New Art Exchange

New Art Exchange
39-41 Gregory Boulevard
Nottingham
Nottinghamshire
NG7 6BE
England

Website

Official Website

www.nae.org.uk

Twitter

twitter.com/newartexchange

E-mail

General Information

info@nae.org.uk

Corporate Hire

bookings@nae.org.uk

Telephone

Switchboard

0115 924 8630

Box Office

0115 924 8630

Corporate Hire

0115 924 8638

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New Art Exchange in Hyson Green, Nottingham is the UK's largest visual arts space outside London dedicated to African, African Caribbean and Asian art. Housing galleries, performance space, artist studios, offices, as well as a cafe and shop.

Venue Type:

Library, Archive, Gallery, Artist studio or collective

Opening hours

Mon-Fri 10.00-17.00
Sat 10.00-17.00

Sun Closed

Admission charges

Admission: Free

Exhibition details are listed below, you may need to scroll down to see them all.
Sardul Gill - Dark Matter

SARDUL GILL: DARK MATTER

  • 17 September — 2 November 2014 *on now

SARDUL GILL: DARK MATTER

MEZZANINE GALLERY

LAUNCH EVENT: 16 SEPTEMBER 2014, 5.30PM - 8PM

Dark Matter brings together a collection of new work by Sardul Gill including black and white abstract paintings, monoprints and an installation made from found objects, which are stimulated by the artist's fascination with nature and theories related to energy and chaos. Sardul Gill won the NAE Award at the Nottingham Castle Open in 2012 and this exhibition has emerged as part of that prize.

Talk: During the exhibition launch event, writer François Matarasso will join the artist for an informal conversation about his exhibition and the evolution of Gill's work over the past 50 years. Arrive by 4.45pm to join this session.

Workshop: In October join Sardul Gill for an innovative monoprint workshop inspired by his exhibition.
ADMISSION: FREE (BOOKING REQUIRED)
AGE RANGE: ALL ARE WELCOME

Suitable for

  • Any age

Website

http://www.nae.org.uk/exhibition/sardul-gill-dark-matter/67

J.D. OKHAI OJEIKERE: HAIRSTYLES AND HEADDRESSES

J.D. OKHAI OJEIKERE: HAIRSTYLES AND HEADDRESSES

  • 27 September 2014 — 11 January 2015 *on now

J.D. OKHAI OJEIKERE: HAIRSTYLES AND HEADDRESSES

MAIN GALLERY

LAUNCH EVENT: 26 SEPTEMBER 2014, 6PM - 9PM

New Art Exchange, Nottingham, presents Nigerian photographer J.D Okhai Ojeikere's prolific collection of ornate hairstyles and headdresses. The elaborately sculpted hair of female African models is captured in meticulous detail through beautifully composed black and white photography. The series simultaneously celebrates hairstyling as a transient artwork and forms an extensive visual archive reflecting Nigerian cultural traditions.

Widely regarded as one of the greatest 20th century African photographers, Ojeikere earned international acclaim through his Hairstyle series; a personal project begun in 1968, which grew to encompass 1,000 photographs spanning 40 years. In recognition of the recently deceased artist, this Hayward Touring exhibition from Southbank Centre is the first UK exhibition of the renowned artist's work.

Suitable for

  • Any age

Website

http://www.nae.org.uk/exhibition/jd-okhai-ojeikere-hairstyles-and/66

Events details are listed below. You may need to scroll down or click on headers to see them all. For events that don't have a specific date see the 'Resources' tab above.
The Fade

Film Screening: The Fade

  • 24 October 2014 7-8:45pm

Introductory Panel Discussion: 7pm – 7.30pm

Screening: 7.30pm – 8.45pm

Exhibiting Artist Richard Houguez will be in conversation with Creative Producer Roshni Belakavadi to draw parallels between the spaces depicted in the film and barber shops within Hyson Green. The conversation will draw upon the two research-based commissions presented in the main gallery and Houguez's wider artistic practice. For more information on these two commissions, click either here for Ben Harriott's current exhibition, or here for Rachael Young and Richard Houguez's upcoming Crowns of Confidence.

The Fade presents an exclusive window into the lives of four barbers, including Johnny "Cakes" Castellanos; responsible for styling the likes of hip-hop's icons, Jay Z and Pharrell Williams. The observational film seamlessly transports us between Accra, London, New Jersey and Kingston drawing on common themes of identity, business, masculinity and culture.


