Explore past event recordings, digital family activities, artist interviews, blogs and VR scans of our past exhibitions.

The Adventure Playground: Present/Play with Gabriela Burkhalter
a person standing in front of a large orange and yellow sculpture made of tubes
The Adventure Playground: A Playful Attitude by Aberrant Architecture
an installation in a gallery featuring a blue sunken pit with a doorway detail coming out of it
The Adventure Playground: Out of the Sandbox and Into the City by Sol Pérez-Martínez
a modern building
Keynote: Beatriz Colomina and Mark Wigley
Beatriz Colomina and Mark Wigley stand smiling at the camera with their arms around each other
Walkthrough and Artist Talk: Assemble + Schools of Tomorrow
two people talking in a gallery - one is standing and one sits on a large red slide
Welcome Walkthrough: The Place We Imagine with Lisa Jacques
a person standing in a gallery amongst large black and white floor cushions shaped like animals
Reading: Elizabeth A. Povinelli & Rindon Johnson - Futures, maps, memories, meanderings
the words "five bodies" in black on a green and yellow gradient background
Reading: Sumita Chakraborty & Karen McCarthy Woolf - Echoes and Disturbances
the words five bodies in black on a green and yellow gradient background
Artist Talk: Meriem Bennani
a person sitting talking expressively
Artists’ Film: Gerard Ortín Castellví, Agrilogistics
a poster for "agrilogistics". the title is in black on a gridded turquoise background surrounded by a border of pink flowering plants
Artist Talk: Assemble + Schools of Tomorrow
three people sitting on red and grey steps
Welcome Walkthrough: Life on the CAPS with Niall Farrelly
Welcome Walkthrough: The Place We Imagine with Karen Lunt
a gallery install shot
Welcome Walkthrough: The Place We Imagine with Simon Withers
Reading: CA Conrad & Will Montgomery - Sounding Ritual: (Soma)tics and Acoustics
the words "five bodies" in black on a green and yellow gradient background
A Dialogue Through Material by Céline Condorelli and Hannah Catherine Jones
an install shot of a dimly lit gallery with a patterned curtain in the centre
Artist Talk: Creatures of the Lines
a close up image of a spine like structure
After Growth: A Symposium on Post-Capitalist Imaginaries, Day 1
the words "after growth: a symposium on post capitalist imaginaries 19.03-20.03" in black on a yellow and pink gradient background
Land and Solidarity; presentations by Ez North (Landworkers’ Alliance), and Kathrin Böhm, chaired by Rebecca Beinart
the words "after growth: a symposium on post capitalist imaginaries 19.03-20.03" in black on a yellow and pink gradient background
Repair and Remediation; presentations by wild.NG and Asad Raza, chaired by Theo Reeves-Evison
the words "after growth: a symposium on post capitalist imaginaries 19.03-20.03" in black on a yellow and pink gradient background
Speculative Fiction, Speculative Economics; presentations by Bahar Noorizadeh and Ama Josephine B. Johnstone, chaired by Manuel Ángel Macía
the words "after growth: a symposium on post capitalist imaginaries 19.03-20.03" in black on a yellow and pink gradient background
Visualising the Ends of Growth; keynote presentation by TJ Demos, chaired by Angela YT Chan
the words "after growth: a symposium on post capitalist imaginaries 19.03-20.03" in black on a yellow and pink gradient background
Artist Talk: Grace Ndiritu
Grace Ndiritu sitting on a beanbag in a gallery banging a hand held drum
Reading: Jason Allen-Paisant & Mina Gorji - Roots and Weeds
the words "five bodies" in black on a green and yellow gradient
Reading: Natalie Diaz & Nina Mingya Powles - River /Mouth / 河口
the words "five bodies" in black on a green and yellow gradient background
1525: Behind the Scenes Conversations - Ryan Kearney
a graphic with a green magnifying glass on a gradient blue background with coral text reading "Behind the Scenes"
1525: Behind the Scenes Conversations - Olivia Aherne
a graphic with a green magnifying glass on a gradient blue background with coral text reading "Behind the Scenes"
Our Silver City, 2094 Walkthrough
Olivia standing in the galleries with artworks behind her
1525: Behind the Scenes Conversations - Philippa Sharpe
a graphic with a green magnifying glass on a gradient blue background with coral text reading "Behind the Scenes"
1525 Radical Tech for Survival: Sean Roy Parker
ungloved hands passing an object into gloved hands
1525: Behind the Scenes Conversations - Natelle Morgan-Brown
a graphic of a green magnifying glass on a gradient blue background with coral text reading "Behind the Scenes"
A Tour of Our Silver City, 2094
The words our Silver City 2094 in black on a blue and grey textured background
Céline Condorelli : Colour & Cephalopods
Céline sits with a printed fabric artwork suspended on scaffolding poles behind her
Femke Herregraven : How Will the Weather Change?
