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WT Conversation 3: The Common Imagination
events - Talks
WT Conversation 3: The Common Imagination
12 March 2013
6.30 - 8.30pm Free Cafe. Bar. Contemporary This conversation will approach the ‘commons’ as both a form of land ownership and as a way of thinking beyond...
Wasteland Conversations
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Wasteland Conversations
12 March 2013
Tuesdays 6.30 - 8.30pm Free Cafe. Bar. Contemporary Convened in collaboration with the Nottingham Wasteland Twinning Collective Wasteland Twinning is a...
The Study Sessions: Ecosophy
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The Study Sessions: Ecosophy
06 March 2013 - 02 April 2013
Facilitated by Rebecca Beinart and David Bell, this reading group draws on themes from the work of Gilardi and Newling to give participants the opportunity to critically...
Newling Walkthrough with Andrew Spira
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Newling Walkthrough with Andrew Spira
06 March 2013
Andrew Spira is Course Director in Fine and Decorative Arts at Christie’s Education, and has published extensively on sacred art. In this tour Spira will explore the...
Artist talk: the vacuum cleaner
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Artist talk: the vacuum cleaner
05 March 2013
6.30 - 8.30pm Free The Space Over the last 10 years artist and activist collective of one, the vacuum cleaner, has become somewhat notorious for his acts of...
WT Conversation 2: Utopia, community and ecology
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WT Conversation 2: Utopia, community and ecology
26 February 2013
6.30 - 8.30pm Free Cafe. Bar. Contemporary This conversation will consider the place of utopian thinking for social and ecological practices.
Marking the Contours
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Marking the Contours
26 February 2013
5.00 - 6.15pm Free (Departing from outside the main entrance, Nottingham Contemporary) In collaboration with the University of Nottingham Fine Art Visiting...
WT Conversation 1: Making Place
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WT Conversation 1: Making Place
19 February 2013
6.30pm Free Cafe. Bar. Contemporary This conversation questions the use of art in public planning and place-making strategies and considers alternative means by...
Anti-Psychiatry Part II
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Anti-Psychiatry Part II
13 February 2013
 
Anti-Psychiatry and its Legacies
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Anti-Psychiatry and its Legacies
12 February 2013 - 13 February 2013
Piero Gilardi’s work with marginalised communities, including those confined to mental hospitals, was influenced by Italian psychiatrist Franco Basaglia (1924-80)....
Anti-Psychiatry Part 1
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Anti-Psychiatry Part 1
12 February 2013
 
John Newling in Conversation with Richard Davey and James Peto
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John Newling in Conversation with Richard Davey and James Peto
05 February 2013
John Newling
art - Exhibitions
John Newling
26 January 2013 - 06 April 2013
John Newling is a pioneer of public art with a social purpose. His works explore the natural world and the social and economic systems of society – such as money or...
Piero Gilardi
art - Exhibitions
Piero Gilardi
26 January 2013 - 06 April 2013
Piero Gilardi was an influential figure in the development of Arte Povera (poor art) in Italy in the late 1960s centred in Turin – a movement that still influences art...
International Conference, 1804 & Its Afterlives
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International Conference, 1804 & Its Afterlives
07 December 2012 - 08 December 2012
1804 & Its Afterlives brings together international speakers whose path-breaking studies have challenged previous orthodoxies about the Haitian Revolution, its local...
Kafou Walkthrough with Hannah Durkin
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Kafou Walkthrough with Hannah Durkin
28 November 2012
1 - 1.45 The Galleries Hannah Durkin is a Postdoctoral Researcher at the University of Nottingham, and is interested in the impact of Haitian Vodou on the history...
David Scott, The Theory of Haiti
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David Scott, The Theory of Haiti
13 November 2012
e Post-colonial theorist David Scott is a professor of anthropology at Columbia University, New York City, and Editor of the journal Small Axe, a platform for Caribbean...
The Zombie Metaphor Part II
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The Zombie Metaphor Part II
07 November 2012
 With John Cussans (Undead Uprising: An Insurrectionary Grimoire, forthcoming), Mark Fisher (Capitalist Realism, 2009) and Peter Fleming & Carl Cederström (Dead...
The Zombie Metaphor
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The Zombie Metaphor
06 November 2012 - 07 November 2012
Tuesday 6th November and Wednesday 7th November Free. The Space With origins in West Africa, the zonbi entered into a nexus of folk memory in Haiti as a metaphor...
Kafou Walkthrough with Paul O'Kane
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Kafou Walkthrough with Paul O'Kane
31 October 2012
1pm - 1.45pm The Galleries Artist, writer and lecturer Paul O’Kane will respond to the exhibition through his engagement with a growing contemporary interest in...
Leah Gordon
events - Talks
Leah Gordon
22 October 2012
6.30pm - 8.30pm The Space Using still and moving images Leah Gordon will discuss the rituals, ceremonies and symbols that honour and perform the pantheon of Vodou...
Kafou: Haiti, Art and Vodou
art - Exhibitions
Kafou: Haiti, Art and Vodou
19 October 2012 - 06 January 2013
We presented a major exhibition of Haitian art, the UK’s first for many years. Nearly 200 paintings, sculptures and sequin flags by 35 artists from the 1940s to the...
Regenerate Art
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Regenerate Art
08 October 2012
7pm FreeCafe. Bar. Contemporary
Alfred & Dora
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Alfred & Dora
26 September 2012
7pm Free The Space Including a screening of Sigmund Freud's Dora: A case of mistaken identity. 1979, 40mins, cert PG.
Gemma Blackshaw
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Gemma Blackshaw
19 September 2012
7pm Please note the revised date Free The Space Art historian and curator Gemma Blackshaw will discuss the work of Kubin in light of the 'Madness &...
Francis Upritchard In Conversation with Abi Spinks and Isobel Whitelegg
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Francis Upritchard In Conversation with Abi Spinks and Isobel Whitelegg
17 September 2012
 An opportunity to hear the artist discuss A Hand Of Cards – and to address issues in her work, research and production.
Ali Smith
events - Talks
Ali Smith
03 September 2012
7pm Free Cafe. Bar. Contemporary
Wednesday Walk Throughs: Upritchard & Kubin
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Wednesday Walk Throughs: Upritchard & Kubin
07 August 2012 - 25 September 2012
A programme of weekly walk throughs are led by Nottingham Contemporary staff and special guests who offer different disciplinary perspectives. This season includes...
Bad Trip
events - Talks
Bad Trip
06 August 2012 - 27 August 2012
Film Season The Space & Offsite Anachronistic refugees from a lost counterculture with talismans turned tourist trinkets, Upritchard’s hippies and holy fools...
James Riley, The Bad Trip: Film, Counterculture and The Death of the Sixties
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James Riley, The Bad Trip: Film, Counterculture and The Death of the Sixties
30 July 2012
Anachronistic refugees from a lost counterculture with talismans turned tourist trinkets, Upritchard’s hippies and holy fools embody a frustrated search for communal...

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