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15 Sep 2012: Liverpool Biennial 15 September – 25 November

John Akomfrah’s The Unfinished Conversation premiered at Bluecoat, Liverpool on the occasion of the Biennial 2012. Photograph by Jerry Hardman-Jones (here)


“Liverpool Biennial 2012 presented work by 242 artists in 27 locations. The festival took place in galleries, museums and sites across the city and included a dynamic programme of talks, events, screenings and family activities around the theme of ‘hospitality’.” (see here)


“Thresholds” at Tate Liverpool

Thresholds, Tate Liverpool, 15 September 2012 – 7 April 2013

Thresholds, presented at Tate Liverpool as part of Liverpool Biennial 2012, is an exhibition which engages with timely and powerful themes including British identity, migration and the global effects of regional conflicts. Featuring artists such as Gilbert & George, Mark Wallinger, Simryn Gill, Thomas Hirshhorn and Kader Attia, Thresholds questions the uncertain boundaries of personal, geographical, political and cultural identities.” (from the press release)