The Universal Addressability of Dumb Things – The Bluecoat (Mark Leckey).

The question of what exactly can be classed as art is one that is becoming increasingly dominant a topic in our post Brit-Art age.  While this is often explored within specific works by artists, it is unusual to find an artist laying claim to an object’s greater meaning when the said object isn’t created by them.  Turner Prize winner Mark Leckey, has created an exhibition … Continue reading The Universal Addressability of Dumb Things – The Bluecoat (Mark Leckey).

The Unexpected Guest – The Bluecoat (Liverpool Biennial 2012).

This year’s hub of Biennial activity largely seems to flow towards The Bluecoat arts centre.  With its visitor hub being housed in the space’s reception, which is now haven for art enthusiasts as well as volunteers eager for their expenses, there’s a buzz around the usually tranquil area that is addictive and fitting to the Biennial’s theme this year. Even before entering the main exhibition … Continue reading The Unexpected Guest – The Bluecoat (Liverpool Biennial 2012).

Video Interview With Sinta Tantra – Liverpool Biennial 2012

A video interview with artist Sinta Tantra.  I’ve helped install her work before and was lucky enough to talk to her in depth about her work  for this year’s Biennial which covers the walls of Open Eye Gallery on the waterfront. It’s a beautifully colourful work and works well the jagged, disjointed architecture. Music is from the soundtrack to In The Mood For Love; a … Continue reading Video Interview With Sinta Tantra – Liverpool Biennial 2012