Femke Herregraven sits facing us with her chin resting on her hands talking to Kiera Blakey who has her back to us. A camera and light are facing Femke.
Grace Ndiritu : Spiritual Technologies
Grace stands with a tapestry and cup to her left and a hairy pole like sculpture to her right
Liz Jensen : Exhibition as Speculative Fiction
Liz stands with artworks displayed on freestanding chipboard walls behind her
Prem Krishnamurthy : How Can We Make Exhibitions Differently?
Prem sits with his hands open in mid air expressively. Behind him are artworks displayed on freestanding chipboard walls.
1525 Intergenerational Conversations, Episode 1: Meet Qaa’sim and Capoeira
4 screenshots of people's faces in zoom windows on a green background
1525 Intergenerational Conversations, Episode 2: Meet Nathaniel aka NV and his Music
4 screenshots of people's faces in zoom windows on a green background
1525 Intergenerational Conversations, Episode 3: Meet Honey Williams, a multidisciplinary multidimensional artist
4 screenshots of people's faces in zoom windows on a green background
1525 Intergenerational Conversations, Episode 4: Meet Jaya aka Jayahadadream and her Music
4 screenshots of people's faces in zoom windows on a green background
1525 Intergenerational Conversations, Episode 5: Discussion
4 screenshots of people's faces in zoom windows on a green background
Artists' Film: Jarman Award Touring Programme 2021, Q+A with Guy Oliver
screenshots of 6 video works
Talk: Protest and Practice
he series logo: the words Caption-Conscious Ecology spread across 3 sides of a square, inside square brackets
Talk: Access and Abundance
the words "caption conscious ecology" in black on a white background
Artists' Film: Selected 11
A picture of Katayoun Jalilipour with pink hands on a green and blue background.
Roots/Routes Episode 5: The Important Role of Black Studies
Roots/Routes Episode 4: Black Thought, Imagination, and Intellectual Presence
Roots/Routes Episode 3: Community Organising and Creative Practice in Nottingham
Roots/Routes Episode 2: Why Research?
Roots/Routes Episode 1: Our Story
Poetry: Raymond Antrobus, Bhanu Kapil, Nat Raha
Talk: Astrida Neimanis
Artist Talk: Allison Katz
Contemporary Conversation: Making Queer Kin
Poetry: Five Bodies
Poetry: Five Bodies
A pink and yellow ombre background with text that says "Five Bodies".
Poetry: Five Bodies
A pink and yellow ombre background with text saying "Five Bodies".
Talk: Fumi Okiji
Fumi Okiji looking towards the camera.
'Cruising Utopia', José Esteban Muñoz
Pink, red, orange and yellow ovals on a yellow background.
Contemporary Conversation: Global Intimacies
From left to right, speakers include Aimar Arriola, Malik Gaines and Laura Guy.
Talk: Grace Before Jones
'Life and Death on the Pulse Dance Floor', Tim Lawrence
A crowd of people holding lanterns and LGBTQ+ flags at the Orlando Shooting Vigil.
