NEW ART EXCHANGE
MAY – AUGUST 2013
STUART HALL & JOHN AKOMFRAH: CREATING MONUMENT
SATURDAY 8 JUNE
REGISTRATION FROM 11AM, 5PM CLOSE
A SYMPOSIUM EXPLORING THE WORK OF JOHN AKOMFRAH, THE BLACK AUDIO COLLECTIVE AND OTHER VISUAL ARTISTS INSPIRED BY THE WORK OF STUART HALL. KEY NOTE SPEAKERS INCLUDE: EKOW ESHUN: Writer, cultural commentator and award-winning broadcaster.
This event has been staged in partnership with Nottingham Trent University.
We advise arriving early to view the film prior to the symposium and leaving enough time to experience the full duration of the piece which is around 45 minutes. Screenings start on the hour from 10am.
Artist, film director, screenwriter and founding member of Black Audio Film Collective.
KODWO ESHUN: Co-founding member of the Otolith Group, writer, theorist, film-maker, and curator of the exhibition The Ghosts of Songs: A Retrospective of the Black Audio Film Collective (2007).
MARK SEALY: Director of Autograph ABP and commissioner of The Unfinished Conversation.
ADMISSION: £10 (£8 CONCESSIONS) INCLUDING LIGHT REFRESHMENTS AGE RANGE: ALL ARE WELCOME! FURTHER DETAILS AND SPEAKERS TO BE ANNOUNCED
Image credit; front cover and page 2: © Smoking Dogs. Image credit; below: Nottingham Hill Couple 1967, © Charlie Phillips.
CONTENTS Exhibitions Gallery Tours
WELCOME 4 – 10 11
Mela 12 The Exchange On Sunday!
Lectures, Presentations, Q & A and Debates
14 – 15
16 – 17
18 – 19
Family Friendly Workshops
20 – 21
May Half Term Activities for Young People
Summer Holiday Activities for Young People
Regular Workshops for All
24 – 25
Also Happening at NAE
26 – 29
Kids Parties and Spaces for Hire
If ever there was an influential instigator of thinking who transformed the confidence of a community into positive activism, championing the creative expressions and voices of culturally diverse Britain, then one has to acknowledge the depth and gravitas of Stuart Hall’s work. This season launches with John Akomfrah’s highly acclaimed film The Unfinished Conversation which explores the ongoing clash and reincarnation of culture and identity as explored through the refraction of Hall’s memory. Our season in many ways responds to and provides a temperature of art and culture being produced by diverse cultures no longer defined solely by heritage or even stereotypical codes. I am particularly delighted to announce that we will be delivering a major symposium in partnership with Nottingham Trent University, chaired by Ekow Eshun discussing the context and content of The Unfinished Conversation featuring film maker John Akomfrah, Kodwo Eshun and Mark Sealy of Autograph to name a few. We have an action packed season of exhibitions including Paul Goodwin’s curation of photographer Charlie Phillips and we have a special in-conversation with writer and broadcaster Bidisha. We have also programmed a range of performances, film screenings, gallery tours, young people’s arts, family friendly workshops, artist sharings, a guest chef, the Jack Vickers Award, Mela100 and so much more… Our new feature is The Exchange on Sunday an explosion of art and culture from courses, performances, café treats to all sorts of experiments. So do join us! And don’t forget to check out our first ever guest column on page 29 written by our Chair Eddy Maxwell (MBE) and Vice Chair Sukhy Johal (MBE). As always we look forward to connecting with you this season. Skinder Hundal Chief Executive, NAE
Image credit: © Smoking Dogs.
Image credit: © Smoking Dogs.
THE UNFINISHED CONVERSATION JOHN AKOMFRAH 11 MAY – 14 JULY 2013 MAIN GALLERY
LAUNCH EVENT: FRIDAY 10 MAY 2013, 6PM - 9PM
New Art Exchange (NAE) is proud to present The Unfinished Conversation by John Akomfrah, a beautiful, moving and multi-layered film about Jamaican-born academic Stuart Hall. The piece, commissioned by Autograph ABP, premiered at the 2012 Liverpool Biennial to overwhelming critical acclaim. The Unfinished Conversation is presented as an immersive three-channel video installation, and examines the nature of the visual as triggered across the individual’s memory landscape with particular reference to identity and race. The film sees academic Stuart Hall’s memories and personal archives extracted and relocated in an imagined and different time, reflecting the questionable nature of memory itself. The Unfinished Conversation looks at the theory that identity is not an essence or being but instead a becoming, where individual subjectivities are formed in both real and fictive spaces. The Unfinished Conversation is an Autograph ABP Commission. Executive producer Mark Sealy, Director of Autograph ABP. Produced by Lina Gopaul and David Lawson, Smoking Dogs Films in collaboration with Professor Stuart Hall. As a co-founding member of the Black Audio Film Collective (1982), John Akomfrah achieved critical success in 1986 with his debut film documentary, Handsworth Songs. Through his celebrated technique of juxtaposing and layering archive footage with new and historical photo stills, soundscapes, personal testimonies and text, John investigates and unpacks the complexities of identity through his practice. Previous films include: The Nine Muses (2010), Mnemosyne (2009), Seven Songs for Malcolm X (1993) and Handsworth Songs (1986). John Akomfrah is now recognised as one of Britain’s most pioneering and intellectually rewarding film-makers. (Cont.)
Image credit: Stuart Hall, image by Dawoud Bey.
Image credit: Outside Pisshouse Pub 1968, © Charlie Phillips.
(Cont.) The project is funded by Arts Council England, Grants For Arts and supported by the Bluecoat, NAE, Nottingham and the W.E.B. Du Bois Institute for African and African American Research, Harvard University, Boston, Royal College Inspire Programme and Smoking Dogs Films. With kind support from NAXOS Audio Books, The Open University and BBC, Time/ Image and Getty Images. “Identities are formed at the unstable point where personal lives meet the narrative of history. Identity is an ever-unfinished conversation.” Stuart Hall Please note screenings of the Unfinished Conversation start on the hour from 10am – 4pm. We advise viewing the full duration of the piece which is around 45 minutes. Please turn to page 29 to read our guest column which explores how Stuart Hall’s ideas have helped shape NAE. The column has been written by NAE Chair Eddy Maxwell (MBE) and Vice Chair Sukhy Johal (MBE).
