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SEPTEMBER – DECEMBER 2018


10 YEARS OF NAE

New Art Exchange Registered Charity No. 1121755 Company No. 04899786 Registered in England & Wales


Welcome Welcome to our new season, marking 10 years since launching a brand new national arts venue. The black, cubed ‘diamond -space ship’ of Hyson Green has fast-tracked many artists and creative professionals, presented over 150 exhibitions and thousands of arts and cultural events, supporting on average over 300 artists per annum and surpassing millions of audiences physically and online. This season we launch with a major group show, one of our biggest ever, Africa State of Mind, curated by Ekow Eshun. The show captures the sense and sensibilities of ‘place’, both meta-physically and physically, with 16 artists from 11 countries within Africa reclaiming the portrayal of Africa, often hijacked by the western lens. From within the landscape, soul and urban sprawl, the images offer a fascinating insight of mind and matter.

GALLERY & CAFÉBAR OPENING TIMES Mon – Fri: 9am – 6pm Saturday: 10am – 5pm Sunday: 10am – 4pm NAE will be closed due to exhibition changeover 16 & 23 Sep, 30 Dec, and 6 Jan. Closed over Christmas & New

In our wider programme we dig and drink deep featuring the experience of Black miners of Nottinghamshire, live performative Afrofuturism, #Windrush70 black history events, gallery tours and curators’ talks. The family and young people’s events include the annual Craft + Culture fair, Saturday Art Club, YARD Theatre and a dance-based holiday programme. There is something for everyone. 10 Years has flown by and together we have achieved so much. A massive thanks go out to all our stakeholders – the brilliant artists, supportive audiences and residents, the dedicated NAE team and trustees, the investors and funders, especially Arts Council England for believing in our vision with their substantial investment for the 2018-22 NPO funding round.

Year 23–26 Dec, and 1 Jan. Opposite The Forest Tram Stop 39-41 Gregory Boulevard Nottingham NG7 6BE www.nae.org.uk 0115 924 8630

Collaborating organisations this season: Nottingham News Centre CIC, SheAfriq, The Red

Over the last ten years, NAE has seen a huge transformation from what it once was. Join us for the next phase of our journey.

Project, Poets Against Racism, Qisetna, The Voice, Nottingham Black Archive, LEVEL, Manushi Dance Company, Reggae

Skinder Hundal

Takeover, The Photo Parlour,

CEO, New Art Exchange

Jake Howe, Jagdish Patel. 3


EXHIBITIONS

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EXHIBITIONS

Africa State of Mind 29 SEPTEMBER – 16 DECEMBER 2018 EXHIBITION LAUNCH Friday 28 September, 6pm – Midnight

Africa State of Mind, curated by Ekow Eshun with NAE, explores the work of an emergent generation of photographers from across the African continent. 16 artists from 11 different countries interrogate ideas of ‘Africanness’ through highly subjective renderings of life and identity on the continent, along the way revealing Africa to be a psychological space as much as a physical territory; a state of mind as much as a physical location.

Africa State of Mind takes place at a time in which popular Western views of the continent still remain limited. Exhibition curator, Ekow Eshun explains: ‘On one hand, there is the boosterism of an “Africa rising” narrative, that celebrates the development of an emergent middle class and the growth of a tech sector driven by a young aspirational population, while glossing over the inequalities of income and opportunity that still hinders social progress in many countries. On the other hand, the reductive stereotype of Africa as a land of would-be migrants and corrupt rulers – a vision given ugly validation by President Trump’s description of its nations as “shithole countries”.’ By contrast, Africa State of Mind features photography that seeks to address the complexity of what it means, and how it feels, to live in Africa today.

The exhibiting artists are: Emmanuelle Andrianjafy, Sammy Baloji, Raphaël Barontini, Neil Beloufa, Girma Berta, Eric Gyamfi, Kiluanji Kia Henda, Lebohang Kganye, Namsa Leuba, Michael MacGarry, Sabelo Mlangeni, Mimi Cherono Ng’ok, Musa N Nxumalo, Ruth Ossai, Athi-Patra Ruga and Michael Tsegaye. The exhibition orientates around three main themes – Inner Landscapes, Zones of Freedom and Hybrid Cities. In the show the modern African city is documented in all its dynamism and contradiction. The fluidity of gender and sexual identity is addressed through compelling portraiture, and the legacy of history, from slavery and colonialism to apartheid, becomes the source of resonant new myths and dreamscapes.

