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Xenospace
events - Talks
Xenospace
22 June 2010
Angus Cameron, Lecturer in Human Geography at the University of Leicester and emissary of the artists Goldin+Senneby (included in the Uneven Geographies exhibition) will...
The Future Sucks
events - Talks
The Future Sucks
10 June 2010
A discussion by Alan Simpson Former Nottingham South MP Alan Simpson will lead a discussion based on his global research into environmental solutions – ranging from...
New Geographies of Globalisation
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New Geographies of Globalisation
09 June 2010
Three speakers from The University of Nottingham's School of Geography present global case studies. Louise Crewe examines the complex landscape of the contemporary...
The Take
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The Take
08 June 2010
The Take is a political thriller that follows Argentina’s workers who are re-claiming the country’s bankrupt workplaces for themselves. Writer Naomi Klein, author of...
John Tomlinson: Accelerated Life
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John Tomlinson: Accelerated Life
26 May 2010
Are we imagining it – or is life really getting faster? Professor John Tomlinson, of Nottingham Trent University, author of The Culture of Speed: The Coming of...
Saskia Sassen
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Saskia Sassen
19 May 2010
Nottingham Contemporary is pleased to present Saskia Sassen, Visiting Professor at the London School of Economics and Robert S. Lynd Professor of Sociology at Columbia...
Global Nottingham
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Global Nottingham
19 May 2010
We will be working with our sister gallery The New Art Exchange on a programme of events showcasing Global Nottingham during Uneven Geographies. In this first event...
Tracing Mobility
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Tracing Mobility
15 May 2010
Tracing Mobility is a series of events produced by Radiator which aim to increase knowledge about the cultural aspects of future mobility and the new spaces created by...
Lunchtime Talks: Every Wednesday
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Lunchtime Talks: Every Wednesday
12 May 2010 - 30 June 2010
Artists, curators and special guests will led a walk through Uneven Geographies - everyone is most welcome to join them. Time: Every Wednesday, 1pm - 1.45pm Free, no...
Globalisation before Globalisation
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Globalisation before Globalisation
12 May 2010
Globalisation is often regarded as a recent phenomenon, but it can be traced back to Columbus’s discovery of the New World in 1492, according to the influential...
Uneven Geographies
art - Exhibitions
Uneven Geographies
08 May 2010 - 04 July 2010
Éduardo Abaroa, Azzellini & Ressler, Yto Barrada, Ursula Biemann, Bureau d’Études, Öyvind Fahlström, Goldin + Senneby, Mark Lombardi, Steve McQueen, Cildo Meireles,...
The Geopolitical Turn
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The Geopolitical Turn
08 May 2010
What are the reference points for contemporary art in a global economy that creates enormous wealth as well as widening inequality. Our opening conference explores the...
The Men Who Pickled Lenin
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The Men Who Pickled Lenin
15 April 2010
USSR, 1924: Looking to tighten his grasp on a Communist future and create a Bolshevik god under his control, Stalin decrees Lenin’s corpse must be preserved....
The Reading Room Part 3
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The Reading Room Part 3
06 April 2010
Informal talks, discussions and readings inspired by Star City, co-ordinated by Jennie Syson, an independent Nottingham based curator. You will be sent the required...
Artist Film Screenings
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Artist Film Screenings
03 April 2010
A night of Nottingham based artists’ film screenings at Nottingham Contemporary. Short films from Tracey McMaster and Simon Raven, Alia Pathan and Tether will be...
Fia Backstrom & John Menick
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Fia Backstrom & John Menick
02 April 2010
Free, book your space using the link below Screening of three films “The Secret Life of Things" (6 min) by John Menick and "Edgar Mitchell - 6th Man on the Moon" (17...
Show and (Fore)Tell
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Show and (Fore)Tell
31 March 2010
In the spirit of Star City, Nottingham Contemporary will try to predict the future, with the help of three speakers on geology, natural history and technology. Post...
Soviet Cosmos
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Soviet Cosmos
25 March 2010
Associate Professor Rolf Hellebust of the University of Nottingham will give an illustrated lecture on the history of Soviet space exploration as a symbol of utopian...
Old Europe, New Europe – Flows and Divides
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Old Europe, New Europe – Flows and Divides
24 March 2010
Unfortunately this event will not take place What happened to the financial infrastructure of the Eastern Block after the Iron Curtain fell? Dr Adam Swain, Associate...
Food and Humour
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Food and Humour
18 March 2010
Seth Graham of University College London will preside at a night of humour – and food. A smorgasbord of Eastern European cuisines will include Russian, Polish, Ukranian...
Evening Class of the Eastern Bloc, Mike O’Mahony
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Evening Class of the Eastern Bloc, Mike O’Mahony
17 March 2010
During the period 1917 to 1945 artists, and subsequently the state, attempted to define the political role of art. Dr Mike O’Mahony of the History of Art Department at...
Reading Room Part 2
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Reading Room Part 2
16 March 2010
Informal talks, discussions and readings inspired by Star City, co-ordinated by Jennie Syson, an independent Nottingham based curator. You will be sent the required...
Evening Class of the Eastern Bloc, Viktor Misiano
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Evening Class of the Eastern Bloc, Viktor Misiano
10 March 2010
Russian Cosmism and Post-Soviet Art Viktor Misiano
The Live Lecture Series: Jane and Louise Wilson
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The Live Lecture Series: Jane and Louise Wilson
05 March 2010
Nottingham Contemporary is collaborating with the Fine Art Department of Nottingham Trent University to present The Live Lecture series. In the first one the artists Jane...
Evening Class of the Eastern Bloc, Stefanos Katsikas
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Evening Class of the Eastern Bloc, Stefanos Katsikas
03 March 2010
Dr Stefanos Katsikas of the History Department of Goldsmiths, University of London, revisits the Warsaw Pact and the Cold War. The Space, 7pm - 8.30pm Evening...
Managing Personal and Political Change
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Managing Personal and Political Change
02 March 2010
Dr David Norris, Associate Professor, Department of Russian and Slavonic Studies, the University of Nottingham, will discuss the collapse of Yugoslavia, using Serbian...
The Reading Room Part 1
events - Talks
The Reading Room Part 1
16 February 2010
Informal talks, discussions and readings inspired by Star City, co-ordinated by Jennie Syson, an independent Nottingham based curator. You will be sent the required...
Star City
art - Exhibitions
Star City
12 February 2010 - 18 April 2010
Pawel Althamer, Micol Assaël, Stano Filko, Diango Hernández, Ilya and Emilia Kabakov, Július Koller, Robert Kusmirowski, Goshka Macuga, Joanna Malinowska &...
The Futurological Congress
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The Futurological Congress
12 February 2010
Star City opens with a congress that explores the theoretical strands of the exhibition in the company of some of the exhibition’s artists, together with curators,...
Fabulous and Forbidden
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Fabulous and Forbidden
22 January 2010
Join Neil Bartlett and Wayne Koestenbaum for an informal conversation on the Fabulous and Forbidden. Drawing from youtube clips, as well as their own personal collections...

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