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African Connexions - The Batiks
African Connexions was a project which explored the similarities between traditional African dances and contemporary social dances.  It led to 24 Batiks which were then exhibited. You will find a ful description of African Connexions under Dance (not yet available). The Batiks were made by Jan Green.   Read More
02-12-2017 3 weeks 1 day ago
Building Sight - The Concept -Sept 1974/Feb 1975
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. Read More
19-09-2014 35 weeks 4 days ago
Kites by Da Bei Feng
 Da Bei Feng was, when he first came to the Blackie Read More
21-04-2017 42 weeks 5 days ago
Participatory Vigils - 19th Nov - 3rd December 1983
The Vigils Read More
06-02-2016 47 weeks 1 hour ago
Gifts For A City - The Event - April 1979
Gifts for a City was The Blackies' fourth participatory exhibition at the Walker Art Gallery, Liverpool. The ideas/inspirations behind the show were public sculptures, the Blackies' summer theatre 'Gifts to a City' and to get people thinking about how they would like their city to be.  Read More
05-08-2013 1 year 13 weeks ago
Gifts For A City - The Works - April 1979
The works below have been chosen from the works that were not taken home.  This means that we do not have equal numbers of works for each area; for instance only two for Toxteth.  Read More
31-10-2016 1 year 13 weeks ago
Going Solo - The Exhibition - 31st Oct - 4th Nov -1988
This Exhibition was created by The Great Georges Community  Cultural Project (colloquially Read More
20-04-2016 1 year 23 weeks ago
Hand To Hand
This Exhibition resulted from a Meeting And Greeting Game. Read More
30-04-2016 1 year 42 weeks ago
Participatory Vigils 2 - Richard Layzell - 26th Nov 1983
The Vigil Framework Read More
11-02-2016 1 year 47 weeks ago
Participatory Vigils 3 - Wendy Harpe - 3rd Dec 1983
The Vigil The Framework Read More
11-02-2016 1 year 47 weeks ago
Building Sight - Light Now - 9/10 Nov 1974
Light Now was an installation created by artist Read More
05-11-2014 3 years 5 weeks ago
Building Sight - November Dreams - 2nd Nov 1974
November Dreams was a performance piece created by Liverpool poet an Read More
04-11-2014 3 years 5 weeks ago
Building Sight - Rainbow - 15/16 February 1975
The Idea :  To create a rainbow across the site.  Read More
03-12-2014 3 years 3 weeks ago
Building Sight - Sailing - 14/15 December 1974
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. Read More
18-12-2014 3 years 3 weeks ago
Building Sight - Seaweed - 11/12 January 1975
The Idea:  to drape fresh seaweed over the beams. Read More
15-11-2014 3 years 9 weeks ago
Building Sight - Slides - 8/9 February 1975
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.  Read More
12-11-2014 3 years 3 weeks ago
Building Sight - The Concept -Sept 1974/Feb 1975
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. Read More
19-09-2014 35 weeks 4 days ago
Building Sight- Light On Site - 29th December 1974
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. Read More
07-01-2015 3 years 6 weeks ago
Carnem Et Ciclum Dec 1972
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 Read More
16-10-2012 2 years 43 weeks ago
Collage By Letter
The game begins with the players going on a journey to an agreed destination. Read More
17-09-2012 2 years 38 weeks ago

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