AGE RANGE: 12A

Admission

£5 (£3 concessions)

Website

http://www.nae.org.uk/event/the-fade/161

NAE's Annual Public Meeting

NAE's Annual Public Meeting

  • 25 October 2014 12-3pm

NAE invites you to learn more about the organisation, discover forthcoming opportunities, and share your views about our work. Join a discussion with the staff team, NAE's collaborators, and take part in a fun creative break-out session. A complimentary buffet and a special performance will also be available to all participants.



ADMISSION: FREE (ADVANCE BOOKING IS ADVISED)

AGE RANGE: ALL ARE WELCOME

Suitable for

  • Family friendly

Website

http://www.nae.org.uk/event/naes-annual-public-meeting/169

Beyond the Barber's Blade

Gallery Tour with Ben Harriott

  • 25 October 2014 From 12pm

Join Ben Harriott for an informal tour and introduction to his photography exhibition, Beyond the Barber's Blade. Ben's images were created in T-Cuts Barbers on Alfreton Road and feature local people. If you have an interest in art, photography, hairstyling or the local area, then come along and exchange your reflections on the exhibition.

The tour will be delivered in English.

Please note that we can also offer gallery tours in a range of other languages on request (advance planning required). To find out more or to book a tour please email Bethan@nae.org.uk.

ALL TOURS ARE FREE

Suitable for

  • Family friendly

Website

http://www.nae.org.uk/event/gallery-tour-with-ben-harriott/170

Afrovibes

Afrovibes at NAE

  • 27 October 2014 7:30-9pm

Elusive Spring – Rehearsed Reading Directed by Kate Stafford

Box office: Lakeside Arts Centre, University of Nottingham, 0115 846 7379

Elusive Spring is a political thriller set in post-colonial Africa. It interweaves a series of stories, reflecting the impending threat and dark undercurrents of a rotten system. There will be an opportunity to discuss the play in a Q&A session hosted by Theatre Performer and Writer Sooree Pillay after the readings.


AGE RANGE: 12YRS +

ADMISSION: FREE

Suitable for

  • Family friendly
Malcolm X

Lecture: Malcolm X in Britain

  • 28 October 2014 6-7:30pm

This lecture on race, immigration and the transatlantic civil rights movement is presented in association with University of Nottingham, American & Canadian Studies Department. Stephen Tuck, Lecturer in American History at University of Oxford, will describe Malcolm X's culturally influential visits to Britain in the 1960 exploring issues of Black Power, the end of empire, British race relations, immigration, and student rights.


ADMISSION: FREE

AGE RANGE: ALL ARE WELCOME

TO BOOK, PLEASE VISIT WWW.TUCK.EVENTBRITE.CO.UK

Suitable for

  • Family friendly

Website

http://www.nae.org.uk/event/malcolm-x-in-britain/166

Black Hidden Histories

Black Hidden Histories

  • 30 October 2014 6:30-10:30pm

Black Hidden Histories is an exciting opportunity to share little known gems of knowledge from the past in a community talent show. Join us as we invite a local gospel choir to raise the roof as they share echoes of sacred spirituals. In memory of the great writer Maya Angelou, we have brought together a collective of local black writers to showcase their work during the event.

If you want to share your histories or talents, please contact Glenis@nae.org.uk or call 0115 924 8630.

ADMISSION: FREE
AGE RANGE: ALL ARE WELCOME

Suitable for

  • Family friendly

Website

http://www.nae.org.uk/event/black-hidden-histories/167

Ram One and the Ites Band

Ram One and the Ites Band

  • 31 October 2014 9-11pm

To mark the last day of Black History Month, Ram One and the Ites have teamed up to launch their new partnership. Two generations of modern black history in Nottingham unite, celebrating the youth and context of Ram One and the pioneering history of the Ites - the musicians behind the reggae greats The Natural-Ites.


ADMISSION: FREE

AGE RANGE: ALL ARE WELCOME

Suitable for

  • Family friendly

Website

http://www.nae.org.uk/event/ram-one-and-the-ites-band/168

Gallery Tour with Honey Williams

Gallery Tour with Honey Williams

  • 1 November 2014 From 12pm

Join Artist and Founder of Pickyheads Honey Williams for a diverse range of perspectives about our exhibitions. During this informal gallery tour you will learn more about the artist and have the opportunity to exchange your opinions about the show.

The tour will be delivered in English.

Please note that we can offer gallery tours in a range of other languages on request. To find out more or to book a tour please contact Bethan@nae.org.uk


ALL TOURS ARE FREE

Suitable for

  • Family friendly

Website

http://www.nae.org.uk/event/gallery-tour-with-honey-williams/184

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