In what seems like an intensifying atmosphere of global, media-driven expressions of shock, horror, fear and anxiety – how can we use states of crisis as a way to rethink the future? Can we harness these acutely painful conditions and represent them in a creative way?
Curated by Something Human and presented in partnership with Bonington Gallery, Nottingham Trent University and Nottingham Contemporary, Krísis presented an exhibition and events programme of international visual and performance artists, to engage our audience with multifaceted perspectives on the meaning of ‘crisis’, and its understanding within the current socio-political climate.
Through multidisciplinary artworks, performances, and conversations, Krisis explored how these critical conditions can be reclaimed and reconfigured to drive change through artistic practice.
Krísis: critical interventions is a one-day symposium that brings the international network of artistic practices and narratives from the Krísis exhibition and public programme into a day of talks, presentations and performative lectures. It provides an opportunity for artists, curators, academics and the general public – both local and international – to engage in dialogue; reflecting on […]
Cross-Cultural Live Art Project (CCLAP) performances
Thu 27 Oct 2016
When artists ‘perform’ states of crisis, do they also ‘perform’ states of regeneration? How can live art ignite new conversations and reflections on crisis? CCLAP is a three year live art project that began in 2014. It aims to bring together the critical contexts of Southeast Asian live art practice, in conversation with developments within the […]
VENUE: Nottingham Contemporary Delivered by Collective Creativity, this workshop will look at race and racism, in art and art schools in the UK. Collective Creativity are an artist group focused on Queer, Transgender and Intersex People of Colour (QTIPoC), within creative practice. They have recently launched a zine titled Serving Art School. Open to the public and […]