration between producer and blues guitarist Justin Adams and Juldeh Camara, the unparalleled master of the one-stringed riti.

Artist Talks (Visual Art):
Robin Deacon
Tuesday 9 March 6.00pm

Talk with performance. Free, ticket required.


Hiroaki Umeda: While going to a condition + Duo with post show discussion
Wednesday 10 March 8.00 – 9.30pm
Choreographer and multimedia artist, Hiroaki Umeda, presents two exhilarating solos.  While going to a condition and Duo.

Artist Talks (Visual Art):
Beverley Bennett & Appau Boayke-Yiadom
Tuesday 16 March 6.00pm

In conversation event. Free, ticket required.

Mélanie Demers and Laila Diallo: Sense of Self with post show discussion
Wednesday 17 March 8.00pm

Demers and Diallo join forces to create this compelling succession of physical tableaux underpinned by a vivid original score, offering a poetic and powerful reflection on identity.

Visual Art:

Liverpool Biennial presents TOUCHED Talks: Alphonso Lingis
Tuesday 23 March 7.00pm
Free, ticket required.
Philosopher Alphonso Lingis presents the first in a series of talks by prominent artists and thinkers exploring this year’s theme for the Liverpool Biennial, Touched.

MDI and MDPN present North West Moves
Wednesday 24 March 8.00 – 9.30pm

Some of the North West’s most exciting emergent dance talent respond to the theme of Technology and Communication.

Love Books
Thursday 25 March
6.00 – 7.30pm
Free, ticket required.
A new social club for book lovers. The first session responds to our Like Love exhibition, and in February we will be polling readers’ choices for their favorite book with a love theme.

Migration Songs II: All Dayer
Saturday 27 March 2.00 – 10.30pm

Events include a film screening, networking session, Lemn Sissay: Why I Don’t Hate White People and Liverpool Liming: Spoken word and music meets carnival.

Explore in the Hub
Every Saturday & Sunday 12.00 – 4.00pm

Explore our current exhibitions the come and make some of your own art.

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