The exhibition also draws inspiration from the work of the Senegalese economist Felwine Sarr, who has called for a fresh consideration of how to understand Africa. Sarr speculates about a new Africa conjured into being by artists, thinkers and cultural actors. By creative figures whose work is intent on articulating contemporary lived experience in Africa as a thing of nuance and imaginative reach. In so doing articulating Africa as a place where there is, as Sarr puts it, a profound ‘continuity between the real and the possible’. 5


EXHIBITIONS

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ARTIST’S COMMISSION

Nightclubbing

This ambitious new work evolves out of Rachael’s celebrated stage performance Nightclubbing, which explores intersectional feminism through the lens of Afrofuturism and the cult of Grace Jones. Looking to outer space for inspiration, this new work manipulates time, creating a much-needed distance between ourselves and misogynoir agendas that threaten our existence. It takes 150 seconds for a rocket to leave the earth’s atmosphere, times bends and seconds become minutes as we prepare for take-off throughout this 150-minute encounter. Subtly exploring womxnhood and allyship in this moment of divisive politics, this piece is both a meditation and a call to arms, inviting spectators on a journey through the universe towards a better future. Womxn to the front, LGBTQI+ to the front, People of Colour to the front!

DRINK DEEP FROM THE LIGHT OF THE UNIVERSE RESIDENCY Saturday 1 – Friday 7 December PERFORMANCE INSTALLATION Saturday 8 December, 3pm – 5.30pm

Rachael Young is a Nottingham-born artist whose interdisciplinary practice spans live art, theatre, installation and socially engaged projects. Here in Nightclubbing Young and her badass band of super-womxn embrace speculative fiction and visceral live music in their week-long residency at NAE, culminating in a new performance installation on Saturday 10 December. The performance has been specially commissioned for NAE’s 10th anniversary year.

For more information about the performance, please see page 17. 7


EXHIBITIONS

Digging Deep

Off Centre

29 SEPTEMBER – 24 OCTOBER 2018

27 OCTOBER 2018 – 6 JANUARY 2019

EXHIBITION LAUNCH

EXHIBITION LAUNCH

Saturday 6 October, 2pm – 4pm

Saturday 27 October, 2pm – 4pm

Led by local historian Norma Gregory, with volunteers, the exhibition uncovers the hidden history of coal miners of African Caribbean descent from across the UK. Step through time to experience personal narratives from former members of the coal mining communities, told through archived photographs, coal artistry and original mining objects on display in the Central Gallery stairwell space. The exhibition will also feature a new commission of portraits of former miners taken by award-winning Nottinghambased photographer David Severn.

Nottingham’s first independent photo festival, celebrating local talent, will take place across the city from 27 October. See a selection of work from Off Centre displayed in our Central Gallery stairwell space, accompanied by a series of photography-based workshops hosted by Real Creative Futures.

Digging Deep is a Heritage Lottery Funded (HLF)

› www.offcentrefestival.co.uk

Off Centre has been organised by Nottingham Photo Social and has been sponsored by Real Creative Futures, The Big House, the Royal Photographical Society, and local charities and galleries.

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EVENTS

AFRICA STATE OF MIND

DIGGING DEEP

EXHIBITION LAUNCH & PARTY

EKOW ESHUN AND ARTISTS IN CONVERSATION

Friday 28 September

DISCUSSION

2pm – 4pm

6pm – Midnight

Saturday 29 September 2pm – 4pm

Join us as we celebrate NAE’s 10th anniversary season. Be the first to see Africa State of Mind, a group photography exhibition that explores themes of identity, place and memory through the work of contemporary African photographers, curated by Ekow Eshun. Hear speeches from eminent figures in NAE’s history and stay with us into the evening as we welcome local Sound System legends Quattro Tone to bring the party (and the bass!) With a special drinks menu and plenty of room on the dance floor, join us for our biggest party yet!