CHARLIE PHILLIPS: THE URBAN EYE 20 APRIL – 7 JULY 2013 MEZZANINE GALLERY
LAUNCH EVENT: SATURDAY 20 APRIL 2013, 12PM - 2PM Charlie Phillips photographs capture fleeting moments in time, space and memory that relate to people’s everyday experience of life in cities. For over 50 years Phillips has used the medium of photography to document, archive, explore and celebrate the rich diversity of characters, landscapes and emotions that form part of the migrant’s experience in the UK. This exhibition, curated by Paul Goodwin, is this artist’s first solo exhibition outside of London. The exhibition assembles Charlie Phillips’ seminal London photographs documenting the social landscape of the Notting Hill neighbourhood in the 1960s and early 70s. These pictures illustrate a social and built environment very much shaped by West Indian migration to Britain since the late 1940s against the backdrop of rapid urban change and rebuilding. Street life, interracial relationships, Carnival, fashion and images of bohemia were very much part of the constructed and contested mythology of Notting Hill. Paul Goodwin and Charlie Phillips will lead a tour of the exhibition during the launch.
Image credit: © Bartosz Kali.
Image credit: © Michelle Walsh.
OUT OF DA WOOD: SCULPTURE BY BILL MING 27 JULY – 8 SEPTEMBER 2013 MAIN GALLERY
LAUNCH EVENT: FRIDAY 26 JULY 2013, 6PM - 9PM Bill Ming was born in Bermuda and came to live in Nottinghamshire in 1971. His sculptures draw inspiration from personal experiences and a rich cultural heritage that originated in Africa, the Americas and Europe. Bill uses wood and various materials to create cultural collages which reflect the physical and spiritual aspects of life in all forms. Curated by Lucy Atkinson, Out of Da Wood brings together a collection of new and existing works which explore the artist’s use of materials and celebrates his skill as a storyteller. Drawing inspiration from key moments in his life, the works inadvertently tell much about the environment, culture, politics and history of Bermuda. Touching on the apartheid, the story of Bill’s immigration to England, and his reception once he arrived; visitors to the exhibition will recognise and relate to the personal experiences described by the artists. “My work is a journey of exploration, in which other travellers are essential. An art of healing not dealing, of exorcism not commercialism.”
10 AUGUST – 14 SEPTEMBER 2013 MEZZANINE GALLERY
LAUNCH EVENT: SATURDAY 10 AUGUST 2013, 12PM - 2PM Michelle Walsh is a photographer based in the East Midlands. Her interests are in contemporary portraiture, influenced by psychology and consciousness studies, as well as the exploration of photography as a contemplative art form. This exhibition has developed from Michelle’s ExperiMentor project with NAE. Using the venue as a base, Michelle visited the spaces where Nottingham people come together to engage in contemplative practices associated with a variety of religious and secular traditions. The individuals depicted within the exhibition were photographed and filmed by Michelle immediately following meditation, prayer, yoga or devotional song. The collection seeks to ask how such practices affect our conscious state of being and whether the ‘disappearing into presence’, frequently described as a result of such practices, can be reflected in a portrait?
Image credit: Courtesy of Céline Siani Djiakoua
Image credit: © Bartosz Kali.
GALLERY TOURS 27 April – 11 May 2013 Central Gallery
10 / 11
All tours are FREE, to book on the BSL signed tour contact Glenis@nae.org.uk.
Illuminated Illuminated is the product of a group of artists who have worked both collaboratively and independently to create their own autobiographical account of ‘mental illness’. It’s intention is to educate, inform and ultimately enlighten others on this mysterious malaise of the mind.
13 July – 3 August 2013 Mezzanine Gallery
Human Destroys, Human Creates This inaugural exhibition of the newly formed artists’ group BlankAtlas, is a refined visual dialogue derived from informed research and experiences of humanity’s paradoxical need to both destroy and create. It aims to address and bridge social, psychological, global, political, economic and environmental sensibilities. The debate around this paradox stems from the tension between humanity and nature, survival and peace, destruction and creation that exist symbiotically and despite each other. BlankAtlas is an artists’ group established in 2012 to provide a place for Nottingham’s international artists to come together, challenge, debate, produce, and present their commitment to art without restriction. The group consists of artists from very different backgrounds, both in terms of artistic practice and nationality of origin.
Through photography, installation, technical drawing and photomontage, Illuminated precedes Mental Health Awareness Week which runs from 13 - 17 May 2013. The artists of Illuminated are Charlotte Allchurch, Kayrakise Evans, Mark Lindsay and Simone Pinkett. The project has been coordinated by Nottingham Photographers’ Hub (NPH). NPH is a social enterprise aiming to empower marginalised communities through photography skills. For further details go to www.nphub.org.uk 20 May – 8 June 2013) Central Gallery
Nottingham Trent University’s 17th Photography Degree Show Festival New Art Exchange presents Nottingham Trent University’s 17th Photography Degree Show Festival, Spectrum. NAE forms a key venue of this city-wide festival which showcases the extensive creativity and various adaptations that surround the medium of photography. NAE will host two of the selected degree show exhibitions, providing a platform for young creative graduates from the BA (Hons) Photography and Photography in Europe programme’s - graduates who have a reputation for going on to become successful professionals.
Join artists, the NAE team and other experts for a diverse range of perspectives about the exhibitions. During these informal gallery tours you will learn more about the artists and have the opportunity to exchange your opinions about the show. Saturday 20 April, 12pm Charlie Philips, Exhibiting Artist and Paul Goodwin, Curator will introduce the Mezzanine Gallery exhibition, The Urban Eye. Saturday 18 May, 12pm A member of the NAE Team will discuss our exhibitions The Urban Eye and The Unfinished Conversation. Saturday 1 June, 12pm Tether, an artist collective that produce online video broadcasts around contemporary art (and current NAE ExperiMentor), will discuss The Unfinished Conversation. Saturday 22 June, 12pm Roger Bromley, Emeritus Professor of Culture, Film and Media, Faculty of Arts, University of Nottingham will discuss The Unfinished Conversation.
Saturday 27 July, 12pm Bill Ming Exhibiting Artists & Lucy Atkinson, Curator, introduce the Main Gallery exhibition Out of Da Wood. Wednesday 31 July, 1.30pm - 3.30pm BSL signed tour with Bill Ming. Visitors with hearing impairments are invited to join us for a British Sign Language (BLS) walk and talk followed by a mini workshop in our learning room. Saturday 10 August, 3.30pm Michelle Walsh, Exhibiting Artist, will introduce her solo exhibition in the Mezzanine Gallery. Saturday 24 August, 12pm Chris Maiden, currently a Volunteer at NAE moved back to Nottingham after having lived in Bermuda for 15 years, will be presenting the Main Gallery exhibition Out of Da Wood.
CELEBRATING 100 YEARS OF INDIAN CINEMA AND POETRY
12 / 13
Image credit: Courtesy of Hatch.
