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Kafou Walkthrough with Paul O'Kane
events - Talks
Kafou Walkthrough with Paul O'Kane
31 October 2012
1pm - 1.45pm The Galleries Artist, writer and lecturer Paul O’Kane will respond to the exhibition through his engagement with a growing contemporary interest in...
Leah Gordon
events - Talks
Leah Gordon
23 October 2012
6.30pm - 8.30pm The Space Using still and moving images Leah Gordon will discuss the rituals, ceremonies and symbols that honour and perform the pantheon of Vodou...
Kafou: Haiti, Art and Vodou
art - Exhibitions
Kafou: Haiti, Art and Vodou
20 October 2012 - 06 January 2013
We presented a major exhibition of Haitian art, the UK’s first for many years. Nearly 200 paintings, sculptures and sequin flags by 35 artists from the 1940s to the...
Regenerate Art
events - Talks
Regenerate Art
09 October 2012
7pm FreeCafe. Bar. Contemporary
Alfred & Dora
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Alfred & Dora
27 September 2012
7pm Free The Space Including a screening of Sigmund Freud's Dora: A case of mistaken identity. 1979, 40mins, cert PG.
Gemma Blackshaw
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Gemma Blackshaw
20 September 2012
7pm Please note the revised date Free The Space Art historian and curator Gemma Blackshaw will discuss the work of Kubin in light of the 'Madness &...
Francis Upritchard In Conversation with Abi Spinks and Isobel Whitelegg
events - Talks
Francis Upritchard In Conversation with Abi Spinks and Isobel Whitelegg
18 September 2012
 An opportunity to hear the artist discuss A Hand Of Cards – and to address issues in her work, research and production.
Ali Smith
events - Talks
Ali Smith
04 September 2012
7pm Free Cafe. Bar. Contemporary
Wednesday Walk Throughs: Upritchard & Kubin
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Wednesday Walk Throughs: Upritchard & Kubin
08 August 2012 - 26 September 2012
A programme of weekly walk throughs are led by Nottingham Contemporary staff and special guests who offer different disciplinary perspectives. This season includes...
Bad Trip
events - Talks
Bad Trip
07 August 2012 - 28 August 2012
Film Season The Space & Offsite Anachronistic refugees from a lost counterculture with talismans turned tourist trinkets, Upritchard’s hippies and holy fools...
James Riley, The Bad Trip: Film, Counterculture and The Death of the Sixties
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James Riley, The Bad Trip: Film, Counterculture and The Death of the Sixties
31 July 2012
Anachronistic refugees from a lost counterculture with talismans turned tourist trinkets, Upritchard’s hippies and holy fools embody a frustrated search for communal...
Martin, Matilda, Marian
events - Talks
Martin, Matilda, Marian
24 July 2012
7pm Free The Space
Francis Upritchard
art - Exhibitions
Francis Upritchard
21 July 2012 - 30 September 2012
Francis Upritchard’s psychedelically coloured human figures “live” on islands of ornate furniture. There is a festival feeling to their gatherings, emphasised by...
Alfred Kubin
art - Exhibitions
Alfred Kubin
21 July 2012 - 30 September 2012
Haunting drawings of death, trauma and fantastical creatures inhabiting imaginary worlds sprung from Alfred Kubin’s pen at the beginning of the 20th century. His work,...
Citizen Journalism, Political Resistance and London 2012
events - Talks
Citizen Journalism, Political Resistance and London 2012
17 July 2012
http://bambuser.com/v/2835383 7 -9pm The Space Coverage of Olympic Games has traditionally been tightly controlled in order to maintain a spectacle of positivity...
Dolores Martinez Olympia/Olympiad: 1936/1964
events - Talks
Dolores Martinez Olympia/Olympiad: 1936/1964
10 July 2012
7 - 9pm Free The Space Berlin 1936 and Tokyo 1964, two Olympic moments bracketing the politics of Second World War - from the institution of Nazism to the legacy...