Africa State of Mind curator Ekow Eshun, is joined by artists from the exhibition including Eric Gyamfi, Raphael Barontini and others to discuss their work and the overall curatorial focus, exploring the presentation of Africa as a multifaceted psychological space as much as a physical territory, and a place where history and modernity, the personal and the political exist in vivid tension.

EXHIBITION LAUNCH Saturday 6 October

Join us for a special afternoon as we launch and celebrate the hidden history of former coal miners of African and Caribbean heritage from across the UK. The exhibition will feature a new collection of portraits of former miners, taken by photographer David Severn alongside historical photographs, coal artistry and original mining artefacts. The launch will be accompanied by a poetry performance, speeches from some of the photographed miners and light refreshments.

FREE All are welcome

FREE All are welcome

FREE All are welcome

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EVENTS

YOUNG, GIFTED & BLACK

SKINDEEP? WORKSHOP

WHAT’S RACE GOT TO DO WITH IT?

LIVE MUSIC

Saturday 13 October

DISCUSSION

Friday 12 October

11am – 12.30pm

Saturday 13 October

7pm-10pm

2pm – 4pm

With the title of the event inspired by the classic Nina Simone song, Young Gifted & Black presents a selection of young Nottingham-based music artists of African and Caribbean descent who have been making their mark within the city’s vibrant music scene. Expect an intimate gig with soul, acoustic and hip-hop to kick-start your weekend. Live music from Ty Healy, Jasmin Issaka & more.

Activist Ola Awosika is renowned for online beauty reviews that create caring spaces to talk about serious social issues in a challenging world; from hand creams and homophobia to serums and smashing the patriarchy. Join us for a workshop using humour and quality skin products to explore how activists can take care of their physical and mental wellbeing offline. Complimentary products by Sunu Kër and refreshments provided.

FREE 16 yrs+

This year’s Young, Black & Present panel explores colourism, media representation and what is to be part of a young diaspora community in the UK today. Chaired by actress and social commentator Kelechi Okafor, with Magid Magid, Sheffield’s youngest ever Lord Mayor; local dancer Taiwo Bamiduro; activist and vlogger Ola Awosika; painter Joy Labinjo; and All Black Connect member Tami Okoye. FREE

FREE / spaces limited

All are welcome

16 yrs+

YOUNG, BLACK & PRESENT

Young, Black & Present is NAE’s annual programme of events shaped by our young people’s collective, All Black Connect. The group meet regularly to design projects that explore issues impacting young black people in the UK today. For more info:   Saziso@nae.org.uk 10


EVENTS

RAFIKI JAZZ UP CLOSE!

OFF CENTRE EXHIBITION LAUNCH

BALLAD FOR SYRIA (2017)

PERFORMANCE

Saturday 27 October

FILM & PERFORMANCE

Thursday 18 October 2018

2pm – 4pm

Tuesday 30 October

7.30pm – 9.30pm

Rafiki Jazz are nine musicians remixing roots music and telling modern day stories with a glance back to the ancients. Expect a rich masala of mesmerising music traversing continents, languages and cultures, set within hypnotically looping digital animations from award-winning Islamic artist Zarah Hussain. Featuring the compelling vocal quartet of Sufi Sarah Yaseen, Hebrew-Hindi singersongwriter Avital Raz, Egyptian Coptic mastermusician Mina Salama and Senegalese griot Kadialy Kouyate at its heart.

6.30pm – 8.30pm

Join us to celebrate Nottingham’s first independent photo festival, Off Centre! We will officially launch the city-wide festival and celebrate the local photographers who have been chosen to take part. Preview NAE’s presentation of the festival in our Central Gallery, meet the artists and enjoy a drinks reception with presentations by the event organisers. Plus, find out more about related workshops run by Real Creative Futures through the festival. FREE All are welcome

Dir: Eda Elif Tibet & Maisa Alhafez Dur: 47 mins Subtitles: English and Turkish

Just as a ballad narrates poetic stories in short stanzas, this musical documentary mirrors the life of co-director and lead Maisa Alhafez, a musician and a Syrian refugee living in Istanbul. The film explores her longing for her loved ones and aim to transform borders by building a multicultural community group ‘The Oriental Istanbul Mosaic Choir’, heal the wounds of her people and children through song. Presented in collaboration with Qisetna.

