The Liverpool Biennial in association with artist Koo Jeong A and Wheelscape Skateparks have created the UK’s first glow in the dark skate park or glowpark. It’s a fantastic collaboration of art, architecture and culture to create something both visually interesting to look at and completely functional for skaters of all ages. It’s everything you could want
I miss Amsterdam. I really really miss it. Something always happened there. But more than that I feel like its the first holiday I’ve had where I actually relaxed. Before your mind goes there, no. Beer, chocolate and I’m slowly getting into whiskey. Thats all. No crazy coffee shopping. I couldn’t afford the laundry bills.
I’ve been to the Barbican once or twice over the years. It’s a hugely fascinating place. It feels like you step out of London and into something else completely different. A brutalist self contained city. It’s a strangely beautiful arrangement of concrete, trees and random humans. I imagine you could spend days there taking photos.
“Digital has made architectural photography very slick – sometimes you don’t know if it’s a photo, or if it’s a rendering, and that I find very disturbing. …If you’ve spent five years to ten years making a building, you want to make sure that the photos are like a building and not like a rendering.”
The Futurist cinema on Lime Street. Opened in September 1912, closed in 1982. Photo taken during the 2010 Biennial. The text “Think about your future” is an installation by artist Emese Benczur. Is this currently the most talked about building in Liverpool? Could the artist Emese Benczur have known how relevant their words would become? The Futurist is at