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Isabelle Stengers
events - Talks
Isabelle Stengers
17 February 2015
6.30pm - 8.30pm Free, The Space Human-centred perspectives on the planet have annexed other ways of knowing, knowing that is situated between species, between...
Art Not Oil
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Art Not Oil
11 February 2015
6.30pm - 8.30pmFree, The Space
Catastrophe / Opportunity
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Catastrophe / Opportunity
03 February 2015
6.30pm - 8.30pm Free, Cafe. Bar Can climate change be seen to create opportunities?  And if so, for whom?  A gathering of those with a stake in the...
Rights of Nature Conference
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Rights of Nature Conference
24 January 2015
9.30am - 6pm Free, The Space This one day event explores the Rights of Nature from the perspectives of artistic practices, indigenous knowledge and...
How We Behave Seminar
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How We Behave Seminar
10 January 2015
2pm - 5pm Free, The Space A screening of specially selected excerpts from the interviews and responses to How We Behave by project curator Grant Watson and...
The Meanings of Memory
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The Meanings of Memory
12 December 2014
9.30am - 4.30pm Free. The Space 
The Study Sessions: How We Behave
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The Study Sessions: How We Behave
10 December 2014
Weds 29 Oct, 12 & 26 Nov, 10 Dec, 6.30-8.30pm. Free, The Studio In anticipation of the installation How We Behave, we dedicate the current Study Sessions to...
Awangarda: The Polish Art Scene
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Awangarda: The Polish Art Scene
09 December 2014
Unforunately, due to unforeseen circumstances this event has been cancelled.
Forgotten Histories
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Forgotten Histories
09 December 2014
6.30pmFree, The SpaceThe archive has become increasingly visible in the practice of many contemporary artists. With an aim to bring neglected subjects and histories to...
The Philosophy of Time
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The Philosophy of Time
02 December 2014
6.30pm – 8pm Free. The Space How do we understand the present, past and future as the passage of time constantly destroys and creates new states of affairs?...
Zoe Fothergill
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Zoe Fothergill
25 November 2014
6.30pm - 8pmFree. The Space
Curb Your Enthusiasm
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Curb Your Enthusiasm
18 November 2014
6.30-8pmThe SpaceArtist Dawn Woolley is joined in conversation by Professor Stephen Mumford (University of Nottingham) to talk on censorship. The discussion will focus on...
Foucault, Subjectivity and Truth
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Foucault, Subjectivity and Truth
12 November 2014
6.30pm-8pmThe Space Drawing on his forthcoming book project Foucault’s Last Decade, Stuart Elden Professor of Political Theory and Geography at University of Warwick...
Raphael Hefti
art - Exhibitions
Raphael Hefti
17 October 2014 - 04 January 2015
Raphael Hefti has a novel approach to experimentation with materials. He is fascinated with processes and often invents his own. His works blur boundaries between natural...
Agnieszka Polska
art - Exhibitions
Agnieszka Polska
17 October 2014 - 04 January 2015
Agnieska Polska’s dreamlike videos explore time and memory. Born in Poland, in 1985, while it was still a communist state, she is interested in forgotten histories and...
In Dialogue 2014
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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
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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
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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,...
The Study Sessions: I Would Prefer Not To
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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
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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
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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
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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
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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
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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
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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
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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
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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...

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