Exhibition — Empowerment Through Art: Photography and Latin American Migrant Girls in London
Central Gallery
Empowerment Through Art is a documentary photographic exhibition developed by British-Mexican photographer Pablo Allison, whose photography often explores the concept of boundaries, both physical and social. The exhibition responds to London's Lat...

Event — Launch Event: Mahtab Hussain: The Commonality of Strangers
Main Gallery (Ground Floor)
In this ambitious project Mahtab Hussain combines photography and text to explore important relationships between identity, heritage and displacement that result from international migration - the truths of which are rarely revealed in the public ...

Event — DISCOVERING SOJOURNER TRUTH
Performance space
Join award winning writer, performance poet and educator Panya Banjoko for an exploration of the life of abolitionist and women's rights activist, Sojourner Truth. A key figure in Keith Piper's exhibition, learn more about Truth's historic struggl...

Event — Midlands World Music Consortium - Launch Party
Peggy's Skylight
This event is presented by the Midlands World Music Consortium in association with New Art Exchange., With the big launch of the Midlands World Music Consortium in Nottingham, you are invited for a warm evening of music at Peggy's Skylight. Hear a...

Blog — Ain't I A Woman?
Part of our current exhibition by artist Keith Piper features the piece The Little Robots Diary – a looping video of the NASA Mars rover, Sojourner, named after an important figure in nineteenth century abolition and activist for women's rights, S...

Blog — Black Lives Matter: Melanie Kidd Instagram Takeover for CVAN EM
Hurvin Anderson, Is it okay to be black? 2015, 130 x 100cm, acrylic on canvas. A 70th Anniversary Commission for the Arts Council Collection with New Art Exchange, Nottingham and Thomas Dane Gallery, London. © the artist., Hurvin Anderson I had pr...

Event — Lecture with Robyn Wiegman (Duke University): "Kara Walker's Pornopticon: Racial Sensations"
Kara Walker is one of the best known African American artists working today, celebrated for her challenging explorations of race, gender, sexuality, violence and identity. Leading U.S. professor of race and gender, Dr. Robyn Wiegman will draw on t...

Event — The Film Open
Performance Space
Presented in partnership with Stella Vision., NAE's annual Film Open returns this summer! The Film Open is a unique opportunity for Nottingham-based film-makers to showcase their talent. Participants will gain critical yet supportive reflection on...

Event — Looking For Claudia Jones
This compelling documentary reveals one of history's most dynamic civil rights activists. With a directorial debut by writer Nia Reynolds and narration by actor Josette Simon (Cry Freedom), Looking for Claudia Jones is the fascinating life story o...

Event — Malcolm X in Britain
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, wi...

Event — Book Launch: 'Taste the World' by Women's Culture Exchange
New Art Exchange
Join us for the launch of this much requested recipe book from the Women's Culture Exchange!, Drop in throughout the afternoon for a hot drink and delicious tasters from the recipe book, plus thechance to find out more about the project and buy th...

Event — Modern-Day Slavery: How to Make the Antislavery Past Usable
Join us for a series of debates, held in collaboration with the Centre for Research in Race and Rights (C3R) at the University of Nottingham, where leading activists and academics will be in dialogue with the artists who contributed to Get Up, Sta...

Event — Wondrous Women Conversation Cafe
The Wondrous Women's Group present an afternoon of conversation, cake and creativity for older women committed to promoting change through creativity., The Wondrous Women's Group believes older women are one of the world's great unseen resources, ...

Event — Women in Music
Why is 'female' still a music award category? Why are only 5% of Producers industry-wide female? What challenges do women in the industry experience in the face of historic discrimination and ongoing sexism? Women working in music, both in front a...

Event — MELTING POT FESTIVAL
Calling all food lovers! NAE's annual food and culture festival is back, celebrating the vibrancy and diversity of Hyson Green and Forest Fields. Come along and enjoy delicious dishes from all around the world. Developed with local community organ...

