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Flux of Ocean : Anti Lecture by David Toop
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Flux of Ocean : Anti Lecture by David Toop
18 Sep 2013
6.30pm – 8.30pm Free The Space (In David Toop’s words) The ocean of sound is a state of longing which can be heard but not seen.
The Forgotten Space
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The Forgotten Space
17 Sep 2013
6pm – 9pm (including intermission) Free The Space Award winning documentary The Forgotten Space (Allan Sekula & Noel Burch, 2010....
Aquatopia Walkthrough with James Russell
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Aquatopia Walkthrough with James Russell
11 Sep 2013
1 - 1.45pm Free Author and lecturer James Russell has written extensively on artist Eric Ravilious, whose work is on show in Aquatopia.
Hélène Cixous in Conversation with Alexandra Grant
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Hélène Cixous in Conversation with Alexandra Grant
10 Sep 2013
Broadcast live for Nottingham Contemporary from Mains d’Oeuvres, Saint-Ouen, Paris. In the English-speaking world, novelist, philosopher and playwright Hélène...
In Postcolonial Waters with Abdulrazak Gurnah
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In Postcolonial Waters with Abdulrazak Gurnah
07 Sep 2013
3pm – 5pm Free The Space The novels of Abdulrazak Gurnah are concerned with experiences of migration and displacement, invoking the sea as a...
Aquatopia Walkthrough with Alexis Kirke
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Aquatopia Walkthrough with Alexis Kirke
04 Sep 2013
1 - 1.45pm Free Alexis Kirke leads this tour of the show drawing on his interdisciplinary work on art and technology.
The Sea Inside with Philip Hoare
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The Sea Inside with Philip Hoare
04 Sep 2013
6.30pm - 8.30pmFreeThe SpacePhilip Hoare will speak on the subject of his new book The Sea Inside, a personal memoir and travelogue that reflects his rediscovery of the...
Aquatopia Walkthrough with Carl Thompson
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Aquatopia Walkthrough with Carl Thompson
28 Aug 2013
1 - 1.45pm Free Carl Thompson reads the exhibition based on his research on shipwrecks in art and literature.
Dukes Wood Project
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Dukes Wood Project
28 Aug 2013 - 01 Sep 2013
Dukes Wood Project is a temporary residency programme based at a nature reserve and a former oil field in Nottinghamshire. Curated by Ordinary Culture, it culminates in...
Dukes Wood William Raban
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Dukes Wood William Raban
28 Aug 2013
7pm – 9pm Free The Space William Raban’s celebrated film (1986. 66mins) follows the Thames’ seaward flow from the City into the estuary and...
Audio Description Workshop
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Audio Description Workshop
15 Aug 2013
2pm - 6pmFreeThe StudioLed by live describer Ann Hornsby, this workshop will help members of the Study Sessions group to script an exhibition tour. Places are...
The Study Sessions, Hélène Cixous Sight Unseen
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The Study Sessions, Hélène Cixous Sight Unseen
01 Aug 2013 - 12 Sep 2013
Stories in the Place of Art Criticism Part II The Summer Study Sessions are an opportunity to take part in collective reading and develop critical creative writing....
Imagining the Deep Nicholas Higgs
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Imagining the Deep Nicholas Higgs
30 Jul 2013
6.30pm – 8.30pm Free The Space The invisibility of the deep sea creates a sense of mystery but makes it hard to grasp its myriad species and...
Artist's Talk Shimabuku
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Artist's Talk Shimabuku
25 Jul 2013
6.15 - 7.30pm Free The Space  One of Aquatopia’s contributing artists, Shimabuku, is currently the subject of a solo exhibition at Ikon,...
Dukes Wood Fossil Culture
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Dukes Wood Fossil Culture
24 Jul 2013
6.30pm – 8.30pm Free The Space Exploring the cultural effects of oil and coal, three moving image works draw from the remembered sounds of a...
