1. Research Library

        International 2002: Liverpool Biennial

        Lewis Biggs

        Liverpool Biennial of Contemporary Art 2002

        ISBN 0953676145

      1. The 2002 Liverpool Biennial (on view from 14.09–24.11.2002) was the first year (since the inaugural event in 1998) that focused on commissioning new work, much of it site-specific and in public space. This approach considered ‘the urban environment as a microcosm of the global situation’ and addressed issues such as viral contamination, the mass media and celebrity, anxiety about catastrophes, terrorism, fantasy. Exhibited artists included: Olaf Breuning, Guillermo Gómez-Peña, Dominique Gonzalez Foerster, , Mark Lewis, LOT-EK, Rafael Lozano-Hemmer, Barry McGee, Remy Markowitsch & Michael Ming Hong Lin, Jorge Pardo, Jason Rhoades, Fred Tomaselli, Francesco Vezzoli, etc.