Event — QUEENS OF SYRIA (2014) REFUGEE WEEK FILM FESTIVAL SCREENING
Arabic with English subtitlesDir: Yasmin Fedda, Fifty women from Syria, all forced into exile in Jordan, came together in Autumn 2013 to create and perform their own version of The Trojan Women, the timeless Ancient Greek tragedy about the plight ...

Event — Activism, Art and Social Change
Discussion
Artists Kajal Nisha Patel and Sunil Shah host a panel discussion with the collaborators of their commission a rebel scene. Joined by representatives from Nottingham's rebel women, Nottingham Women's Centre and the Sparrows' Nest, they will explore...

Event — INTERNATIONAL WOMEN'S DAY: PHENOMENAL WOMEN
Join Cultural Vibrations for an evening of comedy, special guests and live music as we celebrate International Women's Day 2017. Featuring Christine Belle (Kemet FM), Coleen Francis from Freedom Arts, Shylaah (UJahm), singer songwriter and author ...

Event — BLUES ON PLANET MARS: RACE, POLITICS AND SCIENCE FICTION
Performance Space
Omara Dyer-Johnson and Patrick Henderson, postgraduate researchers in American Studies at The University of Nottingham, explore how science fiction has been used to tackle issues of race. With a particular focus on the black contribution to the ge...

Event — MELTING POT FESTIVAL 2017
New Art Exchange
NAE's annual food and culture festival returns, this year with a focus on social issues around food. With Women's Culture Exchange, Ecoworks, Himmah and many more, join us for an afternoon full of the diverse flavours found around us in Hyson Gree...

Event — AFTER SPRING
Performance space
Dirs. Ellen Martinez and Stephen Ching, 102 min., With the Syrian conflict now in its sixth year, millions of people continue to be displaced. After Spring is the story of what happens next. The film follows two refugee families in transition and ...

Event — Be Bold For Change: International Women's Day
An event by Women's Culture Exchange, Come and celebrate International Women's Day with Women's Culture Exchange at New Art Exchange. Be Bold For Change will include a wonderful afternoon of dance, world music, a parade of traditional costumes, ch...

Event — 70 Years On
Journalist and broadcaster Bidisha discusses the experiences of those who were displaced; left alone to manage families as the men were called away during wartime; and those who were 'intermarried'. Now in a postcolonial age, how has the position ...

Event — EXHIBITION LAUNCH: SOUNDS LIKE HER
Main Gallery
Redefining sound art, challenging assumptions of women and technology and putting female-identifying voices to the front, we launch our next Main Gallery exhibition, Sounds Like Her, curated by Christine Eyene., Join us for speeches and a complime...

Event — Gallery Tour with Christine Eyene
Main Gallery
Join Sounds Like Her curator Christine Eyene, plus artists Elsa M'bala and Magda Stawarska-Beavan for a walk around of the exhibition. Visitors are welcome to share their reflections and ask questions in this informal and intimate session. Through...

Event — Deep Listening Walk with Linda O'Keeffe
New Art Exchange
Join exhibiting artist and Women in Sound, Women on Sound founder Linda O'Keeffe to explore NAE's surrounding acoustic ecology in a creative and reflective workshop day. We will walk the streets and spaces around NAE, exploring the soundscape of t...

Event — Sounds Like Her Artists in Conversation
New Art Exchange
Sounds Like Her curator Christine Eyene is joined by exhibiting artists Ain Bailey and Linda O'Keeffe, along with Cathy Lane to discuss their work in relation to the history of sound art and contemporary practices., Building on their own work and ...

Event — Craft and Culture Fair
New Art Exchange
Join us at New Art Exchange for our third year of Craft + Culture Fair!, Capturing the vibrancy of our culturally rich city; makers, designers and performers from across the local community showcase their talents with contemporary jewellery, colou...

Event — Syria's Disappeared: The Case Against Assad (2017)
PLEASE NOTE: This event is now fully booked. To join the waiting list, please call 0115 9248630., 'It was my duty to get the names out' (Mansour al Omari, former detainee), This documentary tells the hidden story of tens of thousands of men, women...

