The film portrait Worlds of Ursula K. Le Guin tells the remarkable life story of writer Ursula K. Le Guin, who passed away in 2018 at the age of 88. Le Guin’s books defy gender norms, societal expectations and patriarchal gate keeping.
On Saturday 12 January 2019 BALTIC will host a Symposium to accompany the major exhibition Rasheed Araeen: A Retrospective. Leading scholars will explore Araeen’s unique contribution to art history and theory. The day will include a curator-led tour of the exhibition and an in-conversation with the artist.
Book your space on an intimate Zine Making Workshop taking place Saturday 9 February 2019. Join Gary Malkin, BALTIC Producer (Documentation, Library & Archive), to make a zine or artist’s book, using the BALTIC Library collection as a source of inspiration.
Writer and author Daisy Hildyard will read from her recent book The Second Body (Fitzcaraldo Editions, 2017) along with a series of readings from her other works, and those of other authors, in response to Heather Phillipson’s exhibition The Age of Love.
What will Britain look like, feel like, be like to live in, in the wake of the Brexit vote? 50 projects funded by Sky Arts on this topic will be showcased on TV in Spring 2019. They will also be showcased at a free weekend festival in February at Barbican, London and BALTIC and Sage Gateshead. BALTIC’s specific artist commissions will include performance and film work.
Celebrate World Book Day by making a book with artist Theresa Easton in this informal workshop. This practical and creative session will explore book-making techniques including Chapbooks, pamphlet stitch, concertina and Turkish Fold.
Celebrate World Poetry Day in this Poetry Zine Making Workshop with artist and poet Stevie Ronnie. Explore texts from BALTIC Library in this intimate engaging session where you’ll be guided through the process of making a Poetry Zine.
Applications are now open for BALTIC Self-Publishing Artists’ Market 2019, with over 50 artists, bookmakers, small press publishers, printmakers, artist’s groups and zine makers selling their work. Application Deadline: Sun 3 Mar 2019