THE EXCHANGE ON SUNDAY! EXHIBITIONS / SCREENINGS / LECTURES / SYMPOSIUMS / WALK & TALK / PERFORMANCES / COMMUNITY
OPEN EVERY SUNDAY FROM 2 JUNE TO 28 JULY! 11AM – 5PM Sundays are about chilling out… But how? Coffee, chai or hot chocolate and a newspaper? However you want to do it, NAE is the place to be! Offering a range of events and activities for the whole family, we want you to enjoy your free time with us – so sit back, relax, engage and enjoy the exciting line up as we open the doors to artists, musicians, poets and community groups!
SUNDAY REGULARS SATURDAY 7 SEPTEMBER 6.30PM – 7PM DRINKS AND WELCOME 7PM – 9PM PERFORMANCE NAE
SUNDAY 8 SEPTEMBER 11.30AM – 6PM NAE FORREST REC GROUNDS CIRCUS TENT
TO COMMEMORATE THE CENTENARY OF RABINDRANATH TAGORE WINNING THE NOBEL PRIZE FOR LITERATURE, WE LAUNCH MELA 100 WITH A MUSICAL EVENING INSPIRED BY THE WORK OF TAGORE. ARTISTS SUCH AS SIBLINGS ZOE AND IRDIS RAHMAN WILL PERFORM INTERPRETATIONS OF HIS WORK AND MUSIC.
JOIN US IN THE CELEBRATION OF ONE HUNDRED YEARS OF SOUTH ASIAN CINEMA IN A DRAMATIC, FUN FILLED FAMILY DAY FEATURING: SCREENINGS OF BOLLYWOOD BLOCKBUSTERS AND REGIONAL INDIAN CINEMA, BOLLYWOOD 100 - A DJ MARATHON, DELICIOUS SOUTH ASIAN CUISINE, AUTO-RICKSHAW RIDES, RANGOLI, MARKET STALLS, RAIL GADDI ALONG GREGORY BOULEVARD, THE CHAIYYA CHAIYYA PROJECT (SEE P23 FOR DETAILS) AND MUCH MUCH MORE!
THE PERFORMANCE WILL BE SET IN A STUNNING AUDIO VISUAL SETTING INFLUENCED BY TAGORE’S POETRY.
ADMISSION: FREE • AGE RANGE: ALL ARE WELCOME • BOOKINGS FOR ALL EVENTS WILL BE TAKEN FROM JUNE FRIDAY 6 SEPTEMBER, 6PM – 9.30PM PRIMARY COME ALONG TO EXPERIENCE THE EPIC AND DRAMATIC CLASSIC BOLLYWOOD FILM PAKEEZAH (1972) AS NEVER BEFORE! THE FILM SCREENING WILL BE HELD WITHIN A UNIQUE, IMMERSIVE ENVIRONMENT CREATED BY NOTTINGHAM BASED ARTIST NADIM CHAUDRY DRAWING ON THE FINE ART AND FASHION SHOWCASED WITHIN THE FILM AND BLENDING IT WITH HIS OWN PRACTICE! AGE RANGE: PG PLEASE NOTE THIS WILL BE A PAID EVENT, BOOKINGS AND OTHER DETAILS WILL BE WILL BE AVAILABLE FROM JUNE 2013
11AM- 1PM: PRESENTING: TATIANA WOOLLEY (ABC DANCE SCHOOL) AND THE NOTTINGHAM SCHOOL OF SAMBA
Taste the Middle East with sessions of belly dance; dabke, with a cane or pops, lock and shimmies! Dance the moves and rhythms from north eastern Brazil with a series of rhythm-based drumming and dance workshops led by a professional team of movement artists and musicians.
3PM – 4:15PM: WELCOMING: MANUSHI DANCE ORGANISATION WITH VINA LADWA
Indian henna art, Bollywood dance, storytelling, rangoli, dandiya raas and dumroo making, learn about traditional custom, practice and craft, and learn a few kathak dance moves along the way!
THERE’S MORE... 21 JULY, 1PM – 5PM HATCH: SCRATCHED
Building on previous events at Embrace Arts Leicester, Hatch takes over NAE with their trademark menu of performance and live art. Followed at 6pm by Flamenco from Seville performed by Fiona Malena.
1PM – 3PM: INTRODUCING: HAANIAH KHIZER
Create Arabic calligraphy on; canvas, with candles, using acrylics and henna art. Haaniah shares the elegant style of the Middle East. Bring your own items to decorate or see what you find in our Learning Room. Whichever way, you can take it home to display and delight.
IT’S NOT ENOUGH! OTHER ACTIVITIES INCLUDE:
Capoeira Angola Nottingham with taster workshops, artist stalls, poetry and writing groups, and much more! Contact email@example.com for further details or propose an activity… then watch this space.
CALLING ALL LOCAL ARTISTS, MUSICIANS, FILMMAKERS, COMMUNITY GROUPS, DANCERS! Tell us your ideas for the space on Sunday. Let’s all Show, Share and Exchange!
Image credit right: Courtesy of Smoking Dogs
Image credit right: Image courtesy of Bidisha.
14 / 15
LECTURES, PRESENTATIONS, Q&A, DEBATES As places are limited please book in advance to avoid disappointment.
Tuesday 7 May, 6.30pm – 7pm Welcome & Refreshments in Cafe 7pm – 9pm: Panel Discussion
Children in Wartime Artist Rhiannon Slade will facilitate a conversation bringing together a diverse range of communities and voices to discuss themes of modern day wartime as impacted on the people of Nottingham. The project Freedom in Air consisting of an installation and workshops by the artist at Nottingham Playhouse will feed into the discussions with the audience. Panellists include; Giles Croft, Director of The Kite Runner, Nottingham Playhouse; Nick Hayes, Reader in History, Languages & International Studies Nottingham Trent University; Saira Lloyd, Curator and Director of Synapse Arts Nottingham; Skinder Hundal, Chief Executive NAE, with representatives from The International Community Centre and from Nottingham Afghan Community Centre. Admission: FREE Age range: 14+
Friday 10 May, 7pm – 8pm
Wednesday 17 July, 6.30pm – 9pm
Thursday 18 July, 6.30pm - 8pm
John Akomfrah In Conversation
Launch of Wonderland
Live music and Refreshments
Changing Dynamics: In Conversation with Bidisha
Melanie Kidd, Director of Programmes at NAE, will lead a conversation with celebrated artist/film-maker John Akomfrah. The release of The Unfinished Conversation marks 30 years since John Akomfrah established his artistic practice with the Black Audio Film Collective. This session will place the piece within the context of John’s established career, and explore the themes, structures and strategic devises he deploys within the Unfinished Conversation and other seminal works.
