This open call is to find 4 performers to take part in a video work (not yet titled) to be made by Charlie Dean, one of the recipients of the New Midlands Group production bursaries. It will be shown in a solo show at Backlit, Nottingham in April 2022.
Following on from Dudley and Lisa’s exhibition Get the Dark Out, Dudley curated a session for Artcore’s Radical Reading Group, including text written by them and a selection that were presented in the exhibition.
NMG and experimental sound artist Tom Harris are delighted to share an Open Call for sound works, with submissions being open to creatives based in the East Midlands. Deadline to submit is Sunday 28 November 2021.
Susan Schuppli's artist talk focuses on the body of research and work developed through the “Learning from Ice” project, which includes a documentary film shot in the Canadian Ice Core Archive and a US geochemistry lab (2019), followed by research into the changing conditions of sea ice and glacial retreat in the Svalbard Arctic Archipelago (2020).
Nottingham-based artist Lisa and Dudley have created a new series of work with a focus on changing public perceptions around addiction and incarceration, helping to connect people who are affected by these issues. The artists chose to use this period to care for themselves through practice, to then help others to process, reflect and make – making trauma count in society.
Ellen Angus will help us to reflect on the many different iterations of an artist statement, a ‘piece of writing’ that often uncomfortably pins down our practice. Constantly shifting, an artist statement takes on different shapes, masks, performances over time.
The workshop will explore our past and present impacts on the Earth's atmosphere - personally, locally and globally. We then seek to imagine whatever comes next… making artistic/craft based responses that combine scientific data with our own questions and stories about the future.
Writer Sally O’Reilly delivered a two-part in-person workshop at Primary, Nottingham for our NMG associates. The day was split into two sessions – the morning session focused on writing for voice, the afternoon session on writing about the artwork of others. Though the two are intertwined this meant we could work with both writing as practice and writing on practice.
New Midland Group is delighted to announce 12 bursary recipients supported by NMG Development Programme, funded by Arts Council England. This opportunity will support a group of practitioners and creatives to broaden their understanding of artistic and interdisciplinary research and development, production and collaboration.