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37 Years - Sound Work
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37 Years - Sound Work
23 February 2011
In the mid-1970s Jack Goldstein made a series of vinyl records featuring sound effects used in the production of Hollywood movies. 37 Years is an experimental sound work...
In Focus Seminar Series: Cedar Lewisohn
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In Focus Seminar Series: Cedar Lewisohn
17 February 2011
The artist and writer Cedar Lewisohn will consider street art and its role inside and outside conventional art institutions. This event will be followed by a Q&A with the...
The Private Life of Public Images
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The Private Life of Public Images
10 February 2011
A walk through of the Anne Collier exhibition with Polly Staple, Director of Chisenhale Gallery, London. In writing on Collier's work, Staple has observed how the artist...
Anne Collier
art - Exhibitions
Anne Collier
22 January 2011 - 27 March 2011
Nottingham Contemporary presents a major exhibition by Anne Collier, one of the most exciting artists working with photography to have emerged in the past few years.
Jack Goldstein
art - Exhibitions
Jack Goldstein
22 January 2011 - 27 March 2011
Jack Goldstein has been called the most important “artist’s artist” of the last 30 years. A key “missing link” between 60s and 80s art, his work spans...
John Newling
art - Exhibitions
John Newling
22 January 2011 - 27 March 2011
Follow John Newling's blog about the miracle trees here >> In March of 2010 John Newling was approached to develop a work in collaboration with Bronislaw Szerszynski...
In Production
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In Production
12 January 2011
Wednesday 12 January, 7-9pm Free, The Space, book with the link below This is the fourth event in a series offering a platform for Nottingham and Midlands based...
New Research Trajectories:
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New Research Trajectories:
15 December 2010
Postgraduate researchers from across the East Midlands will lead a tour of the city that shares their work with the general public in a series of innovative and creative...
Thursday Live Lectures: Duncan Campbell
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Thursday Live Lectures: Duncan Campbell
09 December 2010
Campbell will discuss his film Bernadette, a portrait of Bernadette Devlin, the fiery republican Mid Ulster MP from 1969 to1974 – the youngest woman ever elected to the...
Thursday Live Lectures: Anja Kirschner and David Panos
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Thursday Live Lectures: Anja Kirschner and David Panos
02 December 2010
Anja Kirschner will talk about the film the Last Days of Jack Sheppard (2009) showing at Nottingham Castle. The writer Brian Dillon described it as “a Hogarthian frieze...
Thursday Live Lectures: Brian Griffiths
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Thursday Live Lectures: Brian Griffiths
25 November 2010
Brian Griffiths made the giant sculpture in the window of Nottingham Contemporary. He is known for his theatrical sculpture and installations. Of his work he says “For...
British Art Show 7, Critics' Circle
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British Art Show 7, Critics' Circle
24 November 2010
Gilda Williams, JJ Charlesworth and Sam Thorne discuss what they might write about British Art Show 7 and examine the reviews of the exhibition in a What The Papers Say...
British Art Show 7 Performances
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British Art Show 7 Performances
20 November 2010 - 08 January 2011
Olivia Plender, The Lost Works of Johan Riding Sat 20 November, 2pm - 3pm, Nottingham Contemporary, free. Performance with Craig Burnett and Nick Santos-Pedro. Booking...
British Art Show 7 Screenings
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British Art Show 7 Screenings
20 November 2010 - 08 January 2011
Otolith Group, Screening of Otolith 1 - 3 5pm - 8pm, The Space, Nottingham Contemporary, free. Shortlisted for this year’s Turner Prize, The Otolith Group is named...
Thursday Live Lectures: George Shaw
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Thursday Live Lectures: George Shaw
14 November 2010
George Shaw studied at Sheffield Polytechnic and the Royal College of Art. He worked as a teacher in Nottingham, and had studios at the Oldknows building and in Eastwood....
Cosmos and Culture
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Cosmos and Culture
09 November 2010
The BAS7’s subtitle In the Days of the Comet is the inspiration for this detailed look at the history of the heavens above and our culture below. From the earliest...
The Night of the Comet
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The Night of the Comet
05 November 2010
Music, performance and poetry inspired by the H.G. Wells novel In the Days of the Comet – the subtitle of BAS7. The galleries will be open late, and we will be...
Thursday Live Lectures: Matthew Darbyshire
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Thursday Live Lectures: Matthew Darbyshire
04 November 2010
Installation artist Matthew Darbyshire presents images of previous projects and discuss his new work for BAS7, shown at Nottingham Contemporary.Using contemporary design...
Writing Art
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Writing Art
02 November 2010 - 23 November 2010
Wayne Burrows edits Staple, the East Midlands new writing magazine. He is part of a long tradition of poets who double as art critics. In these workshops he will examine...
Thursday Live Lectures: Edgar Schmitz
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Thursday Live Lectures: Edgar Schmitz
28 October 2010
Schmitz’s soundtracks and visual trailers “envelope and buffer the outer membranes” of BAS7 across its three sites. In this presentation he will address escapism,...
Wednesday Walk Throughs
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Wednesday Walk Throughs
27 October 2010 - 15 December 2010
Our curators will give walk throughs of BAS7 at Nottingham Contemporary at 3pm every Wednesday. This is the final section of a tour that takes in all three venues...
British Art Show 7
art - Exhibitions
British Art Show 7
23 October 2010 - 09 January 2011
Artists at Nottingham Contemporary Charles Avery, Karla Black, Matthew Darbyshire, Alasdair Gray, Brian Griffiths, Roger Hiorns, Ian Kiaer, Simon Martin, Tris...
Thursday Live Lectures: Olivia Plender
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Thursday Live Lectures: Olivia Plender
21 October 2010
Olivia Plender’s installations, performances, videos and publications address subjects ranging from the history of the global financial system to social and religious...
Introduction to British Art Show 7
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Introduction to British Art Show 7
14 October 2010
In a Q&A with Rob Blackson, Nottingham Contemporary’s Curator of Public Programmes, the British Art Show 7 curators will discuss the collaborative process for selecting...
Nottingham Lace
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Nottingham Lace
13 October 2010
In 1951 Nottingham's Lace market was a thriving industrial hub and hummed to the sound of 120 family-led lace factories making "Nottingham Lace" for the world. In 2010...
In Production
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In Production
12 October 2010
Three video artists screen a new work before a discussion with the audience – the third event in a series offering a platform for Nottingham and Midlands based artists...
Thursday Live Lectures: Roger Hiorns
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Thursday Live Lectures: Roger Hiorns
11 October 2010
Nominated for the Turner Prize in 2009, Hiorns has worked with fire, foam, copper sulphate and animal remains to explore the physical and psychological resonances of...
Haunted Karaoke
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Haunted Karaoke
07 October 2010
Six established and emerging artists present solo works under a stark spotlight in The Space. Followed by a “haunted karaoke” party in the café bar. Selected by...
Matthew Beresford:
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Matthew Beresford:
01 October 2010
The first vampire story in English was written in 1814 by John Polidori, Lord Byron’s physician, during a famous Gothic horror story competition on the shores of Lake...
Marcia Farquhar: Absent Friends
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Marcia Farquhar: Absent Friends
30 September 2010
Marcia Farquhar is a many-storied artist in whose work life and art are wilfully fused. Like Diane Arbus, to whose work she will be indirectly paying tribute, Farquhar...

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