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The Art Quiz
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The Art Quiz
19 Dec 2009
Condensed into palatable and frivolous art trivia, questions will range from the seminal to the downright silly, and knowing your Turner from your Turner Prize and your...
William E. Jones, Is it Really So Strange
art - Artist Cinema
William E. Jones, Is it Really So Strange
28 Dec 2009 - 10 Jan 2010
A feature-length documentary on the young Southern Californian Latinos who idolise Morrissey and his former band The Smiths. The film makes revealing links between the...
Lost and Found
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Lost and Found
07 Jan 2010
The first of a series of events focusing on the rediscovered.
Morgan Fisher, Standard Gauge
art - Artist Cinema
Morgan Fisher, Standard Gauge
11 Jan 2010 - 24 Jan 2010
Morgan Fisher collected strips of film while working in Hollywood. Narrative features, news footage, adverts and trailers were then filmed in a single continuous shot....
Appropriated Language: The Poem in Collage
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Appropriated Language: The Poem in Collage
13 Jan 2010
Inspired by our current David Hockney and Frances Stark exhibitions this workshop will encourage writers to incorporate collage into their work, looking especially at the...
Frances Stark: A Naked Name?
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Frances Stark: A Naked Name?
14 Jan 2010
Click on Download tab to listen to an audio recording of this event. Alex Farquharson, Director of Nottingham Contemporary, and Francis McKee, Director Centre for...
Los Angeles: The City as Subject
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Los Angeles: The City as Subject
19 Jan 2010
This one-hour talk will examine the city of Los Angeles in contemporary visual culture and literature, and its influence on the arts. Presented by Dr Mark Rawlinson,...
Hotel Theory: Wayne Koestenbaum
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Hotel Theory: Wayne Koestenbaum
21 Jan 2010
Wayne Koestenbaum is the Distinguished Professor of English at the City University of New York and an extraordinary cultural commentator and poet whose work spans Andy...
Fabulous and Forbidden
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Fabulous and Forbidden
22 Jan 2010
Join Neil Bartlett and Wayne Koestenbaum for an informal conversation on the Fabulous and Forbidden. Drawing from youtube clips, as well as their own personal collections...
Dance4 Presents...
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Dance4 Presents...
22 Jan 2010 - 24 Jan 2010
In collaboration with Nottingham Contemporary, Dance4 presents three days of performances from established and emerging artists. The programme will include critically...
Jennifer Bornstein, Celestial Spectacular
art - Artist Cinema
Jennifer Bornstein, Celestial Spectacular
25 Jan 2010 - 07 Feb 2010
These seven short films use a DIY aesthetic to portray dramatic natural phenomena. With a nod to school science projects tin-foil meteors fly down visible threads in a...
Eastern Bloc-busters
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Eastern Bloc-busters
02 Feb 2010 - 15 Feb 2010
Broadway Cinema, Broad Street, Nottingham, NG1 3AL A series of five films at the Broadway media centre to complement Star City, curated by Konrad Wirkowski, the films...
The Futurological Congress
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The Futurological Congress
12 Feb 2010
Star City opens with a congress that explores the theoretical strands of the exhibition in the company of some of the exhibition’s artists, together with curators,...
Star City
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Star City
12 Feb 2010 - 18 Apr 2010
Pawel Althamer, Micol Assaël, Stano Filko, Diango Hernández, Ilya and Emilia Kabakov, Július Koller, Robert Kusmirowski, Goshka Macuga, Joanna Malinowska &...
Creative Application Performance
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Creative Application Performance
16 Feb 2010
Get Involved 17 have transformed our studio into a giant white interactive application form! Come along between 4pm and 5pm and you will be met by Get Involved 17,...
The Reading Room Part 1
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The Reading Room Part 1
16 Feb 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...
Science Fiction Writing Workshops
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Science Fiction Writing Workshops
23 Feb 2010
Led by writer and journalist Damien G. Walter, this series of workshops for writers at all stages explores radical and political science fiction, from the post-colonial...
Mother Earth Sister Moon Fashion Show 1
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Mother Earth Sister Moon Fashion Show 1
25 Feb 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...
Managing Personal and Political Change
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Managing Personal and Political Change
02 Mar 2010
Dr David Norris, Associate Professor, Department of Russian and Slavonic Studies, the University of Nottingham, will discuss the collapse of Yugoslavia, using Serbian...
Evening Class of the Eastern Bloc, Stefanos Katsikas
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Evening Class of the Eastern Bloc, Stefanos Katsikas
03 Mar 2010
Dr Stefanos Katsikas of the History Department of Goldsmiths, University of London, revisits the Warsaw Pact and the Cold War. The Space, 7pm - 8.30pm Evening...
The Live Lecture Series: Jane and Louise Wilson
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The Live Lecture Series: Jane and Louise Wilson
05 Mar 2010
Nottingham Contemporary is collaborating with the Fine Art Department of Nottingham Trent University to present The Live Lecture series. In the first one the artists Jane...
Evening Class of the Eastern Bloc, Viktor Misiano
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Evening Class of the Eastern Bloc, Viktor Misiano
10 Mar 2010
Russian Cosmism and Post-Soviet Art Viktor Misiano
The White Project
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The White Project
11 Mar 2010
Fashion Design students from Nottingham Trent University’s School of Art and Design will be showcasing contemporary garments, all made in white. Entrance will be a...
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
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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...

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