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Ballasts of Memory
Ballasts of Memory includes the European premiere of Precarity, which tells the story of Buddy Bolden, the African American cornetist and key figure in the development of jazz music.
Supported by Jerwood Arts
Survey presents 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.
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.
An exciting evening of performances by artists Thomas Goddard and Lindsey Mendick, presented as part of Survey.
An exciting programme of events and screenings celebrating the work of renowned artist and filmmaker John Akomfrah, organised in partnership with Star and Shadow Cinema, Newcastle and Newcastle University's Film at Culture Lab.
This summer BALTIC is celebrating the magic of making! Come along to these free artist-led workshops and try your hand at some experimental making techniques inspired by BALTIC’s current exhibitions.
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Are you ready to fiesta? BALTIC Shop may not be able to guarantee the sunshine but they can help you style up your summer get-togethers with some Mexicana flourishes whether you’re partying indoors or out. Buy in person or shop online.
With Messy Play at BALTIC you and your little one could be squishing spaghetti, squashing play dough, splashing paint and bursting bubbles in this exciting session designed and led by Early Years specialists.