While Ai Weiwei’s work with pots represent the artist’s more accessible work, there’s something about his actions and decisions with the, often expensive and historically relevant, pots that seem weirdly cinematic. This isn’t to say that they look like something out of a film (though actually they could easily work as something surreal given the right audience) but that the ideologies behind the works have … Continue reading Ai Weiwei’s Pots and Jean-Luc Godard’s Celluloid.
Our final article looking into the huge New Contemporaries exhibition currently dominating the floor space of Copperas Hill will be looking at some of the work that is using mediums yet to be fully explored in these reviews. The majority of the work here is of a sculptural nature (and occasionally video) which means the work makes more obvious uses of the huge space available … Continue reading Bloomberg New Contemporaries – Part 3 (Liverpool Biennial 2012)
Never before has so much art work been housed in one space as the Copperas Building which is housing the Bloomberg New Contemporaries, City States and more of The Unexpected Guest exhibition. Due to the sheer amount of decent work on show in the building, reviews of each exhibition and work will be split into numerous articles to make sure that all the work gets … Continue reading Bloomberg New Contemporaries – Part 1 (Liverpool Biennial)
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
Saturday the 8th of September marks the opening of two commissions by Liverpool Biennial for the London 2012 festival. These two commissions are to be housed in theLiverpool ONE area and will be explorations into the way the city uses its space and how the recent changes to the area have affected the behaviour of the city’s residents. One of the two pieces is Oded Hirsch’s The Lift, housed just around … Continue reading Interview With Oded Hirsch’s Assistants – Liverpool Biennial 2012.