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Monika Jaeckel: The Touching Moment: Touch as dialogical form – the matter(ing) of response(ability) or being constituted by getting in touch. Integrated paper and performers Katherine Hall, Jack A.G.Britton and Lewis Holt. InDialogue 2014, Nottingham Contemporary. Photograph by Amy Payton Edwards.

InDialogue 2014, Nottingham Contemporary. Photo by Amy Payton Edwards.

Events - Live

InDialogue 2016

International Symposium

01 Dec 2016

InDialogue is a biennial International Symposium that interrogates how artists and researchers use dialogue in practice. Presentations, workshops and performances take place across the city of Nottingham from Thursday 1 December – Friday 2 December 2016. 

In partnership with Dance4, Nottingham Contemporary, New Art Exchange and Nottingham City Council, InDialogue has selected artists and researchers who are making creative and challenging live works in the UK and internationally to present their work.  

InDialogue are pleased to announce the guest speakers, performers and presenters for 2016:

Guest Speakers:

Keynote: Professor Grant Kester (University of California)

Chair: Professor Steve Swindells (University of Huddersfield)

Curatators: Heather Connelly and Rhiannon Jones

Guest Speakers: Dom Breadmore, Elena Cologni Luigi Galimberti, Saskia Holmkvist, Boseda Olawoye,  Helen Varley Jamieson, Rachelle Viader Knowles and Katherine Wimpenny.

Performers: Sally Doughty, Rachel Krische and Lisa Kendall, Vida Midgelow and Jane Bacon, Michael Pinchbeck and work in progress by Chloé Déchery and Jane McKernan 2016 InDialogue resident artists.


Jessica Bradley and Louise Atkinson,  Rachael Colley and Nuala ClooneyLinda DuvallTom EstesSarah Green, John Hammersley,  Frank Heather,  Caroline Horton and Jacqueline TaylorDaniel Hunt, Petra Johnson, Garrett Lynchmatthews and allen,  Francesco Mazzarella and Gavin Rogers Ella McCartneySam Metz and Abigail Parsons, Tychonas MichailidisJake Moore and Jade WilliamsSally Morfilland Ana ČavićKatarina Rankovic, Zoe RobertsonNatalie Garrett Brown and Amy Voris, Suzanne Palzer, Zoë Petersen, Gaby SaldanhaDan ScottJoanna Sperryn-Jones, Steven Baldwin and Craig Newsome, Dani TagenArlene Tucker and Anastasia Artemeva, and Gemma-Rose Turnbull

2 days tickets  £40

Thursday Dec 1st ticket £20

Nottingham Contemporary (ticket inc. performance and refreshments)

Friday Dec 2nd ticket £20

New Art Exchange  (ticket inc. refreshments and lunchtime meal)


Programme Thursday 1st December:

09.30 – 18.30

Symposium with a keynote by Grant Kester

19.00 – 22.00

Evening of live works by invited international visiting artists.

Curated by InDialogue and Dance4 at Nottingham Contemporary.

Full programme:


InDialogue 2016 is working in partnership with Dance4, Nottingham Contemporary & Nottingham City Council. Hosted by Nottingham Contemporary and New Art Exchange. Founded by Heather Connelly and Rhiannon Jones.

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