City States – Part 2 (Liverpool Biennial 2012)

Of all the cities in the exhibition, Incheon not only presents the most colourful and inviting display of work but is the most visually pleasing.  The work contrasts nicely with the dull (albeit interesting) aesthetic of the space and this clash works extremely well.  Seoung Won Won’s large G prints instantly brighten up the space and recall tropical habitats that seem almost fantasy like due … Continue reading City States – Part 2 (Liverpool Biennial 2012)

Bloomberg New Contemporaries – Part 1 (Liverpool Biennial)

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)

Sabelo Mlangeni – The Tea Factory (Liverpool Biennial 2012)

The relationship between photographer and subject has been the go to for a handful of the work aiming to interpret and question the theme of hospitality.  One of the more subtle of these excursions can be found in The Tea Factory; one venue entirely dedicated to the photographic work of South African artist Sabelo Mlangeni.  The empty and desolate space is devoid of colour, exactly … Continue reading Sabelo Mlangeni – The Tea Factory (Liverpool Biennial 2012)