Art in Liverpool FM

art in liverpool fm logo webIt's my own personal history project stretching back to 2007 - with hundreds of recorded interviews, podcasts and plays. This section of the site is pretty old so don't expect it to work all the time and ignore it asking for Real Player to be loaded. 

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Wednesday, 09 April 2008 00:00

Art in Liverpool podcast 9 April 2008

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art in liverpool podcast logoThis weeks show features -  what’s coming up in the Liverpool’s arts scene. Ian reviews Yoko Ono’s performance at the Bluecoat.

We discuss the Asia art Triennial in Manchester, our favourite places, the Adrian Henri exhibition at the New Slaughterhouse Gallery in Garston, Wolstenholm Sq show Sixth Sense, Site at 68 Hope Street, Editions with Norman Ackroyd and the Open Eye show featuring Anne Collier.  More…. 

And much much more.  

Listen again to our special podcast - which came straight from the from the heart of the Bluecoat. We discussed the Blueocat opening, the wishing tree and the all important question on the arts scene in Liverpool at the moment - the Bluecoat garden. Also featuring interviews with artists Alec Finlay and Hew Locke.



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Tuesday, 01 April 2008 00:00

Art in Liverpool podcast 1 April 2008

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Arts Matter: The pool of Life’ by the Singh Twins at the Bluecoat;  7 @ The Anglican Cathedral; Changing Eight at Cornerstone Gallery; The Beatles backstage and behind the scenes at CBS at the Beatles Story; Norman Ackroyd at Editions; the Pendleburys at Gostins.  A short podcast this week but still with all the usual news, views and reviews.

 

 

 

Tuesday, 18 March 2008 00:00

Art in Liverpool podcast 18 March 2008

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This weeks show features - the Bluecoat opening and interviews with two of the artists, also what’s on at the moment and what’s coming up in the Liverpool’s arts scene.

All this leisure God has given us!

Another special podcast - this one is coming straight from the heart of the Bluecoat. We discuss the Blueocat opening, the wishing tree and the all important question on the arts scene in Liverpool at the moment - the Bluecoat garden. Also featuring interviews with artists Alec Finlay and Hew Locke.

And don’t forget the usual news, views and reviews.

Tuesday, 11 March 2008 00:00

Art in Liverpool podcast 11 March 2008

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This weeks show features - what’s on at the moment and what’s coming up in the Liverpool’s  arts scene.

This weeks show highlights the Liverpool Art Prize 2008 and we talk to Pete Moser, director of More Music about the Long Walk project.

The Liverpool Art Prize at the Urban Cultural Centre (NOVAS) is open till 7 May


Coming up This weekend sees the Long Walk in Liverpool on the 15 and 16 March at Cornerstone at Hope University, produced by award winning More Music, their director Pete Moser discusses the project. Listen to the interview in the pod. Tickets are available through the Philharmoonic Box office.

Just Opened Hawkins & Co at Novas Contemporary Urban Centre
Open to the public till 5th May



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Bryan Biggs, Artistic Director of the Bluecoat, Liverpool talks further to us about its programme and new spaces.

This is the additional material from the Art in Liverpool podcast - 4 March 2008, Byran talks informally about  about the Bluecoats opening programme.

Bryan discusses the Gallery opening 7 Days a week, the fantastic restuarant, Alex Finlay’s Bird boxes, their ‘Best of’ project where artists have been encouraged to send in their work and their aims of bringing the visitor closer to artwork as it is made.

He discusses the performing arts programme - music Liverpol based Clinic, local folk singer John Smith,  Yoko Ono, Mike Westbrook Band, Steve Reid Ensemble , and it’s Literature programme with Jeanette Winterson, Howard Marks,  and Tom Paulin, and how it is working with Writing on the Wall,

He also covers the print making studio which will be developing print making in the city for artists - and how Norman Ackroyd is coming to talk about prinmaking; The artist studios and the planned gallery talks including poetry by Alex Finlay. The archectures on the capital project were Netherlands based BIQ. To find out more and to keep up to date with what is on in the visual arts go to the Art in Liverpool website.

