1 November 2013

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Flatness

A panel discussion exploring Flatness, an ongoing research project engaging with the screen based image and immaterial culture after the Internet, initiated by curator, Shama Khanna. Khanna will be joined by researcher and writer Mercedes Bunz; Marianne Forrest, from London-based artists-run space, Auto Italia; and chair, Amy Budd, Chisenhale Gallery’s Exhibitions and Events Trainee.

30 October 2013

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Ubermorgen in Conversation with Ben Vickers

On Wednesday 6 November at 7pm, Hans Bernhard of UBERMORGEN will be in conversation with Ben Vickers. Following on from the recent Rhizome / ICA discussion ‘Post-Net Aesthetics’, Hans and Ben will consider the changes in and hidden histories of Net Art over the past twenty-five years.   Ben Vickers is a curator, writer, network analyst, technologist […]

30 October 2013

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Public Talk: Carolyn Christov-Bakargiev

EVENING TALK: Carolyn Christov-Bakargiev, Artistic Director of dOCUMENTA (13) (2012), discusses the work of Marisa Merz and Adrian Villar Rojas, on show at the Serpentine Galleries. Carolyn Christov-Bakargiev is an author, an organiser of events and exhibitions and a researcher into artistic practices, the histories of art and the politics of aesthetics. She is the Edith […]

26 October 2013

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Gafa – A Family Called Samoa

GAFA – A Family Called Samoa   Overview ‘GAFA – A Family Called Samoa’ is layered art experience consisting of visual arts, film, performance, dance and song.   Traveling back and forth in time, the event begins its journey when Samoan chief I’iga Pisa makes a daring escape by canoe after being incarcerated by the German […]

25 October 2013

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An Audience With Billy Childish

Reading, music, questions and art.

25 October 2013

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Affordable Art Fair October 2013

Way back when, in 1996, Will Ramsay opened Will’s Art Warehouse in southwest London to bridge the increasing interest in contemporary art and the London gallery scene. By concentrating on relatively unknown artists not carrying a premium for reputation, the gallery was able to offer works from £50 – £2,500 from a stable of over […]

25 October 2013

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TALK: Patrizio Di Massimo, Alessandro Rabottini & Robert Leckie

13 November 2013 7pm Please join us for a talk between Patrizio Di Massimo, critic and curator Alessandro Rabottini and Gasworks’ Exhibitions Curator Robert Leckie. During the evening they will discuss Di Massimo’s practice and the development of his ongoing project The Lustful Turk, from the first incarnation curated by Rabottini at Villa Medici in Rome in 2012 to its current manifestation […]

25 October 2013

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The Artangel Longplayer Conversation 2013

Every year, The Artangel Longplayer Conversation joins two eminent thinkers in open dialogue about the philosophical implications of long time. It celebrates Jem Finer’s thousand-year Artangel commission Longplayer, a musical composition that began playing at midnight on 31 December 1999 and will continue to play without repetition until the last moment of 2999, at which point […]

23 October 2013

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Panel discussion: Oh Dr Beeching – what have you done?

In 1963, the British Railways Board published the Beeching Report on the reorganisation of Britain’s rail network which was to result in the closure of thousands of miles of line. Despite a number of suburban lines being included in the report, London escaped significant cutbacks, with the North London Line surviving to be transformed into […]

23 October 2013

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Susan Hiller in conversation with Susie Orbach

With a practice extending over 40 years, Susan Hiller is one of the most influential artists of her generation. Her ground-breaking installations, multi-screen videos and audio works have achieved international recognition and are widely acknowledged to be a major influence on younger British artists. Many of her works explore the liminality of phenomena including the […]

22 October 2013

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The Street Art & Graffiti Workshops

Calling street art lovers and skeptics alike, Interested in the urban environment? Intrigued by how street artists change our cities? Want to challenge your ideas about public art, graffiti and vandalism? If you want to discover more of London and are curious about what makes good quality street art, then these free, expert-led street art […]

21 October 2013

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LIVE SCREENING: Creative Time Summit

Create London and SPACE at The White Building are proud to present an exclusive live stream of  The Creative Time Summit: Art, Place and Dislocation in the 21st Century, a prestigious two-day programme of talks, performances and events, live from New York. This year the summit sets its sights on the fact that culture, for good or bad, is […]

17 October 2013

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DON’T MESS WITH THE LOGO The Straight Talker’s Bible of Branding talk

Brand strategy, brand architecture, brand onions, brand owners, brand biscuits. Everyone’s talking a load of brand. Peeling away the layers, in an effort to reveal and not conceal, are two gentleman of the twenty first century on a journey to do nice things. Jon and Andy are legends in their own lunchtime. Old mates in […]

15 October 2013

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From Floor to Ceiling: Symposium on South Asian floor-drawings and murals

From Floor to Ceiling proposes to bring out the varied approaches in the study of floor and wall drawings and paintings. These arts are used as a way of sharing everyday stories, folklore, mythology and the epics. Scholarship in the West has largely focused on the courtly arts of India, especially the Mughal, Deccani, Rajasthani […]

14 October 2013

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Visual artist and film director Ștefan Constantinescu comes to RCC

