Bonington Gallery

Photography exhibition by Simon Roberts in Bonington Gallery
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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.

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Opening hours

Mon to Fri: 10.00 - 17.00

Closed: Weekends
Bank Holidays

Admission charges

Exhibitions: FREE

Collection details

Decorative and Applied Art, Design, Film and Media, Fine Art, Music, Performing Arts, Photography

Exhibition details are listed below, you may need to scroll down to see them all.
Film still of a living room with several lamps, taken from a film by Emily Richardson

In Place of Architecture

  • 6 November — 11 December 2015 *on now

So much of our experience of architecture is not the result of a first-hand encounter, but is the consequence of a photographic image. Photography does not merely facilitate our experience of architecture, it arguably constructs that experience – much of what we see has been decided by the photographer.

In Place of Architecture brings together a group of contemporary artists to explore the role that photography and moving image play in our interpretation, perception and understanding of the architectural environment. Artists include:

» Peter Ainsworth » Michele Allen » Emily Andersen » Peter Bobby » Tim Daly » Charlotte Fox » Fergus Heron » Esther Johnson » Andy Lock » Fiona Maclaren » Guy Moreton » Martin Newth » Emily Richardson

A programme of events and activities has been curated to compliment the themes highlighted by the exhibition.

Suitable for

  • Any age


Digital Still showing two people drawing onto a projected image, with overlaying text. Taken from ]us[, 2014 by humhyphenhum

Performing Drawology

  • 15 January — 12 February 2016

Over the course of one month artists are invited to spend a period of time in the Gallery creating lines, marks and tones that explore and respond to the space through a variety of drawing processes.
The work will celebrate the expanded field of contemporary drawing to include: works on paper, performance, moving image, installation, projections and three-dimensional drawings.
Visitors are encouraged to witness and engage with the exhibition as it continuously unfolds and takes form. Visitors are encouraged to engage with the exhibition and witness as it continuously unfolds and takes form.
Performing Drawology is curated by humhyphenhum in collaboration with Bonington Gallery.

Suitable for

  • Any age

Bonington Gallery
Nottingham Trent University
Bonington building
Dryden Street




0115 848 8268

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