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Naplew Productions Presents: Layer Three
events - Live
Naplew Productions Presents: Layer Three
29 Jul 2017
Choreographed byKim Bormann / Sarah Butler / Kieran ShannonMusic by Marley Butler Layer Three is a contemporary dance exploration of how we become more truly human.
Giuseppe Campuzano’s Transvestite Machine
events - Special Events
Giuseppe Campuzano’s Transvestite Machine
01 Aug 2017 - 26 Aug 2017
Since 1990s, philosopher, queer activist and drag queen Giuseppe Campuzano has been exploring the origins of transgender practices in Peru. His work involved historical...
Another Earth (2011)
events - Film
Another Earth (2011)
02 Aug 2017
The Screen at Contemporary presents its summer season, Strange Days: Dystopian visions and alternate worlds for an age of anxiety.Five years ago, an exact replica of...
Collabor-8 X Ramario Chevoy: Vogue it
events - Young Events
Collabor-8 X Ramario Chevoy: Vogue it
04 Aug 2017
We are back with a bang this August! Nottingham-based dancer and choreographer Ramario Chevoy will teach a special masterclass, fusing vogueing, bashment and all round...
The Lobster (2015)
events - Film
The Lobster (2015)
09 Aug 2017
The Screen at Contemporary presents its summer season, Strange Days: Dystopian visions and alternate worlds for an age of anxiety.In the near future it is illegal to be...
Graham Caveney Book Launch
events - Special Events
Graham Caveney Book Launch
10 Aug 2017
Join us for the launch of the new book by local writer Graham Caveney The Boy with the Perpetual Nervousness: A Memoir of an Adolescence published by Picador.
The domestic as a model for institutions
events - Talks
The domestic as a model for institutions
17 Aug 2017
Artist and curator Lorenzo Sandoval explores possibilities of spatial arrangement in art institutions, focusing on the potential of domestic spaces as sites for...
South Asian Sexualities Film Screening
events - Special Events
South Asian Sexualities Film Screening
19 Aug 2017
Screening of two films exploring South Asian sexualities, followed by Q&A with director Jayan Cherian, chaired by Humaira Saeed.  Ka Bodyscapes (2016) dir....
Qtipocalypse Performance Night
events - Special Events
Qtipocalypse Performance Night
19 Aug 2017
A collaboration with QTIPOC Notts and Not Your Model Minority featuring:
new trans-lations
events - Talks
new trans-lations
24 Aug 2017
Russell Christie leads a collective reading session on the work of philosopher, drag queen, and activist Giuseppe Campuzano. More than a decade ago the Peruvian...
States of America
art - Exhibitions
States of America
16 Sep 2017 - 26 Nov 2017
States of America will focus on a generation of photographers that experimented with innovative approaches to documentary photography.
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...
SOFA - A documentary film by Benjamin Wigley
events - Young Events
SOFA - A documentary film by Benjamin Wigley
28 Oct 2009
On Wednesday the adventure begins.... Get Involved 17's beautiful Nottingham Contemporary Sofa will begin its journey, starting at 9am in the heart of our city: Old...
Words, Worlds
events - Talks
Words, Worlds
13 Nov 2009
Language is central to the work of Brannon, Stark and Wilcox. Each of these American artists exploits words for their literary, historical, psychological and graphic...
David Hockney
art - Exhibitions
David Hockney
14 Nov 2009 - 24 Jan 2010
Hockney in the 60s was that rare thing – an artist at the forefront of the avant-garde of the day, and a well-known public figure. With his Yorkshire accent, bleached...
Frances Stark
art - Exhibitions
Frances Stark
14 Nov 2009 - 24 Jan 2010
Frances Stark is one of the most intriguing artists to have emerged from the vibrant Los Angeles art scene in the last two decades. Visually her stylish collages are...
The Small Collections Room
art - Small Collections Room
The Small Collections Room
14 Nov 2009 - 16 Jun 2010
We commissioned the artist Pablo Bronstein to create a 21st century take on a “cabinet of curiosities” or wunderkammer – the root of the modern museum. Four...

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