THE Liverpool Biennial is a 10-week festival of contemporary art, currently taking place at locations across the city centre. These are some of this week’s highlights:
AARON WILLIAMSON, artist-in-residence at The Walker presents an entirely personal reading of the gallery’s Victorian art collection, playing on the myth that a deaf person has enhanced hearing to imagine he can overhear the characters in the paintings. Thursday to Saturday, 10am-5pm.
JOIN artist Anthony McCall for an insight into his long-awaited work Column, a spinning column of cloud above the Wirral waterfront. Tate Liverpool, Saturday, 2-3pm.
BIENNIAL projects curator Rosie Cooper leads a tour of exhibits at The Monroe and Liverpool One at 3pm on Sunday. Book at www.biennial.com
ARENA Gallery opens Arnie, a solo show by Liverpool artist Jen Porter as part of the Independents Biennial, tomorrow. Ends November 24.
BUILD and play with simple robots to generate automatic drawings at The Royal Standard, Vauxhall Road on Saturday. Further details on 0151 236 1919.
KAREN EDWARDS presents her works on paper, influenced by the spherical and circular patterns found in nature, in Independents Biennial exhibition Perfect Circle at Bridewell Studios & Gallery, Prescot Street, until Sunday.