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Radical Black Art Working Convention Revisited
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Radical Black Art Working Convention Revisited
18 Mar 2017 - 19 Mar 2017
This two-day event will present a panel discussion, talks, debates, performance and music revisiting some of the conversations that took place in the 1984 Radical Black...
The Study Sessions: Frantz Fanon-2
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The Study Sessions: Frantz Fanon-2
07 Mar 2017
This series of Study Sessions will focus on the work of Frantz Fanon, a psychiatrist and political thinker, with a special focus on his revolutionary psychiatric writings...
The Anti Gallery
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The Anti Gallery
02 Mar 2017 - 30 Apr 2017
Inspired by The Place is Here, The Anti Gallery led a one month art making course looking at themes of marginalisation. As a result, participants have created their own...
The Study Sessions: Frantz Fanon
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The Study Sessions: Frantz Fanon
21 Feb 2017 - 25 Apr 2017
Frantz Fanon (1925-1961) was a psychiatrist, an ethno-psychiatrist and a revolutionary political thinker, one of the few supporting the decolonisation struggles occurring...
Frantz Fanon Study Sessions-1
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Frantz Fanon Study Sessions-1
21 Feb 2017
This series of Study Sessions will focus on the work of Frantz Fanon, a psychiatrist and political thinker, with a special focus on his revolutionary psychiatric writings...
Art, Activism, Race and Social Justice
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Art, Activism, Race and Social Justice
16 Feb 2017
An evening discussion with artists and community activists, examining the role of art and culture at key moments in the struggle for racial justice...
Wednesday Walkthroughs
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Wednesday Walkthroughs
08 Feb 2017 - 19 Apr 2017
Join us for a different perspective on our exhibition as artists, researchers and academics give short talks in their field of expertise relating to the concepts of The...
Bread and Roses
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Bread and Roses
10 Nov 2016
South African-born novelist Gillian Slovo in conversation with Ross Bradshaw from Five Leaves Bookshop. 
Captured: Documenting Incarceration
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Captured: Documenting Incarceration
04 Nov 2016 - 05 Nov 2016
A two-day documentary film event featuring screenings, workshops and Q&A with directors looking at the role of filmmaking in challenging public perceptions of...
The Best and the Rest
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The Best and the Rest
01 Nov 2016
In an age of increasing economic precarity among young people and decreased provision of arts education in schools, how do we make the arguments for cultural...
Surviving Art School Workshop
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Surviving Art School Workshop
29 Oct 2016
Delivered by Collective Creativity, this workshop will look at race and racism, in art and art schools in the UK.Collective Creativity are an artist group focused on...
Surviving Art School Publication Launch
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Surviving Art School Publication Launch
28 Oct 2016
Join Collective Creativity for the launch of their new zine about how art students survive art school today. Produced at Nottingham Contemporary with students from...
Artist Talk: Marguerite Humeau
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Artist Talk: Marguerite Humeau
18 Oct 2016
Marguerite Humeau, artist of the exhibition FOXP2, in conversation with Sam Thorne, director of Nottingham Contemporary.
Spot Talks
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Spot Talks
18 Oct 2016 - 17 Dec 2016
Short 20-30 minute talks based on the current exhibitions conducted by our knowledgeable and friendly Gallery Assistants.Tuesdays 3.30pmWednesdays 11amThursdays...
Autumn Walkthroughs
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Autumn Walkthroughs
15 Oct 2016 - 08 Jan 2017
Join us for different perspective on our exhibitions. Our Wednesday Walkthroughs are 45min talks, every other Wednesday at 2pm or 6pm. 19 Oct, 2pmAngelica Sule...
October Dialogues 2016: Transatlantic Slavery
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October Dialogues 2016: Transatlantic Slavery
12 Oct 2016 - 13 Oct 2016
This conference will examine the ways in which slavery has figured in public history in Britain. It will consider how academic history has shaped public perceptions of...
End of the Summer School
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End of the Summer School
23 Sep 2016
Climate change, imminent financial collapse, a rising tide of racism and political tensions: in an increasingly interdependent, unevenly globalised and intensely divided...
End of the Summer School
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End of the Summer School
22 Sep 2016
Climate change, imminent financial collapse, a rising tide of racism and political tensions: in an increasingly interdependent, unevenly globalised and intensely divided...
The City Questions Summer School-5
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The City Questions Summer School-5
15 Sep 2016
The City Questions Summer School takes form as a series of workshops, facilitated by designer Bahbak Hashemi-Nezhad, that will explore questions like...
Walkthrough with Ana Souto
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Walkthrough with Ana Souto
07 Sep 2016
This Walkthrough will be led by Ana Souto, who is Senior Lecturer at the School of Architecture Design and the Built Environment, Nottingham Trent University. Souto plays...
The City Questions Summer School-4
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The City Questions Summer School-4
01 Sep 2016
The City Questions Summer School takes form as a series of workshops, facilitated by designer Bahbak Hashemi-Nezhad, that will explore questions like...
The City Questions Summer School-3
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The City Questions Summer School-3
27 Aug 2016
The City Questions Summer School takes form as a series of workshops, facilitated by designer Bahbak Hashemi-Nezhad, that will explore questions like...
The City Questions Summer School-2
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The City Questions Summer School-2
18 Aug 2016
The City Questions Summer School takes form as a series of workshops, facilitated by designer Bahbak Hashemi-Nezhad, that will explore questions like...
Walkthrough with David Eckersley
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Walkthrough with David Eckersley
17 Aug 2016
Beginning with Yelena Popova’s notion of visibility as a political stance, and using her work as a guide, this walkthrough will aim to open up discussion centred around...
This is Nottz
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This is Nottz
11 Aug 2016
Join author J.D. Taylor as he discusses his new book, Island Story, relaying a four month cycle across Britain questioning ideas and experiences of identity, memory,...
The City Questions Summer School-1
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The City Questions Summer School-1
04 Aug 2016
The City Questions Summer School takes form as a series of workshops, facilitated by designer Bahbak Hashemi-Nezhad, that will explore questions like...
Walkthrough with Yelena Popova
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Walkthrough with Yelena Popova
03 Aug 2016
Hear artist Yelena Popova talk about her installation 'After Image' at Nottingham Contemporary, her first solo show in a UK public gallery. For this exhibition...
Walkthrough with Michael Beutler’s exhibition collaborators
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Walkthrough with Michael Beutler’s exhibition collaborators
20 Jul 2016
Do you want to know how Michael Beutler transformed our galleries so much? How his process of collaboration brings meaning to his work? Or are you wondering how his...
American Music Listening Sessions-4
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American Music Listening Sessions-4
23 Jun 2016
Alternately despised and rehabilitated, easy listening music dominated the popular music landscape from the 1940s to the 1960s. Lecturer in American and Canadian Studies...
Backlit Walkthrough
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Backlit Walkthrough
15 Jun 2016
Matthew Chesney, Director of Backlit, in conversation with Daniel Brown, Astronomy Lecturer at Nottingham Trent University.

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