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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