Listings 2011

Independents Listings: 15 September 2011

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LIVERPOOL EVENTS

SPECIAL EVENTS

Still: Conflict, Conservation and Contemplation – PREVIEW  
METAL Liverpool
TODAY: 15th September, 6.30pm – 9pm
an exhibition of new work made by artists in relation to the economics, politics, ownership and contested nature of global water supplies in the era of climate change.
 
 
Six Colorful Tales from the Emotional Spectrum (Women) – PREVIEW  
Ceri Hand Gallery
TODAY: 15th September, 6pm – 8pm
An exhibition of work by Jen Liu, inspired by John Baldessari’s 1977 film.
 
 
This is not a Tomato – PREVIEW

Corke Art Gallery Logo

 

Corke Art Gallery
TODAY: 15th September, 6pm – 8pm
A solo show from commercial artist and surrealist Keith Fearon, including the first gallery showing of his Coronation Street commission for the show’s 40th anniversary.
 
 
LIVERPOOLGALLERY.COM Artists – PREVIEW

Port of Liverpool Building Dome

 

The Gallery Liverpool
TOMORROW: 16th September, 7pm – 10pm
A joint exhibition from Liverpoolgallery.com artists and photographers, supporting Zoe’s Place Baby Hospice.
 
 
Liverpool 2011: Art in revolution?  
The Walker Art Gallery
Saturday, 17th September, 1pm – 4pm
An afternoon of presentations and discussions, chaired by Bluecoat Artistic Director Bryan Biggs, and featuring a panel from across the visual arts. Accompanies Art in Revolution: Liverpool 1911.
Free tickets available from the Walker.
  

OPENING THIS WEEK

Six Colorful Tales from the Emotional Spectrum (Women)  
Ceri Hand Gallery
16th September to 22nd October 2011
An exhibition of work by Jen Liu, inspired by John Baldessari’s 1977 film.
 
 
This is not a Tomato

Corke Art Gallery Logo

 

Corke Art Gallery
16th September to 30th September 2011
A solo show from commercial artist and surrealist Keith Fearon, including the first gallery showing of his Coronation Street commission for the show’s 40th anniversary.
 
 
Still: Conflict, Conservation and Contemplation – PREVIEW

Saltcoats

METAL Liverpool
16th September to 22nd October
an exhibition of new work made by artists in relation to the economics, politics, ownership and contested nature of global water supplies in the era of climate change.
 
 
LIVERPOOLGALLERY.COM Artists

Port of Liverpool Building Dome

 

The Gallery Liverpool
TOMORROW: 16th September, 7pm – 10pm
A joint exhibition from Liverpoolgallery.com artists and photographers which uses all mediums, including work by Emma Dalton, Bernard Rose, Mark Peachey, Abi Booth, Lee McCarthy, Danny Hampson, Michelle Campbell, Keith F Smith, Karen Brookman, Anita Smith, John Chatterton, Matthew Thomas, Anna DiScala, Marianthi Lainas, Ms Jinx, James Lavott, Zak Grant, Annette Cox, Norman Gibson, Lee Kendall, Dave Ellison, Mary Christie, Dave Williams, Gary Gray, Oke Ugonna, Paul Gallagher and Anton Dolders. Supporting Zoe’s Place Baby Hospice. 
 
 

ONGOING

Autum Daze  
Eggspace
Until 25th September 2011
A group show, featuring work from Alison Brawn, Mike Gallagher, Stephen Phillips, blue_ocean_planet (Carlee Graham/David Hinkel), Anna Maria Sambuci, and Carolyn Sinclair.
 
 
Art in Revolution: Liverpool 1911

 

Walker Art Gallery
Until 25th September
The Walker’s recreation and exploration of the seminal 1911 Liverpool exhibition of post-impressionist and avant-garde work.
 
 
The Exploring Eye: The Photography of Eric de Mare  
The Equator, Mann Island, Liverpool L3 1EN
Until 2nd October 2011
Eric de Maré, 1910 – 2002, was one of Britain’s most influential architectural photographers. This exhibition, drawing on material from the RIBA’s collections, that explores his work and highlights how he broadened the perception of where architecture was to be found.
 
 
Abandon Normal Devices

 

Various venues
Until 2nd October 2011
The AND Festival is underway at venues across the North West of England. There will be a specific programme of events in Cumbria between the 16th and 18th of September, before the finale in Liverpool from the 29th.
 
 
Textiles in Action  
Kirkby Gallery
Until 9th October 2011
An exhibition by the contemporary textiles network, Re:View Textiles, including work by LJMU Enterprise Fellows Susan Comer, Christine Toh and Ally Burr.
 
 
eKapa – Contemporary Jewellery from Cape Town  
Various venues
10th September to 22nd October 2011
An exhibition of work from twelve contemporary jewellers and metalworkers based in Cape Town.
 
 

COMING SOON

Wirral Open Studio Tour  
Various venues
24th and 25th of September 2011
Now in its second year, Wirral Art’s Wirral Open Studio Tour will again see a variety of artists welcoming the public into their studios. There’ll be more details on the individual artists involved next week, or you can visit their blog for previews.
 
 
Abandon Normal Devices: Liverpool Finale

 

Various venues
29th September to 2nd October 2011
The culmination of this years AND festival sees it return to Liverpool, taking over various venues around the city.
 
 
Look at us now  
METAL
6th to 8th October 2011
New touring show from The Suitcase Ensemble.
 