£10 All are welcome

FREE All are welcome

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EVENTS

CALYPSO: LICKS AND POLITRICKS

BLACK PANTHER (12A)

POETS AGAINST RACISM

PERFORMANCE & TALK

FILM SCREENING

POETRY, POLITICS, IDENTITY

Thursday 1 November

Friday 2 November

AND ACTIVISM

6.30pm – 9pm

7pm – 10pm

WORKSHOP & PERFORMANCE

Master musician, lyrical poet and the BBC’s resident Calypsonian, Alexander D Great returns to NAE for an evening of performance and discussion exploring the social and political history of Calypso music. Through his own compositions and exploring the work of renowned Calypso artists such as Lord Kitchener and Mona Baptiste, Alexander looks at Calypso as a tool of resistance for the Windrush Generation. Supported by Nottingham Black History Collective #Windrush70

Marvel Studios' Black Panther follows T'Challa who, after the events of 'Captain America: Civil War,' returns home to the isolated, technologically advanced African nation of Wakanda to take his place as King. However, when an old enemy reappears on the radar, T'Challa's mettle as King and Black Panther is tested when he is drawn into a conflict that puts the entire fate of Wakanda and the world at risk.

Thursday 8 November

FREE

Cosplay is highly encouraged! We want to see Black Panther/ Marvel gear and African inspired attire.

All are welcome

7pm – 9.30pm

Poets Against Racism (PAR) are a collective bringing together Midlands-based poets, spoken word artists and rappers to perform under one banner in response to the recent rise in street-level racism and hate crime. Explore the role poetry and art can play in challenging racism and spreading positive words from the diverse communities in Nottingham. A workshop discussing key issues will be followed by live poetry performances by local poet and PAR founder Manjit Sahota, plus local guest poets.

£4 Age range: 12A

FREE May include strong language and adult issues

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EVENTS

STYLE IN MY DNA

BODY AS CANVAS

EKOW ESHUN

DISCUSSION

ACCESS PROGRAMME

GALLERY TOUR

Saturday 10 November

Thursday 15 November

Thursday 22 November

2pm – 5pm

10.30am – 12pm or

6.30pm – 7.30pm

1pm – 2.30pm

As a migrant, born in Jamaica and raised in Nottingham, Lorna Holder became a successful designer 'making it happen' in Britain, and her story bears witness to the evolution of fashion within the British Caribbean community. Join Lorna for a reading from her new book ‘Style in My DNA’, tracing fashion trends from the 1940s to the present day. Lorna will be joined in-conversation with Paulette Simpson, Director of the Voice Newspaper, followed by a book signing. Presented in partnership with The Voice newspaper. Refreshments provided.

A creative workshop delivered by and for adults with learning disabilities from our collaborators LEVEL. Pioneering the transformative power of the arts, LEVEL seeks to enrich the creative lives of people with learning disabilities. The session will take inspiration from our exhibition Africa State of Mind, presenting a glimpse of the life from across Africa today. Group and individual bookings are welcome. FREE

Join Africa State of Mind curator Ekow Eshun as he unpicks the core ideas and concepts which inform this group exhibition of work by contemporary photographers from across Africa. Eshun is a writer, critic and curator, as well as being Chairman of the Fourth Plinth Commissioning Group, overseeing the most prestigious public art programme in the UK. Join us to share your thoughts and ask questions about the exhibition.

16 yrs+ Booking required:  Saziso@nae.org.uk

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FREE All are welcome


EVENTS

THE RED PROJECT MRS B – A NORTH KOREAN WOMEN

WINDRUSH JOURNEYS TO NOTTINGHAM

FILM & DISCUSSION

BOOK LAUNCH

NIGHTCLUBBING DRINK DEEP FROM THE LIGHT OF THE UNIVERSE

Wednesday 28 November

Thursday 29 November

PERFORMANCE

1pm – 4pm

6.30pm – 8pm

Saturday 8 December

The Red Project presents this screening of Mrs B – A North Korean Woman, in association with POW Nottingham. While illegally leaving North Korea, Mrs. B. is sold by her smugglers to a Chinese farmer. She becomes a smuggler herself and engages in a struggle to reunite with her sons. The film will be followed by a Q&A aiming to open a discussion around the myths and misconceptions surrounding sex work and human trafficking, with speakers including POW’s Migrant Outreach Coordinator, Diana Blaj.

