As You See it at Bridewell. A selection of works by the service users of Crown Street Mental Health Resource Centre. Organised by Dave Roberts and Keiron Finnetty. Exhibition open 6 - 15 August 2008. It takes a grounded approach to the work, displaying it in its raw state with minimal intervention. Here, art is not just a creative process, but a form of therapy, a positive method of dealing with a mental health condition.
One Sweet Afternoon at A Foundation – Ian missed it but I didn’t More
This Week 4 August till 17 August
Just opened on Monday at the People's Centre. Stephen Collett - Cities Collection Till Friday 29th August 2008. To Celebrate Liverpool’s position as Capital of Culture, the exhibition views great cities around the world. This new set of works follows on from Stephen’s successful sell out exhibitions in New York, Berlin and Paris.
Just opened on Monday RENEW Rooms CITYSCAPE-S A collection of Artists’ reactions to the changing urban landscape. Exhibition till 22 August 2008, weekdays only. The participating artists, architects and environmentalists are: Andy Brown (Digital City) / Philip Courtenay (e-space) live video links with Shanghai, Damascus & Gadansk / Gladys Masey (Public Art Installation on Wood Street Pavement) / Mike Hatjoullis (Paradise Paintings) / Moira Kenny (The Great Wall of China) / Philip Lo (Public Art Installation on Wood Street Pavement) / Rob Macdonald (Concept & Curator) / Rachel Newton (Chromacity) Photography & Painting / Peter Philips (Urban Drawings) / 'pool (Shrinking Cities) / www.bobbyandsophie.co.uk (Graphic Design) / Peter Betts (drawings from Hanover Street) More
Friday 8 August
11 Wolstenholme - Roy Castles Vision of Hell - A Night of Art, Music and Record Breaking; Private View 8th August 6.30pm ALL WELCOME Open till 17th August 2008 Thursday – Sunday 12-6 - Roy Castles Visions of Hell presents artists who will be responding to their interpretations of breaking records.Organized by studio and gallery group Red Wire, the exhibition will have a strong performance element, including music from indie-popsters Puzzle and Hardcore-Gothic Disco House from Real Talk.
Bluecoat Display Centres. - National Sculpture Prize opens 5.30 - 7.30
The weekend All day Friday till Sunday 10 August
The Imagine Festival, William Brown St Area. Sensazione and PIG will join a host of other free attractions in the William Brown Street area, for the second half of the Imagine festival. Here’s a rundown of what’s in store (various performances times apply): On St George’s Plateau the spectacular Sensazione ‘Theatre of the Senses’ will offer visitors a theatrical experience with a difference – the specially created performing fairground uses audience interaction and movement rather than electricity to keep the rides going (suitable for ages 12+. Pre-booking available).
In World Museum Liverpool, visitors can take a magical journey through the heart of a lost boy in an intimate theatrical production, Small Worlds – A Short Adventure for One (suitable for ages 14+).
William Brown Street will be home to a giant film contraption, offering a range of cinematic treats from the past in Movieplex: World Cinema in a Nutshell (suitable for ages 10+). Oogly Boogly in St John’s Gardens will provide babies with a fun and interactive show in a safe, toy-free inflatable space (suitable for ages 12 to 18 months. Pre-booking available). Other highlights include a mini train ride running along St George’s Plateau and William Brown Street until Saturday 9 August; storytelling in the cells of St George’s Hall; Wii Workshops in Liverpool Central Library; and a 30ft inflatable PIG that houses special ten-minute shows.
Sunday 17 August Piazza Art Market on the Steps of The Metropolitan Cathedral (Cathelic). A wide variety of work from artists, which is all available for sale.
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