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BALTIC Centre for Contemporary Art 11

  • Idea of North

    BALTIC Centre for Contemporary Art

    11.05.18 — 30.09.18

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    This group exhibition justly celebrates the enduring resilience and transforming spirit of a northern identity and collective belonging through architecture, photography, music and design.

  • Lubaina Himid: Our Kisses are Petals

    BALTIC Centre for Contemporary Art

    11.05.18 — 30.09.18

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    Turner Prize winning artist Lubaina Himid creates work which gives a platform to creative individuals, groups and communities who are marginalised by society. Himid presents new work in her solo exhibition Our Kisses are Petals, as well as an outdoor commission and a series of community focused events.

  • Tim Etchells: With/Against

    BALTIC Centre for Contemporary Art

    22.06.18 — 28.08.18

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    Etchells’ site-specific sculptural work for Great Exhibition of the North looks out towards the river Tyne from Gateshead Quays. The work uses innovative LED technology to expand upon previous public commissions that explore the speed, clarity and vividness with which language communicates narrative, image and ideas.

  • Joanne Tatham and Tom O’Sullivan: A Successful Proposition for the Great North Exhibition

    BALTIC Centre for Contemporary Art

    22.06.18 — 09.09.18

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    A Successful Proposition for the Great North Exhibition is the outcome of an invitation to artists Joanne Tatham and Tom O’Sullivan to produce a public artwork for the Great Exhibition of the North.

  • Michael Dean: Having you on

    BALTIC Centre for Contemporary Art

    22.06.18 — 30.09.18

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    Michael Dean makes immersive sculptural installations which explore language, intimacy and the politics of being in the world. For the Great Exhibition of the North, Dean will produce a major new commission that responds to BALTIC’s vast Level 3 gallery. Using his own writing as a starting point, Dean gives language material form, creating moulds and casts of words.

  • Phil Collins: Ceremony

    BALTIC Centre for Contemporary Art

    22.06.18 — 30.09.18

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    The Russian Revolution took place in 1917, in a country exhausted by the First World War. The event shaped the political landscape of the 20th century. But it was in Manchester, not Imperial Russia, that the idea of communism was born.

  • Ryan gander: To Give Light (Northern Aspirational Charms)

    BALTIC Centre for Contemporary Art

    22.06.18 — 28.08.18

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    Ryan Gander (b. Chester, 1976) is a conceptual artist whose practice is characterised by storytelling and allusion. Within his often playful works, meaning is subtly implied and questions of existence are indirectly posed. Gander’s practice moves beyond a discipline-specific approach, navigating the complexity of culture with humour and ingenuity.

  • Jane and Louise Wilson: Suspended Island

    BALTIC Centre for Contemporary Art

    22.06.18 — 09.09.18

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    Jane and Louise Wilson (b.1967) began working together in 1989, and use film, photography and sculpture, to create arresting, highly theatrical and atmospheric installations that grapple with often challenging subject matter.

  • BALTIC is Curious

    BALTIC Centre for Contemporary Art

    08.07.18 — 08.07.18

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    A day of female led queer arts culminating in an evening showcase of Liz Aggiss' work Slap and Tickle.

  • Material Making in the North

    BALTIC Centre for Contemporary Art

    12.07.18 — 12.07.18

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    Join design and innovation consultancy MaterialDriven alongside pioneering material makers for a focused panel discussion around manufacturing, research and design of new and existing materials created in the North.

  • GemArts Masala Festival presents AWAKE

    BALTIC Centre for Contemporary Art

    20.07.18 — 20.07.18

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    GemArts Masala Festival presents AWAKE, a programme of South Asian film shorts about consciousness, humanity and well-being from around the world curated by Bobby Tiwana. There will also be a post-screening discussion with industry contributors.