You are invited to Reorganising Cultural Institutions, a free programme of talks and discussions about how cultural institutions currently function, their social and political history and the ways in which they shape value and attention.
Join artist Ashley Holmes for a live presentation of his work Good To Us, developed out of a written adaption of Dope, a poem by American writer, music critic and poet, Amiri Baraka.
John Akomfrah discusses his exhibition Ballasts of Memory, the ideas and research behind his recent work Precarity, as well as his practice and career, with BALTIC Curator Alessandro Vincentelli.
This lively evening explores gender through queer performance and screenings by celebrated local and national artists. BALTIC is Curious' triple bill includes Lazlo Pearlman’s Dance Me To the End Of Love, Amy Bell’s TOMBO(Y)LA and Drag Syndrome, an underground drag event performed by drag queens and kings with Down’s syndrome.
This evening of contemporary South Asian film shorts about freedom, desire and resistance includes documentary and narrative fiction and is curated by Bobby Tiwana. Followed by a post-screening discussion with industry contributors.