Wonderland is an exciting new project that stimulates new perspectives through participation and engagement, conceived by Rhiannon Slade and Saira Lloyd of Chromatic Cultures. Join us for an introduction to Wonderland, live music, an interactive panel discussion and find out how to get involved! This large scale community engaged project embraces learning and participation through the creative arts, and will lead to a major NAE exhibition in 2014.
Bidisha is a critic, broadcaster and writer specialising in the arts and culture; social justice issues including gender, class, sexuality and race and international affairs. Bidisha is a regular guest and presenter on the BBC shows such as Front Row, The Review Show and Saturday Review and has presented The Strand, Night Waves and various other arts and documentary series. She is also a regular contributor to the Guardian, the Financial Times and the Observer.
Admission: FREE Age range: All are welcome
Wonderland: Be VOCAL (an opportunity to share information about Wonderland & stimulate debate) will continue on 3 December 2013, 18 February 2014 and 11 September 2014.
Drawing on the themes of John Akomfrah’s film, The Unfinished Conversation, Bidisha will explore the new and changing dynamics of race and culture in modern contemporary Britain. Bidisha will be in conversation with Skinder Hundal, Chief Excutive of NAE.
www.wonderlandproject.net Admission: FREE Age range: All are welcome
Admission: £8.00 (£5 concession) Age range: PG
Image credit right: Courtesy of Hyacinth Francis
16 / 17
FILM SCREENINGS As places are limited please book in advance to avoid disappointment.
Friday 31 May Screening: 8pm – 8.45pm Bar and discussion: 8.45pm – 9.30pm
Thursday 13 June Screening: 7pm – 8.30pm Q &A: 8.30pm – 8.50pm
Thursday 20 June Screening: 7pm – 8.45pm Q & A: 8.45pm – 9.15 pm:
Friday 5 July, 6pm – 8pm
Friday 9 August, 7pm – 9pm
Community Film Screening
NAE in association with Tether presents
The Nine Muses (2010)
followed by Q & A with Dr Paul Gerhardt
The Fortress (2008)
Film Open Call is a unique opportunity for local filmmakers to showcase their films to public audience in the setting of NAE’s screening space, where the filmmakers can gather critical but supportive reflection from other film enthusiasts. This event presents a varied selection of short films, documentaries and music videos produced by new and emerging talent of all ages and cultural backgrounds.
The Last Angel of History (2005) Dir: John Akomfrah, 45 mins duration
Venue: Primary, 33 Seely Rd, Nottingham, NG7 1NU The Last Angel of History is one of the most influential video-essays of the 1990s, influencing filmmakers and many others. The film is an engaging and searing examination of the hitherto unexplored relationships between PanAfrican culture, science fiction, intergalactic travel, and rapidly progressing computer technology. The screening will be followed by an informal discussion in the bar at Primary. Admission: £4.50 (£3 concession), book through NAE Age range: PG
Dir: John Akomfrah, 90 mins duration The Nine Muses is a multilayered, experimental, part documentary and part personal essay. Split into nine chapters, each of which is dedicated to one of the Greek muses, the film tells the story of immigrants coming into the UK from 1960 onwards. Dr Paul Gerhardt, who ran the BAFTA award winning BBC Creative Archive project, will follow the film screening with a Q&A session. Paul currently runs the consultancy Archives for Creativity, and has also recently worked with John Akomfrah on The Unfinished Conversation. Admission: £4.50 (£3.00 concession) Age range: PG
Dir: Fernand Melgar, 104 min duration Refugee Week Special: War on immigration The Fortress (2008): Men, women and children from Romania, Togo, Georgia, Kosovo and Colombia arrive each week on Switzerland’s doorstep. They are running from war, dictatorship, persecution, climate change and economic problems. The Fortress puts us in the middle of this daily sorting of human beings. The film will be followed by our seasonal VOCAL event, encouraging local conversation and debate. The VOCAL debate will explore issues around representation, cultural difference and differences in status and power. Admission: Free Age range: PG
If you are a Nottingham based filmmaker and you would like to get involved please contact Stella Vision for details: firstname.lastname@example.org. Please note the deadline for submissions for films is Friday 21 June 2013. Admission: £3 (£2 concession) Age range: All are welcome
A platform to celebrate and share your Carnival Heritage Carnival is at the heart of Nottingham’s heritage and holds some of the oldest mas band leaders in the East Midlands. We would like to celebrate this heritage and invite you to a showcase of community based film screening and a display of costumes from leading mas bands of Nottingham. Throughout August 2013 – adding to the exciting build up to Nottingham Caribbean Carnival, which will see the city liven up with two days of FREE activities, entertainment, live performances and more on 17 and 18 of August - there is also an opportunity for you to share your photographs of the carnival on an online portal via Flickr. If you have an image you want to share with us please email email@example.com (please email images as a jpeg between 1 and 31 of August).
Our film programme is presented in association with Stella Vision.
Admission: FREE Age range: All are welcome
Stella Vision is a group of people who are passionate about film. The group has two key aims: to provide a platform for established new and emerging filmmakers to share their films with audiences from Nottingham’s diverse communities, and to promote World Cinema to new audiences. For further information: firstname.lastname@example.org. Twitter: @visionstella
Booking: Essential (Please visit our website for more details about the film screening and booking requirements closer to the date of the event).
Nottingham Caribbean Carnival will also be hosting the 2013 EMCANN Queen Show at Nottingham Playhouse on 1 June 7pm. Please call the Nottingham Playhouse Box Office on 0115 941 9419 for further details.
Image credit centre to right: © Bartosz Kali.
18 / 19
PERFORMANCES As places are limited please book in advance to avoid disappointment.
Thursday 9 May, 7pm – 8.05pm
Friday 21 June, 7pm – 8.30pm
NAE in association with The Drum and Punch Records present
An Evening with Sura Susso
Based on an idea by Mukhtar Dar Dir: James Pogson Witness a life-changing meeting between Glitzy, an emerging grime artist (played by DECI4LIFE) who is funded to study for 6-months on a ‘community arts placement’ and his newly appointed ‘development mentor’, the veteran dub poet and radical cultural activist Leroy ‘Steppin-Razor’ Ujima (played by Moqapi Selassie). The contradictions in their relationship are dramatised through a startling, intense lyrical dialogue that challenges the assumptions of both wordsmiths. Against a soundscape of reggae, dub step and grime, this inspiring play by two dynamic performance poets explores the intergenerational conflict that exists in our communities. Part of a national tour funded by Arts Council England Admission: £7 (£5 concession) Age range: 14+
Sura Susso was born into a griot family in Gambia, West Africa. Griots are people who carry the cultural identity of their communities and countries with them through song, music, poetry and spiritual guidance. Sura Susso will be performing with Catherine Carr on guitar and John Ball on tabla percussion; bringing the fusion sounds of West Africa to life for what will be an unforgettable and spell-binding evening. “Exquisite kora playing...” Cerys Matthews, Songlines, 11 October Admission: £8 (£6 concession) Age range: All are welcome
Thursday 23 May, 7pm – 8.30pm
Saturday 20 July, 6.30pm – 8pm
Thursday 29 August, 6pm – 8pm
YARD Theatre Performance
ExperiMentor sharing event
NAE’s young peoples theatre will take to the stage on Saturday 20 July to present their end of season performance. Led by performer and theatre-maker Sooree Pillay, the actors from our YARD theatre will have worked collectively over the season to create their own performance.
