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Wednesday Walk Throughs
events - Talks
Wednesday Walk Throughs
26 October 2011 - 14 December 2011
Every Wednesday at 1pm. No need to book, just drop in. Our walk throughs are a chance to hear some fascinating stories about our exhibitions, told from different...
Klaus Weber in Conversation with  Ian White
events - Talks
Klaus Weber in Conversation with Ian White
23 October 2011
5pm – 6.30pm, free An opportunity to hear Klaus Weber in conversation about his exhibition, art practice and interests in general with Ian White, artist and Adjunct...
Klaus Weber
art - Exhibitions
Klaus Weber
22 October 2011 - 08 January 2012
Klaus Weber’s art works create ruptures with what we would call reality. In so doing they call our deepest belief systems into question. They provide an ironic...
Klaus Weber
art - Exhibitions
Klaus Weber
22 October 2011 - 08 January 2012
200 objects spanning 1,000,000 years, including art works by Enrico Baj, Louise Bourgeois, André Breton, Gilbert & George, Nan Goldin, William Hogarth, Eduardo...
War Brought all the Art Out of Me
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War Brought all the Art Out of Me
19 October 2011
7pm The Space Free Dr. Celeste-Marie Bernier will discuss the paintings, prints, photographs and drawings produced by Black U.S. artists who served as combat...
In Production
events - Talks
In Production
12 October 2011
7pm, Free. A platform for Nottingham and Midlands based artists. Jeffery Baker and Katy Woods will both screen new work that is in development. Artist and co-founder...
One P.M. (One Pennebaker Movie)
events - Talks
One P.M. (One Pennebaker Movie)
07 October 2011
Free The Space 6pm One of three Panther related films Godard co-authored in his Maoist period. Pennebaker (who made Don’t Look Back, Monterey Pop, Ziggy Stardust...
Seize the Time
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Seize the Time
06 October 2011
Free The Space 6pm An experimental and soulful “docu-fiction” set in Los Angeles telling a young man’s story – from experiencing everyday racism to joining...
Eldridge Cleaver, Black Panther
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Eldridge Cleaver, Black Panther
05 October 2011
Free New Art Exchange 6pm
American Revolution 2
events - Talks
American Revolution 2
04 October 2011
Free 6pm The Space A vivid document of the Panthers and the Young Patriots (a white working class movement inspired by the Panthers) at the 1968 uprising outside the...
Black Panthers (1968) & Black Liberation (1967)
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Black Panthers (1968) & Black Liberation (1967)
03 October 2011
6 - 8pm Broadway Free 27 mins Kodwo Eshun introduces the film season with a lecture on the Panthers and Cinema. Eshun, of The Otolith Group, is lecturer in Visual...
The Late Genet: Symposium 3
events - Talks
The Late Genet: Symposium 3
30 September 2011
11am - 4pm The Space Free In 1970 Genet entered the US illegally to campaign alongside the Black Panthers for the release of their chairman Bobby Seale – he would...
The Late Genet: Symposium 2
events - Talks
The Late Genet: Symposium 2
29 September 2011
Due to the current political situation with Palestine and the UN, and the forthcoming visit of President Abbas of Palestine to the European Parliament, Leila Shahid will...
Genet in Chatila (2000), 95 mins
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Genet in Chatila (2000), 95 mins
29 September 2011
7pm The Space Free A documentary about Genet's involvement with the Palestinians in exile in Beirut and Jordan.
Hadrien Laroche, The Last Genet (1968-1986)
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Hadrien Laroche, The Last Genet (1968-1986)
29 September 2011
6pm The Space Free During the last eighteen years of his life (1968-1986) Genet was preoccupied with the struggles of the disenfranchised and displaced, among them,...
Writing as Curating
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Writing as Curating
28 September 2011
Wednesdays 3 August, 31 August and 28 September 5.30pm – 7.30pm Writing as Curating is a series of creative writing workshops, introduced through Genet’s texts,...
Waltz with Bashir (2008)
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Waltz with Bashir (2008)
22 September 2011
7.00 - 8.30pm The Space Free In this extraordinary animated film an Israeli film director interviews fellow veterans of the 1982 invasion of Lebanon to reconstruct...
Reading Genet
events - Talks
Reading Genet
21 September 2011
Wednesdays 27 July, 17 August and 21 September 5.30pm – 7.30pm Free The Study Led by writer Wayne Burrows, Reading Genet will provide an opportunity for in-depth...
Wednesday Walk Throughs
events - Talks
Wednesday Walk Throughs
14 September 2011 - 28 September 2011
A lunch time tour of the exhibitions with our curators and other guest experts. The Galleries, Free – No need to book, just drop in 20 July – Alex Farquharson,...
The Late Genet: Symposium 1
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The Late Genet: Symposium 1
14 September 2011
Major French thinkers of the 1960s - like Jacques Derrida, Hélène Cixous and Félix Guattari – reclaimed Genet from the stranglehold of Sartrean existentialism. They...
Lili Reynaud-Dewar
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Lili Reynaud-Dewar
14 September 2011
8pm The Space Free A new performance and reading, developed by Lili Reynaud - Dewar, featuring poet-performer and fellow Genet admirer Pierre Giquel and singer...
Hail the New Puritan
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Hail the New Puritan
08 September 2011
Free 7pm The Space Introduced by Paul Russ, CEO of Dance4
Battle of Algiers
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Battle of Algiers
01 September 2011
7pm The Space Introduced by Mathilde Von Bulow, from the School of History, The University of Nottingham. One of the great works of political cinema, The Battle of...
Marc Camille Chaimowicz with Michael Bracewell
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Marc Camille Chaimowicz with Michael Bracewell
11 August 2011
Marc Camille Chaimowicz in conversation about his work and Jean Genet, with novelist and cultural historian Michael Bracewell. .
Un Chant D'Amour
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Un Chant D'Amour
28 July 2011
7pm The Space Introduced by Enda McCaffrey Jean Genet developed screenplays for several films, but in the end only made one short, Un Chant d’Amour (1950), a...
Phil Collins: soy mi madre
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Phil Collins: soy mi madre
22 July 2011
The Space 7pm Free Phil Collins, nominated for the Turner Prize in 2006, will introduce a screening of his recent film and discuss his interest in Jean Genet....
Jean Genet
art - Exhibitions
Jean Genet
16 July 2011 - 02 October 2011
Nottingham Contemporary presented a major exhibition inspired by the life and work of Jean Genet (1910 – 1986), the celebrated poet of revolt.Act One Marc Camille...
The Freudian Robot: Lydia Liu
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The Freudian Robot: Lydia Liu
14 July 2011
Lydia Liu is Wu Tsun Tam Professor in the Humanities and Professor of Chinese and Comparative Literature in the Department of East Asian Languages and Cultures at...
Sarah Wilson: Jean Genet
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Sarah Wilson: Jean Genet
11 July 2011
Leading art historian Sarah Wilson reflects on her work on Genet, spanning Jean-Paul Sartre and Existentialism, Jacques Derrida and Deconstruction, and finally Tahar Ben...
Decoding Monkey
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Decoding Monkey
24 June 2011
Join us in an attempt to decode the Chinese Monkey God through 500 years of history. Writer Wayne Burrows traces this curious cultural journey, from Wu Cheng’s Journey...

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