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“Perplexing, dynamic, compelling”. What happens when 1916 drama meets 21st century art?

“Perplexing, dynamic, compelling”. What happens when 1916 drama meets 21st century art?

Melissa Gordon’s new work Fallible Space is a two-part project which invites the viewer to reflect on the exhibition process as ‘a theatre in the round’. Alongside seven paintings on display within Bluecoat’s Vide gallery, Gordon launched additional works through a staging of Mina Loy’s 1916 play Collision at the exhibition’s opening on Friday 22nd January. The text offered a starting point for the physical arrangement of Gordon’s canvases, which were hung in front of a live audience in response to the directions given in the play.

Collision - The shattering of pictorial space and an atomic explosion

Collision - The shattering of pictorial space and an atomic explosion

Painter, printmaker and editor Melissa Gordon is interested in addressing the exhibition as a ‘theatre in the round’: highlighting shifting perspectives when staging her work.  Tonight at 7pm, 22nd January 2016 she launches Fallible Space, a week long exhibition in Bluecoat's Performance Space with the first ever staging of Mina Loy's 1916 play Collision.

Bluecoat alumnus in Arts Council Collection’s 70th Anniversary Commissions

Allow yourself to write badly

Allow yourself to write badly

Phil Olsen is currently studying for a Masters in Creative Writing at The University of Manchester’s Centre for New Writing. Phil will be guest blogging for Bluecoat throughout our Comma Press Short Story course. 

Bluecoat creates new jobs with £47k National Lottery funding

Bluecoat creates new jobs with £47k National Lottery funding

Bluecoat, Liverpool’s centre for the contemporary arts, is to make two new appointments after being awarded £47,346 by the Heritage Lottery Fund to develop a project charting its 300-year history.

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