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Reel Vision

22 Feb 2019

In celebration of International Women’s Day, a selection of NT’s films will be shown as part of REEL VISION. The event will also include the screening of work by the filmmakers Ayo Akingbade, Andrea Mae Perez, Nadira Amrani, Naomi Berrio-Allen, followed by a panel discussion and an evening of music. REEL VISION will be taking place on Saturday 9 March 2019 and is curated by Mattie Loyce.

REEL VISION
9 March 2019
8:30pm - 2am
The Curtain
45 Curtain Road
London
EC2A 3PT

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Chelsea talk

12 Feb 2019

On Wednesday 20 February 2019, writer and artist Dr Ope Lori will be discussing her work and that of 4 other artists: Rachel Maclean, Ajamu, Sadie Lee and NT as a precursor to her forthcoming book Beyond The Feminine: The Politics of Skin Colour and Gender in Visual Representations, [2019]. Dr Lori’s interests include the “politics of looking and recognition, empowerment and disempowerment” as well as “exploring the ambivalent positions in wanting to be seen versus those who are not seen”.
Attendance is free but tickets must be booked.

Undergoing Codes of Conduct
Chelsea College of Arts
Lecture Theatre Chelsea
16 John Islip Street
London
SW1P 4JU

20 February 2019
6 - 8pm - ticketed event

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Deptford X

24 Sep 2018

NT presents Fox
Deptford X
Platform 2018
Unit 4, Carriage Way [Deptford Market Yard]
SE8 4BX
21 - 30 September 2018
[go up the ramp from the Festival Hub and follow the yellow ribbons]

Open: Sat 29 and Sun 30 September 12 - 6pm
Late: Fri 28 September till 8pm
Artist Talk: Sat 30 September at 16:30pm

Rail: Deptford [New Cross]
DLR: Deptford Bridge
Tube: New Cross

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Photo: © 2018 Marcia Chandra

1-54 Forum

22 Sep 2018

In conjunction with the 1-54 Contemporary African Art Fair, London there will be a series of talks curated by Ekow Eshun. The talks programme 1-54 Forum takes the concept of Freefall as “a point of departure from which to explore black artistic practice as a strategy of innovation, resistance and liberation”.

As part of 1-54 Forum: Freefall NT will be taking part in the talk: The Fugitive Image alongside artists Appau Jnr Boakye-Yiadom and Onyeka Igwe with Gaylene Gould as chair.

Speakers throughout the programme include Athi-Patra Ruga [currently showing at Somerset House], Rashaad Newsome, Larry Achiampong, Harold Offeh, Kimathi Donkor, David A. Bailey, Sonia Boyce, Hurvin Anderson, Barby Asante, Kimathi Donkor, and Irvin Pascal to name just a few.

The Fugitive Image
1-54 Forum: Freefall
6 October 2018
Somerset House
South Wing, Strand
London
WC2R 1LA

1-54 Contemporary African Art Fair
4 - 7 October 2018
Somerset House
South Wing, Strand
London
WC2R 1LA

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Deptford X

14 Sep 2018

This year, NT has been commissioned to create a new work as part of Deptford X’s Platform 2018, which commissions and showcases new work by emerging artists for the Deptford X Art Festival.

The work titled Fox, is a 2 screen installation featuring film shot in the heart of Deptford. Fox will be shown for the first time during Deptford X.
The other 4 featured Platform 2018 artists for this year’sDeptford X as nominated by Oreet Ashery, Melanie Keen, Bryony Bond and Sarah McCrory, are Shawanda Corbett, Georgia Lucas-Going, David Steans, Laura Yuile. NT was nominated by Larry Achiampong.

NT presents Fox
Deptford X
Platform 2018
Unit 4, Carriage Way [Deptford Market Yard]
SE8 4BZ
21 - 30 September 2018

Open: Sat 22, Sun 23, Wed 26, Thu 27, Sat 29 and Sun 30 September 12 - 6pm
Closed: Mon 24 and Tue 25 September
Lates: Fri 21 and Fri 28 September till 8pm
Artist Talk: Sat 30 September at 16:30pm

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