Join the ExperiMentors in this sharing event where they will be presenting new projects which have been developed as part of their ExperiMentor placement with NAE. This is a unique opportunity to gain an insight into the process of creativity by this diverse range of artists. The artists presenting their work will be: Mia Johnson and Kyle Futers, Lenroy Guiste and Sooree Pillay.
Desert Rose attempts to promote humanity and spirituality through their music. Their Arabic Sufi based music has been critically acclaimed by Islamic, Hindu, Christian, Judaic and other faith and non-faith audiences. Founded in 1999 by Lynne Holmes-Ganief, Desert Rose is widely regarded as one of the leading composers and producers of classical world music in South Africa. Featuring: Composer Lynne Holmes–Ganeif on keyboard and harp, Sisionke Godolo on percussion (Djembe, Marimba, Drums, Akinda), Nceba Gongxeka on mbira, mouth bow and African harp, and Michaela Holmes and Faraz Jawitz on backing vocals. Admission: £10 (£8 concession) Age Range: All are welcome
Ticket prices go towards future YARD projects so come along to support the event and to experience fresh and innovative productions by the next generation of performers. Admission: £4 (£3 concession) Age Range: All are welcome
Please see page 27 for more information on the ExperiMentor programme and the artists. Admission: FREE Age range: All are welcome
Image credit left: © Jeff Baker; image credit far right: © Becky Beinart
20 / 21
FAMILY FRIENDLY WORKSHOPS Participatory creative activities for all the family! Due to popular demand ensure you book sessions in advance. Complimentary light refreshments are included in the ticket price.
Saturday 4 May, 2pm – 4pm
Saturday 18 May, 2pm – 4pm
Saturday 1 June, 2pm – 4pm
Saturday 15 June, 2pm – 4pm
Saturday 29 June, 1pm – 3pm
Saturday 13 July, 2pm – 4pm
Flags Without Borders!
Once Upon a Time…
Tea and Sugar!
Move your world!
Made in Translation…
Make your Mask!
Hear a traditional story, learn the dance, and make your own stories!
Join artist Becky Beinart for an unusual tea party. Turn food into paint and print onto your napkin. Design your own blend of tea, taste sweets from around the world, and take away a hand-made tea bag for your own tea party!
Everyone has a story to tell; real and imaginary our stories say so much about who we are and what is important to us. Sharing ideas and threads of stories, this family friendly workshop will respond to themes of identity explored in the Main Gallery.
How do we interpret the images all around us? What do they tell us about the world we live in? Do they inspire us, make us question, or allow us to understand ourselves better?
Get ready for the summer, Carnival is on its way!
What makes us who we are? Is it perhaps what we wear, what we eat or where we were born? How do you describe or define yourself? Using all manners of textiles and colours, artist Kashif Nadim Chaudry invites you to create a three dimensional flag, standard or banner, to proclaim who you are. Take it home after the session and show it to all your friends and family! Kashif Nadim Chaudry, joins us after a highly successful residency at Lakeside. The session explores themes inspired by our Main Gallery exhibition, The Unfinished Conversation. Admission: £3 for one adult with one child, £2 for additional participants thereafter. Includes light refreshments Age range: All are welcome
Our Manushi dance expert, Vina Ladwa, returns to explore ways of telling stories through South Asian dance styles and the oral tradition which has been passed down through generations. Beginning in an Indian village, the tale takes us on a journey across lands, to arrive at our own imagination! Teaching dance expressions and movements, Vina offers an exciting experience for both child and adult alike, with the chance to wear Indian costume and share the final performance at the end of the day! Admission: £3 for one adult with one child, £2 for additional participants thereafter. Includes light refreshments Age range: All are welcome
Inspired by the work of Stuart Hall, the workshop will chart the history and stories about what we eat every day. Looking at foods that have been brought to Britain from ex-colonies and other places around the world, we will celebrate the richness these ingredients bring to the table. Admission: £3 for one adult with one child, £2 for additional participants thereafter. Includes light refreshments Age range: All are welcome
Led by inspirational Nottingham-based dance artist Jay Pollitt, the workshop will explore imaginary worlds, ideal worlds and our world. It will give children and adults space to find exciting ways to create stories based on those ideas, thoughts and our memories. Admission: £3 for one adult with one child, £2 for additional participants thereafter Includes light refreshments Age range: 7yrs +
ExperiMentor, Jasim Ghafur, helps us to make our messages, creating our own pictures and photos! Painting or using cameras, learning about ourselves and each other along the way, we are invited to share the things that are important to us. This workshop explores communication through images, from paint brush to keyboard, all will be displayed outside the Main Gallery for the rest of the day, our mini exhibition! Admission: £3 for one adult with one child, £2 for additional participants thereafter. Includes light refreshments Age range: All are welcome
Join theatre maker, Sooree Pillay, in making your personalised mask. From ribbon to glitter, feathers to fancy cloth, you can make a monster or a carnival queen, a superhero or an angel. Have fun moulding, sticking and getting creative, then wear your wonderful mask as you party at the Carnival parade. Look out also for the “Gods and Monsters” workshop on 23 July, when you will have the chance to make a costume to go with your fabulous mask. Admission: £3 for one adult with one child, £2 for additional participants thereafter. Includes light refreshments Age range: All are welcome
Image credits from left: © Haaniah Khizer; Image © Steve Poxon, image courtesy of First Floor Theatre.
Image credit centre: © Bartosz Kali.
MAY HALF TERM ACTIVITIES FOR YOUNG PEOPLE
SUMMER HOLIDAY ACTIVITIES FOR YOUNG PEOPLE
All these workshops are FREE but advance booking is essential to secure a place.
All these workshops are FREE but advance booking is essential to secure a place.
Tuesday 28 May, 2pm – 4pm
Thursday 30 May, 10am – 3pm
My World on a Canvas!
Tuesday 23 July, 1pm – 3pm
Tuesday 13 August, 2pm – 4pm
What’s the most important thing to you? How would you like to see the world around you?
First Floor Theatre lead a performance workshop to explore the ways we remember: what are the sounds, smells, images and words that transport us back in time.