We are pleased to invite you to the screening of ȘTEFAN CONSTANTINESCU’s internationally acclaimed short films Troleibuzul 92 (2009), Family Dinner (2012) and Six Big Fish (2013)A Q&A session moderated by SIMINA NEAGU will follow the screening ADMISSION FREE (booking is essential at bookings@romanianculturalcentre.org.uk) The short films draw on mundane situations, which reveal the deviancy and irregularity of everyday experiences. Based on his personal background, Stefan Constantinescu’s […]

14 October 2013

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Reading Between the Lines

Artist and musician Ansuman Biswas gives an interactive talk drawing together the many strands of Tagore’s legacy into a recommendation for action. This event will take place in PS1 gallery space amongst Anna Boghiguian’s artworks for installation A Play to Play. Ansuman will sit on the floor with some musical instruments and will sing, play […]

14 October 2013

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Amina Menia and Anthony Downey in conversation

The artist and art historian participate in a discussion to mark Frieze and 1:54, the first contemporary African art fair. Artist Amina Menia and art historian Anthony Downey in conversation. Amina Menia was born in 1976 in Algiers, where she lives and works. Her work questions the relation to architectural and historical spaces, and challenges […]

14 October 2013

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Parentheses on Truth, Beauty and Humanity

A special live performance curated by artist Goshka Macuga in collaboration with Ansuman Biswas as part of Iniva’s current exhibition Tagore’s Universal Allegories. Working with the interdisciplinary artist and musician Ansuman Biswas, Goshka Macuga has conceived an event based on the famous conversation, ‘On the nature of reality’, that took place between poet Rabindranath Tagore […]

13 October 2013

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SELF/s PORTRAIT 2.0

Thomas John Bacon‘s SELF/s PORTRAIT will be reworked into its second dissemination this month, following its successful premiere in Berlin as part of the MPA in May.  Produced by HFWAS in the grounds of Birmingham Cathedral, this new work takes the idea of large scale subtlety to the public.  The work features a host of artists who […]

13 October 2013

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Remembering and Re-visiting the Song of the Shirt

Leyden Gallery are pleased to present the filmmakers Sue Clayton & Jonathan Curling in conversation about their seminal 1979 film The Song of the Shirt This is a unique opportunity to meet the filmmakers and hear about the history of this important film. It is presented in conjunction with Sue Clayton’s wonderful photographic installation called ‘Fournier […]

10 October 2013

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A Day of Christmas at mima

Join us on the same day as the Middlesbrough reindeer parade and light switch on for a fabulous Christmas market and workshops. mima Christmas Market 12 noon-5.30 pm Unique stalls selling homemade christmas crafts, jewellery, homewares, gifts, cards, food and drink, as well as jewellery and gift-wrap workshops. The perfect place to pick up something […]

10 October 2013

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mimaLIVE #3

This month’s mimaLIVE has a Teesside Festival theme, with performances from: Abel Raise The Cain, Shrug, John And The Ragmen, By Toutatis, The Broken Broadcast, Arcs and Trauma, Bre Musiq, Taylor Mayd, Elle Wood, The Purnells and Sarah Proctor. In addition, ‘Sound It Out’ will be screened prior to the music – a documentary portrait of the […]

10 October 2013

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February Behind The Scenes Art Collection Tour

Come along to these fascinating talks about Middlesbrough’s collection of art and craft held in mima’s stores.

10 October 2013

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January Behind The Scenes Art Collection Tour

Come along to these fascinating talks about Middlesbrough’s collection of art and craft held in mima’s stores.

10 October 2013

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November Behind The Scenes Art Collection Tour

Come along to these fascinating talks about Middlesbrough’s collection of art and craft held in mima’s stores.

10 October 2013

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October Behind The Scenes Art Collection Tour

Come along to these fascinating talks about Middlesbrough’s collection of art and craft held in mima’s stores.

10 October 2013

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Messages in Bottles in the Time of Captain Cook

Join Phil Philo, Senior Curator at Captain Cook Birthplace Museum, for a talk about communicating at sea over 200 years ago.

10 October 2013

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Getting the Message – A Film and a Chat

Join us for a viewing of Getting the Message, a documentary made in 1994 about the Bottle of Notes, directed by Peter Chapman. It will be followed by a Q&A with some of the people who made the bottle happen, Tony Duggan, Peter Davies and Les Hooper.

10 October 2013

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Freud’s Antigone: The Legacy of Anna Freud

Analyst, curator and artist panel discussion – Nick Midgely, Dawn Kemp and Bettina von Zwehl Anna Freud, through her pioneering work in child psychoanalysis and child development was one of the most influential women of the 20th century yet her life and work are often obscured by the genius of her father, Sigmund Freud. How […]

10 October 2013

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The Private Life: why we remain in the dark

Author’s Talk: Josh Cohen The war over private life spreads inexorably. Some seek to expose, invade and steal it, others to protect, conceal and withhold it. Either way, the assumption is that privacy is a possession to be won or lost. But what if what we call private life is the one element in us […]

9 October 2013

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Four Modern Viewpoints: Local Artist William Tillyer

One in a series of lively talks that explore the work of artists in mima’s exhibition programme and the wider worlds of the artists in focus. This talk will discuss William Tillyer. With Dr Gail-Nina Anderson.

9 October 2013

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Art in Public Places with Peter Murray

Join Middlesbrough-born founder and executive director of the Yorkshire Sculpture Park, Peter Murray, to discuss the 20th anniversary of Claes Oldenburg’s Bottle of Notes, its impact on Middlesbrough and influence on regional public art.