Opens: 15/09/2012 Closes: 07/04/2013 Tate LiverpoolAs the UK citizenship test edges ever closer to a history A-level, this show explores the Derridean notion of hospitality as a cornerstone of civilisation. Part of the Liverpool Biennial - titled The Unexpected Guest - a wide selection of works tackle identity and geographical boundaries. Artists include Thomas Hirschorn, George Shaw, Yukonori Yanagi and Martin Parr. For more information visit: http://www.tate.org.uk/whats-on/tate-liverpool/display/thresholds Buy: http://www.tate.org.uk/visit/tate-liverpool/admission-and-opening-times
Times Higher Education“Has institutional echoes, more recent as well as historical...” some 9 million emigrants passed through Liverpool on their way to the New World. Even if this show is not about the Biennial, it is certainly, to some extent, about Liverpool, once Britain's paradigmatic threshold city...
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