   
Liverpool Design Festival Liverpool Design Festival Logo
 
Various venues
6th to 9th October 2011
The annual celebration of contemporary design and catwalk fashion returns.
 
 
Heswall Arts Festival  
Various venues
15th to 29th October 2011
Visual and performing arts events across West Wirral.
 
 

EVENTS OUTSIDE LIVERPOOL

OPENING THIS WEEK

Guy Sherwin: Movements In Light  
Siobhan Davies Studios85 St George’s Road, London, SE1 6ER
16th September to 25th November 2011
 Presented in the space in which it was filmed, experimental film artist Guy Sherwin premieres his new work Staircase (2011), alongside an exhibition of previous work.
 

ONGOING

Environmental Sounds at Kew Gardens  
Royal Botanic GardensKew, Richmond, Surrey TW9 3AB
Until 25th September 2011
 
Works created by three women sound artists, being shown in The Alpine House, The Minka House, The Palm House, Princess of Wales Conservatory and The Redwoods.
 
The Wirksworth Festival  
Various venuesWirksworth, Derbyshire
Until 25th September 2011
 
The 2011 Wirksworth Festival – the 17th – sees the small Derbyshire market town host a three week festival of visual and performing arts. Highlights include an new installation, ‘Twisted’ by Steve Messam, in Richard Arkwright’s original textile mill.
 
Alison Wilding: How the Land Lies  
New Art CentreRoche Court, East Winterslow, Salisbury, Wiltshire SP5 1BG
Until 6 November 2011
 
An exhibition of new sculptures by Turner Prize nominee, and former Henry Moore Fellow, Alison Wilding
 

COMING SOON

The Department of Overlooked Histories  
Wysing Arts CentreFox Road, (near) Bourn, Cambridge, CB23 2TX
19th September to 4th November 2011
 Artists Ruth Beale, Karin Kihlberg & Reuben Henry, Emma Smith and An Endless Supply will be in residence at the Wysing Arts Centre in the last of three “departments” of the 2011 programme, “The Institute of Beyond”. The work created will be shaped by a number of public events, with an introductory evening of informal presentations taking place on Thursday, 29 September, between 6pm and 8pm.
 
 
The Manchester Contemporary  
Various venues
27th to 30th October 2011
 
The third edition of The Manchester Contemporary takes place in Manchester’s Spinningfields district.
 

CALLS FOR SUBMISSION

DEADLINE: 30 September 2011

Knowsley Open Art Exhibition 2011 / Young Artists’ Open / Schools Open  
Knowsley Council
Knowsley Arts & Heritage Service presents “The Knowsley Open Art Exhibition 2011” which showcases 2D visual art created by people who live, work or study in the borough of Knowsley.The ‘Young Artists Open’ exhibition will be on display in the ‘StART Space Gallery’, in the mezzanine area of Kirkby Library. This exhibition celebrates and presents the work of young and emerging artists between the ages of 11 – 17 years.

The ‘Schools Open’ presents the exciting work of pupils from primary schools across Knowsley in the foyer of Kirkby Library.

 

JOBS

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DEADLINE: Monday, 19th September

Theatre and Community Technician  
Liverpool and Merseyside Theatres Trust Ltd(Liverpool Everyman and Playhouse)
Part-time, fixed Term (October 2011 – April 2012)
Technician, specialising in lighting (and sound), with experience of working with young people. The role will involve work with young people who are seen as ‘harder to engage’ to create lighting projects that will take place within community/outdoor settings in North Liverpool. Appointment will be subject to an enhanced disclosure from the CRB. Click here for more information.
Deadline for applications: Monday 19th September 2011, 10am.
 
Administrator  
Artlink West Yorkshire
Part-time (16 hours per week) £15-20,000 pro rata. Preferred hours: 9.30am – 1.30pm Monday, 9.30-4.00pm Tuesday and Wednesday.
Artlink is a small and busy community arts organisation that requires an administrator to maintain all office systems and to support the finance manager in the maintenance of accounts. Click here to download a full job description.
 
 

DEADLINE: Wednesday, 21st September

Business Development Manager  
Hope Street Limited
30 hours per week. £28,000 (pro rata).
To develop the trading activities of the company, by securing external commissions, submitting funding bids and generating income through exploiting the company’s assets.
 
 
Creative Producer   
Hope Street Limited
30 hours per week. £21,147 (pro rata).
To implement the creative programme of the organisation in accordance with the business plan. This post is ideally suited to someone with producing experience who wishes to further develop their own skills and ambitions within Hope Street Limited.
 
 

DEADLINE: Thursday, 29th September

Youth Participation Programme Director  
M6 Theatre Company
Full time (37.5 hours), £23,000 pa.
M6 ‘s dedicated team needs a Youth Participation Programme Director with first class organisational and project management skills to help achieve the aims of ACT NOW!, an ambitious 3-year extension of M6’s local participatory workshop programme for young people aged 8-18. Click here to download an application pack(.doc format).
Deadline for applications: Thursday, 29th September 2011, noon.
 

AVAILABLE SPACES

 
New studio space for artists/creative persons working in any media   
Prime city centre location on Victoria Street, Liverpool.
The studio is an open plan space currently occupied by 4 other artists. 24 hour access, month by month rent. Same building as other studio groups and galleries. Join us to make this into an even more exciting inspiring place.
Costs £40 to £100 per month depending on the amount of space required.
Email jodiemellor@hotmail.com 
 

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