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Untitled, New Art Exchange, Nottingham

January 13 @ 6:00 pm - March 19 @ 5:00 pm

Untitled, Art on the Conditions of our Time, New Art Exchange, Nottingham

Produced by New Art Exchange and curated in collaboration with NAE by Paul Goodwin and Hansi Momodu-Gordon, UNTITLED: art on the conditions of our time showcases a leading generation of contemporary African diaspora artists in the UK. The show adopts a progressive stance on exhibition-making to allow new ways of thinking about art by African diaspora artists to emerge. In a bold move, fixed curatorial themes have been stripped out to create a stimulating space where artworks can be experienced more openly, and where the interplay between the artists’ practices can be observed. As the exhibition curators state, “This is not a show ‘about’ a coherent movement – instead it presents works by British African diaspora artists outside of the usual framing”.

Untitled, Art on the Conditions of our Time, New Art Exchange, Nottingham

Untitled, Art on the Conditions of our Time, New Art Exchange, Nottingham

UNTITLED displays a ‘snapshot’ of art today by mapping a variety of practice and medium, including socially engaged projects and the use of online gaming technology; to painting, drawing, performance, film, printmaking and bookbinding. The exhibition reveals the key concerns of artists working today, from shifting racial, sexual and gendered identities, to investigations of popular culture, social networks, history and conflict, migration and society. UNTITLED features two brand new commissions by Larry Achiampong and David Blandy, and Barby Asante.

LAUNCH EVENT, 13th January

6PM: LAUNCH EVENT OPENS
Complimentary drink on arrival
The CaféBar will be open all night with sets from DJ Nwando Ebizie

7PM: WELCOME SPEECHES
Skinder Hundal (NAE, CEO) and the exhibition curators Paul Goodwin and Hansi Momodu-Gordon

9PM: CLOSE

EXHIBITING ARTISTS

Larry Achiampong & David Blandy, Barby Asante, Appau Junior Boakye-Yiadom, Phoebe Boswell, Kimathi Donkor, Evan Ifekoya, Cedar Lewisohn, Harold Offeh, Ima-Abasi Okon, NT, Barbara Walker

Larry Achiampong & David Blandy, Barby Asante, Appau Junior Boakye-Yiadom, Phoebe Boswell, Kimathi Donkor, Evan Ifekoya, Cedar Lewisohn, Harold Offeh, Ima-Abasi Okon, NT, Barbara Walker

 

ADMISSION: FREE
AGE RANGE: ALL ARE WELCOME