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.
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.
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.
Play Rebellion is an interactive exhibition created by artist Pippa Hale. Staged in BALTIC’s Level 2 gallery, audiences are invited to become active participants and get physical with the artwork, creating new possibilities and reconnecting with their genius levels of creativity.
Spirit Compass is a live dance installation, an island and a temple of sorts which you are invited to inhabit and watch the movement go by.
Joy Labinjo makes large-scale paintings featuring portraits of relatives, friends and people she has discovered in family albums. Drawing on personal experiences of growing up in the UK with her British-Nigerian heritage, Labinjo explores the relationship between identity, race and culture.
Animalesque brings together an outstanding selection of artworks - film and video, drawing and sculpture, installation and sound art - that invite visitors to rethink the human position in the world, its relationship to all other life forms and to the various complex ecologies that bond beings together.
In her 80th birthday year, BALTIC presents the first major UK survey of pioneering feminist artist, author and educator Judy Chicago.
Imran Perretta explores ideas of state power, identity and biopolitics. His major new film work, the destructors, draws on the artist’s own experience as a young man of Bangladeshi heritage, and explores personal and collective experiences of marginalisation and oppression