Erik Davis: Enchantment
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Erik Davis: Enchantment
27 Jun 2013
Erik Davis describes a world exploding with technologies, products, and material processes that challenge our conceptual categories with their apparent intelligence and...
The Secret Life of Things
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The Secret Life of Things
19 Jun 2013 - 27 Jun 2013
A series of talks departs from Leckey’s interest in the “enchanted” landscape of a contemporary world populated by animated technological objects. These objects...
OOO [Graham Harman, Francis Halsall; Michelle Kasprzak]
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OOO [Graham Harman, Francis Halsall; Michelle Kasprzak]
19 Jun 2013
What does it mean to imagine that everything exists equally in the world, and that human beings have no more status than atoms or alpacas? Object-oriented ontology...
Walkthrough with Chris Fite Wassilak
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Walkthrough with Chris Fite Wassilak
19 Jun 2013
Chris Fite Wassilak is a writer, curator and a regular contributor to frieze, Art Review and Art Monthly. He is interested in time travel and science fiction.
Made For TV [As If!] with Johan Grimonprez, Kris Paulsen, Colin Perry
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Made For TV [As If!] with Johan Grimonprez, Kris Paulsen, Colin Perry
15 Jun 2013
'Made for TV' takes the form of a talkshow with invited experts on the subject of artist broadcast including Johan Grimonprez (Director of the iconic dial H-I-S-T-O-R-Y),...
Good Things and Bad Things
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Good Things and Bad Things
10 Jun 2013 - 11 Jun 2013
£75 or £60 DRS, £35 students, low income, unwaged Booking essential The Space Organised by the Objects, Practices, Experiences, Networks (OPEN) Group at...
David Raymond Conroy: I know that fantasies are full of lies (Take II)
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David Raymond Conroy: I know that fantasies are full of lies (Take II)
04 Jun 2013
Artist David Raymond Conroy examines how our experiences of images, from online advertising to Hollywood cinema, affect our interactions with objects and each other. How...
Walkthrough with Niki Russell
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Walkthrough with Niki Russell
29 May 2013
Artist-curated exhibitions
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Artist-curated exhibitions
24 May 2013
2 - 5pmFreeThe Studio“Why this emphasis on curation- on gathering, filtering, selecting, framing, juxtaposing? Because curation is the native art of the network, and...
Walkthrough with Christopher Johnson
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Walkthrough with Christopher Johnson
22 May 2013
Chris Johnson, a founding member of the University of Nottingham's Science, Technology and Culture Research Centre, will discuss how all pervasive new technology relates...
The Study Sessions: From Animism to the Internet
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The Study Sessions: From Animism to the Internet
08 May 2013 - 26 Jun 2013
From speed-bumps to sludge in ponds, Amerindian totems to Tamagotchi, the reading group will trace some lively debates within contemporary philosophies of technology:...
Walkthrough with David Reid & Kevin Love
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Walkthrough with David Reid & Kevin Love
08 May 2013
What is an "addressable object"? David Reid, Senior Lecturer in Photography and Kevin Love, Senior Lecturer in Philosophy and Social Theory, Nottingham Trent University,...
Mike Jay: The Influencing Machine
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Mike Jay: The Influencing Machine
07 May 2013
 Mike Jay discusses the case of James Tilly Matthews, an “incurable lunatic” confined to Bedlam in 1797. Matthews insisted his mind was being controlled by a...
Live Lecture Series: Mark Leckey
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Live Lecture Series: Mark Leckey
02 May 2013
Turner Prize winner Mark Leckey discusses the processes of collecting objects, artworks and artefacts that led to his exhibition The Universal Addressability of Dumb...
Piero Gilardi Walkthrough with Rhiannon Firth
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Piero Gilardi Walkthrough with Rhiannon Firth
03 Apr 2013
Author of Utopian Politics: Citizenship and Practice and Lecturer in Sociology at Brunel, Rhiannon Firth is interested in autonomous, intentional and travelling...

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