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The Study Sessions: Mapping Yugoslavia through popular culture
events - Talks
The Study Sessions: Mapping Yugoslavia through popular culture
11 Feb 2016
The idea of former socialist Yugoslavia as a common homeland to the six constituent national groups and numerous ethnic minorities was promoted by the state through...
The Madeline Rust, No Nothings & Diablo Furs
events - Live
The Madeline Rust, No Nothings & Diablo Furs
13 Feb 2016
Local record label I'm Not From London present a night of distorted rock 'n' roll with three up and coming bands from Nottingham and beyond.The Madeline RustTheir name is...
February Half Term Family Fun
events - Family Events
February Half Term Family Fun
13 Feb 2016 - 21 Feb 2016
Be inspired by the curious collection of gifts in our exhibition Monuments Should Not Be Trusted. Create strange and extraordinary gifts to tell a story about you and the...
Black Wave Cinema Night
events - Film
Black Wave Cinema Night
16 Feb 2016
A film night dedicated to the Yugoslav Black Wave Movement of the 60s and 70s. Screening of Skupljači perja (I Even Met Happy Gypsies) directed by Serbian director...
Walkthrough: Lina Dzuverovic
events - Gallery Tours
Walkthrough: Lina Dzuverovic
17 Feb 2016
Lina Džuverović, curator of the exhibition and Lecturer at Reading University discusses her research behind the exhibition. Lina Džuverović is a Lecturer at the...
J Littles, Lowrie, Space City & What's Mahmood
events - Live
J Littles, Lowrie, Space City & What's Mahmood
20 Feb 2016
Phlexx presents their first show of 2016 - a free entry night of live music and art. With a blend of live Hip Hop, new musical acts, soulful acoustic music and more!
The Study Sessions: Constructing and Deconstructing Yugoslavia
events - Talks
The Study Sessions: Constructing and Deconstructing Yugoslavia
25 Feb 2016
Youth movements played an important role in the construction of Tito's Yugoslavia - from the Youth Labour Brigades to the Pioneers. Each year, on May 25th, young people...
Burlington Jazz
events - Live
Burlington Jazz
27 Feb 2016
Burlington Jazz bring you the classic sounds of Gershwin alongside contemporary jazz, jazz funk and blues.
Walkthrough: Toni Prug
events - Gallery Tours
Walkthrough: Toni Prug
02 Mar 2016
Toni Prug will talk about his impressions of the exhibition in connection to the cold war ideologems about socialist countries that persist to this day in the...
London Sinfonietta – Masters of Minimalism
events - Live
London Sinfonietta – Masters of Minimalism
02 Mar 2016
 Less is definitely more in this evening of classic minimalism, performed by the world renowned London Sinfonietta. Setting the scene with Steve Reich’s...
Unbribable Life. Art and Activism in former Yugoslavia and the UK
events - Talks
Unbribable Life. Art and Activism in former Yugoslavia and the UK
03 Mar 2016
 Artist Margareta Kern and activist DamirArsenijevic host an event on contemporary labour struggles in the former Yugoslavia, discussing new forms of direct...
Unbribable Life II: Art and Activism in former Yugoslavia and the UK
events - Talks
Unbribable Life II: Art and Activism in former Yugoslavia and the UK
04 Mar 2016
An event bringing together researchers and participants from the student art centres in Yugoslavia with those involved in art school occupations in the UK past and...
Mas Y Mas
events - Live
Mas Y Mas
05 Mar 2016
Mas Y Mas play their own irresistible mix of Latino, flamenco and Afro-Cuban influenced music woven together by driving dance rhythms and rich vocal harmonies.Doors 8pm,...
Aftermath: Student responses to Monuments Should Not Be Trusted
events - Special Events
Aftermath: Student responses to Monuments Should Not Be Trusted
11 Mar 2016 - 13 Mar 2016
Aftermath is an annual project created by students on the MFA course at Nottingham Trent University in response to our winter exhibition. Joined this year by students...
Phenomenal Women
events - Live
Phenomenal Women
12 Mar 2016
To celebrate International Women's Month, Cultural Vibrations present Phenomenal Women, an evening of live music, poetry, dance and thought.Featuring Parisa...