Gods and Monsters!
Curtain of Unity
Yes, you still have time to prepare for Carnival…
Sculptor Bill Ming, exhibiting Out of Da Wood in the Main Gallery, invites us to join him in an exploration of our personal journeys and how we interact with different cultures.
Welcoming calligraphy artist, Haaniah Khizer, we are guided through a stunning workshop, aimed at all ages. Painting freehand and with templates, children and adults alike can etch out their picture through the elegant art of Arabic calligraphy. In your own words or in your own way, whatever you make will be fit to be framed. Admission: FREE Age range: All are welcome
Create a playful performance experience that experiments with words, physicality, objects and space. First Floor Theatre creates interactive performance which explores multi-cultural British experience, community, identity, memory and nostalgia. We peek into ordinary people’s lives, to listen to the often unheard in society to find our collective voice. Inspired by the work of Charlie Phillips, this fascinating family friendly workshop may conclude with a sharing of our findings, but signals a step closer to an understanding our community and those that live within it. Yesterday, today and tomorrow… Admission: FREE Age range: 11 – 16 years
… to help you, and back to delight us with his textile talents, is artist Kashif Nadim Chaudry! This time using a variety of fabrics, paper and card, create your own fantastical costume. Explore your alterego as a god or a monster – if you cannot choose, why not combine the two or make a family of gods and monsters in this colourful and creative workshop. See page 21 for the mask making workshop on Saturday 13 July to create a complete outfit for your carnival character. Admission: FREE Age range: All are welcome
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In this imaginative and thoughtful workshop, decorate textile materials such as canvases and sack bags with personally significant materials. From photos or cloth to simple bottle tops. Times we remember or places we have been to and the things we have seen. Weaving our creations together, we’ll make a giant mosaic. Admission: FREE Age range: All are welcome
The Chaiyya Chaiyya Project! Led by Eight Three Audio Visual, and inspired by the film Dil Se.. this series of workshops take you from learning dance moves to filming our very own Bollywood trailer. A taster for the Mela Festival, who could ask for more? Join us for one, two or all of the workshops, and be a part of this utterly triumphant project! Wednesday 14 August, 10am – 12pm: Part 1 Learn moves and grooves from this classic Bollywood film. Age range: All welcome
Wednesday 21 August, 10am – 4pm: Part 2 Interested in the media? Be part of the studio film crew. Age range: 7 – 11 years
Thursday 22 August, 10am – 4pm: Part 3 A chance to learn from the professionals, come and film on location. Age range: 11 – 16 years Admission: FREE
Image credit left: © Simon Richardson, Image credit far right: Katie Ward and Simon Spencer
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Every Saturday from 15 June – 28 September 9.30am – 10.30am: Beginners and Children (6 years +)
Every Saturday 11am – 12:30pm, Adults class (admission £5)
Thursday 15 August, 10.30am – 12.30pm and 1.30pm – 3.30pm
Body as Canvas
10.30am – 12.00pm: Advanced
1pm – 1:30pm, 3 – 5 year olds (admission £2.50) 1.45pm – 2.45pm, 6 -12 year olds (admission £3.50)
Kathak Dance Kathak is one of the eight classical dances from India that has a strong emphasis on rhythm, footwork, expression and grace. Join Vina Ladwa a trained Kathak dance artist, choreographer and tutor for this 15 week course. During the course you will develop both basic and advanced skills of the dance, and also explore the language of movement representing an identity rooted in two cultures. Admission: £75.00 (£60.00 concession) for the full 15 week course £6.00 (£4.00 concession) for each session paid separately
Brought to you in association with Capoeira Angola Nottingham
Capoeira classes for adults and children Discover the upside down and inside out world of capoeira! A reaction based movement game with roots in African Brazilian music, dance and performance culture, capoeira involves interactive movement, game play, acrobatics, song and percussion. These classes for adults and children are taught by Contra Mestre Alex Guyer and brought to you in association with Capoeira Angola Nottingham www. capoeiranottingham.org For further details contact 07903114248
Body as Canvas is a seasonal event created in collaboration with First Movement which caters for adults with learning and physical disabilities. This session will be inspired by the Bill Ming sculpture exhibition which offers the perfect sensory experience of richly textured wooden and mixed media surfaces. Participants will be able to handle objects and artworks from the exhibition and they will also work with dance, music and light projections This workshop invites people with learning difficulties to explore a rich sensory environment using touch, sound and movement. Admission: FREE Interested groups/schools should contact email@example.com for advance booking Age range: 16+
We advise you to ring NAE ahead of each of the regular classes to confirm the times.
YARD YARD (Youth Arts Research and Development) is a creative hub for young people (up to 25 years old) to develop skills as performers and creative producers. In addition to our creative Family Friendly sessions held on a Saturday and the artistic workshops for young people held over the school holidays, we also run the YARD Theatre for young people, and the Young People’s Panel. Every Tuesday and/or Wednesday from 16 April, 5pm – 7pm
Alternate Wednesdays from 24 April, 5pm – 7pm
Young People’s Panel
New members are welcome to join our YARD Theatre every season. Led by experienced performer and theatre maker, Sooree Pillay (see page 27), the sessions aim to build confidence and corporal expression, as well as more specific theatre skills such as script-writing, voice work and characterisation.
Made up of 15 - 25 year olds who are passionate about visual and performing arts, these sessions provide participants with insight and experience of working within a creative organisation. The panel meets twice a month to develop their own creative projects which influence the Youth Programme at NAE and enable the participants to develop their skills as creative producers.
This 14 week course, inspired by the Main Gallery exhibition will lead to the development of an original, devised piece of theatre to be performed on 20 July (see page 19). For further details, and if you would like to join YARD Theatre, just contact firstname.lastname@example.org Admission: FREE Age range: 11 – 25 years
Between May and September 2013 the panel will working with the NAE team to develop, shape and organise a major project within MELA 100 - a celebration of 100 years of Indian Cinema and Poetry. If you are interested in joining the Young People’s Panel please contact email@example.com Admission: FREE Age range: 15 – 25 years
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ALSO HAPPENING AT NEW ART EXCHANGE
NAE’s ExperiMentor Pro EVS NAE will again take part in the European Voluntary Service (EVS) after enjoying another successful year welcoming visitors from across the continent. Here is an update from our 2012 participants: Erica Melloni (Italy) is also a volunteer at the CAST Leonardo Project in Seville and has also been selected for the Caux Interns Leadership Programme of the Caux International Conference Centre in Switzerland. Maria Oporto (Spain) has completed her second year at the ESAD Murcia Drama School in Spain and is applying for the Erasmus Programme 2013-2014. Patrice Puchaux (France) is a Volunteer at the CAST Leonardo Da Vinci Project, based in London, the project will take place in Reggio Calabria in Italy. Shaden Meleas (Egypt) is currently a student at the MASS Alexandria 2013 study program for artists. This season we welcome Maria Rosaria from Italy, Muhamed El –Nahas, Nahla Sebaei Ahmed and Sara Hany Abed from Egypt.
