2009

Poster for Under The Volcano: An Exhibition for Macolm Lowry

Celebration of Merseyside-born writer Malcolm Lowry on the centenary of his birth. The centrepiece was a themed exhibition taking Lowry's famous novel, Under the Volcano, as a starting point, with work by Paul Rooney, Cisco Jiminez, David Harding and Ross Birrell, Adrian Henri, Ray Lowry, Cian Quayle, Julian Cooper, Pete Flowers, Edward Burra, Jorge Martínez García, Brian O’Toole, and Colin Dilnot. The programme also included a commissioned song cycle, contemporary dance, a psychogeographical tour of Lowry's Wirral, a Day of the Dead event, a talk by Lowry biographer Gordon Bowker, and a film programme. It was accompanied by a publication, Malcolm Lowry: From the Mersey to the World.