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

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

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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]
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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Art Night @ Beaconsfield

01 Jul 2018

For this year’s Art Night 2018 festival, a special version of NT’s sterling eyes will be projected as part of Spirit_Off, Arch Space of Beaconsfield Gallery’s new series of experimental sound and performance experiences. The inaugural Spirit_Off starts takes place on 7 July in the gallery’s amazing Arch Space.

Art Night 2018: Spirit_Off
Beaconsfield Gallery Vauxhall
22 Newport Street
SE11 6AY

7 July 2018 - ticketed event
8pm - 3am

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20 Jun 2018

NT will be showing s-time, at Beaconsfield Gallery Vauxhall, along with other members of Practice in Dialogue to coincide with their exhibition In Whose Eyes? and their symposium.

In Whose Eyes?, is an exhibition and a programme of video works, performances, sound pieces and discussions which “explores questions of female subjectivity, representation and power in contemporary Western culture. Who is made visible – or excluded – and how they are represented in culture is highly political and impacts on people’s lives in numerous intersectional ways”.
The exhibition runs from 4 July 2018 - 5 August, with the Practice In Dialogue Symposium taking place on 29 July 2018.

Practice in Dialogue are: Miriam Austin, Ingrid Berthon-Moine, Cécile Emmanuelle Borra, Phoebe Collings-James, Rose Gibbs, Lora Hristova, Catherine Long, Opie Lori, Anja Olofgörs, Lauren Schneider, and Martina Schmuecker.

In Whose Eyes?
Beaconsfield Gallery Vauxhall
22 Newport Street
SE11 6AY

Private view: 3 July 2018
4 July - 5 August 2018

29 July 2018
Symposium: 11am - 4pm In Whose Eyes? - ticketed event

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BFI African Odysseys

01 Jun 2018

NT’s film Mel’s Lament will be showing at the British Film Institute, Philomela’s Chorus Film Screening this month. The programme also includes 3 other short films by the artists Beverley Bennett, Phoebe Boswell and Jay Bernard.

Along with the screening of the films, there will be a Q&A with Gaylene Gould, BFI Head of Cinemas and Events and all 4 of the participating artists.

BFI African Odysseys: Philomela’s Chorus Film Screening + Q&A with Gaylene Gould
23 June 2018

BFI Southbank
Belvedere Road

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