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Tuesday, 04 March 2008 00:00

Art in Liverpool podcast 4 March 2008

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Art in Liverpool podcast logoThis weeks show features - what’s on at the moment and what’s coming up in the Liverpool’s visual arts scene.

An extended show this week as Bryan Biggs, artistic director of the Bluecoat comes in to talk to us.

Coming up - Ian has been working hard on the Liverpool Art Prize at the Urban Cultural Centre (NOVAS) which opened on the the Thursday 28 February - open till 7 May

Liverpool Art Prize has been a great success, with over 500 visitors including Phil Redmond. The opening was broadcast live on BBC Northwest Tonight and Ian was interviewed on Dean Sullivan’s show on city talk fm. Please vote for the People’s Choice  before end of Saturday 8 March.  The Awards will be announced on Sunday 9 March 3pm in the Contemporary Urban Centre.

 

Patrick Henry, Director of the Open Eye Gallery, Liverpool talks to us about its history, its activities and its future in a brand new space.

Open Eye started in the  1970’s and was based down in the Whitechapel area of Liverpool, in the Grapes Hotel by Victors the barbers. Liverpool was on the dole and the Open Eye was there to reflect the times of the once great city.  Open Eye History


As the years have gone by the city has changed, and the now Open Eye GALLERY is still there reflecting the changes in the city.

In 96-97 the Open Eye moved from Bold Street, it;s home for many years to Wood Street – it had a new space and a new identity has emerged from that. Now in this its 31st year we talk to Patrick Henry it’s most recent Director about the past, present and the future for one of the cities best loved galleries.


Show Notes
Patrick explains the history of the Open Eye Gallery and then brings us up to date with their current activities;

  • artist talks where every exhibiting photographer gives a gallery talk

  • perspective talks, where a non artist is invited in to discuss the artwork

  • professional development opportunities through the Red Eye network meetings for photographers

  • and bringing Still Cinema  to St Lukes Church

 

 

 

To find out more and to keep up to date with what is on in the visual arts go to the Art in Liverpool website.
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Tuesday, 26 February 2008 00:00

Art In Liverpool podcast 26 February 2008

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This weeks show features - what’s on at the moment and what’s coming up in the Liverpool’s visual arts scene.

An especially shortened show this week - the opening music is from  Wibke Hott & The Tunnel Choir find out more about that on the show or go to http://www.alandunn67.co.uk/ - We have a copy of the CD to give away - listen for the competition.

 

Thursday, 21 February 2008 00:00

Art in Liverpool podcast 21 February 2008

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This weeks show features - what’s on at the moment and what’s coming up in the Liverpool’s visual arts scene.

A specially extended version of the Art in Liverpool podcast with special guest Patrick Henry, Director of the Open Eye Gallery in Liverpool.  

Extra Show: Look out for this special podcast with Patrick, as he talks about the past, present and future of the Open Eye Gallery. 

The show features Out of Body, Made Up from the Liverpool Biennial, The Almiro Gallery, View TwoEditions and the Bluecoat Display Centre.

To find out more and to keep up to date with what is on in the visual arts go to the Art in Liverpool website.  

And in a couple of weeks Brian Biggs, Artistic Director of the Bluecoat, will be coming in to talk to us about the Bluecoat and it’s reopening.

 

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Wednesday, 13 February 2008 00:00

Art in Liverpool podcast 13 February 2008

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This weeks show features - what’s on at the moment - and what’s coming up -This week Ian visits the Chinese New Year celebrations in Liverpool, artist Fanchon Frohlich at the Grange, Go-Superlambananas, the Bluecoat programme is announced. And just opened In Celebration of Trees at Lark Lane Atelier, artist Mike Rowan at View Two Gallery, Eileen Cooper at Cornerstone Gallery.This is just a short list of what is mentioned in the show listen in to find out more and to keep up to date with what is on in the visual arts go to the Art in Liverpool website.  Next week our special guest is Patrick Henry, Director of Open Eye Gallery, Wood St, Liverpool. 

          

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