Poetry: Five Bodies
A purple and orange ombre background with text saying "Five Bodies.
1525: Anagenisis by Christos Gkenoudis
A reflective, dark blue circular shape on a white background.
Poetry: Five Bodies
Creating an Exhibition: Grace Before Jones
'DISSS-CO (A Fragment)', Douglas Crimp
Red, yellow and orange ovals placed on top of one another on a blue background.
An Interview with Jimmy Robert
Poetry: Five Bodies
A green and pink ombre background with text that says "Five Bodies"
‘I Feel Love: Disco and its Discontents’, Tavia Nyong'o
A photo-montage image of Grace Jones wearing a balaclava.
Keynote: Michelle M. Wright
Michelle M. Wright looking towards the camera.
Artist Talk: Jimmy Robert
Contemporary Conversation: Futurism after the Future
Tavia Nyong'o and Jayna Brown.
'Theory Made Flesh?', Ricardo Montez
Ricardo Montez looking at the camera.
'Black Beauty Model Agency', Desta Hailé
Desta Hailé looking away from the camera behind a microphone.
'I, The Object', Mark Fisher
A wooden table covered with Grace Jones masks, sunglasses and other objects.
'Grace Jones', Irenosen Okojie
Behind the Sign: an interview with S Mark Gubb
A neon Nottingham Contemporary sign
Rights of Nature: Decolonising Indigenous Epistemologies
Two screens adjacent to one another. One is showing greenery with text that says "It's a space for transmitting our knowledge" and the other shows a man in front of a body of water with subtitles of the same text.
Cosmo-Songs
A jazz ensemble called the 'Sun Ra Arkestra' playing instruments.
Talk: Eriel Tchekwie Deranger
A large screen in the centre of a dark room on wooden stacks. In front are two smaller screens placed opposite one another and also placed on wooden stacks.
Collecting the Ways: John Corbett in conversation with Irene Aristizabal
An art work with the text "Sun Ra" and "Discipline 27-II"
Architecture in Conversation: A Conversation with Adam Caruso
A photo of Nottingham Contemporary from the opposite side of the road
David Scott: The Theory of Haiti
David Scott looking down at a piece of paper
Nature of Rights: Earth Law, Forensics, Geo-Symptoms
Installation view of Nottingham Contemporary.
1804 & Its Afterlives: Session Three
A group of people sat around a table with microphones and documents engaged in discussion.
The Forgotten Space - with Sukhdev Sandhu & Philip Steinberg
Philip Steinberg and Sukhdev Sandhu sat next to one another in front of microphones, a jug of water, a glass of water and a book.
Denzil Forrester on Drawing
Denzil Forrester drawing on to a white background with his back facing the camera
Artist Talk: Denzil Forrester
Denzil Forrester and Sam Thornes sat in discussion whilst facing the camera. A table with a jug of water and two glasses is between them.
An Interview with Denzil Forrester
Denzil Forrester holding a glass whilst standing next to his artwork at Nottingham Contemporary
An Interview with Sung Tieu
Sung Tieu sat in the exhibition space whilst looking to the side
CAMPUS Talks: Gurminder K. Bhambra
Gurminder K. Bhambra addressing an audience
Artists' Film: The Otolith Group: O Horizon
Three people sat in a line discussing in front of a black background
Architectures of Education: Ho Rui An
Architectures of Education: Ola Uduku
Ola Uduku speaking to an audience
Architectures of Education: Ramon Amaro and ruangrupa (farid rakun)
Architectures of Education: Aoife Donnelly & Kristin Trommler
Architectures of Education: Tom Holert and Anna-Maria Meister
Contemporary Conversation: Form and Frontier
Artist, Iman Issa, looking towards the camera
Keynote: Ines Weizman
Image of the Photomontage Gropius chair in the director's office at the Staatliche Bauhaus Weimar, 1924 with Photogrammetrie of the chair.
