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How Women Work:       Art, Gendered Labour and Resistance
events - Talks
How Women Work: Art, Gendered Labour and Resistance
15 June 2012
 Featuring Jo Applin, Angela Dimitrakaki, Julia Morandeira, Nina Power, Maria Ruido and Marina Vishmidt, a half day symposium touching on feminist analyses of...
How Women Work:  Maria Ruido introduces Amphibious Fictions
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How Women Work: Maria Ruido introduces Amphibious Fictions
14 June 2012
7 - 9pm The Space Artist and researcher María Ruido’s documentary essay Amphibious Fictions focuses on two Spanish cities in the industrial belt surrounding...
The University of Nottingham Centre for Critical Theory Annual Lecture
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The University of Nottingham Centre for Critical Theory Annual Lecture
13 June 2012
7pm - 9pm. Free. The Space Drawing from diverse examples - responses to unrest in the UK, and the Fukushima nuclear plant explosions in Japan. The TV show 24, and...
Selected
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Selected
05 June 2012 - 07 June 2012
The Space Produced by videoclub and Film London Moving Image Network A new collection of artists’ film and video Nominated by artists shortlisted for the...
The Critical Currency of Caricature: Alan Moore and Melinda Gebbie
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The Critical Currency of Caricature: Alan Moore and Melinda Gebbie
29 May 2012
Bringing the legacy of Gillray up to the present day, renowned comics creators Alan Moore and Melinda Gebbie reflect upon the relationship between art, underground...
The Critical Currency of Caricature: Comic Bodies
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The Critical Currency of Caricature: Comic Bodies
25 May 2012
Including keynote addresses by three of the most acclaimed new graphic novelists working in Britain today - Karrie Fransman, Nicola Streeten and Mary Talbot - this...
The Critical Currency of Caricature: Jason Barker's Marx Reloaded
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The Critical Currency of Caricature: Jason Barker's Marx Reloaded
24 May 2012
Why is a new generation of philosophers, artists, and activists, returning to the thought of socialist philosopher Karl Marx? Many of these voices are featured in Marx...
Richard Taws The Revolutionary Image, from Gillray to Haiti
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Richard Taws The Revolutionary Image, from Gillray to Haiti
16 May 2012
7 - 9pm The Space
The Critical Currency of Caricature:Ridiculous Liberty
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The Critical Currency of Caricature:Ridiculous Liberty
15 May 2012
James Baker provides a close reading of our selection of James Gillray prints, using the idea of liberty - central to British identity - in order to draw out the...
The Critical Currency of Caricature
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The Critical Currency of Caricature
15 May 2012 - 27 May 2012
All events in The Space Beginning with the broader meanings of caricature, a series of events considers the specific relationship between graphic media and political...
Wednesday Walk Throughs
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Wednesday Walk Throughs
09 May 2012 - 27 June 2012
A relaxed, informal chance to explore the exhibition, with plenty of opportunity for questions. Every Wednesday at 1pm. No need to book, just drop in. 9 May Alex...
Katie Kitamura and Hari Kunzru
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Katie Kitamura and Hari Kunzru
09 May 2012
A discussion between two leading contemporary novelists accompanies a cinema screening of two artists' films: Mika Rottenberg's Squeeze paired with Ryan Trecartin's...
Mika Rottenberg
art - Exhibitions
Mika Rottenberg
05 May 2012 - 01 July 2012
The first major UK exhibition of Mika Rottenberg’s arresting and comically disturbing video works will be shown in three of our four galleries. Visitors will view them...
James Gillray
art - Exhibitions
James Gillray
05 May 2012 - 01 July 2012
Europe in turmoil, revolution overseas, Britain embroiled in long expensive wars, MPs accused of improper use of public funds, the press obsessed with celebrity gossip,...
Discussion: Carlo Mollino
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Discussion: Carlo Mollino
05 May 2012
3pm - 5pm The Space In his life-time, Carlo Mollino photographed women, skied glaciers, crashed planes, and raced at Le Mans .. while also realising architectural...
