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Reading Room Part 2
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Reading Room Part 2
16 Mar 2010
Informal talks, discussions and readings inspired by Star City, co-ordinated by Jennie Syson, an independent Nottingham based curator. You will be sent the required...
Evening Class of the Eastern Bloc, Mike O’Mahony
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Evening Class of the Eastern Bloc, Mike O’Mahony
17 Mar 2010
During the period 1917 to 1945 artists, and subsequently the state, attempted to define the political role of art. Dr Mike O’Mahony of the History of Art Department at...
Food and Humour
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Food and Humour
18 Mar 2010
Seth Graham of University College London will preside at a night of humour – and food. A smorgasbord of Eastern European cuisines will include Russian, Polish, Ukranian...
Old Europe, New Europe – Flows and Divides
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Old Europe, New Europe – Flows and Divides
24 Mar 2010
Unfortunately this event will not take place What happened to the financial infrastructure of the Eastern Block after the Iron Curtain fell? Dr Adam Swain, Associate...
Soviet Cosmos
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Soviet Cosmos
25 Mar 2010
Associate Professor Rolf Hellebust of the University of Nottingham will give an illustrated lecture on the history of Soviet space exploration as a symbol of utopian...
Pysanky
events - Special Events
Pysanky
26 Mar 2010
Join Irene Hazan to take part in the Ukranian art of decorating eggs. Pysanky dates back to ancient times when the sun-god was worshipped. Eggs were magical objects that...
Mother Earth Sister Moon Fashion Show 2
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Mother Earth Sister Moon Fashion Show 2
27 Mar 2010
Futuristic fashion shows will take place inside the giant sculpture inspired by Valentina Tereshkova’s space suit. Thirty performers will model designs inspired by...
Free Family Easter Fun
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Free Family Easter Fun
30 Mar 2010 - 11 Apr 2010
Join the Space Race for free this Easter Holidays!As well as Star City, the fascinating exhibition about the Soviet space race - films about rockets, a life-sized replica...
Show and (Fore)Tell
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Show and (Fore)Tell
31 Mar 2010
In the spirit of Star City, Nottingham Contemporary will try to predict the future, with the help of three speakers on geology, natural history and technology. Post...
Fia Backstrom & John Menick
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Fia Backstrom & John Menick
02 Apr 2010
Free, book your space using the link below Screening of three films “The Secret Life of Things" (6 min) by John Menick and "Edgar Mitchell - 6th Man on the Moon" (17...
Artist Film Screenings
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Artist Film Screenings
03 Apr 2010
A night of Nottingham based artists’ film screenings at Nottingham Contemporary. Short films from Tracey McMaster and Simon Raven, Alia Pathan and Tether will be...
Ed Lamps
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Ed Lamps
03 Apr 2010
Ed Lamps performs his own collection of stylish and catchy songs and beautiful classics. A stylish and refreshing act whose sounds reflect the tastes of modern Europe....
The Reading Room Part 3
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The Reading Room Part 3
06 Apr 2010
Informal talks, discussions and readings inspired by Star City, co-ordinated by Jennie Syson, an independent Nottingham based curator. You will be sent the required...
Mother Earth Sister Moon Fashion Show 3
events - Special Events
Mother Earth Sister Moon Fashion Show 3
08 Apr 2010
Futuristic fashion shows will take place inside the giant sculpture inspired by Valentina Tereshkova’s space suit. Thirty performers will model actual or new designs...
Communist Rock and Roll
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Communist Rock and Roll
09 Apr 2010
How did the Western devil’s music filter through to the Soviet sphere of influence, and how did it express popular sentiment - despite strict censorship? Our three...
The Men Who Pickled Lenin
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The Men Who Pickled Lenin
15 Apr 2010
USSR, 1924: Looking to tighten his grasp on a Communist future and create a Bolshevik god under his control, Stalin decrees Lenin’s corpse must be preserved....
Artnot Lates
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Artnot Lates
15 Apr 2010
Explore Nottingham’s independent art scene with Artnot Lates - a special programme of late night art events, performance and exhibition from a cluster of Nottingham’s...
The Hot Club
events - Live
The Hot Club
17 Apr 2010
Nottingham’s own Hot Club band play ‘Gypsy Jazz’ – incorporating the Swing and Bal Musette traditions of Parisienne style Cafe music, they are also exponents of...
The Geopolitical Turn
events - Globalisation
The Geopolitical Turn
08 May 2010
What are the reference points for contemporary art in a global economy that creates enormous wealth as well as widening inequality. Our opening conference explores the...
Uneven Geographies
art - Exhibitions
Uneven Geographies
08 May 2010 - 04 Jul 2010
Éduardo Abaroa, Azzellini & Ressler, Yto Barrada, Ursula Biemann, Bureau d’Études, Öyvind Fahlström, Goldin + Senneby, Mark Lombardi, Steve McQueen, Cildo Meireles,...
Play and Learn sessions
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Play and Learn sessions
08 May 2010 - 04 Jul 2010
Take part in our free Play and Learn sessions. Enjoy games, movement, music, and making in a welcoming, relaxed environment. Our activities are linked to the themes of...
Learning Previews for Schools and Colleges
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Learning Previews for Schools and Colleges
11 May 2010
If you are an educator or work in a school, college or learning environment come along to our Learning Preview for Uneven Geographies. Find out how your students can...
Globalisation before Globalisation
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Globalisation before Globalisation
12 May 2010
Globalisation is often regarded as a recent phenomenon, but it can be traced back to Columbus’s discovery of the New World in 1492, according to the influential...
Lunchtime Talks: Every Wednesday
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Lunchtime Talks: Every Wednesday
12 May 2010 - 30 Jun 2010
Artists, curators and special guests will led a walk through Uneven Geographies - everyone is most welcome to join them. Time: Every Wednesday, 1pm - 1.45pm Free, no...
Artnot Lates
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Artnot Lates
14 May 2010
Explore Nottingham’s independent art scene with Artnot Lates. In May the second selection of galleries stay open for a special programme of night time viewing, private...
Tracing Mobility
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Tracing Mobility
15 May 2010
Tracing Mobility is a series of events produced by Radiator which aim to increase knowledge about the cultural aspects of future mobility and the new spaces created by...
Introduction to Magazine Writing
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Introduction to Magazine Writing
18 May 2010 - 22 Jun 2010
Led by Left Lion writer James Walker, these four workshops will teach the key skills required for magazine journalism at an introductory level, including pitching a...
Global Nottingham
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Global Nottingham
19 May 2010
We will be working with our sister gallery The New Art Exchange on a programme of events showcasing Global Nottingham during Uneven Geographies. In this first event...
Saskia Sassen
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Saskia Sassen
19 May 2010
Nottingham Contemporary is pleased to present Saskia Sassen, Visiting Professor at the London School of Economics and Robert S. Lynd Professor of Sociology at Columbia...
Contemporary Art and Contemporary Life
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Contemporary Art and Contemporary Life
25 May 2010
Victoria Tischler, a psychologist from The University of Nottingham’s Medical School, will explore the impact of Uneven Geographies with visitors in these informal...

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