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Gabriella Davies | Blue Italian

Blue Italian is a short film by artist and filmmaker Gabriella Davies exploring Italian migration to the midlands through her late Nonno’s 8mm home videos.
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POSTPONED | Charlie Dean | Triple Pop Colossus

The first solo exhibition by video and performance artist Charlie Dean. Through video, sound and sculpture, heads are threatened off of necks, feelings are taken hostage, a talent agent runs ruthless and hybrids are born, all while pop music serves as relief and riddle.
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Matt Woodham & Benjamin Shirley-Quirk | Il.Luminar

Thanks to recent advances in semantic enrichment technology, researchers Matt Woodham and Benjamin Shirley-Quirk have reconstructed a kinetic, interactive lantern from plans found in manuscript fragments dating from the 7th to 16th centuries.
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Andrea Luka Zimmerman | Art Class: Screening and Q&A

'Art Class' is a performance lecture film playing on, and exploring, the perennial tension between the two key words in its title. It tests the limits of access that working-class artists have to cultural production and to the relevant institutions circulating these outcomes.
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Release Room

NMG R&D Bursary recipients Seema Mattu,Tom Harris and Sean Roy Parker will meet in person for the first time for an improvised audio-visual performance, collating elements of their independent work made over the winter.
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Morgan Quaintance | Loss and Grief

Can exploring experiences of loss and grief, through an autobiographical lens, offer artists a way to connect with audiences, themselves and each other after nearly two-years of pandemic isolation? Artist and writer Morgan Quaintance will talk through his own process of using personal experiences, discussing the benefits and personal hazards of mining what might be identified as depressive emotional states, to create work that facilitates positive and potentially supportive relationships and new interpersonal connections.
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(ASTRAL VILLAGE) slooooowwww | Roo Dhissou & Sahjan Kooner

Roo Dhissou and Sahjan Kooner have created a dreamlike exhibition that weaves narratives through the lens of North India. The work travels from a cyborg in Punjab through to a black hole at the centre of the galaxy. Recurrent ideas of the celestial, community and migratory are transformed through craft based practices and digital environments.
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Listening Space Open Call & Event with NMG R&D Bursary Recipient Tom Harris

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.

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Combining Scientific and Artistic Approaches to Climate Change, with Susan Schuppli

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).
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Republic of Learning – Atmospheric Commons Workshop

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.
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The Role of Contemporary Art in Gentrification, Urban Development & Land Grabs with Tirdad Zolghadr

Tirdad Zolghadr will speak about contemporary art’s complicity with gentrification schemes and the role it has to play in land grabs and urban development.
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