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Artist's Talk by Wael Shawky
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Artist's Talk by Wael Shawky
20 Apr 2011
Wael Shawky offers an insight into his work and its contexts. The Space, 7:00pm, £3 (free for students) Nottingham Contemporary’s public programme is jointly...
What's your point?
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What's your point?
20 Apr 2011
Our young people's group, Get Involved 17 will give you the opportunity to comment on a series of questions on cardboard cones. Each cone will be placed outside the...
Wednesday Walk Throughs
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Wednesday Walk Throughs
20 Apr 2011 - 22 Jun 2011
Time: Every Wednesday, 1-1.45pm (Except Wed 27 April) Free, no need to book, meet at reception These lunchtime talks will consider the exhibitions from multiple...
A Market of ideas
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A Market of ideas
27 Apr 2011
Get Involved 17 will run their own 'Market of ideas' where each stall will offer something creative in exchange for your creativity and ideas. On the day they will...
A Market of Ideas
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A Market of Ideas
27 Apr 2011
A big thank you to everyone who participated in the Market of Ideas event on Wednesday 27th April 2011. During the five hour event 500 visitors engaged with the various...
It Gives Us The Other
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It Gives Us The Other
28 Apr 2011
There are a range of workshops in this one day conference on translation in poetry – aimed at writers with an interest in both poetry and translation. Finishing with a...
Maha Maamoun: Domestic Tourism II
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Maha Maamoun: Domestic Tourism II
30 Apr 2011
A collage of clips from vintage popular Egyptian movies that feature the Pyramids, exploring the tourist representation of Cairo, and how this relates to personal,...
Weekend Family Room
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Weekend Family Room
30 Apr 2011 - 19 Jun 2011
Open the door on Level 2 and drop into our family room. This will provide a space to draw, read, relax and create something in response to our exhibitions. This space is...
Razia Iqbal
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Razia Iqbal
04 May 2011
Razia Iqbal discusses Wael Shawky’s work, in the context of Middle Eastern politics and culture. Razia Iqbal is a Special Correspondent for BBC News, with extensive...
Polar Bear
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Polar Bear
05 May 2011
Polar Bear are at the forefront of the UK’s jazz scene with an appeal that goes beyond the usual jazz audience to anyone with an interest in new music. This event has...
The 21st Century: China's Century
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The 21st Century: China's Century
12 May 2011
China is now the world’s second economy, poised to overtake the US. Professor Shujie Yao and Dr Zhengxu Wang from the Contemporary Chinese Department of The University...
In2 Contemporary Art
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In2 Contemporary Art
13 May 2011
10 Week Course, 2 hours per week Fri 13th May 10am-12 pm, every Fri at the same time, until 22nd July Break Fri 10th June This free ten week course introduces...
Jazz Junction
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Jazz Junction
14 May 2011
Jazz Junction is a band comprising six local musicians keen to promote an easy to listen to style of jazz that will engage the new listener as well as the enthusiast. ...
Chicago Boys
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Chicago Boys
14 May 2011
Chicago Boys: while we were singing, they were dreaming... is an ongoing project initiated and conceived as a 1970s cover band and neo-liberalism study group by the...
On a Bat’s Wing
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On a Bat’s Wing
19 May 2011
Bats get a bad press, but poets like Emily Dickinson, Edward Lear, DH Lawrence, Seamus Heaney and Ted Hughes have all been inspired by them. Writers Ross Bradshaw, Cathy...
Ye Olde Trip To Jerusalem
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Ye Olde Trip To Jerusalem
22 May 2011
Master Storyteller and folklore historian Pete Davis follows the footsteps of the Crusaders through Nottingham, before discussing both eastern and western histories...
Polly Morgan
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Polly Morgan
24 May 2011
Taxidermy artist Polly Morgan will be speaking with Giovanni Aloi (Editor of Antennae: The Journal of Nature in the Visual Arts) about her practice, with an audience Q&A...
The Crusades: Islamic Perspectives
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The Crusades: Islamic Perspectives
25 May 2011
Historian Carole Hillenbrand expands on the themes of Wael Shawky’s Cabaret Crusades:The Horror Show File. Professor Emerita of Islamic History at the University of...
Half Term Fun
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Half Term Fun
28 May 2011 - 05 Jun 2011
This half term there’s something to keep the family entertained every day! From becoming a spy to discovering a miniature world we’ve got fantastic free activities...
Gob Squad
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Gob Squad
29 May 2011 - 30 May 2011
In 1963 Andy Warhol pointed a camera at a friend while he slept, decades before reality TV became reality. Taking Warhol’s films as their starting point Gob Squad...
Celebrating Children's Week
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Celebrating Children's Week
30 May 2011 - 02 Jun 2011
Stomp into Nottingham Contemporary’s story challenge. There are elephants, bats and puppets on show to fuel your imagination. We’ll be on hand to help you make...
Us and Them: Beyond Orientalism
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Us and Them: Beyond Orientalism
01 Jun 2011
Dr Adib–Mohhaddam is Lecturer in Comparative and International Politics at the School of Oriental and African Studies, University of London. He has written widely on...
Reckless Sleepers
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Reckless Sleepers
04 Jun 2011 - 05 Jun 2011
Reckless Sleepers invite you to dinner – to the Last Supper in fact – to sample the last meals requested by the famous, like Marilyn Monroe and Beethoven, and the not...
Gabriele Reuter
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Gabriele Reuter
09 Jun 2011
Tourist is a strange visitor to the world of contemporary dance. Three performers invade theatres, audiences, impossible landscapes, and imagined territories with humour...
Geoff Dyer and John Hegley
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Geoff Dyer and John Hegley
10 Jun 2011
Poet and performer John Hegley will be joined by author Geoff Dyer for an evening of verse, music and discussions around the poetry and letters of Nottinghamshire’s...
Hou Hanru
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Hou Hanru
14 Jun 2011
Critic and curator Hou Hanru discusses Huang Yong Ping’s work in the wider context of the Chinese art scene.
Tarek Osman
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Tarek Osman
15 Jun 2011
Tarek Osman’s latest book Egypt on the Brink: From Nasser to Mubarak was published last year. He will explore the socio–political history of a country at a time of...
Kristina Kleutghen, Mythologising Animals
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Kristina Kleutghen, Mythologising Animals
16 Jun 2011
Animal symbols appear throughout Huang Yong Ping’s exhibition, referencing cosmology, Daoism and the afterlife. Kristina Kleutghen (School of Oriental and African...
Flights of Fancy
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Flights of Fancy
18 Jun 2011
11am - 4pm. Free. The Space With The University of Nottingham come along and learn how the science of the very small is helping to build the aeroplanes of today and...
Decoding Monkey
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Decoding Monkey
24 Jun 2011
Join us in an attempt to decode the Chinese Monkey God through 500 years of history. Writer Wayne Burrows traces this curious cultural journey, from Wu Cheng’s Journey...

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