Simon Starling
art - Exhibitions
Simon Starling
19 Mar 2016 - 26 Jun 2016
 Nottingham Contemporary presents Turner Prize-winner Simon Starling’s largest exhibition in the UK to date. The exhibition will include a new artwork developed in...
Lace & Slavery - Godfried Donkor
art - Exhibitions
Lace & Slavery - Godfried Donkor
11 Jan 2008 - 10 Feb 2008
An investigation by The New Art Exchange and the Centre for Contemporary Art Nottingham In 2007, two hundred years after the slave trade was abolished in what was then...
Remember Revolution: 68 at 40
art - Exhibitions
Remember Revolution: 68 at 40
01 May 2008 - 31 May 2008
In partnership with the Broadway Media Centre we traced the legacy of 1968, the year when the underground went overground, and mass protests erupted across Europe and the...
Happenings
events - Talks
Happenings
06 May 2008 - 18 May 2008
Talk Marco Scotini, curator, Luca Frei, designer of Disobedience and Alex Farquharson, Director of Nottingham Contemporary. Venue: ‘Beatties’, Angel Row,...
Remember Revolution
art - Artist Cinema
Remember Revolution
30 May 2008 - 01 Jun 2008
Peter Watkins is Britain’s most uncompromising political filmmaker of the last 50 years. Nottingham Contemporary collaborated with Broadway Cinema to present a...
That Beautiful Pale Face Is My Fate (For Lord Byron)
events - Talks
That Beautiful Pale Face Is My Fate (For Lord Byron)
26 Jul 2008
Splendid Vices, our symposium in the Orangery, was standing room only, as our guests crowded in to hear speakers discuss Byron’s lasting influence on popular...
That Beautiful Pale Face is My Fate (For Lord Byron)
art - Exhibitions
That Beautiful Pale Face is My Fate (For Lord Byron)
26 Jul 2008 - 07 Sep 2008
The artists in this exhibition are taking part in a séance, establishing contact with Lord Byron, both as he was in his lifetime, and as he might be today. It is an...
Disclosures: The Exhibition
art - Exhibitions
Disclosures: The Exhibition
05 Sep 2008 - 05 Oct 2008
Olivia Plender presented her video Bring Back Robin Hood in the Picture Gallery at Nottingham Castle as part of Disclosures II: The Middles Ages. The video weaves...
Disclosures II, Laxton
events - Talks
Disclosures II, Laxton
06 Sep 2008
Part I 11:00 Meeting in Mount Street, Nottingham. A bus tour of Nottingham’s former common lands and open fields led by artist and historian Chris...
Disclosures II: The Middle Ages
art - Exhibitions
Disclosures II: The Middle Ages
06 Sep 2008 - 05 Oct 2008
Disclosures II was part of Nottingham Contemporary’s Histories of the Present, our year long series of exhibitions and events in historically significant places in and...
The Impossible Prison
art - Exhibitions
The Impossible Prison
31 Oct 2008 - 14 Dec 2008
Vito Acconci, Shaina Anand, Atelier Van Lieshout, Angela Bulloch, Chris Evans, Harun Farocki, Dan Graham, Group d’Information sur les Prisons, Mona Hatoum, Thomas...
Impossible Prison, Talks and Discussions
events - Talks
Impossible Prison, Talks and Discussions
10 Nov 2008 - 08 Dec 2008
With contributions from David Macey, Jonathan Rée, Lisa Le Feuvre, Ken Starkey, Eyal Weizman, Erwin James, and Ashley Hunt.
american apparel
art - Exhibitions
american apparel
25 Jul 2009 - 06 Sep 2009
While our building was being finished in the summer 2009, we showed two exhibitions in our main window, overlooking Weekday Cross in the Lace Market. Josephine...
Get Involved 17
events - Young Events
Get Involved 17
21 Aug 2009
A mass gathering, coming together to set sail eighty five paper boats in the fountains at Old Market Square. That's eighty five days until Nottingham Contemporary opens...
Take This Knitting Machine and Shove it
art - Exhibitions
Take This Knitting Machine and Shove it
12 Sep 2009 - 18 Oct 2009
“Chant no more your old rhymes about bold Robin Hood His feats I but little admire I will sing the achievements of General Ludd Now the hero of...

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