Presented in partnership with Nottingham Black Archive (NBA), join us as we launch the first collection of interviews and stories from Nottingham’s Windrush generation and their descendants. Offering a glimpse into the reasons why individuals from across the Caribbean decided to make Nottingham their home in the 40s, 50s and 60s, and the important roles they have played in shaping the city as we know it. A unique moment to unlock NBA’s rich archive of interviews for the very first time. Supported by Nottingham Black History Collective #Windrush70

3pm – 5.30pm

FREE 18 yrs+

Artist Rachael Young and her badass band of womxn embrace speculative fiction and visceral live music in a new performance installation, emerging from a weeklong residency at NAE. Evolving from Rachael’s celebrated performance Nightclubbing (The Stage ****) this new piece, inspired by space travel, is a meditation, a call to arms and a preparation for take-off towards a better future. Womxn to the front, LGBTQI+ to the front, People of Colour to the front! FREE 14 yrs+

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EVENTS

SHEAFRIQ ART DATES

CRAFT + CULTURE FAIR

KATHAK

GALLERY TOUR

FESTIVAL

Sat 15, 22, 29 September

Thursday 13 December

Saturday 15 December

Sat 6, 27 October

6.30pm – 8pm

12pm – 5pm

Sat 3, 10 November

Art Dates is a new series of social art gallerybased events hosted by SHEAfriq, a Nottinghambased creative collective of woman creatives of African descent. SHEAfriq aims to provide a relaxed and casual environment for art lovers and non-art lovers alike to interact and engage in fruitful conversation about art, followed by a creative activity over drinks. Join some of the collective as they explore some of the art works in Africa State of Mind, followed by a creative exercise over drinks in NAE’s Cafébar.

Back for a fourth year, our much-loved annual Craft + Culture Fair will showcase the work of crafters, designers and performers from across the local community, capturing the vibrancy of our culturally rich city. Pick up a festive gift, try some delicious street food in our café, and keep the younger ones entertained with live music performances and our drop in creative workshops.

DANCE CLASS

10am – 11.30am

Kathak is one of the eight classical dances of India that has a strong emphasis on rhythm, expression and grace. Join Manushi Dance Company founder Vina Ladwa, a trained Kathak dance teacher for this course. Sessions are suitable for beginners. £8 × session at the door £6 × full term advanced payment (children or adults)

FREE All are welcome Images credits Cover: Athi-Patra Ruga, Night of the Long Knives I, 2013, Hayden Phipps. P1: Bartosz Kali; Tom Morley. P4: Kiluanji Kia Henda, The Last Journey of the Dictator Mussunda N'zombo Before the Great Extinction Act I, 2017. P6: Lebohang Kganye, Ka 2-phisi yaka e pinky II, 2013. P7: Rachael Young. P8: David Severn. P9: Bartosz Kali; Musa N Nxumalo, This is how you start a party; Nottingham News Centre. P10: Acoustickle; Eivind Hansen; Bartosz Kali. P11: Ayşe Balkose; Bartosz Kali; Eda Elif Tibet. P12: Alexander D Great; Manjit Sahota. P13: Errol Holder, courtesy of Tuareg Productions; Saziso Phiri. P14: Courtesy of Zorba Productions, 2016; Bartosz Kali. P15: Rachael Young; Bartosz Kali; Bartosz Kali. P16: Tom Morley. P17: Salmagundi; Robin Miller; Hugh Miller. P19: Tom Morley. P19: Matthew Vaughn. P21: Lamar Francois. P22: Tom Morley. P23: Courtesy of Hardeep Pandhal.

