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NOTTINGHAM CONTEMPORARY

Weekday Cross, Nottingham NG1 2GB
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Tue-Sat 10-6, Sun 11-5. Closed Mondays except Bank Holidays

Tram: Lace Market 5 min walk from Nottingham Station

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TRIX & ROBERT HAUSSMANN : THE LOG-O-RITHMIC SLIDE RULE
Jul 14 - Oct 7, 2018
Celebrating the 50-year career of Swiss architects and designers Trix & Robert Haussmann, and their playful innovations concerning illusion and ambiguity. Blending diverse influences, from pop culture to 16th-century styles, their work spans architecture, product design, installation, furniture and textiles.
The exhibition design has been conceived by Caruso St John Architects – architects of Nottingham Contemporary’s RIBA Award-winning building, and includes interventions by artists Liam Gillick and Karl Holmqvist, and designer Petra Blaisse.
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PIA CAMIL : SPLIT WALL
Jul 14 - Oct 7, 2018
Working with textile installation, ceramics and video, Mexican artist Pia Camil highlights the shortcomings of consumerism and globalisation through works that are playful, interactive and participatory.
 
The gallery space will be theatrically divided by a large curtain constructed from t-shirts that were originally manufactured in Latin America for export and then illicitly sold back to Mexico to be resold in street markets. Camil will be presenting new commissions including a usable hammock made out of discarded jeans sewn together, creating intimate and social spaces within the gallery.
 
The exhibition also features Camil’s ceramic masks, inspired by jewellery display busts and Carl Jung’s concept of persona – our public mask or public image – and a newly commissioned video produced in collaboration with writer Gabriela Jauregui.

Click to enlargeSTILL I RISE : FEMINISMS, GENDER, RESISTANCE
Oct 27, 2018 - Jan 27, 2019
Still I Rise is a timely exhibition exploring the role that women have played in the history of resistance movements and alternative forms of living. Coinciding with the centenary of women’s suffrage in the UK, this major group exhibition looks at resistance across the world from a multiplicity of viewpoints, from the domestic sphere to large-scale uprisings and spanning the late 19th century to the present.

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