March 19, 2021

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  • The Next Biennial Should Be Curated by a Machine

    Exhibition

    [Online] The Next Biennial Should Be Curated by a Machine is an in enquiry into the relationship between curating and artificial intelligence, and a possibility of developing an experimental system capable of curating, based on human-machine learning principles. Unfolding as a series of machine learning experiments, the project is a collaboration between artists UBERMORGEN, digital […]

    What We Don’t Talk About When We Talk About The Artist-Led

    Event

    January 31, 2020. —- A symposium exploring the often unspoken issues relating to artist-led practices and organisation. —- Self-organisation by artists and creative practitioners in the UK has in recent years come to be understood as being ‘artist-led’ – initiated and directed by them – often in non-commercial contexts that act as an alternative to […]

    Open Forum 3 – The Royal Standard

    Event

    December 9, 2019. 6:00 – 8:00pm. Open Forum is a series of public events hosted at the Exhibition Research Lab (ERL) consisting of a presentation from an invited artist-led organisation, group or collective followed by an open forum discussion with attendees. The third session is organised alongside The Royal Standard, where recent Director Sufea Mohamad […]

    Recurrent Queer Imaginaries, Helen Pritchard and Winnie Soon

    Exhibition

    November 20, 2019 – January 5, 2020. Preview November 19, 5:00 – 6:30pm, including the artists in conversation. Recurrent Queer Imaginaries is an exhibition of queer manifestos, motto writing and urban dreaming.  It features the new artificial intelligence entity from Helen Pritchard and Winnie Soon, the “Motto Assistant”. “Motto Assistant” is a machine learner, who continuously […]

    Beautiful World, Where Are You? Talks programme for Liverpool Biennial 2018

    Event

    May 24 – October 26, 2018. Talks Programme curated by The Serving Library. Since Spring 2017, The Serving Library has been in residence and hosted a series of free events including workshops, talks, performances, and screenings, at Exhibition Research Lab. Now, under the auspices of Liverpool Biennial 2018, the organisation and ERL have assembled a […]

    Vauxhall Astra 2020, Paul Elliman, part of Liverpool Biennial 2018

    Exhibition

    As part of Liverpool Biennial 2018 (July – October 2018) Paul Elliman presents Vauxhall Astra 2020 (2018), the forthcoming and newest model of a car available since 1979 when General Motors launched the Vauxhall/Opel Astra, now the only car produced at Ellesmere Port. Vauxhall Astra 2020 is offered as a constellation of raw materials, half-a-dozen boulders […]

    The Serving Library

    Exhibition

    The Serving Library – in residence. April 1, 2017 – October 30, 2018. The Serving Library is an artist-run non-profit organisation founded in 2011 to develop a shared toolkit for artist-centred education and discourse through related activities of publishing and collecting. It comprises a biannual journal (Bulletins of The Serving Library) published both online and […]

    HFT The Gardner, Suzanne Treister, part of Liverpool Biennial 2016

    Exhibition

    As part of Liverpool Biennial 2016 (July – October 2016), Suzanne Treister’s HFT The Gardener is exhibited for the first time in the UK by Exhibition Research Lab (ERL). Comprising 174 works, the exhibition features artworks created by the fictional character Hillel Fischer Traumberg, a banker turned ‘outsider artist’. Traumberg is an algorithmic high-frequency trader (HFT), who […]

    Quantum Real – Art and Particles, 2018 – ongoing

    Exhibition

    A series of investigations and events developed by Joasia Krysa and Lars Bang Larsen. Inspired by the brief lessons of Carlo Rovelli; the theories of Karen Barad; the paintings of Hilma af Klint; how the hippies saved physics and the scientific return of ether as cosmic honey; and the art, poetry and particle physics of […]

    Hypertext Reading Group ‘Flickering Monstrosity’, session 1, with visiting scholar Helen Kaplinsky

    Event

    February 25, 2019. 5:00 – 7.00pm. (Session 1 of 3) Over the course of the next year, Helen Kaplinsky invites the public, alongside faculty and students to three reading group sessions. Each will include an opportunity to read and discuss both contemporary and historical works of electronic literature. The sessions aim to ask why are […]