The Eavesdropper – Aaron Williamson Performance

15th November 2012 - 17th November 2012
The Eavesdropper – Aaron Williamson Performance


For this three-day durational performance,  Aaron Williamson will occupy the Victorian painting rooms at the Walker Art Gallery and echo the figures in the paintings by adopting their poses.

The Performance will be Audio Described on Saturday 17 November from 10am- 1pm.

The Eavesdropper tours, 15 November 11am, 16 November 2pm, 17 November 11am and 2pm*

Join gallery staff for a tour focusing on the Victorian artworks that have inspired artist Aaron Williamson during his residency at the Walker Art Gallery. Drop-in event, no need to book.

* Tour 2pm Saturday is BSL interpreted.


Life Drawing, 15 November 2-4pm, 16 November 11am-1pm

Join us for an informal self-led drawing session inspired by the Walker’s Artist in Residence Aaron Williamson. Borrow a selection of artist quality materials and draw upon the knowledge of our gallery staff. No experience necessary, access will be provided. Places must be pre-booked, email including your access requirements, or telephone: 0151 707 1733.


Tales of Life Models in the Walker Art Gallery’s ‘High Victorian Art’ Gallery 8

This text, written by Aaron Williamson as part of his residency and to accompany his performance, seeks to find out more about who the life models were.


This project was commissioned by DaDaFest 2012 as part of ‘Niet Normaal: Difference on Display’ in association with the Walker Art Gallery and  Liverpool Biennial.


Read artist Aaron Williamson’s blog about the residency and performance on Disability Arts Online.

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