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Future Network

Future Network is a quarterly virtual event co-programmed by our teams across the UK (in Liverpool, Peterborough and Southend). Throughout the year, we invite 4 x artists to host online sharings in response to a theme and also present accompanying material through a contribution to Metal’s website. Future Network expands on our previous programme, Future […]

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The Good Business Festival Youth Summit

More than just a 3-day event, this year The Good Business Festival is looking at the bigger picture and programming the Good Business Festival Youth Summit, taking place over 7-8 July, within the grounds of Knowsley Safari Park.   As education partners, we have been invited to take part in day 2, leading a session […]

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Rivers of the World 2021

Rivers of the World is an arts-based environmental learning project linking schools around the world through the study of rivers.  The project is a creative exchange between Key Stage 3 pupils from Liverpool City Region and Zimbabwe, working in partnership with artists Eugene Mapondera, Adam Sadiq and Hector Dyer. The project encourages the international exchange […]

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Nine Earths, One Planet

Nine Earths, One Planet. A project by D-Fuse and Metal

Each year our demand for ecological resources and services exceeds what the earth can regenerate in that time. Globally, we are consuming 1.7 planets worth of resources each year. In the USA, you’re likely to consume 5 Earths worth of the planet’s natural resources in one year, and in Qatar it’s a staggering 9.3 Earths*.  […]

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Project Earth: Liverpool! The Cut-Out Opera

Project Earth: Liverpool! The Cut-Out Opera Musician, songwriter and curator Love Ssega presents an escapist family adventure where viewers are transported into a parallel version of Liverpool City region based on Andrew Kiwanuka’s Project Earth comic, which Love Ssega recently commissioned as part of his Season For Change “Airs of the South Circular” project. New […]

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Samarbeta x Paradise Air x Metal Digital Artist Residency Exchange

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INTERNATIONAL DIGITAL ARTIST RESIDENCY EXCHANGE w/ DRS (Manchester)  TORUS VIL. (Kimiya & Mayu) (Tokyo) & M T HALL (Liverpool) Residency Dates: 25th February – 8th March 2021 Paradise Air, Metal and Samarbeta are excited to announce three 10 day music residencies happening alongside each other with DRS (Manchester, UK) TORUS VIL. (Kimiya Sato & Mayu Gonto) […]

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Andrea Luka Zimmerman: Art Class

Art Class – Andrea Luka Zimmerman, 2020 Andrea Luka Zimmerman is an artist, filmmaker and cultural activist whose work unveils aspects of working class experience, and that of people living on the margins of society, that are seldom seen or discussed. Her work considers precarity, uncertainty, constantly changing relationships between the individual and the social, […]

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Metal New Artist Network

MNAN is a digital programme of support for early-career artists. Artist-led training sessions, creative workshops, networking and sharing opportunities.

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Season For Change: Common Ground

Running until April 2021, Season for Change’s Common Ground initiative supports four UK-based artists and makers to create collaborative works centered around underrepresented communities in the climate movement. Applications were welcomed from Black, Asian and minority ethnic (people of colour), refugee, D/deaf, disabled, neurodivergent, working class and LGBTQI+ creators. Ahead of the UK hosting the […]

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Future Networks Shorts

FUTURE NETWORK SHORTS   Future Network Shorts was a monthly virtual event co-programmed by our teams across the UK (in Liverpool, Peterborough and Southend). The programme, launched and lasted throughout 10 months of the UK lockdown. It was designed to support artists during this testing time, connecting them with our online communities through diverse, entertaining […]

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Independents Biennial 2020

Independents Biennial (@IndyBiennial) is a festival of contemporary art from Liverpool, Wirral, St Helens, Knowsley, Sefton & Halton. Running simultaneously with the Liverpool Biennial since its initiation in 1999, the Independents Biennial is currently organised by Art in Liverpool and aims to celebrate the region’s creative life and cast a fresh perspective on how people […]

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Littlewoods Heritage Project: Inside the Dream Factory The Littlewoods building on Edge Lane, Liverpool, is often referred to as the ‘Gateway to the City’. However, in spite of its prominence as a striking landmark, many are unaware of its amazing history. Beneath the bricks and mortar, the building reveals a fascinating tale about working life […]

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