Contemporary Conversation: Carceral Continuum
Silvia Federici: Keynote Talk
A Reading by Lis Rhodes
An Interview with Lis Rhodes
Contemporary Conversation: Plan, Plant, Planet
Elizabeth Price Interview - February 2019
Daniel Steegmann Mangrané Interview - February 2019
Slavs and Tatars: Transliterative Tease Lecture
Slavs and Tatars, Transliterative Tease, 2013–present, lecture-performance
Linder on The House of Fame at Nottingham Contemporary
Linder, What I Do To Please You I Do, 1981-2008. Courtesy of Stuart Shave/Modern Art, Dependance, Andrehn Schiptjenko, Blum & Po
Linder describes her encounter with The Goddess of Fame
A Sensory Gathering with Linder and Guests
Studio International: From Ear to Ear to Eye
Lubaina Himid discusses her work
Radical Black Art Working Convention - REVISITED
Text on a green background which says "Radical Black Art: A Working Convention Revisited"
Marlene Smith: Interview with the Artist
Sam Thorne on The Place Is Here
Marguerite Humeau: Artist Talk
Michael Beutler: Artist Talk
Simon Starling in Conversation
An introduction to Simon Starling's exhibition
Unbribable Life: Art and Activism in former Yugoslavia and the UK
Avgust Cernigoj, GUERRA FONDAI, 1972, courtesy of Lipica Stud Farm, Gallery of Avgust Cernigoj, Slovenia
Monuments Should Not Be Trusted Symposium
Bogdanka Poznanovic, Akcija srce – predmet, 1970. (Detail) Marinko Sudac Collection
Pablo Bronstein in Conversation
An Evening with Glenn Ligon
Glenn Ligon, Malcolm X #1 (small version #2), 2003. Courtesy the Rodney M. Miller Collection.
Contemporary Art and the Politics of Ecology
Rights of Nature Conference: Morning
Lecture: The Philosophy of Time
Agnieszka Polska, I Am the Mouth 2014 ,Courtesy of the artist and Galerie Zak  Branicka Berlin
Laura Clarke, Assistant Curator, on Agnieszka Polska
Agnieszka Polska, I Am the Mouth 2014 ,Courtesy of the artist and Galerie Zak  Branicka Berlin
Paul Kneale on Raphael Hefti’s exhibition
Agnieszka Polska: Future Days Live Performance
Eanna O’Ceallachain on Carol Rama
Victoria Tischler on the work of Carol Rama
Catherine Spencer on Somewhat Abstract
Keith Coventry on Somewhat Abstract
The Asco Interviews
Asco, Asshole Mural © 1975 Harry Gamboa Jr.
Daniel Sturgis on Tala Madani
Marvin Gaye Chetwynd & Sara Jane Bailes in conversation
Rights of Nature Conference: Afternoon
Sir Nicholas Serota and Alex Farquharson: Aquatopia
Mark Leckey Live Lecture at NTU
Collaborative Effects: A symposium
Piero Gilardi, May Day Demonstrations, Turin 1977. Courtesy of the artist
John Newling on his exhibition at Nottingham Contemporary
John Newling, Fall, (detail) 2012. Courtesy of the artist
An introduction to Kafou Haiti, Art and Vodou
Stuart Burch on Alfred Kubin
Francis Upritchard on historical detail, collaboration and triangles
Francis Upritchard, Jockey, 2012, Photo Kate MacGarry
Francis Upritchard on her exhibition A Hand of Cards
Skype Interview with Mika Rottenberg
A person with their leg outstretched whilst sat down behind a table and surrounded by cardboard boxes
DAAR Common Assembly
An installation view of a structure held up by string
Marc Camille Chaimowicz & Michael Bracewell on Jean Genet exhibition
Installation view of Jean Genet: Act 1 and 2 displaying an artwork on the wall in front of decorated wallpaper
Klaus Weber introduces Already there!
An installation view of artworks by Klaus Weber
Klaus Weber in Conversation with Ian White
An anatomy model of a human with vegetables on the inside
Camera Lucida Revisited with Brian Dillon