Liverpool Biennial and FACT

Commissioned by Liverpool Biennial & FACT
Photos: Stephen King


Liverpool Biennial 2012 presents work by 242 artists in 27 locations. The festival takes place in galleries, museums and sites across the city and includes a dynamic programme of talks, events, screenings and family activities.


Melodrama and Other Games, has been commission for Liverpool Biennial 2012,  using the format of a board game as it’s starting point and considers the architecture of relationships in an increasingly commoditised environment.


Inspired by the classic game of Snakes and Ladders, Melodrama is a board game customised to reflect the ups and downs of human relationships. Other games include Mine-field, Feather Fun, and Slow-motion Fight,which are parlour games that encourage visitors to improvise new forms of social interaction with each other.