Olympic Run-up
events - Talks
Olympic Run-up
26 June 2012 - 17 July 2012
Beginning in the week that the Olympic torch passes through the city, a short season of screenings and discussions provides a timely opportunity to consider the...
Of Sport & Men (1961)
events - Talks
Of Sport & Men (1961)
26 June 2012
7pm - 9pm The Space "What compels these men to attack? Why are men so disturbed by this spectacle? Why do they get involved so entirely? Why this needless fighting?...
How Women Work:       Art, Gendered Labour and Resistance
events - Talks
How Women Work: Art, Gendered Labour and Resistance
15 June 2012
 Featuring Jo Applin, Angela Dimitrakaki, Julia Morandeira, Nina Power, Maria Ruido and Marina Vishmidt, a half day symposium touching on feminist analyses of...
How Women Work:  Maria Ruido introduces Amphibious Fictions
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How Women Work: Maria Ruido introduces Amphibious Fictions
14 June 2012
7 - 9pm The Space Artist and researcher María Ruido’s documentary essay Amphibious Fictions focuses on two Spanish cities in the industrial belt surrounding...
The University of Nottingham Centre for Critical Theory Annual Lecture
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The University of Nottingham Centre for Critical Theory Annual Lecture
13 June 2012
7pm - 9pm. Free. The Space Drawing from diverse examples - responses to unrest in the UK, and the Fukushima nuclear plant explosions in Japan. The TV show 24, and...
Selected
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Selected
05 June 2012 - 07 June 2012
The Space Produced by videoclub and Film London Moving Image Network A new collection of artists’ film and video Nominated by artists shortlisted for the...
The Critical Currency of Caricature: Alan Moore and Melinda Gebbie
events - Talks
The Critical Currency of Caricature: Alan Moore and Melinda Gebbie
29 May 2012
Bringing the legacy of Gillray up to the present day, renowned comics creators Alan Moore and Melinda Gebbie reflect upon the relationship between art, underground...
The Critical Currency of Caricature: Comic Bodies
events - Talks
The Critical Currency of Caricature: Comic Bodies
25 May 2012
Including keynote addresses by three of the most acclaimed new graphic novelists working in Britain today - Karrie Fransman, Nicola Streeten and Mary Talbot - this...
The Critical Currency of Caricature: Jason Barker's Marx Reloaded
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The Critical Currency of Caricature: Jason Barker's Marx Reloaded
24 May 2012
Why is a new generation of philosophers, artists, and activists, returning to the thought of socialist philosopher Karl Marx? Many of these voices are featured in Marx...
Richard Taws The Revolutionary Image, from Gillray to Haiti
events - Talks
Richard Taws The Revolutionary Image, from Gillray to Haiti
16 May 2012
7 - 9pm The Space
The Critical Currency of Caricature:Ridiculous Liberty
events - Talks
The Critical Currency of Caricature:Ridiculous Liberty
15 May 2012
James Baker provides a close reading of our selection of James Gillray prints, using the idea of liberty - central to British identity - in order to draw out the...
The Critical Currency of Caricature
events - Talks
The Critical Currency of Caricature
15 May 2012 - 27 May 2012
All events in The Space Beginning with the broader meanings of caricature, a series of events considers the specific relationship between graphic media and political...
Wednesday Walk Throughs
events - Talks
Wednesday Walk Throughs
09 May 2012 - 27 June 2012
A relaxed, informal chance to explore the exhibition, with plenty of opportunity for questions. Every Wednesday at 1pm. No need to book, just drop in. 9 May Alex...
Katie Kitamura and Hari Kunzru
events - Talks
Katie Kitamura and Hari Kunzru
09 May 2012
A discussion between two leading contemporary novelists accompanies a cinema screening of two artists' films: Mika Rottenberg's Squeeze paired with Ryan Trecartin's...

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