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Speak Back
events - Live
Speak Back
24 Jun 2017
Speak Back is a series of storytelling workshops and public performances that looks at media narratives of global conflict and migration, exploring how these narratives...
Gender Expression Masterclass
events - Courses
Gender Expression Masterclass
25 Jun 2017 - 27 Jun 2017
From our friends at Backlit, join a masterclass exploring gender expression with no less than Laganja Estranja! Calling dancers, actors, musicians, and queer...
The Study Sessions: The Politics of Opacity-3
events - Talks
The Study Sessions: The Politics of Opacity-3
27 Jun 2017
This series of study sessions will explore notions of ‘opacity’, ‘imperceptibility’ and ‘disappearance’ from a number of different perspectives, and in...
The Man Who Fell to Earth (1976)
events - Film
The Man Who Fell to Earth (1976)
28 Jun 2017
The Screen at Contemporary presents its summer season, Strange Days: Dystopian visions and alternate worlds for an age of anxiety.David Bowie stars as the alien that...
Exhausted Academies
events - Talks
Exhausted Academies
30 Jun 2017 - 05 Jul 2017
Curated by Nottingham Trent University Visiting Professor Henk Slager, Exhausted Academies is a multi-screen exhibition that asks how the relation between...
Family Weekends in July
events - Family Events
Family Weekends in July
01 Jul 2017 - 30 Jul 2017
We've got loads of free family activities designed to inspire imaginations and help you explore our exhibitions together.Our events are free and all ages are...
Exploring Drawing with Chris Lewis-Jones
events - Courses
Exploring Drawing with Chris Lewis-Jones
03 Jul 2017 - 24 Jul 2017
Join Associate Artist Chris Lewis-Jones in this lively course exploring new and traditional drawing approaches from linear perspective to drawing as installation. Create...
Doing Deceleration
events - Special Events
Doing Deceleration
04 Jul 2017
The imperative to ‘do deceleration’ is less a call to ‘slow down’, to withdraw or retreat from the process of production as such.
Artist Talk: Steffani Jemison
events - Talks
Artist Talk: Steffani Jemison
06 Jul 2017
Ahead of her performance commission, Steffani Jemison presents her work in the form of a listening session through works and music created from 2007 to the...
Solfege Workshop
events - Special Events
Solfege Workshop
07 Jul 2017
Led by visual artist Steffani Jemison, this workshop introduces participants to the history and diverse applications of the solfege singing system and related systems of...
Collabor-8 X Artivism: Belonging in the City
events - Young Events
Collabor-8 X Artivism: Belonging in the City
07 Jul 2017
Join us in a creative exploration of how belonging, race and sexuality affect our experience of the city!This month, we are teaming up with Artivism, a European project...
Utopian Languages Workshop
events - Special Events
Utopian Languages Workshop
08 Jul 2017
Led by visual artist Steffani Jemison, this workshop examines the phenomenon of artificial, planned, constructed, utopian, auxiliary, and artistic languages and writing...
Garcia School Programme Exhibition
events - Special Events
Garcia School Programme Exhibition
08 Jul 2017 - 09 Jul 2017
We’ve been exploring and making art with students from ten Nottingham city schools inspired by our international exhibitions by Wu Tsang and Lara Favaretto.Come along...
The Study Sessions: The Politics of Opacity-4
events - Talks
The Study Sessions: The Politics of Opacity-4
11 Jul 2017
This series of study sessions will explore notions of ‘opacity’, ‘imperceptibility’ and ‘disappearance’ from a number of different perspectives, and in...
La Antenna (2007)
events - Film
La Antenna (2007)
12 Jul 2017
The Screen at Contemporary presents its summer season, Strange Days: Dystopian visions and alternate worlds for an age of anxiety.A city without a voice is controlled by...
European Citizenship
events - Talks
European Citizenship
12 Jul 2017
Weeks after invoking Article 50 of the Treaty on European Union to commence the UK's withdrawal, Theresa May called a snap election to 'strengthen' her hand in the...
New Institutionalities #2
events - Talks
New Institutionalities #2
13 Jul 2017
This is an evening discussion exploring the possibilities of having a feminist curatorial practice in the art world today. Speakers include Anne Ellegood, Laurence Rassel...
Creative Connections: Nottingham
art - Exhibitions
Creative Connections: Nottingham
19 Jul 2017 - 31 Aug 2017
The National Portrait Gallery Comes to NottinghamCreative Connections: Nottingham has enabled students from Farnborough Academy in Clifton, Nottingham to work with artist...
New Institutionalities #3
events - Talks
New Institutionalities #3
20 Jul 2017
This event will be presented in two parts, starting with a Study Day and culmiating with a Public Discussion & Film Screening.
The Study Sessions: The Politics of Opacity-5
events - Talks
The Study Sessions: The Politics of Opacity-5
25 Jul 2017
This series of study sessions will explore notions of ‘opacity’, ‘imperceptibility’ and ‘disappearance’ from a number of different perspectives, and in...
Summer Holidays - Moving Portraits
events - Family Events
Summer Holidays - Moving Portraits
27 Jul 2017 - 31 Aug 2017
Summer HolidaysMoving PortraitsFill our gigantic Space with colourful moving portraits of your family. Lots of hands-on making and digital fun. All ages welcome.11am-3pm...
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...
Manual Labours in Residence
events - Special Events
Manual Labours in Residence
02 Aug 2017 - 06 Aug 2017
Manual Labours (Sophie Hope and Jenny Richards) and the staff at Nottingham Contemporary present a series of actions, workshops and performances as part of their project...
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...

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