FREE All are welcome

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MOMO MAKING WORKSHOP COOKING / FOOD Wednesday 12 December 6.30pm – 7.30pm

CaféBar Take some time to come and relax with us in our CaféBar. Don’t get too settled though, we have a very busy season ahead! Try our new special of Peanut Stew to complement the Africa State of Mind exhibition. To top it off we have an amazing line up of three live music events this season, good food + good sounds = good times. As always, our regular menu will be available. Stop by for coffee and homemade cake, or try a main meal from our world foods inspired kitchen. We’re family friendly, with our kid’s menu, plus high chairs, comfy sofas and bottle warming facilities.

OPENING TIMES Mon – Fri: 9am – 6pm

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Saturday: 10am – 5pm

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Sunday: 10am – 4pm

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Join us to discover the skill and craft of creating momos, traditional Nepalese dumplings. traditional Nepalese dumplings. You will be guided through the process by our very own chef, Muna Kandel, who will share this delicious dish from her homeland. Includes a welcome drink, all ingredients and equipment. “I can vouch that Muna’s culinary artistry is something to behold.” Anna Marshall, Left Lion £12 18 yrs+

Look out for Goose Fair Specials Wednesday 3 – Sunday 7 October 16


CAFÉBAR LIVE EVENTS

SALMAGUNDI

ROOTSOLUTION

RED SEA

LIVE MUSIC / FOOD / BAR

LIVE MUSIC / FOOD / BAR

LIVE MUSIC / FOOD / BAR

Saturday 29 September

Saturday 20 October

Saturday 24 November

7pm – 11pm

7pm – 11pm

7pm – 11pm

Food served until 9pm

Food served until 9pm

Food served until 9pm

This long-established 6-piece band prefer to listen widely and let it flow out in its own organic way, delivering an impressive repertoire of original songs that are both infectious and refreshingly unique. Expect an uplifting feast, led by multi-layered melodies on vocals, violin, accordion, trombone, and saxophone, underpinned by the rhythmic core of drum kit, double bass and guitar.

Composed of a group of inspirational musicians and skilful performers, the artists behind RootSolution have earned their reputation as a talented band to look out for. From live gigs to studio sessions and more, they continue to touch fans around the world with their distinctive authentic sound and enjoyable musical style.

Red Sea is one of Nottingham's newest & most exciting jazz bands. Playing original mellow sunshine jazz, these tunes were first inspired by the intense stillness & beauty of the Sinai Desert & the Red Sea. Their line-up is Bex Derry on vocals, James Tolhurst on guitar and trumpet and Rob Coates on guitar. FREE 18 yrs+

FREE 18 yrs+

FREE 18 yrs+

Bonfire Night open until 8pm Monday 5 November 17


FAMILIES AT NAE

Our family sessions provide space for creative learning and fun! While you’re visiting, grab a bite in our Café. We have children’s menus, high chairs, comfy sofas and a daily activity area. We’re also a breastfeeding friendly venue, with bottle warming and changing facilities available. Our creative workshops for young people are an opportunity to make friends, develop confidence and learn new skills, working with professional artists, dancers and creatives.

FREE Booking recommended Saturday Art Club is a drop in event, no need to book.

nae.org.uk/families

SATURDAY ART CLUB 6, 20, 27 October

ADVENTURES IN ZAMBEZIA (U) (2013)

3, 10, 17 November

FAMILY FILM

8 December

Saturday 1 December

0-10 years

10.30am – 12pm All are welcome

Kick start your Saturday with drop-in creative family time. This season we’ll be exploring stories about Caribbean folk character Anancy, the mischievous spider, as well as playing music, listening to storytelling, and having lots of space to draw and make. From tasting delicious Caribbean foods and making story books to creating musical instruments and building paper boats, each week will have something different to offer, including a free family film screening! We have a small soft play area with toys and books for very little ones. 18

When a spirited young falcon named Kai learns of Zambezia, the fabulous city of birds, he leaves his remote country home against the wishes of his father. But when his dad is captured by an evil lizard who plans to attack the city, Kai must learn the importance of teamwork if he's to rescue his father, save his new friends and help keep Zambezia lizard free.


YOUNG PEOPLE

GOT THE MOVES!

