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The Idea was simple - to create a Flower Show on site.  The idea was put to Liverpool City Council's  Department of Recreation and Open Spaces who agreed to do it.
Archive Record Created : 05 Nov 2014 --- Updated : 5 months 2 weeks ago
The Idea.  This installation was created  by Robin Riley; (his second installation for Building Sight); the following is his description of it. "Ghost Riders In The Sky (title of song) was used as sound for the event.
Archive Record Created : 10 Dec 2014 --- Updated : 5 months 2 weeks ago
This was the first  of the Building site installations. It was a work by performance artists Shirley Cameron and Roland Miller. The Idea  Shirley, Roland and their twin babies would 'live'  on the building site for the day. 
Archive Record Created : 02 Dec 2014 --- Updated : 5 months 2 weeks ago
Light Now was an installation created by artist
Archive Record Created : 05 Nov 2014 --- Updated : 5 months 2 weeks ago
November Dreams was a performance piece created by Liverpool poet an
Archive Record Created : 04 Nov 2014 --- Updated : 5 months 2 weeks ago
The Idea :  To create a rainbow across the site. 
Archive Record Created : 03 Dec 2014 --- Updated : 5 months 2 weeks ago
The Idea.  Sailing is about imagination. Combine the unfinished building and figures sailing in a mesh of steel girders. Could they go through the walls and into space? Sailing was Robin Riley's second contribution to Building Sight.  It was installed by Robin and his son Simon. The above is Robin's description of the installation.
Archive Record Created : 18 Dec 2014 --- Updated : 5 months 2 weeks ago
The Idea:  to drape fresh seaweed over the beams.
Archive Record Created : 15 Nov 2014 --- Updated : 5 months 2 weeks ago
The installation consisted of slides of the internal structures of the building material being used on the site. So slides of concrete, steel, bricks, etc. The slides were sourced from laboratories, and universities.  Overall there were 81 slides.  They were projected from within the site on a large screen on the back wall. 
Archive Record Created : 12 Nov 2014 --- Updated : 5 months 2 weeks ago
The Context:  The Blackie started its rebuilding programme in 1974  - as the building was stripped out there appeared the most amazing space which changed on a regular basis as the building work progressed.
Archive Record Created : 19 Sep 2014 --- Updated : 5 months 2 weeks ago
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Level was the first of three installations created by Liverpool sculptor Robin Riley. 
Archive Record Created : 15 Nov 2014 --- Updated : 3 months ago
Light Now was an installation created by artist
Archive Record Created : 05 Nov 2014 --- Updated : 5 months 2 weeks ago
November Dreams was a performance piece created by Liverpool poet an
Archive Record Created : 04 Nov 2014 --- Updated : 5 months 2 weeks ago
The Idea :  To create a rainbow across the site. 
Archive Record Created : 03 Dec 2014 --- Updated : 5 months 2 weeks ago
The Idea.  Sailing is about imagination. Combine the unfinished building and figures sailing in a mesh of steel girders. Could they go through the walls and into space? Sailing was Robin Riley's second contribution to Building Sight.  It was installed by Robin and his son Simon. The above is Robin's description of the installation.
Archive Record Created : 18 Dec 2014 --- Updated : 5 months 2 weeks ago
The Idea:  to drape fresh seaweed over the beams.
Archive Record Created : 15 Nov 2014 --- Updated : 5 months 2 weeks ago
The installation consisted of slides of the internal structures of the building material being used on the site. So slides of concrete, steel, bricks, etc. The slides were sourced from laboratories, and universities.  Overall there were 81 slides.  They were projected from within the site on a large screen on the back wall. 
Archive Record Created : 12 Nov 2014 --- Updated : 5 months 2 weeks ago
The Context:  The Blackie started its rebuilding programme in 1974  - as the building was stripped out there appeared the most amazing space which changed on a regular basis as the building work progressed.
Archive Record Created : 19 Sep 2014 --- Updated : 5 months 2 weeks ago
Light on Sight was an event done to celebrate Wendy Harpe's birthday based on her Vigil For Peace.  The site was strongly lit, people clothed in black moved slowly along the beams placing lit night lights at the junctions wherever girders/ beams met.
Archive Record Created : 07 Jan 2015 --- Updated : 5 months 2 weeks ago
Carnum et Ciclum was created by Leopoldo Maler as an event to celebrate  the original auditorium Below is the leaflet/poster  which announced the event  ________________________________________________________________              CARNEM ET CICLUM
Archive Record Created : 16 Oct 2012 --- Updated : 5 months 2 weeks ago

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