To celebrate their 20th anniversary, FACT Liverpool is excited to reveal their upcoming programme for 2023-2024.
This year, FACT Liverpool’s line-up of immersive exhibitions and art experiences will be shaped by by artists’ practices rooted in hope and joy. From ‘living on the internet’ to occupying space, artists share their reimaginings of a ‘better’ world where we hold a deeper understanding of each other.
From a retro-futuristic arcade to an Acid House VR experience, enjoy something new, diverse and inspiring each time you visit.
27 APRIL – 17 SEPTEMBER 2023: LUYANG
Explore new worlds inspired by anime, video games, neuroscience and Buddhism in an interactive arcade installation by digital artist LuYang.
20 APRIL – 15 MAY 2023: EUROVISION CELEBRATIONS
Join us as we celebrate Eurovision with a captivating VR experience. Created by artist Darren Emerson, In Pursuit of Repetitive Beats, is a euphoric VR rave adventure that will transport you back to the Acid House movement of the 1980s.
10 JUNE – 17 SEPTEMBER 2023: LIVERPOOL BIENNIAL
The UK’s largest festival of contemporary art, Liverpool Biennial, returns to FACT for its 12th edition! Don’t miss your chance to see exhibitions by international artists on display across the entire city.
AUTUMN 2023: STUDIO/LAB
This Autumn, we launch Studio/Lab, a new space for artists to make art and experiment with the latest technology.
19 – 22 OCTOBER 2023: FACT AT 20
Can you believe it’s been 20 years since FACT appeared on Wood Street in Liverpool? We’re celebrating our 20th anniversary in style with a bumper weekend of free performances, parties, talks and family activities.
19 OCTOBER 2023 – 28 JANUARY 2024: UMA BREAKDOWN
Inspired by horror film The Evil Dead II, artist Uma Breakdown takes us on a journey through the gothic genre and its relationship to horror, intimacy of care and technology in their exhibition, Earth A.D.
19 OCTOBER 2023 – 28 JANUARY 2024: CURATOR-IN-RESIDENCE
Curator-in-residence Elizabeth Brown will transform the galleries at FACT with a winter exhibition that imagines futures where we are forced to leave Earth and travel to distant planets.
1 MARCH 2024 – 10 JUNE 2024: RESOLUTION
Discover new works by multimedia artist Melanie Crean, radical sculptor Katrina Palmer, performance artist Pilvi Takala, and sound artist Ain Bailey in the culmination of a multi-year criminal justice art project, Resolution.
Nicola Triscott, Director and CEO at FACT Liverpool said:
“Across the galleries and online, visitors can explore and interact with immersive art experiences that reimagine our present realities and dream how to do things differently.”
Maitreyi Maheshwari, Head of Programme at FACT said:
“In 2023-24, FACT’S programme of exhibitions, performances, talks and workshops will be shaped by artist practices that consider our capacity to influence change and make sense of the world today.”
For further information visit www.fact.co.uk