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Introduction to British Art Show 7
events - Talks
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...
Anthony d’Offay in conversation
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Anthony d’Offay in conversation
29 September 2010
Anthony d’Offay was arguably the most influential gallerist in London during the 80s and 90s, representing art luminaries such as Andy Warhol, Joseph Beuys, Bruce...
Strange Dance
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Strange Dance
24 September 2010
Performance by members of the MA Framework at Nottingham Trent University exploring folk art and Constructivism. Free Galleries 1 and 2, 7pm - 9pm
Camera Lucida Revisited
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Camera Lucida Revisited
23 September 2010
Brian Dillon is the UK editor of Cabinet magazine. His writing has appeared in The Guardian, The Independent, The London Review of Books, The New Statesman, as well as...
Germaine Greer: Framing the Subject
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Germaine Greer: Framing the Subject
02 September 2010
Germaine Greer’s first book, The Female Eunuch (1969), took the world by storm and remains one of the most widely read texts of the feminist movement. She has since had...
Geoff Dyer: Explaining a Trick by a Further Trick
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Geoff Dyer: Explaining a Trick by a Further Trick
05 August 2010
Geoff Dyer is a successful novelist, winner of the Somerset Maugham Award, as well as a photography historian and journalist. In this lecture he discusses Arbus’s work...
Subtitles: Screening and Discussion
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Subtitles: Screening and Discussion
23 July 2010
Director Anders Kreuger in conversation with Alex Farquharson, Director of Nottingham Contemporary, followed by a screening of Subtitles, Kreuger’s dissection of the...
Folk Tale Writing Workshops
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Folk Tale Writing Workshops
20 July 2010 - 03 August 2010
Simon Heywood, who lectures in folklore and storytelling at Derby University, will lead a series of writing workshops, including forms of the folk tale, European and...
Diane Arbus
art - Exhibitions
Diane Arbus
17 July 2010 - 03 October 2010
Diane Arbus is one of the most important photographers of the twentieth century, an influential figure whose compellingly honest style of photography paved the way for...
Gert and Uwe Tobias
art - Exhibitions
Gert and Uwe Tobias
17 July 2010 - 03 October 2010
Gert and Uwe Tobias’ large woodcuts, gouache paintings, typewriter drawings and ceramic sculptures combine influences from traditional folk art and abstract art from...
In Production
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In Production
14 July 2010
'New Video at Nottingham Contemporary' will present three artists, Duncan Allen, Thomas Darby and Theo Reeves-Evison. The artists have been invited to each screen a new...
Towards an Even Geography
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Towards an Even Geography
01 July 2010
Towards an Even Geography celebrates the launch of the 'Even Geographies' pamphlet: an anthology of utopian visions responding to the themes explored in Uneven...
The Yes Men Fix The World
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The Yes Men Fix The World
24 June 2010
The true story of two politically committed mischief makers who pose as the representatives of companies they despise - and impose justice by any means at theirdisposal....
Xenospace
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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
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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...
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...
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...

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