Based within Nottingham Trent University, Bonington Gallery delivers a cultural programme of exhibitions, events and publications, to encourage student engagement and enable public involvement with the work of the University and the wider discourses of Art, Design and Visual Culture.
The gallery offers an interdisciplinary platform for practitioners and researchers within the University, combined with a programme of visiting exhibitions by local, national and international artists and curators.
The gallery is committed to experimental curatorship providing a platform for new concepts, debates and collections, and to strategic partnerships both locally, nationally and internationally.
Mon to Fri: 10.00 - 17.00
Decorative and Applied Art, Design, Film and Media, Fine Art, Music, Performing Arts, Photography
SHAPELESS IMPACT NOT TIME SLOW IS (FLITS BY)
- 24 February — 31 March 2017 *on now
SHAPELESS IMPACT NOT TIME SLOW IS (FLITS BY) is the latest exhibition by artist and Nottingham Trent University alumnus, Giorgio Sadotti.
With contributions from guest artists:
» PAUL NOBLE
» MICHAEL PROUDFOOT
» CHRIS WATTS
» ELIZABETH WRIGHT
Join us on Thursday for the special preview from 5 pm to 7 pm, which includes a short INAUGURATING INCANTATION, starting at 5 pm prompt. If you would like to attend the preview, please RSVP to email@example.com to confirm your attendance.
Find out more: www.boningtongallery.co.uk/giorgiosadotti
Booking required for preview event only. Please RSVP to firstname.lastname@example.org to confirm your attendance.
You're Gonna Need a Bigger Boat
- 13 April 2017 5-7pm
- 19 April — 19 May 2017
Curated by photographer Jason Evans, this new exhibition brings together artefacts from our industrial, consumer society. Handmade signage recalls local commerce, pre-globalisation, and highlights ongoing transitions from analogue to digital. Some of the objects on show remain in circulation today, yet serve as a nostalgic reminder of the technological changes in our recent past.
The exhibition features pages from the archive of Dick Hambidge, a sign writer from East Kent, who documented his works in meticulous photographic albums, presenting an alternative record of provincial life.
Also on show is a selection of erudite political ‘lampoons’ by Ditchling printmaker Philip Hagreen, loaned by Ditchling Museum of Art + Craft. Hagreen’s wood engravings feel as relevant now as when they were published eighty years ago.
Visitors will be able to see an intriguing selection of original items from Clark Brothers of Manchester, who continue to hand produce point-of-sale marketing materials for a disappearing High Street.
Finally, the exhibition will also feature a selection of locally relevant material, an interactive photo opportunity, social media content, a marketing soundtrack and a new series of Evans’ own binary screen prints.
The Gallery will be closed for the Bank holiday from Friday 14 April – Tuesday 18 April.
Free entry. If you would like to attend the Preview on Thursday 13 April, 5 pm – 7 pm, please RSVP to email@example.com to confirm your attendance.
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