Fields & Tactics Symposium
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Fields & Tactics Symposium
02 May 2012
2pm - 6.30pm The Space. Free Held by the University of Nottingham Architecture + Tectonics Research Group, this symposium will consider the future of architectural...
In Production
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In Production
25 April 2012
7 - 9pm The Space A regular platform for Midlands-based artists working with video, curated by Beth Bramich. This edition focuses on how moving image may...
Thomas Demand in Conversation
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Thomas Demand in Conversation
12 April 2012
A rare chance to hear Thomas Demand speak about his work, in conversation with Milan-based architect, researcher and editor in chief of Domus magazine, Joseph Grima. They...
Gallery Assistants Walk Through
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Gallery Assistants Walk Through
12 April 2012
6 - 7pm The Galleries Free Our Gallery Assistants spend more time amongst the artworks than anyone else. They are also amazing repositories of overheard comments,...
Murray Grigor
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Murray Grigor
23 March 2012
6pm, Free Director’s talk, followed by film screening Infinite Space: the Architecture of John Lautner (2009), 90 mins. Directed by Murray Grigor Murray Grigor...
Los Angeles Plays Itself (2003)
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Los Angeles Plays Itself (2003)
14 March 2012
Screening of: Los Angeles Plays Itself (2003), 169 mins Directed by Thom Andersen 7pm, Free Los Angeles is inseparable from the movies in most people’s minds....
Radical Aesthetics–Radical Art present: Oliver Ressler
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Radical Aesthetics–Radical Art present: Oliver Ressler
09 March 2012
10.30am – 7pm, Free A selection of short radical films and commentaries - around the themes of anti-capitalism, protest, conflict and uprising - will explore the...
Douglas Tallack, LA Stories: Architecture and Culture in Los Angeles
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Douglas Tallack, LA Stories: Architecture and Culture in Los Angeles
07 March 2012
7pm, Free The remarkably varied architecture of Los Angeles is inseparable from the cultural history and geography of the city - an illustration of the different...
Davide Deriu, Modernism in Miniature
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Davide Deriu, Modernism in Miniature
01 March 2012
The architectural model gained new prominence in the early 20th century, when it became a popular tool for design education, playing a key role in the Modernist image....
Talking Architecture with Eyal Weizman
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Talking Architecture with Eyal Weizman
29 February 2012
This event forms part of the T&G Architecture Lectures – a series focusing on the reciprocity between theoretical and material practice, based at the School of...
Support Structure: Clumber Park Tour
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Support Structure: Clumber Park Tour
26 February 2012
11am – 5pm, Free A free coach trip to Clumber Park with a specially curated tour by Support Structure, connecting the installation at Nottingham Contemporary with...
The Shining (1980) and Beetlejuice (1988)
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The Shining (1980) and Beetlejuice (1988)
25 February 2012
6pm, Free The Shining, (1980), 142 mins. Directed by Stanley Kubrick Beetlejuice, (1988), 92 mins. Directed by Tim Burton
Support Structure: Artists Talk and Publication Launch
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Support Structure: Artists Talk and Publication Launch
24 February 2012
The Residents is a series of artists’ residencies and is part of Trust New Art, the National Trust’s contemporary art programme working with artists to connect more...
Laleh Khalili on Israel/Palestine: Settler colonialism, counter-insurgency and population control
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Laleh Khalili on Israel/Palestine: Settler colonialism, counter-insurgency and population control
16 February 2012
7pm, Free Laleh Khalili will discuss the history of the Israel/Palestine conflict since the creation of the state of Israel in 1948. She will also examine land use,...
Mike Berry and Razia Iqbal, The Media in Israel/Palestine
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Mike Berry and Razia Iqbal, The Media in Israel/Palestine
15 February 2012
7pm, Free Rarely off our television screens for long, the reporting of the Israel / Palestine conflict is itself a contentious political issue. Claims of objectivity and...

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