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Metal presents Process, a new series of events giving rare access to artists as they develop their next big projects. Each Process event will give you the chance to visit the artists in their working space at Edge Hill Station, where they will talk about their work and present elements of these works in progress. […]

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AV Show


In partnership with Ableton and in association with CTM festival Berlin, Metal Liverpool hosted ‘AV Show’ in October 2015.   Through AV Show Metal brought together a group of artists to develop the practice of the audiovisual performance, by participating in a week-long lab at Edge Hill station with the aim of pushing the boundaries of this artform. […]

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‘Still Be Here’ – with Laurel Halo, Darren Johnston, Mari Matsutoya

Still Be Here – Performance / Installation with Hatsune Miku. Image: LaTurbo Avedon. Copyright Crypton Future Media Inc. 2007, licensed under a Creative Commons BY-NC

Metal hosted a residency in November with Laurel Halo, Darren Johnston, Mari Matsutoya, Martin Sulzer, and LaTurbo Avedon working on their ongoing project ‘Still Be Here,’ which sees the artists creating work around the fictional Japanese superstar Hatsune Miku.   Developed while in residence at Metal Liverpool, the project will premiere as a joint highlight of […]

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Artist Studios at Metal Liverpool

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Metal have five artist studios available for hire at their base in Liverpool’s historic Edge Hill Station. Situated in the refurbished Platform 3 building, the studios are lit by daylight bulbs and large windows and have generous wall space. Basic kitchen and bathroom facilities are sited in the building, and the studio is just over […]

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FOLLOW Commission


We have collaborated with FACT (Foundation for Art and Creative Technology) for their forthcoming exhibition FOLLOW. The exhibition, which opens on Friday 11 December, looks at identity, celebrity and social media, and how we behave when everyone is watching…

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Film Station: Scalarama Season


As part of Scalarama 2015 Metal will present two screenings as part of its regular Film Station screenings.   Scalarama is an annual celebration of cinema. Taking place throughout the month of September across the UK, the season of films are selected by different organisations in a variety of different venues. To coincide with the […]

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Edge Hill Archive


Located at the heart of Liverpool – between Kensington, Wavertree, Toxteth, and the city – Edge Hill and its iconic station played an equally central part in world history. When the Rocket  went on its first journey on the Liverpool to Manchester Railway in 1830, not only did it pass through Edge Hill, the station […]

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Culture LABs


Metal runs a programme of Culture LABS each year that brings together groups of artists and thinkers in exploratory, week-long, intensive residencies around different themes and subjects.

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