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Aneliya Avtandilova Residency

Across October and November, Metal is proud to be hosting the first of 6 residencies taking place between Russia and the UK supported by British Council and PRS for Music. The multi-talented Aneliya Avtandilova (member of CHKBNS) joins us for a month to embed herself within the city and undertake a period of exploration, research […]

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PROTEST LAB – ACT UP

  “My favourite word? It’s act.’” Ai WeiWei   Metal invites UK based artists to come together this autumn to investigate the role of art in the act of protest. Nine selected artists will take part in an intensive research and development LAB to explore how art can continue to effectively respond to social, racial or […]

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Picton Poets

If we do not change the way we live, future generations will inherit unprecedented levels of global warming, and a drastically different planet by as early as 2030. Young people have begun to respond to our collective inaction on climate change  – how can we creatively amplify their voices, and proactively support the next generation […]

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Four Words Future

            In 2016 Metal collaborated with Alan Dunn on FOUR WORDS: JANUARY as part of Liverpool Provocations. Interrupting the flow of commercials on the Liverpool Media Wall, the project invited people to present four-word statements about value, money and exchange. FOUR WORDS explore diversity and accessibility by bringing people together […]

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MC Nelson Residency

  MC Nelson started his relationship with Metal through applying for our New Neapolis residency opportunity in collaboration with Rotterdam based art charity CBK Rotterdam. The three-month project, titled Residency… At the Waterfront, was set up for two artists from four European port cities: Liverpool, Marseille, Naples and Rotterdam. The residency is based on the ideas […]

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State of the City / New Neapolis: Rotterdam Residency

Metal, in partnership with State of the City (Rotterdam), have invited two Liverpool based artists to spend three months in Rotterdam hosted by artist Kamiel Verschuren.   The project is part of an international residency programme, supported by Centre for Visual Arts Rotterdam, inviting artists into residence from the harbour cities of Liverpool, Naples and Marseille –  linking these […]

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Trespassing: Forest Swords and Immix Ensemble

Debuting at New Music Biennial, a new collaboration between Immix Ensemble and Forest Swords seeks to investigate our rapidly transforming cityscapes, and how we exist within them. Trespassing uses construction blueprints, field recordings and architectural data as a starting point to synthesise a new musical piece. Deconstructing the new-build developments emerging across British skylines – […]

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Giles Duley

In October 2018 we invited British humanitarian photographer Giles Duley (https://www.theguardian.com/artanddesign/giles-duley) into residence at Metal Liverpool. Giles’ work focuses on documenting conflicts, and giving a voice and a face to the experiences of displaced people throughout the world. For his time in Liverpool, Giles was keen to meet people from the local community, get to […]

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Edge Hill Station Garden

The Edge Hill Station Garden is a tranquil oasis sandwiched between the railway tracks at Edge Hill station, and maintained by a group of dedicated volunteers.  We apply permaculture principles in the garden; Earth Care, People Care and Fair Share.  Our garden open days are a way to get active, be more social and connect in a relaxed and friendly environment. Please check our […]

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12 years LAB – a call to action in response to climate change

12 years LAB – a call to action in response to climate change   Metal believe that artists can affect change in society.  In light of the United Nations’ assertion that we have only 12 years to act against climate change  in order to avoid global disaster, we will investigate how artists can positively affect […]

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International Curators Forum Residency

In partnership with International Curators Forum, Metal will host three curators from the Beyond the Frame programme for the duration of Liverpool Biennial 2018. The three selected curators are Kat Anderson, Katarzyna Sobucka and Sunil Shah. The residencies will involve each curator developing a new project, alongside artists from their networks, in response to the Biennial festival theme and the city of Liverpool. […]

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Processions

METAL is delighted to announce our support for PROCESSIONS (www.processions.co.uk), a mass participation artwork which marks 100 years since women were first given the right to vote in Britain.

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