Karl Jung is a Grass: Psychogeography in Liverpool & London


Fancy exploring your city in a completely different way? This weekend, grab your camera and your sketchbook and let artists take you on a psychogeography walk… When did you last walk around the area that you live...

Polly Morgan, live Taxidermy at the VG&M

Polly Morgan – Live and Stuffing


On the eve of a new exhibition opening a discourse with Audubon, Emma Sumner recounts taxidermist Polly Morgan’s live demonstration… In March it was announced that the University of Liverpool’s Victoria Gallery &...

Staged protest, James Newitt 2012

The Big Interview: James Newitt


Tasmanian artist James Newitt has been in Liverpool for an Australia Council for the Arts residency. Hannah Pierce wondered how it had informed his practice… Hosted by Liverpool Biennial in collaboration with The...

John James Audubon

The complexity of John James Audubon


New York-based sound artist Robert Peterson talks about the inspirations behind his new work at Liverpool’s Victoria Gallery & Museum… This week I am flying to Liverpool to participate in an exhibition called...

Matt Weir

Exit Velocity: LJMU Fine Art Graduates 2012


We talk to some of the most promising LJMU Fine Art graduates, exhibiting their final shows tonight at the Art & Design Academy… MATTHEW WEIR (pictured, above) Letters from Berlin, a multi-media installation on...

Marcus Coates, Human Report,  2008

The Big Interview Part Two: Marcus Coates


In the second part of this interview, Andrew Foulds talks to Galapagos artist Marcus Coates about his practice, giant tortoises and being fearless… Andrew Foulds – Coming from the west, where we are brought...

Liverpool Biennial 2012

Liverpool Biennial 2012 announce theme and artists


Liverpool Biennial have announced an exciting assembly of some 60 international artists under the theme of hospitality. The UK’s Biennial will take over the city’s venues from September to November this year, turning Liverpool...

Marcus Coates Galápagos Fashions/Iconic Species 2008 (detail)

The Big Interview Part One: Marcus Coates


“I learned a lot about people, by being a bird.” Andrew Foulds meets Marcus Coates to talk about new exhibition Galapagos, and why he felt compelled to dress as a blue footed booby…...

Favela! at The Royal Standard (2012)

Favela! at The Royal Standard – Reviewed


Flis Mitchell reflects on one Light Night event taking place on the outskirts of the city centre… Historically Liverpool was a dynamic city; innovative and optimistic in the extreme. Everything that is interesting...