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African Connections - The Batiks -1992-1997
The Idea:  African Connections was a project which explored the links between traditional African dances and contemporary social dances.  It led to the creation and exhibition of 24 Batiks plus the creation of 24 flick books illustrating the chosen dances.. You will find a full description of African Connections under Dance (not yet available). Read More
02-12-2017 22 hours 23 min 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 48 weeks 5 days ago
Kites by Da Bei Feng
 Da Bei Feng was, when he first came to the Blackie Read More
21-04-2017 1 year 3 weeks ago
Participatory Vigils - 19th Nov - 3rd December 1983
The Vigils Read More
06-02-2016 1 year 8 weeks 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 26 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 26 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 36 weeks ago
Hand To Hand
This Exhibition resulted from a Meeting And Greeting Game. Read More
30-04-2016 2 years 3 weeks ago
Participatory Vigils 2 - Richard Layzell - 26th Nov 1983
The Vigil Framework Read More
11-02-2016 2 years 8 weeks ago
Participatory Vigils 3 - Wendy Harpe - 3rd Dec 1983
The Vigil The Framework Read More
11-02-2016 2 years 8 weeks ago
Doors and Gates
This games was played over two weeks and the intention of the game was to end up with a photographic exhibition of Doors and Gates. Read More
16-09-2013 2 years 51 weeks ago
Dotto - 1998 onwards
Dotto (originally titled ‘Thirty Something’ after a TV series exploring the lives of 30 year olds) was a game invented to celebrate our 3rd decade 1998-2008.  We started playing it in 1998 and played on until we left the building for redevelopment in 2003   Read More
10-03-2014 4 years 1 week ago
Family Threads - July/August 1989
This exhibition was aimed towards reflecting individual interpretations, through the medium of textiles, of the concept of a family, whether it be in the form of a visual metaphor as with Liz Pembroke’s work or perhaps, more simply, as a response to the presence of a particular member of a family, as with Betty Myerscough. The Artists and Their Work: Read More
21-02-2012 3 years 36 weeks ago
Flower Works and Bird Works 16-09-2013 4 years 18 weeks ago
Games For A Rainy Day -September 1978 29-03-2012 3 years 16 weeks 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 26 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 26 weeks ago
Gifts To A City - August 1971
Gifts To A City  was the Blackie's Summer Theatre for 1971.  It consisted of a series  of 9 Events which started on August 9th and finished on August 29th.  Read More
09-06-2014 3 years 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 36 weeks ago
Hand To Hand
This Exhibition resulted from a Meeting And Greeting Game. Read More
30-04-2016 2 years 3 weeks ago

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