WHAT’S POPPIN’

HOLIDAY PROGRAMME

HOLIDAY PROGRAMME

YARD YOUNG PEOPLE’S THEATRE

29 & 31 October

29 & 31 October

Weekly during term time*

1 & 2 November

1 & 2 November

7-10 years

10am – 12pm

1pm – 4pm

Tuesdays, 5pm – 7pm

7–10 years

11-16 years

11-16 years

Can you ‘pop’? Can you ‘lock’? ‘Popping’ king Taiwo Bamiduro can teach you how! Taiwo will teach you easy-to-learn routines from across street dance, hip hop and your favourite music videos. This fourday course uses games, play and of course lots of dance to build confidence and bring out your best moves. Step up to the rhythm, break out the freestyle and see what you can do! Suitable for beginners.

Join professional dancer Taiwo Bamiduro for a four-day course to learn the basics of hip-hop dance. Inspired by our exhibition, Africa State of Mind, Taiwo will show how urban and hip-hop dance moves are heavily influenced by traditional dances from across Africa. Through breaking down moves step by step, you will build a routine rich in different cultural dance steps to showcase at the end of the week. Anyone completing all four sessions will earn an NAE Dance certificate. Suitable for both beginners and those with more experience.

Wednesdays, 5pm – 7pm

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Younger children can have fun with a range of games and exercises which develop acting skills and confidence, while the older age group will strengthen and develop acting skills, build confidence and learn about the making of theatre productions.  Saziso@nae.org.uk *No sessions on 30/31 Oct, 18/19 & 25/26 Dec, and 1/2 Jan. YARD will restart on 8/9 Jan.


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If you want to get involved, or know of anyone who might want to be a part of shaping this new festival, please get in touch by 30 September!  Sooree@nae.org.uk

Do you have questions about the world we live in? Or your experiences as a young person in the city? Would you like to be a part of a new festival day made by and for young people? Do you love being creative and have some time to spare after school or on the weekend? We want you to fill New Art Exchange with activities, performances, workshops, and much more. We are looking for groups and individual young people who would like to showcase their talents have a say in what the arts looks like now, and what it could be in the future. The summit, as designed by you, will take place on Saturday 17 November, 12pm – 6pm at New Art Exchange.

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ALSO AT NAE

Real Creative Futures

of designers and digital influencers to discover their best practices and tips, joined Nottingham Black Archive (NBA) for a six-part creative writing series and poetry showcase as part of Nottingham Poetry Festival and got business plans in order with the help of Ellen O’Hara’s Visual Business Planning series.

Real Creative Futures is our business support programme, part of the EU and Arts Council England funded project – The Big House. We aim to support individuals and small businesses working in the creative and digital sectors, across Nottinghamshire and Derbyshire, to establish and grow by linking them to a range of free business support services including: › One to one coaching › Mentoring from industry experts › Skills-based workshops › Networking events › Access to grants and funding

Coming up, join us for a day with Derby Museum, exploring how creatives can work with museum collections, figure out how to develop a language for your art, explore how to kickstart your illustration practice and learn more about artistic residency opportunities, from how to apply, what they’re really like and if they could help you to expand your practice.  rcf@nae.org.uk › www.realcreativefutures.co.uk

In the last four months we have launched a seven-part music series called Write:Record:Release, joined a panel

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ALSO AT NAE

Join The NAEbourhood

Support Us As a registered charity, we rely on your generosity to help us continue our work. With your support, we ensure that artists from all backgrounds are able to practice, exhibit and enjoy art and culture in a space dedicated to championing their voices.

Our Supporter’s scheme lets you get closer to the art while helping us achieve our mission of making art from diverse cultures accessible to all. For only £40 a year you can support our mission and receive a range of great benefits including:

There are lots of ways you can help us without becoming a Supporter. Why not make a one-off donation of any amount online or when reserving tickets to an event, or when you visit us? Until 2019, Arts Council England are doubling all donations meaning your gift goes even further.

› Invitations to special supporter’s only events › Behind the scenes news › Exhibition guides direct to your door › NAE goodies, and much more!  supportus@nae.org.uk

› www.nae.org.uk/donate

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ALSO AT NAE

Spaces For Hire

Looking Ahead

Planning an event? Our spaces are the perfect blank canvas for you to hold your conference, workshop or social gathering.

