BxNU MFA Interim Exhibition
Sweet, sour, cloudy or pink, good lemonade is hard to come by. Lemonade marks the mid-point in their studies for students on the BxNU MFA.
Ezuhu ezu – In(complete)
Ifeoma U. Anyaeji makes sculptures and installations from discarded bottles and non-biodegradable plastic bags.
Simon and Tom Bloor
You are invited to discover an alternative landscape where the structures of urban development become the stuff of play. Explore a maze, build a tower, climb a sculpture and reclaim the city as a space for fun.
What will Britain look like, feel like, be like to live in, in the wake of the Brexit vote? 50 projects funded by Sky Arts on this topic will be showcased on TV in Spring 2019. They will also be showcased at a free weekend festival in February at Barbican, London and BALTIC and Sage Gateshead. BALTIC’s specific artist commissions will include performance and film work.
Declaration of Independence
Barby Asante’s work creates situations and spaces for dialogue, collective thinking, ritual and re-enactment. For Declaration of Independence, the artist proposes a performative forum, drawing its inspiration from conferences and sessions that negotiate treaties and create policy.
Curated by Lucy Lopez and Kim McAleese, Grand Union and BALTIC Centre for Contemporary Art
In collaboration with Grand Union, Birmingham, BALTIC presents Ways of Learning. This project will engage with BALTIC 39 as a site for learning, providing a context for a programme of events, artworks and communal sharing of knowledge. The site will encourage conversation that generates collaborative practice, and repositions BALTIC 39 through dialogue with its communities.
BALTIC Artists’ Award 2019 is our second worldwide biennial art award judged solely by artists. Three internationally renowned artist-judges have each selected an artist who has the opportunity to realise new work which will be seen in this four-month exhibition.
This exhibition draws on the imagination of contemporary artists to inspire a conversation on ideas of citizenship in the digital age. We are said to live in the era of ‘fake news’ – online propaganda which significantly endangers democracy.
Artist Kathryn Elkin (born 1983, Belfast) will present her new single-channel video work Queen completed during her time as Warwick Stafford Fellow at Northumbria University during 2017/18.
BALTIC Then & Now explores BALTIC’s sixteen-year exhibition history and some of the most memorable moments through short film screenings, a presentation of archive objects and books to browse.