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Tuesday, 23 February 2010 00:00

Art in Liverpool podcast 24 february 2010

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On this weeks podcast news that Hollywood Homeless is postponed, a sad story for a department story to start on and an embroider who will have you in Stitches.

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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
spasticus-artisticus-100Spasticus Artisticus
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 

View Two - Steve des Landes Recent Paintings steve-des-landes-100Steve des Landes Recent Paintings 
6 - February - 6 March 2010

Metal at Edge Hill Station - Leo Asemota: The Handmaiden
handmaiden-100WEDNESDAY 24 February 18.30 - 21.00 at Metal at Edge Hill Station
Incorporating fragments and found objects recovered from the renovation project at Edge Hill station during his residency with influences from the project’s first phase developed in response to his experience in Liverpool, Leo Asemota's The Handmaiden is an installation for Edge Hill Station to mark the second phase of the project. This exhibition is part ofLiverpool and the Black Atlantic, a series of exhibitions and events that explores connections between cultures and continents. Exhibition details

VIEWING: Escapysm: Tony Bishop

tony-bishop-100THURSDAY 25 February, 18.00 - 20.00 at Godfrey Pilkington Art Gallery
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

TALK - Louise Gardiner at Bluecoat Display

imageTHURSDAY 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

VIEWING: 'Camouflage of Truth' by Peter Lewis

peter-lewis-100THURSDAY 25 February, 18.00 - 20.00 at Cornerstone Gallery
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

STARTS: Lewis's 5th floor: a department story

lewiss_mosaic_wall-100FRIDAY 26 February 2010 at National Conservation Centre
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

VIEWING - Mersey Basin an Exhibition

hightide-100FRIDAY 26 February, 18.00 - 20.00 at LJMU Art & Design Academy (all welcome/Pay bar)
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

VIEWING - Hollywood Homeless POSTPONED to 5 March

hollywood-homeless-100FRIDAY 5 March 2010, from 16.00 (Performance at 17.00) at St. Luke's Church
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

SCREENING: Intervilles at Wolstenholmes Project

Intervilles-100FRIDAY 26 February 2010, 20.30 onwards at Wolstenholmes Project
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.

OPEN STUDIO & EXHIBITION: Garston Art Works - Alex Corina

alex-corina-100SATURDAY 27 February 2010, 13.00 - 17.00
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

ignite LiverpoolTHURSDAY 4TH March 6-8pm Liverpool Art and Design Centre Map

Global Ignite Liverpool - details HERE and more here on the How Why DIY Ning

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."

VIEWING: Photographic Exhibition

tgl-photo-exhibition-100FRIDAY 12 March 2010, 19.00 - 21.30 at The Gallery Liverpool
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

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