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.
Earlier this year, Green spent two months in residence at Nida Art Colony, Lithuania, as part of the BALTIC | States residency programme organised by BALTIC. This lightbox commission is based on Green’s four-part watercolour painting on paper titled Goddess Mouth (2020), developed during her time at Nida.
Abel Rodríguez (Mogaje Guihu) is an elder from the Nonuya ethnic group, native to the Cahuinarí river in the Colombian Amazon. BALTIC is honoured to present Rodríguez’s first solo exhibition, for which the artist will create new works.
Click here for an online visit to Judy Chicago with extensive images of the artwork, audio recordings of curators tours, information to read and videos including BALTIC Crew providing a tour of the exhibition in the gallery space and the curator in conversation about the artist.
Click here for an online visit Animalesque with extensive images of the gallery installation, audio recordings of curators tours, information to read and videos with BALTIC Crew providing a tour of the exhibition space.
Our histories cling to us
Joy Labinjo makes large-scale paintings featuring portraits of relatives, friends and people she has discovered in family albums. Drawing on her personal experiences of growing up in the UK with British-Nigerian heritage, Labinjo explores the relationship between identity, race and culture.
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.
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.
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.