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In Dialogue 2014
events - Talks
In Dialogue 2014
01 October 2014 - 03 October 2014
In Dialogue is an international symposium which interrogates how artists and researchers use dialogue in their practice. Taking place over three days and incorporating...
Unmastered / Remastered
events - Talks
Unmastered / Remastered
16 September 2014
A performed reading of Unmastered/A Book on Desire, Most Difficult To Tell (2012), Katherine Angel’s collection of non-fiction writings on feminism and sexuality....
Screening & Discussion: Porn Studies
events - Talks
Screening & Discussion: Porn Studies
21 July 2014
Moving image works by Camille Henrot and Naomi Uman provide a prelude to a discussion on feminist and queer approaches to the production and consumption of pornography....
Carol Rama
art - Exhibitions
Carol Rama
18 July 2014 - 27 September 2014
Carol Rama’s expressive work is a direct result of the personal tragedies in her life. “I paint to heal myself,” she has said. Her autobiographical, explicitly...
Danh Võ
art - Exhibitions
Danh Võ
18 July 2014 - 27 September 2014
This summer we present the first major UK exhibition of the work of Danh Võ. Võ’s work explores the intersections of personal experience and major historical events,...
Carol Rama and Danh Võ Opening
art - Exhibitions
Carol Rama and Danh Võ Opening
17 July 2014
Join us at the opening of our new Carol Rama and Danh Võ exhibitions.Book now >>Carol Rama
The Study Sessions: I Would Prefer Not To
events - Talks
The Study Sessions: I Would Prefer Not To
25 June 2014
Refusal – of meaning, of work, of the work - strategies adopted by artists to sidestep or escape the positions that attributed to them, find resonances in contemporary...
On becoming something else
events - Talks
On becoming something else
24 June 2014
What does it mean when an artist conciously withdraws from art? This talk tracks a minor history of artists who have made powerful statements of refusal through the act...
End of Art
events - Talks
End of Art
23 June 2014
What happens after the end of art? A multi-screen moving image installation takes its cue from the work of one of the artists included within Somewhat Abstract - Gustav...
Utopia, Failed
events - Talks
Utopia, Failed
09 June 2014 - 17 June 2014
Keith Coventry and Mark Lewis - included within Somewhat Abstract - are amongst numerous contemporary artists drawn to the subject of large-scale, post-war social...
Behind The Rent Strike/Documenting Lenton Flats
events - Talks
Behind The Rent Strike/Documenting Lenton Flats
09 June 2014
6pmScreening: Behind the Rent Strike (1974, 50')Behind the Rent Strike (1974) deals with the rent strike undertaken by 3000 tenants in Kirkby New Town, near...
Radical Museology
events - Talks
Radical Museology
21 May 2014
Drawing from Claire Bishop’s recently published Radical Museology Or What's Contemporary in Museums of Contemporary Art? and taking place against the backdrop of our...
Peter Osborne
events - Talks
Peter Osborne
13 May 2014
A talk about some ways in which contemporary art structures our experience of time, by the author of Anywhere or Not At All, The Philosophy of Contemporary Art (2013). In...
What is Success
events - Talks
What is Success
23 April 2014
In Collaboration with East Midlands Visual Arts Network (EMVAN)What does success look like? What is needed to achieve it? Exploring notions of success and failure within...
Jeremy Deller In Conversation
events - Talks
Jeremy Deller In Conversation
14 April 2014
Turner Prize-winning artist Jeremy Deller will be in conversation with art historian and curator Dawn Ades to discuss his work, and the exhibition All that is Solid...
Somewhat Abstract
art - Exhibitions
Somewhat Abstract
11 April 2014 - 28 June 2014
Artists include Tomma Abts, Armando Andrade Tudela, Frank Auerbach, Francis Bacon, Anna Barriball, David Batchelor, Zarina Bhimji, Karla Black, Peter Blake, David...
Art Criticism Now
events - Talks
Art Criticism Now
26 March 2014
What do we expect of criticism? Who is it for? Who writes it? Where is it published? Are there examples from the past which suggest how criticism should or should not...
Disgust part II
events - Talks
Disgust part II
20 March 2014
Can art push the boundaries of the socially and culturally acceptable, or does the controlled environment of the liberal institution nullify transgression? Four...
Women's Images of Men
events - Talks
Women's Images of Men
18 March 2014
Tala Madani’s depiction of male subjects and spaces is an often commented on aspect of her work. But why should this be significant – what issues are...
Women's Images of Men Study Session
events - Talks
Women's Images of Men Study Session
18 March 2014
This informal seminar offers space to read source material related to the critical reception of WIoM, and discuss it in relationship to the artistic and...
Women's Images of Men Screening and Discussion
events - Talks
Women's Images of Men Screening and Discussion
18 March 2014
Screening: 6pm - 6.45pm Exploring perspectives on male experience, gendered space and the dynamics of male to female relations
Abandoned Practices & Endangered Uses
events - Talks
Abandoned Practices & Endangered Uses
11 March 2014
An Illustrated Talk by Professor Alan Read, Director, Performance Foundation, Kings College London  Respondent: Paul Clarke, Lecturer in Performance...
Art from the Stars with Sophiel Aurora
events - Talks
Art from the Stars with Sophiel Aurora
04 March 2014
A New Performance by Sophiel Aurora (aka Sophie Lisa Beresford)    S
Homunculus
events - Talks
Homunculus
25 February 2014
 Moving image programme curated by James Boaden, and featuring work by Wolfgang Stoerchle, The Kipper Kids, Mike Kelley & Paul McCarthy, Lewis...
Ralph Bakshi, Heavy Traffic
events - Talks
Ralph Bakshi, Heavy Traffic
11 February 2014
(77mins, cert. 18)Introduced by Paul Wells, Director, The Animation Academy, Loughborough University.
Madani v. Chetwynd Tours
events - Talks
Madani v. Chetwynd Tours
29 January 2014
Our weekly series of gallery talks are led by guests who offer different routes into artworks and ideas.29 January Kirsty Ogg, Director, Bloomberg New Contemporaries5...
Marvin Gaye Chetwynd
art - Exhibitions
Marvin Gaye Chetwynd
25 January 2014 - 23 March 2014
Marvin Gaye Chetwynd’s sculptures and installations often start as handmade props, costumes and sets for her joyful, anarchic performances. They acquire an afterlife in...
Tala Madani
art - Exhibitions
Tala Madani
25 January 2014 - 23 March 2014
Tala Madani is one of the most original painters to have emerged in recent years. Her work reflects on masculinity, group dynamics, sexuality and power play – topics...
Marvin Gaye Chetwynd & Sara Jane Bailes
events - Talks
Marvin Gaye Chetwynd & Sara Jane Bailes
25 January 2014
For an in-situ conversation, Marvin Gaye joins Sara Jane Bailes, Reader in Theatre and Performance Studies at the University of Sussex, and author of...
Curating Sound
events - Talks
Curating Sound
11 December 2013
The shifting sound track of archive samples and field recordings is a transformative presence in Geoffrey Farmer’s exhibition, Lets Make The Water...

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