Eight Days A Week

Liverpool Group

>> Basement Project, History into basement, Liverpool, England

>> Bryan Biggs, Artist and Director of the Bluecoats Art Centre, Liverpool, England.

>> James Buso, Artist and part of Royal Standard, Liverpool, England.

>> Pete Clarke, Artist and Head of Fine Art at UCLAN (Preston), Liverpool, England.

>> Alan Dunn, Artist and associated to Tenant Spin and FACT, Liverpool, England.

>> Lin Holland, Artist and Lecturer at Liverpool Hope University, Liverpool, England.

>> Julie Jones, Artist and affiliate to Arena Studios, Liverpool, England.

>> Tony Knox, Artist and Curatorial Researcher, Liverpool, England.

>> Susan Leask, Artist and Co-Curator of Basement, Liverpool, England.

>> Geoff Molyneux, Artist and Lecturer at Liverpool Community College, Liverpool, England.

>> Neil Morris, Artist and Lecture at Liverpool John Moores University, Liverpool, England.

>> Margaretha Schoening, Artist and Co-Curator of Basement, Liverpool, England.

Cologne Group

>> Georg Gartz, Artist, Cologne, Germany.

>> Jurgen Kisters, Writer, Art Critic and Journalist, Cologne, Germany.

>> Veronika Moos Brockhagen, Artist, Cologne, Germany.

>> Kolner Stadt Enzieger, Cologne, Germany.

>> Tine Wille, Artist, Cologne, Germany.

Objectives and Structure of Eight Days a Week

There are other artist that will be added for new projects and past projects of eight days a week. To prospose a project to the collective please contact. Email Pete Clarke at pclarke2@uclan.ac.uk.

Pete Clarke & Georg Gartz (c) Photographer Geoff Molyneux

Collaboration and Exchange

Collaboration is at its heart, providing opportunities for artists and other individuals, venues and organisations in both cities to participate. Its focus is on the contemporary arts and on developing access to them through educational and other partnerships.

Eight Days A Week seeks to develop creative dialogue between the cities of Liverpool and Cologne through an ongoing cultural exchange programme that promotes greater awareness and understanding of each other.

Developing Audiences and Participation

Eight Days a Week seeks to open up artists’ practices to new audiences and new communities, to generate informed and critical public debate around contemporary art and culture, to develop educational links and participatory opportunities involving a range of established and new community organisations across Merseyside and the Cologne region. We plan to coordinate a series of Discussion Forums around Merseyside to facilitate this process. The target audience will be students, recent graduates and people working and interested in the cultural industries and given the composition of the steering group we are confident we can maximise these opportunities to develop these and reach new audiences.

Eight Days A Week have negotiate with organisations and venues, their curators, educationalists and community development officers who have participated in the programme over recent years, including Bluecoat Arts Centre, Liverpool John Moores University, Liverpool University, Liverpool Hope, Liverpool Community College, Blackburn House, Croxteth Hall, Kirkby Unemployed Centre, Knowsley Galleries in Kirkby and Huyton, Unity Theatre, Arena Studios, Merseyside Youth Association and the Basement Project.In addition to this we will create new opportunities to develop site related works and exhibitions in alternative places and spaces, schools and colleges, churches and cathedrals.

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