“Artists should be in cities and cities need artists…” Introducing: Paradise Works, Salford

Laura Robertson speaks to Hilary Jack about what it’s taken to establish a brand new art space on the Manchester-Salford border – slap-bang in the middle of a major studio crisis… My Uber...

“A one-woman imperial gesture…” In Profile: Maria Kulikovska

How would you feel if soldiers used your sculptures as target practice, during an occupation of your home country? Tom Emery meets Ukrainian artist Maria Kulikovska during a residency in Liverpool, and finds out...

Mary Reid Kelley And Patrick Kelley: We Are Ghosts

Lauren Barnes, Assistant Curator at Tate Liverpool, tells us how the cartoon-like characters, bawdy sense of humour, and handmade props and sets of artists Mary Reid Kelley and Patrick Kelley correct, complicate and retell existing narratives…...

“Abandoned and neglected memorials”: Mccoy Wynne’s The Other Self

In an essay by Julia García Hernández, photographers Stephen McCoy and Stephanie Wynne are seen to channel obsolete trig points and ruins in barren landscapes… The project Triangulation is made up of two types of picture: a...

The Geopolitics Of The Humble Christmas Pud & Other Highlights From Design & Empire [Working Title]

We take a look at four artists converging this weekend for an ambitious Liverpool Biennial-led programme: people whose ideas jab and nudge at the power structures and politics left over from the former...

“The design object should also be a piece of art”: Architecture Meets Ceramics At RIBA North

Liam Peacock speaks to two of the designers testing the limits of pottery, porcelain and glass in RIBA North’s new exhibition Cerámica – and discovers how their cutting-edge production techniques could bring about a more sustainable future… RIBA North,...

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Blazing a trail through
the big wide world
30/08/2017
Conor Rogers. Courtesy of artists and BJCEM

Field Trip: Mediterranea 18 (Young Artists Biennale), Albania

Niki Russell boards a ferry in order to reach the Young Artists Biennale in Albania, and finds that the festival’s larger themes — of history, conflict, dreams and failure — stimulate dialogue between different cultures… Mediterranea...

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12/05/2017
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Playlist: Musique Concrète — Origins And Legacy

Did you know that the origins of Musique Concrète, or the mixing of recorded sounds, goes back to the 1910s? As one of its key musicians, Pierre Henry, brings a very special performance...

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Fabric Bag >> £6 FREE DELIVERY

Fabric Bag FREE DELIVERY Price: £6 Colour: Black on post-box red Material: 100% cotton   Designed by Liverpool-based artist and graphic designer Mike Carney, and hand-screenprinted in Liverpool by In the Room Print Co., these eye-catching tote...