Mike Figgis Creates Short Films Inspired by Liverpudlians’ Reactions to Art from the Tate Collection

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LIVERPOOL.- Four short films inspired by art at Tate Liverpool and directed by acclaimed filmmaker Mike Figgis will be broadcast on Channel 4’s Three Minute Wonders. From Monday 14 – Thursday 17 December 2009 Channel 4 will broadcast four art films that show the people of Liverpool reacting and responding to renowned artworks from the Tate Collection, currently on display at Tate Liverpool as part of “DLA Piper Series: This is Sculpture”. The short films are a Red Mullet Production with Tate Media for Channel 4 and will be broadcast at approximately 19.55 each evening. In addition to their broadcast on Channel 4 the films are also available to view alongside the artworks in the current DLA Piper Series: This is Sculpture display at Tate Liverpool and will be available to view on the Tate website. The first film sees Carl Andre’s “144 Magnesium Square “(1969) relocated to Rapid, a hardware store in Liverpool City