Exploring the principles of non-hierarchical play environments, equal play is a new commission by artist and educator Albert Potrony. The project explores themes of non-gendered and non-prescriptive play, and will take inspiration from Dutch architect, Aldo van Eyck, to specifically consider the role of men and childcare in relation to feminism.
from BALTIC & Travelling Gallery
In BALTIC's twentieth anniversary year, a converted bus with a mobile exhibition, activities, conversation and food/drink will travel to communities across North East England.
From grand national narratives, to obscured queer histories and North-Eastern folklore, artist Michael James McCormack has researched a diverse range of historical sources for this lightbox artwork.
Ima-Abasi Okon / Laleh Khorramian / Fernando García-Dory
The Vasseur BALTIC Artists’ Award recognises artists deserving of an international platform and offers a step-change moment in their career. For the 2022 iteration, Otobong Nkanga has nominated Ima-Abasi Okon, Mika Rottenberg has nominated Laleh Khorramian and Hito Steyerl has nominated Fernando García-Dory.
A day is as long as a year
Mounira Al Solh’s paintings, works on paper, embroideries and films explore migration, memory, trauma and loss. Drawing from the artist’s personal conversations and encounters with those who have been affected by conflict in Syria, Lebanon and the Middle East region, Al Solh’s works tell stories of displacement and uncertainty.