Events

Sustainability – Climate Change and the impact from Industry

17 May 2022

Open Source Exhibitions

Open Source #22: Bags For Life – Luke Saxon

1 May - 31 May 2022

Exhibitions Past Exhibitions

VR: LOOK Climate Lab 2022

13 January - 20 March 2022

Past Events

An evening with Maytree Poets

28 April 2022

Past Events Events

Recovery in Focus & Inside Stories

14 May 2022

Past Events

Homo Humour film screening & Q&A

7 May 2022

Events

Painting the Mersey in 17 Canvases Coast to Coast to Coast

21 May 2022

Exhibitions Open Source Exhibitions

Open Source #21: Ancestral Folk – Eunice Pais

1 April - 30 April 2022

Exhibitions Main Exhibition

Follow The River, Follow The Thread

1 April - 12 June 2022

Exhibitions

Saturday Girl About Town at Castlefield Gallery New Art Spaces: Wigan

28 January 2022

Past Exhibitions

WE

31 March - 1 May 2022

Past Events

Who Cares? – Symposium exploring the role of art & design in health & care

26 April 2022

Past Events

Socially Engaged Photography Network: North West regional meet up event ‘Co-authoring the Collection’ 

28 April 2022

HOPE COMMUNITY GARDEN/ FEEDING LIVERPOOL: REIMAGINING YOUR FUTURE FOOD NEIGHBOURHOOD

9 March 2022

SESSION 3: DERELICTION TO DELICIOUS

11 March 2022

PELOTON COOP: JOY RIDE

18 March 2022

Exhibitions

DIGITAL WINDOW GALLERY: Grow Your Own

23 February - 20 March 2022

Taking Root Bootle – Growing on the Streets: Involving local residents In greening up public spaces

10 March 2022

Liverpool Food Growers Network: Panel Discussion

12 March 2022

Past Events

ECOSYSTEM 2: OPEN CALL FOR PARTICIPANTS

19 February - 20 March 2022

SCOUSE FLOWERHOUSE

2 March - 5 March 2022

Session 3: Windowsill Growing with Croxteth Community Garden

12 March 2022

Taster Menu

11 March 2022

Session 2: Dereliction to delicious

11 March 2022

Session 2: Introduction to beekeeping

11 March 2022

Session 1: Dereliction to delicious

11 March 2022

Session 1: Introduction to Beekeeping

11 March 2022

Session 2: Windowsill Growing with Croxteth Community Garden

10 March 2022

Session 2: Relax and Grow

10 March 2022

Session 1: Windowsill Growing with Croxteth Community Garden

10 March 2022

Session 1: Relax and Grow

10 March 2022

Compost Works – An Introduction into Composting

9 March 2022

Hope Community Garden/ Feeding Liverpool: Reimagining your Future Food Neighbourhood

9 March 2022

Liverpool Food Growers Network: Rethinking our Food System

9 March - 12 March 2022

Exhibitions Past Exhibitions

VR: NOVUS: Restricted Views – Creative Outlooks

1 December - 12 December 2021

Exhibitions Past Exhibitions

VR: Collective Matters

1 October - 12 December 2021

Exhibitions

Digital Window Gallery: On the Brink

27 January - 19 March 2022

Exhibitions Open Source Exhibitions

Open Source #20: Matt Dunne

9 February - 28 February 2022

Arts Groupie Workshops

26 February - 19 March 2022

TREE: Live Storytelling Session

19 March 2022

Horti-Culture Sharing Sessions with Arts Groupie and Incredible Edible

19 March - 9 March 2022

Liver Bird Safari with Arts Groupie

26 February - 26 February 2022

Past Events

Shop the Look Project with Emma Summerscales Open studio

11 February 2022

Mersey Green Map

4 February - 14 March 2022

Climate Cafés

26 January - 9 March 2022

Growing Sudley CIC: Nature’s Apothecary Workshops

23 January - 6 March 2022

Cyanotype Workshop with Edd Carr

25 February 2022

Read Now Write Now: Climate Champions Writing Workshops

30 January - 17 March 2022

Hope and Fear

25 January - 30 March 2022

Past Events

Peloton Liverpool Cooperative

16 February - 18 February 2022

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PLATFORM ISSUE 2: THE NEW NORMAL

Download e-publication of PLATFORM Issue 2 in interactive PDF here.

 

Purchase printed edition of Issue 02 here.

 

Undeniably, we are living through unprecedented times. Since the implementation of lockdown, we realise that freedoms we once took for granted are plentiful. From meeting a friend for a carefree catch-up to popping quickly in-and-out of the shop because you simply cannot go without ice cream that night, we are slowly realising that life as we once knew it, has changed. Operating in times of severe uncertainty, this modern-day dystopia has emptied city centres, normalised two metre social-distancing and grounded a consistent (and very real) threat of COVID-19. 

Nonetheless, we persevere. Adapting new parameters of what is considered ‘normal,’ society has emerged connected. Though memories of the recent-past still ring in our ears, we have learnt to redefine what is ‘normal’ in a world which is constantly in flux, and find ourselves asking when – or even, if – things will return to what they once were. Evidently, only with hindsight are we able to see what we truly value. This new reality, echoing romanticised nostalgia, is surely and slowly, becoming our collective ‘normal.’

As we distance ourselves from old patterns, we have sourced our own unique ways to deal with life during a pandemic. 

In a world upturned, what is your new normal?

 

Follow PLATFORM in Instagram: @oeg_platfrom

Download e-publication of PLATFORM Issue 2 in interactive PDF here.

 

Purchase printed edition of Issue 02 here.

 

Undeniably, we are living through unprecedented times. Since the implementation of lockdown, we realise that freedoms we once took for granted are plentiful. From meeting a friend for a carefree catch-up to popping quickly in-and-out of the shop because you simply cannot go without ice cream that night, we are slowly realising that life as we once knew it, has changed. Operating in times of severe uncertainty, this modern-day dystopia has emptied city centres, normalised two metre social-distancing and grounded a consistent (and very real) threat of COVID-19. 

Nonetheless, we persevere. Adapting new parameters of what is considered ‘normal,’ society has emerged connected. Though memories of the recent-past still ring in our ears, we have learnt to redefine what is ‘normal’ in a world which is constantly in flux, and find ourselves asking when – or even, if – things will return to what they once were. Evidently, only with hindsight are we able to see what we truly value. This new reality, echoing romanticised nostalgia, is surely and slowly, becoming our collective ‘normal.’

As we distance ourselves from old patterns, we have sourced our own unique ways to deal with life during a pandemic. 

In a world upturned, what is your new normal?

 

Follow PLATFORM in Instagram: @oeg_platfrom

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