You’ve only to look up: a skyline that’s part of a World Heritage Site, a waterfront that never fails to impress, and Georgian streets that are as graceful as they are grand. It is these architectural cheekbones that, along with the grand sweep of the River Mersey, make Liverpool such a visual treat. There’s plenty of things to do in Liverpool too, with a world-class visual arts offer alongside theatre and great places to eat and drink.
If there’s one thing you do this summer, we strongly recommend you hop on a train and make your way over to the 10th edition of the ever-popular Liverpool Biennial – ‘Beautiful world, where are you?’ – a city-wide festival of new and exciting contemporary art from around the world.
Spend the summer with six of the bravest and boldest female characters from Victorian history. Track down dinosaurs, create flying machines, get lost in the maze and go wild in the parkland.
Alongside presenting a newly commissioned work for the Biennial, FACT and Picturehouse present weekly screenings of the works of Agnès Varda, and a personally curated set of films to accompany her own.
For this, the 10th edition of Liverpool Biennial 2018, its ever-popular programme of outdoor public art commissions and works presented in unusual spaces throughout the city looks unlikely to disappoint.
Part of Liverpool Biennial 2018, Beautiful world, where are you? at Victoria Gallery & Museum presents an epic body of miniature postcard-sized paintings by the masterful Francis Alÿs, alongside work by a number of other contemporary artists and the festival’s innovative sub-strand: Worlds within worlds.
Step inside the former underground prison cells and original courtroom of the Grade I listed St George’s Hall, where Liverpool Biennial 2018 presents a body of works dealing with issues of power, authority and social justice.
Sending great ripples of excitement across the world of contemporary art and cinema alike, 3 Movements by the legendary French New Wave filmmaker and visionary Agnès Varda looks set to be one of the absolute highlights of this year’s Liverpool Biennial.
Beautiful world, where are you? at Tate Liverpool presents work by a group of artists predominantly originating from America, Australia and Canada, dealing with issues of indigenous identity and the often-violent legacies of colonialism.
Beautiful world, where are you? invites artists and audiences to reflect on a world of social, political and economic turmoil.
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