2019 promises to be an exciting year! Thanks to NAE’s funding uplift from Arts Council England there will be new developments in our learning and engagement programmes allowing us to extend our work with local communities, families and schools. Our ExperiMentor artist’s development programme will grow to support more local creatives at different career stages. We start 2019 with new exhibitions by Shiraz Bayjoo and Hardeep Pandhal and in February we support Coleen Francis’s volunteer led project, The Colour of Love, and the UK Young Artists as they take-over the city! The summer period sees a new Open exhibition at NAE (artist’s application schedule to be announced soon). In addition, our Here, There & Everywhere international programme will continue in Africa and Europe with residencies, an exhibition featuring John Akomfrah in the autumn, and a commission by Soyoung Chung at the European Capital of Culture 2019, Matera, Italy.

With our in-house catering and refreshment options, technical equipment and support available on request, your event will surely be one to remember. Out of hours requests welcome.  bookings@nae.org.uk › 0115 924 8630

Kids Parties Celebrate your little one's big day at New Art Exchange with one of our amazing package deals.

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ALL EVENTS

September Fri 28

6pm – midnight

Exhibition Launch

Africa State of Mind

Sat 29

2pm – 4pm

Discussion

Curator & Artists in Conversation

Sat 29

7pm – 11pm

Live Music

Salmagundi

Sat 6

2pm – 4pm

Exhibition Launch

Digging Deep

Fri 12

7pm – 10pm

Live Music

Young, Gifted & Black

Sat 13

11am – 12.30pm

Workshop

Skindeep?

Sat 13

2pm – 4pm

Discussion

What’s Race Got To Do with It?

Thu 18

7.30pm – 9.30pm

Performance

Rafiki Jazz Close Up

Sat 20

7pm – 11pm

Live Music

RootSolution

Sat 27

2pm – 4pm

Exhibition Launch

Off Centre

Tue 30

6.30pm – 8.30pm

Film & Performance

Ballad For Syria

Thu 1

6.30pm – 9pm

Performance & Talk

Calypso: Licks and Politricks

Fri 2

7pm – 10pm

Film Screening

Black Panther (12A)

Thu 8

7pm – 9.30pm

Workshop & Performance

Poets Against Racism

Sat 10

2pm – 5pm

Discussion

Style In My DNA

Thu 15

10.30am – 12pm

Access Programme

Body As Canvas

October

November

& 1pm – 2.30pm Sat 17

12pm – 6pm

Summit

Young People's Summit

Thu 22

6.30pm – 7.30pm

Gallery Tour

Ekow Eshun

Sat 24

7pm – 11pm

Live Music

Red Sea

Wed 28

1pm – 4pm

Film & Discussion

The Red Project

Thu 29

6.30pm – 8pm

Book Launch

Journeys To Nottingham

Sat 1

10.30am – 12pm

Family Film

Adventures In Zambezia (U)

Sat 8

3pm – 5.30pm

Performance

Nightclubbing

Sat 13

6.30pm – 8pm

Gallery Tour

SheAfriq Art Dates

Wed 12

6.30pm – 7.30pm

Workshop

Momo Making

Sat 15

12pm – 5pm

Festival

Craft + Culture Fair

December

Holiday Programme Workshops Mon 29 Oct – Thu 2 Nov

10am – 12pm

7-10 years / Dance

Got The Moves!

Mon 29 Oct – Thu 2 Nov

1pm – 4pm

11-16 years / Dance

What’s Poppin’

Selected Saturdays

10.30am – 12.30pm

Family

Saturday Art Club

Tuesdays (term time)

5pm – 7pm

7-10 years / Theatre

YARD

Wednesdays (term time)

5pm – 7pm

11-16 years / Theatre

YARD

Selected Sundays

10am – 12pm

Dance Class

Kathak

Regular Workshops

New Art Exchange, 39-41 Gregory Boulevard, Nottingham, NG7 6BE | 0115 924 8630 | www.nae.org.uk

New Art Exchange September - December 2018  
New Art Exchange September - December 2018  
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