Sat, 30 May 2020

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

    Friday 31 January 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 […]

    Recurrent Queer Imaginaries, Helen Pritchard and Winnie Soon
    Exhibition

    November 20, 2019 – January 5, 2020 Preview November 19, 5 – 6.30pm including 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 Pritchard and Soon, the “Motto Assistant”. “Motto Assistant” is a machine learner, who continuously writes mottos for revolutions, anti-fascist […]

    Beautiful World, Were 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 hosted a series of free events including workshops, talks, performances, and screenings, at Exhibition Research Lab, Liverpool John Moores University. Now, under the auspices of Liverpool Biennial 2018, we have together assembled a new […]

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

    As part of Liverpool Biennial 2018 (July – October 2018) Paul Elliman presents the Vauxhall Astra 2020, 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. The 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 organization founded in 2011 to develop a shared toolkit for artist-centered 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 – 7.00 (Session 1 of 3) Over the course of the next year, Helen 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 these […]

    Open Forum 2 – ROOT-ed Zine
    Event

    Open Forum is a series of quarterly public events organised by James Schofield consisting of a presentation from an invited artist-led organisation, group or collective followed by an open forum discussion with attendees. The second session is organised alongside ROOT-ed Zine, where Co-Founder Fauziya Johnson will present an account of the trials of creating and […]

    Open Forum 1 – Output gallery
    Event

    Open Forum is a series of quarterly 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 first session is organised alongside OUTPUT gallery, where Gallery Manager Gabrielle de la Puente will present an account […]