ExperiMentor is a creativ e and professional initiati ve that suppor ts artistic and provides a public pla practitioners tform for their experiment ation. See our website to the project each of the arti read about st will be working on.
Who’s in the Kitchen Who’s in the Kitchen is NAE’s ever-changing portfolio of guest chefs from our local community who introduce delicious new dishes to our already tantalising café menu! This season Monica Riley, a member of the Caribbean Elders Club at the Brick Yard Community Centre, has selected the national dish of Barbados “Cou Cou and Flying Fish”. The dish was brought to Barbados in 1644 by African slaves. Flying Fish appears on Barbadian coins, is the seal of the Barbados Tourism Authority and features in the Island’s Art. Caribbean fishing and coastal life also helped inspire Bill Ming’s exhibition (see page 8). Flying Fish is seasonal which can often be difficult to source, for this purpose we have replaced Flying Fish with Pollock. This season, also enjoy Soundbite Cafe: curated by Jerome Leavey in our cafe space
Lenroy ‘Bassie’ Guiste is a Dub Producer and International Bass Play er. Over the last 25 years he has continu ed to push the boundaries of music by coll aborating with some of the biggest nam es in Roots and Dub music history. He was a member of the legendary British Roots band The Natural Ites & The Realistics and has toured with Macka B & The Royal Roo ts band, Sanchez, John Holt amongst other well-known artists. www.myspace.com/ossieg adandtheitesband Mia Johnson and Kyle Fut ers: Kyle Futers is a young actor/writer/de viser from Not tingham. After workin g intensively with NAE and YARD, Kyle has made the move to taking the world by storm and developing his own work, focusing on telling the story, without merely ‘telling the story’. Mia is a young aspiring actor who has a passion for per formance poetry. She has per formed in many shows over the past few years, majority of which have bee n with YARD Young Actors Company. http://outtatheboxcreativ es.wordpress.com/
Sooree Pillay is an artist primarily working within the niche of corpor al theatre. With a strong foundation in community drama, she later trained at Desmond Jones School of Mime and Physical Theatre and subsequently at Jacques Lecoq International School of Theatre. This residency picks up on some of the motifs discussed by Stuart Hall relating to the possible social, politic al and artistic interventions that can be made as a result of collaborative work with new and emerging practitioners locally and nationally. Tether are an artist collect ive based in Not tingham. Tether instiga te events only to destroy them; installation s that potentially lead nowhere and produc e online video broadcasts around contem porary art. Tether is interested in the accuracy of historical recreations, my ths implanted into records and archive s, revolutions, the citizens of Nor th Korea and mostly, what would happen if all the que stions in the universe get answered. ww w.tether.org.uk
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Learning at NAE Community at NAE Community engagement is important to NAE and we want to develop sustainable relationships with our neighbours. The community programme aims to engage and broaden our access by working in a range of organisations, developing long and short term partnerships. Caribbean Through a Lens is just one of our current partnership projects. Here we have worked with the National Archive and members of the Chase Community Neighbourhood Centre selecting images of colonial life in the Caribbean, and capturing context and stories behind these images. Members from the lunch club, and youngest from the youth club, have worked together. The results will be showcased in an exhibition celebrating Black History Month at NAE next season, and within a virtual gallery. “I thought taking part in this project was fun and I enjoyed looking at the old photographs. Looking at pictures is interesting; every time I looked at the photo I saw something different”. Caribbean through a Lens by Keian Gray Please contact firstname.lastname@example.org if you have a community project you would like to share and work on with NAE.
Our learning ethos at NAE encourages observation, confidence buil ding, teamwork, communication skills, debate, creativity and making connections with arts and culture. We aim to offer something for everyone, a platform to share and dive rsify arts and lifelong-learning for all. Our current programme for schools, colleges and universities pro vides exciting opportunities for children, young people and teachers to engage with dive rse international contemporary arts. Chat to our Learning & Community Engagement Co-ordinator (Glenis@nae.org.uk) about how you might use ideas in the classroom to simulate debate and encourage crea tive learning. This season NAE will also be hosting the second annual teachers’ eve nt: Nottingham Artscape – Plot ting your Schools Art Journey When: Wednesday 12 June 2013 Times: 4pm – 6pm Cost: Free Bookings: Contact Glenis Williams, Learning & Community Engagement Co- ordinator: T: 0115 924 8630 | E: Glen email@example.com
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Call for Submissions: The Jack Vickers Award is a bursary to support, nurture and recognise the career and interest of young writers (18-26) interested in the visual arts. Deadline for the second award is Friday 24 May, 2013 at 5pm. Winners of the award will be announced on the 31 May, 2013. For further information about eligibility and deadlines see details on our website: www.nae.org.uk
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SPACES FOR HIRE
VISTOR INFORMATION Getting here
NAE is easily accessible by car, cycle routes and public transport including tram (The Forest stop) and Bus services (78,79,80,81 & L12). For more detailed information on how to get to NAE please visit our website www.nae.org.uk, email firstname.lastname@example.org or call us on 0115 924 8630.
The building and facilities are fully accessible on most levels. We have parking spaces available for people with disabilities at the rear of the building, just off Noel Street. For access to the spaces simply call us on 0115 924 8630 to arrange.
How to find us
NAE is also the perfect place to host your next kid’s party. With 5 packages on offer and fun party food provided, there’s something to suit every taste! Popcorn Party Your child can watch their favourite film on the big screen surrounded by friends. Choose from one of our top ten or bring your own; we’ll provide the popcorn! Arty Party Does your child like making things? Unleash your creative talent with an Arty Party! Something for everyone to make and take home. Dance Party Is your child always full of energy….can’t keep still? This is the party for you! They can move and dance as much as they like, with the latest dance styles and music.
Inspire creative thinking during your next conference and away day, or give your next function an edge by hosting it in one of the nation’s leading contemporary arts spaces. Just minutes by tram from the city centre, our performance space – previously hosting Mercury Award nominated and MOBO winning artists – provides an inspiring environment, and our other spaces offer the perfect setting for more practical sessions. For more information or to tour our facilities please contact the booking team on email@example.com or 0115 924 8630
This brochure is available in large text, audio and other formats. If you would like it in a different format, please get in touch with us on firstname.lastname@example.org.
