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Walkthrough with Christopher Johnson
events - Talks
Walkthrough with Christopher Johnson
22 May 2013
Chris Johnson, a founding member of the University of Nottingham's Science, Technology and Culture Research Centre, will discuss how all pervasive new technology relates...
The Study Sessions: From Animism to the Internet
events - Talks
The Study Sessions: From Animism to the Internet
08 May 2013 - 26 June 2013
From speed-bumps to sludge in ponds, Amerindian totems to Tamagotchi, the reading group will trace some lively debates within contemporary philosophies of technology:...
Walkthrough with David Reid & Kevin Love
events - Talks
Walkthrough with David Reid & Kevin Love
08 May 2013
What is an "addressable object"? David Reid, Senior Lecturer in Photography and Kevin Love, Senior Lecturer in Philosophy and Social Theory, Nottingham Trent University,...
Mike Jay: The Influencing Machine
events - Talks
Mike Jay: The Influencing Machine
07 May 2013
 Mike Jay discusses the case of James Tilly Matthews, an “incurable lunatic” confined to Bedlam in 1797. Matthews insisted his mind was being controlled by a...
Live Lecture Series: Mark Leckey
events - Talks
Live Lecture Series: Mark Leckey
02 May 2013
Turner Prize winner Mark Leckey discusses the processes of collecting objects, artworks and artefacts that led to his exhibition The Universal Addressability of Dumb...
The Universal Addressability of Dumb Things
art - Exhibitions
The Universal Addressability of Dumb Things
27 April 2013 - 30 June 2013
Turner Prize-winning artist Mark Leckey has curated an exhibition that explores the magical world of new technology, as well as tracing its connections to the beliefs of...
Piero Gilardi Walkthrough with Rhiannon Firth
events - Talks
Piero Gilardi Walkthrough with Rhiannon Firth
03 April 2013
Author of Utopian Politics: Citizenship and Practice and Lecturer in Sociology at Brunel, Rhiannon Firth is interested in autonomous, intentional and travelling...
Contemporary Art & The Politics of Ecology
events - Talks
Contemporary Art & The Politics of Ecology
26 March 2013
With TJ Demos, Nabil Ahmed and Peter Mörtenböck 
Collaborative Effects: A symposium
events - Talks
Collaborative Effects: A symposium
23 March 2013
Part 2  14:00 - 16:00 GMT Part 1 11:30 - 13:30 GTMIn two parts, Design, Inhabitation, Play and Piero Post-Povera this short symposium addresses Piero...
Questions of Value
events - Talks
Questions of Value
19 March 2013
Gilardi/Newling Walkthrough with Bruce Asbestos
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Gilardi/Newling Walkthrough with Bruce Asbestos
13 March 2013
With Bruce Asbestos, Nottingham.
WT Conversation 3: The Common Imagination
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WT Conversation 3: The Common Imagination
12 March 2013
6.30 - 8.30pm Free Cafe. Bar. Contemporary This conversation will approach the ‘commons’ as both a form of land ownership and as a way of thinking beyond...
Wasteland Conversations
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Wasteland Conversations
12 March 2013
Tuesdays 6.30 - 8.30pm Free Cafe. Bar. Contemporary Convened in collaboration with the Nottingham Wasteland Twinning Collective Wasteland Twinning is a...
The Study Sessions: Ecosophy
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The Study Sessions: Ecosophy
06 March 2013 - 03 April 2013
Facilitated by Rebecca Beinart and David Bell, this reading group draws on themes from the work of Gilardi and Newling to give participants the opportunity to critically...
Newling Walkthrough with Andrew Spira
events - Talks
Newling Walkthrough with Andrew Spira
06 March 2013
Andrew Spira is Course Director in Fine and Decorative Arts at Christie’s Education, and has published extensively on sacred art. In this tour Spira will explore the...
Artist talk: the vacuum cleaner
events - Talks
Artist talk: the vacuum cleaner
05 March 2013
6.30 - 8.30pm Free The Space Over the last 10 years artist and activist collective of one, the vacuum cleaner, has become somewhat notorious for his acts of...
WT Conversation 2: Utopia, community and ecology
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WT Conversation 2: Utopia, community and ecology
26 February 2013
6.30 - 8.30pm Free Cafe. Bar. Contemporary This conversation will consider the place of utopian thinking for social and ecological practices.
Marking the Contours
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Marking the Contours
26 February 2013
5.00 - 6.15pm Free (Departing from outside the main entrance, Nottingham Contemporary) In collaboration with the University of Nottingham Fine Art Visiting...
WT Conversation 1: Making Place
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WT Conversation 1: Making Place
19 February 2013
6.30pm Free Cafe. Bar. Contemporary This conversation questions the use of art in public planning and place-making strategies and considers alternative means by...
Anti-Psychiatry Part II
events - Talks
Anti-Psychiatry Part II
13 February 2013
 
Anti-Psychiatry and its Legacies
events - Talks
Anti-Psychiatry and its Legacies
12 February 2013 - 13 February 2013
Piero Gilardi’s work with marginalised communities, including those confined to mental hospitals, was influenced by Italian psychiatrist Franco Basaglia (1924-80)....
Anti-Psychiatry Part 1
events - Talks
Anti-Psychiatry Part 1
12 February 2013
 
John Newling in Conversation with Richard Davey and James Peto
events - Talks
John Newling in Conversation with Richard Davey and James Peto
05 February 2013
John Newling
art - Exhibitions
John Newling
26 January 2013 - 07 April 2013
John Newling is a pioneer of public art with a social purpose. His works explore the natural world and the social and economic systems of society – such as money or...
Piero Gilardi
art - Exhibitions
Piero Gilardi
26 January 2013 - 07 April 2013
Piero Gilardi was an influential figure in the development of Arte Povera (poor art) in Italy in the late 1960s centred in Turin – a movement that still influences art...
International Conference, 1804 & Its Afterlives
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International Conference, 1804 & Its Afterlives
07 December 2012 - 08 December 2012
1804 & Its Afterlives brings together international speakers whose path-breaking studies have challenged previous orthodoxies about the Haitian Revolution, its local...
Kafou Walkthrough with Hannah Durkin
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Kafou Walkthrough with Hannah Durkin
28 November 2012
1 - 1.45 The Galleries Hannah Durkin is a Postdoctoral Researcher at the University of Nottingham, and is interested in the impact of Haitian Vodou on the history...
David Scott, The Theory of Haiti
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David Scott, The Theory of Haiti
13 November 2012
e Post-colonial theorist David Scott is a professor of anthropology at Columbia University, New York City, and Editor of the journal Small Axe, a platform for Caribbean...
The Zombie Metaphor Part II
events - Talks
The Zombie Metaphor Part II
07 November 2012
 With John Cussans (Undead Uprising: An Insurrectionary Grimoire, forthcoming), Mark Fisher (Capitalist Realism, 2009) and Peter Fleming & Carl Cederström (Dead...
The Zombie Metaphor
events - Talks
The Zombie Metaphor
06 November 2012 - 07 November 2012
Tuesday 6th November and Wednesday 7th November Free. The Space With origins in West Africa, the zonbi entered into a nexus of folk memory in Haiti as a metaphor...

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