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CAB Team visit to Liverpool Biennial

The Colombo Art Biennale, as a member of The New North and South, a three-year programme between a network of three Northern cities and five South Asian biennials (Kochi, Lahore, Karachi and the Dhaka Art Summit), and the British Council were awarded an ‘An Ambition for Excellence’ The Whitworth, Manchester Art Gallery, Manchester Museum, Liverpool Biennial, and the Tetley in Leeds, will work with the Lahore, Kochi, Colombo, and Karachi biennials and the Dhaka Art Summit on a series of co-commissioned exhibitions, performances, critical dialogues and professional development activities.

In July 2016, the CAB team visited the Liverpool Biennale for the second conference of the New North South. Representatives from the five South Asian Biennales and from the Art Institutions of Manchester, Liverpool and Leeds, convened at the Liverpool Biennale for a 4 day conference, the main agenda of which was setting the programme for the three year partnership between the three Northern UK cities and the five South Asia Biennales. The CAB team were also able to visit some of the Liverpool Biennial attractions, including upcoming CAB2016 participant Assemble’s commission for the Liverpool Biennial. http://www.biennial.com/collaborations/granby-workshop

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