Archive for the 'tenantspin' Category

New Year’s Revolution!

As part of the New Year’s Revolution free event at FACT, join international artist Shu Lea Cheang and tenantspin in the Ropewalks Square soup kitchen as they serve up free scouse along with sound machines!

Eat Scouse, meet your neighbours, discuss what revolution means to you, share your aspirations, your doubts and your hopes for 2008.

This event continues FACT’s three-year BOLD programme of projects committing to finding new and meaningful ways for artists to work collaboratively.

Net-streaming live from Ropewalks Liverpool, UK at www.stream.fact.co.uk

Independence Day (Tomorrow!)

Tomorrow is Independence Day at FACT! Join the lovely Jayne Casey (loveliverpool) who’s chairing a keynote webcast discussion on the past, present and future of Bold Street. Join in in The Box, FACT, Wood Street, Liverpool 2.00-3.00pm

As one of the most important and historical streets in the city – once known as The Bond Street of The North - Bold Street has a rich story to tell. With its future uncertain as Liverpool City Centre changes beyond recognition, we examine its lifeblood, sounds, economy, policing, flavours and sense of community. Guests include Matthew Biagetti, Development Manager at Liverpool Vision, and representatives from News From Nowhere and Utility.

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The event is also listed on Upcoming, if you’re an Upcoming Fan!

New Film: Mind Drift

Filmmaker Emily Voelker has been collaborating with tenantspin tenants over the last 4 months on a film entitled Mind Drift. The film is a collection of 14 sets of images taken from the point of view of a consumer walking down Bold Street.

Themes covered include shopping, dirt, architecture, people and poetry. Brash, beautiful and funny, the film captures the sheer range of activity, personality and function the street has to offer.

Click here to watch.

Audio Podcast Editon

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The Bold Street Podcast is now available in Audio only.  So for those of you with “regular” iPods or MP3 players (and that includes me!) you can now enjoy the Bold Street Podcast on the move. Of course both versions work in iTunes on your computer.
Subscribe to the new Bold Street Podcast (Audio Edition) in iTunes by clicking this link.

Talking Bold Street

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Today we’re working in the Box at FACT with the tenantspinners; we’re filming a Bold Street conversation. Laura, John, Dolly and Vera are chatting about Bold Street, scrubbing steps, radishes, cleaning, first cups of coffee, and hats bought on Bold Street.




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