Published on Fri Jul 4, 2014 by David Colbran

I was lucky enough to visit the press preview of the Liverpool Biennial yesterday and saw some really interesting pieces of art work and installations. It really has become an important date and event in the world's contemporary art calendar. Loads of visitors from the city and a wide and interesting selection of artists and their work on show.

The event's hub is in the Old Blind School. The building has had interesting uses in the past, from being the Merseyside Police Headquarters, through to a Trades Union centre. I had some work in part of it at the end of last year as part of the Hidden Places show and also I blogged about a load of graffiti I found there on my Liverpool Photographer Tumblr.

The 8th edition of the Liverpool Biennial launches for the first time in the summer. It is the largest international contemporary art festival in the United Kingdom. For ten weeks, every two years, the city of Liverpool hosts an extensive range of artworks, projects, and a programme of events. The Biennial is a platform for research, commissioning and presenting international art, education and debate. It takes place from 5 July to 26 October 2014.

Below are a few images. If you are displaying work and want some great photography to document it, or press after images for a publication or website - please don't hesitate to get in touch.

Liverpool Biennial 2014 entrance Old Blind School

Reception desk at Liverpool Biennial photo

Staircase in the Old Blind School editorial photography

art installation photographer

culture photography Liverpool Biennial

Liverpool professional photographer

Norma Jeane - All Artists Are Liars

Marc Baur - Quarry 1907 by Liverpool photographer David J Colbran

James McNeill Whistler at Bluecoat Art Centre. Harmony in Blue and Gold: The Peacock Room.

Sharon Lockhart - Milena at FACT editorial photography

Prev |< Africa Oye 2014 | WW1 Flash Mob preludes the Giant Spectacular in Liverpool, UK >| Next

Tags: art, festival, Biennial,

Author: David Colbran

Merseyside based professional photographer highlights a recent commercial property photography commission - Exchange Station in Liverpool city centre.

Property photography Liverpool

Having great photographs of commercial property helps owners let spaces and offices quickly. In the increasingly competitive real estate marketplace, it can give you an edge and make a big difference in how quickly it takes to capture initial interest for selling or leasing your property.

Images by Liverpool photographer David J Colbran from the UK's biggest free festival in Sefton Park
Africa Oye 2017 - world music festival in Liverpool
The UK’s largest free celebration of African music and culture takes place annually in Liverpool. Be ...
Editorial, press and public relations photography by Liverpool based professional photographer David J Colbran
Recent business PR photography round up - Liverpool and beyond
Photography from public relations experts is the surest way to bring your business stories to life. ...
Photographs of the demolition of former post office sorting office in Liverpool, Copperas Hill. This follows on from a personal project documenting the inside a few years back.
Demolition begins at Copperas Hill postal sorting office
Photographs of the demolition of former post office sorting office in Liverpool, Copperas Hill. This ...

Page top - © 2005 - 2017 DJC Design - Liverpool photography and web design. All rights reserved.