Ezuhu ezu – In(complete)
Ifeoma U. Anyaeji makes sculptures and installations from discarded bottles and non-biodegradable plastic bags.
To Me, To You
Drawing on archetypes of ‘the artist’, Mick Peter will create an installation at BALTIC that considers the production of an artwork using humour to uncover the obscurities around the making of sculpture, particularly within a gallery context.
John Akomfrah discusses his exhibition Ballasts of Memory, the ideas and research behind his recent work Precarity, as well as his practice and career, with BALTIC Curator Alessandro Vincentelli.
This lively evening explores gender through queer performance and screenings by celebrated local and national artists. BALTIC is Curious' triple bill includes Lazlo Pearlman’s Dance Me To the End Of Love, Amy Bell’s TOMBO(Y)LA and Drag Syndrome, an underground drag event performed by drag queens and kings with Down’s syndrome.
This evening of contemporary South Asian film shorts about freedom, desire and resistance includes documentary and narrative fiction and is curated by Bobby Tiwana. Followed by a post-screening discussion with industry contributors.
BALTIC Centre for Contemporary Art, Gateshead is supporting an emerging artist based in the North East of England (County Durham, Northumberland, Teesside or Tyne and Wear) to undertake a week’s residency at Sweeney’s Bothy on the Isle of Eigg, in partnership with the Bothy Project. Deadline: Monday 15 July
Calling all designers and makers! Stallholder applications are now open for the Northern Craft Fair here at BALTIC on Sat 5 & Sun 6 October. Click here to apply. Deadline for entries is Sunday 14 July.
Opening 6 July: A major new survey exhibition presenting new works by 15 early-career artists from across the UK. Survey is the largest review of contemporary art practice in Jerwood Arts' history and spans a breadth of disciplines including painting, ceramics, film, performance, podcast, sculpture, drawing and collage
Opening 6 July: Since the early 1980s, Akomfrah’s moving image works have offered some of the most rigorous and expansive reflections on the culture of the black diaspora, both in the UK and around the world.
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