November 30, 2023

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  • Conversations: Tokyo / 対話:東京

    October 5 – December 1, 2023 Quiet Preview* October 5, 5:00 – 6:00pm Public Preview October 5, 6:00 – 8:00pm The gallery is open Monday – Friday, 11:00am – 4:00pm — Exhibition Research Lab presents the first UK exhibition of practice and archival material from Art Center Ongoing, Datsuijo and Tohmei Diner. Co-curated by Yang […]

    John Moores Painting Prize China Residency Exhibition: Work by the 2020 & 2022 winning artists

    September 11 – 15, 2023 Quiet Preview* September 11, 2:00 – 3:00pm Public Preview and Drinks Reception September 11, 3:00 – 5:00pm The gallery is open Monday – Friday, 11:00am – 4:00pm — Exhibition Research Lab is delighted to host the first UK exhibition of work by the 2020 & 2022 winners of the John […]

    Fanchon Fröhlich: The Wrong Sex

    February 17 – May 4, 2023 Quiet Preview* February 17, 5:00 – 6:00pm Public Preview February 17, 6:00 – 8:00pm The gallery is open Monday – Friday, 11:00am – 4:00pm, and will be closed on industrial action strike days and during university holidays. — Exhibition Research Lab is pleased to present the world premiere of Fanchon […]

    Arrangements

    Exhibition Research Lab. November 28 – December 16, 2022. Monday – Friday, 11:00am – 4:00pm, or by appointment. — As the nights draw in and the cold weather of Winter approaches, the ERL opens its doors to the arts communities of Liverpool and beyond, and invites them to use the space to develop plans for […]

    Reading Room: Liverpool ESEA Network

    October 4 – November 4, 2022 Monday – Friday 11:00am – 04:00pm — During downtime in the public programme between installation periods the ERL will be transformed into a pedagogical resource, providing freely accessible and distributed excerpts of reading material within two distinct categories: curatorial and exhibitionary knowledge, and curated reading lists relating to upcoming […]

    Reading Room: PINK

    October 4 – November 4, 2022 Monday – Friday 11:00am – 04:00pm — During downtime in the public programme between installation periods the ERL will be transformed into a pedagogical resource, providing freely accessible and distributed excerpts of reading material within two distinct categories: curatorial and exhibitionary knowledge, and curated reading lists relating to upcoming […]

    Impressions from an Archive

    July 7 – July 16, 2022. (Closed on Sunday, July 10.) — Liverpool Arab Arts Festival presents this collaborative exhibition by the Arab Image Foundation (AIF) and the Beirut Printmaking Studio, hosted by the Exhibition Research Lab. Impressions from an Archive brings printmakers from the recently created analogue printmaking studio into dialogue with the photographic collection of the 25-year-old Arab Image Foundation. […]

    Father Tongue

    July 7 – July 16, 2022. (Closed on Sunday, July 10.) — Father Tongue  is a newly commissioned video work by artist and curator Hannaa Hamdache, hosted by the Exhibition Research Lab. The work speaks of what it means to sit in between two cultures through the use of language. It presents an alternative example of what it […]

    BiblioTech

    April 28 – May 13, 2022. Preview April 28, 5:00 – 6:30pm. —- Extended dates: May 27 – May 31, 2022. Preview May 26, 6:00 – 8:00pm. (Please note – the gallery will be open on Saturday, but not Sunday.) —- Animate Assembly (w/ Caroline Sebilleau & Antonio Roberts), Anna Barham, Jonathan Basile, Joe Devlin, […]

    The Next Biennial Should Be Curated by a Machine

    [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 […]

    Recurrent Queer Imaginaries, Helen Pritchard and Winnie Soon

    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 […]

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

    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

    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

    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

    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 […]

    The John Moores Painting Prize and the Rise of the Sixties in Liverpool

    February – March 2019. Curated by Hana Leaper. This research and archival-based exhibition brings material from the first decade of the John Moores Painting Prize together with records from other important cultural events and movements that soon followed in Liverpool during the sixties. It identifies the points of origin for the rise of a local […]

    Quantum Real – Art and Particles. Prologue: Spectral Exchange

    December 17, 2018 – February 1, 2019.  A series of investigations and events developed by Joasia Krysa and Lars Bang Larsen. Prologue: Spectral Exchange featuring Matthew C. Wilson and Jol Thomson. Matthew C. Wilson and Jol Thomson use transdisciplinary artistic research to engage with other modes of practice, notably scientific research and field work, in a […]