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Covering Liverpool Phil's bid for a new home, and Hollywood Homeless Event at St Luke's delayed 1 week to Fri 5 March. Plus the Liverpool Biennial announce their plans for 2010, a twittering audience member lets the world know but alas Ian is left downhearted as he was not invited.
Jobs featured this week
Vacancy: Liverpool Biennial – Curatorial Assistant (Host Venues)
Business and Finance Director - FACT
Ian went to Ceri Hand's
15 January – 27 February 2010
The title for Ceri Hand Gallery’s inaugural 2010 exhibition is taken from the song “Spasticus Autisticus,” penned by the legendary Ian Dury of the band Ian Dury and the Blockheads. Curated by Jota Castro & Christian Viveros-Fauné.
Plus the Touched 'Fidget' Talk from Prof Steve Connor at LJMU, where everyone sat as still as statues and ARENA a solitary cosmopolitan
19 February – 6 March 2010 and also to
6 - February - 6 March 2010 (EXTENDED)
Metal at Edge Hill Station - Leo Asemota: The Handmaiden
Through his portfolio of abstract artworks, local artist Tony Bishop aims to ‘refresh your soul’.Tony’s inspiration comes from everyday situations or found objects, with his pieces incorporating a mixture of materials that include metals or wood, but most of all lots of imagination! Exhibition details
THURSDAY 25th February 2010 at Bluecoat Display Centre.Louise Gardiner Event
'In Stitches' 2.30pm - 3.30pm
A lively talk about my work, which covers my inspiration, techniques and development as a full time modern 'embroideress'. I share my experience of completed private and public projects, including an illustrated book called 'Saggy Boobs', my work in a women's secure mental health unit, work as a studio manager and as a commissioned artist and book illustrator. A light hearted but heart-felt talk, both uplifting and humorous. £4.95 (concessions £3.95)
Further information: Contact the Gallery 0151 709 4014
Where conflict, power, belief and political expediency come together is the territory where Peter Lewis positions his personal practice; an art engaged in a dialogue of the current social and political realities around us. It explores duplicity, cultural systems and reflects on the futility of individuals, as well as armies to create new environments and societies. Exhibition details
This brand new exhibition of photography taken in one of the UK's oldest and most iconic department stores reveals a world that has been hidden since the 5th floor was closed to the public in the early 1980s. Local photographer Stephen King has beautifully captured the faded glamour of the hair salon, cafeteria and restaurant which were the epitome of style when they opened on Lewis's 5th floor in the 1950s. Exhibition details
A cross-disciplinary exhibition bringing together newly commissioned work by 11 UK-based artists - exploring the themes of rising sea level and flooding from a regional perspective, in the broader context of climate change. This exhibition is presented by High Tide. Exhibition details
Hollywood is about image and perception, the roles that we play in life .... just like in a movie! Urban Strawberry Lunch, working out of the ruins of St Luke’s Church have been working in collaboration with photography group FAB Collective and over 60 homeless people to produce original music and photographs forming the basis of this multimedia performance and exhibition. Also, Exhibition and performances SATURDAY 27 Feb (12.00-16.00) & SUNDAY 28 Feb (12.00 - 18.00, multi media performance at 17.30). Exhibition details
Intervilles will be a evening video-screening, drawing together work from artists who are or have been making work at the art school in Grenoble.
Alex Corina has lived in Garston over 20 years now. He moved his studio to the Village and the former Conservative Club in Duke Street (Garston) over seven years ago. Last year Alex bought the building to convert into a live and workspace with a flat upstairs and his studio downstairs. He has just moved in after extensive building work.
Talks: Ignite Liverpool - Free
THURSDAY 4TH March 6-8pm Liverpool Art and Design Centre Map
Presentations will be on the subjects of technology, social or political.
"Ignite captures the best of geek culture in a series of five-minute speed presentations on topics ranging from The Best Way to Buy a Car to Hacking Chocolate. Imagine that you're on stage in front of an audience of hundreds of people, doing a five-minute presentation using a slide deck that auto-forwards every 15 seconds, whether you're ready or not."
The Gallery Liverpool located within the Liverpool Baltic Creative Triangle, is hosting a mixed photographic exhibition. We will be showcasing a wide, diverse collection of works by locally acclaimed photographers. All works will be for sale.Exhibition details