Stages #8

Beautiful world, where are you?

Published by Liverpool Biennial, November 2018
ISSN 2399-9675

Stages is an open-access, contemporary art journal published by Liverpool Biennial. It is a space for staging research generated in connection with Liverpool Biennial's artistic programme and appears at irregular intervals. Launched in 2013, Stages is freely available both online and in PDF format.

Commissioning Editors:

Joasia Krysa and Sally Tallant


Joasia Krysa

Editorial Assistant:

Hannah Tolmie
James Maxfield

Copy Editor:

Melissa Larner


Mark El-Khatib


This volume is produced in partnership with Exhibition Research Lab at Liverpool School of Art and Design, Liverpool John Moores University, with support from Arts Council England.

Alien Speaks by Jessica Coon was originally commissioned by and published on Sloan Science & Film as part of its 'Peer Review' series, and is republished with kind permission from the Museum of the Moving Image.

'Outlawed Social Life' by Candice Hopkins was originally published in the South as a State of Mind (volume/date) and is republished with kind permission of the journal Editor Marina Fokidis and Documenta 14 Artistic Director Adam Szymczyk and Editor-in-Chief Quinn Latimer. 

Cover image: Beautiful world, where are you? is based on a graphic identity created by Paul Elliman with Sara De Bondt and Mark El-khatib for Liverpool Biennial 2018.