Noel Street Terrace Street
Hyson Green Market
Towards Town / Mansfield Road The Forest
Disco Ball Party Young and old, everyone loves a disco. Bring your own playlist and we will get the mirror ball spinning! Karaoke Party Exercise your vocals with a karaoke party. Choose, learn and sing your favourite songs with your child and their friends! For more information to place a booking call: 01159248630 or contact us on: email@example.com
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Event / Activity
Saturday 20 April Saturday 20 April
Charlie Phillips: The Urban Eye Gallery Tour with Charlie Phillips, Exibiting Artist and Paul Goodwin, Curator Illuminated Flags Without Borders Welcome & Refreshents in café, Rhiannon Slade Panel Discussion, Children in Wartime The Spiral The Unfinished Conversation - John Akomfrah John Akomfrah in Conversation Gallery Tour with a member of NAE Once Opon a Time Spectrum Desert Rose My World on Canvas! Memory Games The Last Angel of History (2005) Gallery Tour with Tether, an artist collective Tea and Sugar The Exchange on Sunday!
12pm - 2pm 12pm
Launch Party / Exhibition Gallery Tour
N/A 2pm - 4pm 6.30pm - 9pm
Exhibiton Family Friendly Workshops Lectures, Presentations, Q & A, Debate
7pm 6pm - 9pm 7pm - 8pm 12pm 2pm - 4pm N/A 7pm - 8.30pm 2pm - 4pm 10am - 3pm 8pm - 8.45pm 12pm 2pm - 4pm 11am - 5pm
Performance & Events Launch Party/Exhibiton Lectures, Presentations, Q & A, Debate Gallery Tour Family Friendly Workshops Exhibiton Performance & Events Half Term Activity Half Term Activity Film Screening Gallery Tour Family Friendly Workshops Activity Day
Stuart Hall & John Akomfrah: Creating Monument The Nine Muses (2010) Followed by Q&A with Dr Paul Gerhardt Summer School Exhibition Move Your World The Fortress (2008) Followed by Q&A VOCAL An Evening with Sura Susso Gallery Tour with Roger Bromley, Emeritus Professor of Culture Made in Translation Community Film Screening: Open Call Humans Create, Humans Destroy Make Your Mask Launch of Wonderland Changing Dynamics: In Conversation with Bidisha Yard Youth Theatre Perfomances Hatch: Scratched Flamenco Performance Gods and Monsters Gallery Tour with Artist Bill Ming & Curator Lucy Atkinson Out of Da Wood: Sculpture by Bill Ming Gallery Tour BLS signed tour with Bill Ming Your Carnival Hyson Green Project Galley Tour with Michelle Walsh Michelle Walsh: Photography Exhibition Curtain of Unity The Chaiyya Project - Part 1 The Chaiyya Project - Part 2 The Chaiyya Project - Part 3 Gallery Tour with Chris Maiden ExperiMentor Sharing Event Mela Mela
11am - 5pm 7pm - 8.50pm
Symposium Film Screening
N/A 2pm - 4pm 7pm - 9.15pm 8:45pm - 9:15pm 7pm - 8.30pm 12pm 1pm - 3pm 6pm-8pm N/A 2pm - 4pm 6.30pm - 9pm 6.30pm - 8pm 6.30pm - 8pm 1pm - 5pm 6pm - 8pm 1pm - 3pm 12pm 6pm-9pm 1.30pm - 3.30pm 7pm - 9pm N/A 3.30pm 12pm - 2pm 2pm - 4pm 10am - 12pm 10am - 4pm 10am - 4pm 12pm 6pm-9pm 6.30pm - 9pm 11.30am - 6pm
Exhibition Family Friendly Workshops Film Screening Lectures, Presentations, Q & A, Debate Performance & Events Gallery Tour Family Friendly Workshops Film Screening Exhibiton Family Friendly Workshops Lectures, Presentations, Q & A, Debate Lectures, Presentations, Q & A, Debate Performance & Events Performance Performance Summer Holiday Activities For Young People Gallery Tour Launch Party/Exhibiton Gallery Tour Film Screening Exhibiton Gallery Tour Launch Party/Exhibiton Summer Holiday Activities For Young People Summer Holiday Activities For Young People Summer Holiday Activities For Young People Summer Holiday Activities For Young People Gallery Tour Performance & Events Festival Festival
Capoeira Classes (Adults) Capoeira Classes (3 -5 year olds) Capoeira Classes (6 - 12 year olds) Kathak Dance (Beginners and Children 6 years +) Kathak Dance( Advanced) Body as Canvas
11am - 12.30pm Regular Workshop 1pm - 1.30pm Regular Workshop 1.45pm - 2.45pm Regular Workshop 9.30am - 10.30am Regular Workshop 10.30am - 12pm Regular Workshop 10.30am - 12.30pm Regular Workshop 1.30pm - 3.30pm 5pm - 7pm Regular Workshop
Saturday 27 April Saturday 4 May Tuesday 7 May Thursday 9 May Friday 10 May Friday 10 May Saturday 18 May Saturday 18 May Saturday 20 May Thursday 23 May Tuesday 28 May Thursday 30 May Friday 31 May Saturday 1 June Saturday 1 June Sunday 2 June Every Sunday until the 28 July Saturday 8 June Thursday 13 June Saturday 15 June Saturday 15 June Thursday 20 June Thursday 20 June Friday 21 June Saturday 22 June Saturday 29 June Friday 5 July Saturday 13 July Saturday 13 July Wednesday 17 July Thursday 18 July Saturday 20 July Sunday 21 July Sunday 21 July Tuesday 23 July Saturday 27 July Saturday 27 July Wednesday 31 July Friday 9 August Saturday 10 August Saturday 10 August Saturday 10 August Tuesday 13 August Wednesday 14 August Wednesday 21 August Thursday 22 August Saturday 24 August Thursday 29 August Saturday 7 September Sunday 8 September Regular Workshops Saturdays Saturdays Saturdays Saturdays (from 15 June) Saturdays (from 15 June) Thursday 15 August
Tuesdays and/or Wednesday Yard Theatre (from 16 April) Wednesdays (from 24 April) Young People’s Panel - Alternate Wednesdays
5pm - 7pm
We would like to acknowledge the financial support NAE has received from our Funders and Partners.
39-41 Gregory Boulevard Nottingham NG7 6BE T: 0115 924 8630 E: firstname.lastname@example.org W: www.nae.org.uk Gallery Opening Times Monday to Saturday 9am - 5pm Closed Sundays but open for Exchange on Sunday! From 2 June – 28 July 11am – 5pm Please note we are closed on Bank Holidays Registered Charity No. 1121755, Company No. 04899786 Registered in England & Wales
Featuring John Akomfrah’s exhibition, The Unfinished Conversation.