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Exhibition Launch Performances
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Exhibition Launch Performances
15 Dec 2017
As part of the launch of our exhibition From Ear to Ear to Eye, we will be hosting two unique performances concerning language and translations.
I Can Hear The Barbarians Performance
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I Can Hear The Barbarians Performance
15 Dec 2017
The most critically acclaimed volume of poetry by Syrian-Brazilian poet Waly Salomão (1943-2003), Algaravias: Echo Chamber takes its title from an entangled history,...
Empty Orchestra Performance
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Empty Orchestra Performance
15 Dec 2017
Empty Orchestra refers to the origins of the Japanese compound word ‘karaoke’: kara meaning "empty" and ōkesutora for "orchestra".
From Ear to Ear to Eye Exhibition Launch Night
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From Ear to Ear to Eye Exhibition Launch Night
15 Dec 2017
FreeFri 15 Dec6.30pm–11pmJoin us and celebrate the launch of our next exhibition, From Ear to Ear to Eye: Sounds and Stories from Across the Arab World.From Ear to Ear...
From Ear to Ear to Eye
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From Ear to Ear to Eye
16 Dec 2017 - 04 Mar 2018
From Ear to Ear to Eye is an exhibition that explores sound, music and listening in myriad forms. It traces the acoustic lives of different cities and places across the...
Free Family Fun Workshops
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Free Family Fun Workshops
16 Dec 2017 - 04 Mar 2018
Join us every weekend for free family fun activities to explore and develop your little ones' creativity.FreeEvery weekend during our exhibitions from 11am-3pm!No need to...
Family Festive Thank You Event
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Family Festive Thank You Event
17 Dec 2017
Ourselves and Nottingham and Nottinghamshire Refugee Forumwarmly invite you to celebrate the end of the year with us!Join in the festive fun and get creative this...
A Miracle on 34th Street (1947)
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A Miracle on 34th Street (1947)
20 Dec 2017
Join us this December for an extra special film screening to bring a little joy and festivity to your Christmas!A sceptical shop manager and her daughter make friends...
New Years Eve '17: Secret Party Projects X Pop Up Party
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New Years Eve '17: Secret Party Projects X Pop Up Party
31 Dec 2017 - 01 Jan 2018
Celebrate with us this NYE as Pop Up Party and Secret Party Projects join forces to bring you an explosive night to see you through to 2018!DJ Line-Up:OPOLOPO
Lost in Translation (2005)
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Lost in Translation (2005)
03 Jan 2018
The Screen at Contemporary welcomes you to check in to our new season of classic films set in hotels and motels. Hotels have long been the scene for mischief, excess and...
Hotel Hotel Film Season
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Hotel Hotel Film Season
03 Jan 2018 - 28 Feb 2018
This Winter, The Screen at Contemporary presents Hotel Hotel!
Mania Akbari 20 Fingers
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Mania Akbari 20 Fingers
06 Jan 2018
Mania Akbari, one of the most remarkable Iranian female directors, shows her latest works in a series of screenings at Nottingham Contemporary.  This film will...
Mania Akbari Films
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Mania Akbari Films
06 Jan 2018 - 03 Mar 2018
Mania Akbari, one of the most remarkable Iranian female directors, shows her latest works in a series of screenings at Nottingham Contemporary.  All films...
BBC Radio 3 Presents: Exposure Nottingham
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BBC Radio 3 Presents: Exposure Nottingham
09 Jan 2018
Verity Sharp hosts this event showcasing local artists working in experimental music genres.Featuring sets from art-rock duo Rattle (twin drumkits and vocals); the Dead...
Barton Fink (1991)
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Barton Fink (1991)
10 Jan 2018
The Screen at Contemporary welcomes you to check in to our new season of classic films set in hotels and motels. Hotels have long been the scene for mischief, excess and...
Walkthroughs From Ear to Ear to Eye
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Walkthroughs From Ear to Ear to Eye
10 Jan 2018 - 21 Feb 2018
Join us for a different perspective on our exhibition as artists, experts, researchers and academics give short talks in their field of expertise relating to the concepts...
Mutual Recognition Performance
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Mutual Recognition Performance
13 Jan 2018
Mutual Recognition System (Concerning Max Factor) is a live durational performance that speaks to Max Factor’s cosmetics experiment in 1930 with a new lipstick...
Steffani Jemison and Justin Hicks: Mikrokosmos
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Steffani Jemison and Justin Hicks: Mikrokosmos
13 Jan 2018 - 14 Jan 2018
“Bluesology is the science of how things feel.”—Gil Scott-HeronNottingham Contemporary is pleased to present Mikrokosmos: Another time, this time, one time, a newly...
The Study Sessions - After Orientalism
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The Study Sessions - After Orientalism
16 Jan 2018 - 27 Feb 2018
The Study Sessions are a series of informal reading and discussion groups. Each season we base the sessions on subjects raised in our exhibition and they are led by...
Undead Uprising
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Undead Uprising
18 Jan 2018
 Book launch with author John Cussans and Wendy Asquith Undead Uprising: Haiti, Horror and the Zombie Complex traces the history of racist and xenophobic...
Psycho (1960)
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Psycho (1960)
24 Jan 2018
The Screen at Contemporary welcomes you to check in to our new season of classic films set in hotels and motels. Hotels have long been the scene for mischief, excess and...
Much ado about Basaglia
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Much ado about Basaglia
26 Jan 2018
This event has its main focus on telling a part of the revolutionary fights against institutionalization born with Franco Basaglia in 1969 in Italy. It will be a radio...
Mania Akbari 10+4
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Mania Akbari 10+4
27 Jan 2018
Mania Akbari, one of the most remarkable Iranian female directors, shows her latest works in a series of screenings at Nottingham Contemporary.  This film will...
2046 (2005)
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2046 (2005)
31 Jan 2018
The Screen at Contemporary welcomes you to check in to our new season of classic films set in hotels and motels. Hotels have long been the scene for mischief, excess and...
Don't Bother to Knock (1952)
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Don't Bother to Knock (1952)
07 Feb 2018
The Screen at Contemporary welcomes you to check in to our new season of classic films set in hotels and motels. Hotels have long been the scene for mischief, excess and...
Mania Akbari One.Two.One
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Mania Akbari One.Two.One
10 Feb 2018 - 10 Feb 2017
Mania Akbari, one of the most remarkable Iranian female directors, shows her latest works in a series of screenings at Nottingham Contemporary.  This film will...
On Translations Conference
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On Translations Conference
17 Feb 2018
This one-day event of talks and performances brings together artists and scholars to explore the cultural and political contradictions that arise in processes of...
February Half Term
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February Half Term
17 Feb 2018 - 25 Feb 2018
Paper JourneysGet creative this February half term and take your senses on a journey around our galleries, then make a giant folding book that goes on for...
The Grand Budapest Hotel (2014)
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The Grand Budapest Hotel (2014)
21 Feb 2018
The Screen at Contemporary welcomes you to check in to our new season of classic films set in hotels and motels. Hotels have long been the scene for mischief, excess and...
The Shining (1980)
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The Shining (1980)
28 Feb 2018
The Screen at Contemporary welcomes you to check in to our new season of classic films set in hotels and motels. Hotels have long been the scene for mischief, excess and...

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