This Saturday, I will be on a panel discussion on writing in the arts. The event, hosted by the excellent The Double Negative, marks the end of Portfolio NW at the Bluecoat. It’s free and starts at 2pm.

Writing in the Arts

Saturday 14 September 2-3pm

The Bluecoat, School Lane, Liverpool, L1 3BX

Free event, all welcome.

Who should get to write about art & what should it look like?

Artists from the Bluecoat’s current exhibuition, Portfolio NW, join freelance writers and journalists for a fast-paced discussion on arts writing, the importance and challenges of developing a critical voice, the relationship between artist and writer, and what arts writing looks like now. Hosted by The Double Negative online arts magazine in the main exhibition gallery space.

// Panel Guests

David Henckel
Artist with collaborative project 0point3recurring, and ediotr/founder at Preston based art and culture blog The Two Hats.

Dave Evans
Sculpture, sound and printmaking artist; Director of The Royal Standard Gallery & Studios.

Sara-Jayne Parsons
The Bluecoat’s Exhibitions Curator.

Jack Welsh
Artist and writer commissioned for this exhibition to create literary contributions, including an Artists Talking project blog featuring new critical writing from North West based writers, artists and curators.

Darren Murphy
Writer and artist, considering the attempt to create a critical framework around the exhibition.

Linda Pittwood
Exhibition coordinator and arts writer, considering ‘The Importance of Doing Something and Discussing Everything: critical writing in Liverpool’

Panel Hosts
Laura Robertson and Mike Pinnington, editors/co-founders of The Double Negative online arts magazine.