This exhibition presents a view speculative design not as an abstract thought experiment or the production of future visions but as an embodied, material and social practice that enables us to glimpse previously unseen possibilities and these into shared spaces of wonder and concern
FREE PUBLIC TALK 16.00-17.30 The unpopular enforcement of an extradition bill has sparked off a months-long protest in Hong Kong. The protesters adopt Bruce Lee's tactics of ‘be water’ to evade the police crackdown, a process which has come to play a crucial role in the movement as well as the mass circulated visuals that support it. This talk looks at Hong Kong protest art to examine the stylistic strategy of 'be[ing] water' in the form of performance through visual representation.
Mary Jane Jacob, author of Dewey for Artists, has been invited to Newcastle by the BxNU Institute. Taking advantage of this, we are organising a workshop that departs from Jacob’s scholarship to build bridges between disciplines interested in/using pragmatism to usefully inform art studies and practice, and to develop the ongoing concerns of BxNU.
BXNU Institute welcomes international curator and scholar Mary Jane Jacob to Newcastle upon Tyne for the UK launch of her recent book Dewey for Artists.
A collaboration between BxNU and The Spaces of Appearance Research Group, organised by Kay Hepplewhite.
The Project Space at BALTIC 39, Newcastle upon Tyne is open Wed-Sun, 12.00-17.15. Book your free tickets now.
Baby Punk + Dr. Babuyoka is a collaborative audiovisual performance work created between two artists, Laura Lulika & Hang Linton, exploring their multifaceted queer ‘crip’ (sick + disabled) and caregiving identities.
As part of Heritage Open Days 2019, BALTIC 39 is providing free daily tours where you can discover more about BALTIC 39, the Grade II listed building and its history as Ward’s Printing Warehouse.
Join an informal in conversation event with the artists participating in The Adam Reynolds Memorial Bursary Shortlist Exhibition. Artists include Leah Clements, Laura Lulika, Amy Rosa, Romily Alice Walden and the recipient of the 2019 bursary, Sophie Hoyle.
The Adam Reynolds Memorial Bursary Shortlist Exhibition at BALTIC 39 features work by the five artists shortlisted for Shape Art’s prestigious flagship award.