Event — International Women's Day: Collective Therapy
SheAfriq, a Nottingham based collective of creative women of African descent, bring an afternoon packed with creativity, workshops and activities to empower women. The sessions will focus on health and wellbeing in a relaxed and safe space for pos...

Event — Culture Unwrapped: Word Power
New Art Exchange
Anila Dhami, journalist and producer, uses her platform to start conversations to shed light on topics that affect communities, such as women's empowerment, domestic abuse, and homosexuality. Dhami leads a panel of specialist experts to discuss th...

Event — Dhikr
New Art Exchange
Join us as members of Nottingham Muslim Women's Network host a dhikr ceremony, a regular form of ritual practice in Islam, associated with Sufism. A ceremony may include recitation from the Quran, singing, music, movement and trance., Dhikr (Arabi...

Event — Abbas Zahedi: Live Archive
Abbas Zahedi is a British artist working across sound, moving image, installation, performance and participatory events. His current practice is influenced by his concept of neo-diaspora – the experience of being a second generation migrant, in a ...

Event — Nightclubbing: Drink Deep from the Light of the Universe
New Art Exchange
This event is now fully booked. To join the waiting list, please email info@nae.org.uk, Artist Rachael Young and her badass band of super humans embrace speculative fiction and visceral live music in a new performance installation, emerging from a...

Event — Signal Her Return III
New Art Exchange
PLEASE NOTE: This event is now fully booked. In the event of no shows, we will reallocate tickets but we cannot guarantee spaces will become available on the night. To join the waiting list, please email info@nae.org.uk., Still want to see Sethemb...

Event — Sethembile Msezane
New Art Exchange
Artist Sethembile Msezane, who became an icon of the #RhodesMustFall movement for her visually powerful performance Chapungu – The Day Rhodes Fell (2015), presents a talk on her practice. How does Msezane use her art to critique societies injustic...

Event — International Women's Day: Fempowerment
New Art Exchange
Join women-led community organisations and other support groups from across the city for the 3rd edition of this annual event to explore this year's IWD theme, #BalanceForBetter. Featuring creative workshops, performances, talks, and the annual wo...

Event — RAFIKI (12A)
New Art Exchange
As part of Nottingham Pride week, All Black Connect present Wanuri Kahius' Rafiki (2018). The film tells the story of friendship and a tender love that grows between two young women, Kena and Ziki, amidst family and political pressures around LGBT...

Event — Artist's short film + Q&A with English subtitles
Broadway Cinema
We'll be showing two short films followed by a Q&A., Children Playing God (Dir: Ashok Vish/ India/2018/35m) follows the lives of five boys during their two-month rehearsal period for the month-long Ramlila performance based on the epic poem, Ramay...

Event — Well-being For Women
New Art Exchange
The New Art Exchange's Community Team will be working with Nottingham Muslim Women's Network to host this well-being event for women., The event will include health and wellbeing talks, arts and crafts, a gallery tour, gentle yoga and holistic the...

Event — BLACK FUTURITY AND RESISTANCE
New Art Exchange
Join Kehinde Andrews, Arit Etukudo and Omara Dyer-Johnson to explore how Resistance is understood within different contexts, be that art, film or literature; fiction or real life. The speakers will consider how speculative fiction, especially Afro...

Event — OFF CENTRE EXHIBITION LAUNCH
New Art Exchange
Nottingham's Independent Photo Festival, Off Centre, is back. After a highly successful first edition in 2018, this event will officially launch the second edition of this city-wide festival and celebrate the local photographers who have been chos...

Event — Road to Independence
New Art Exchange
Join us for a special film screening followed by a discussion with exhibiting artist, Dawinder Bansal and others to mark International Women's Day., Asian Women & Cars: The Road to Independence is a film by Bansal that celebrates the experiences o...

Event — Black Creatives Network
New Art Exchange
This event is now sold out. , All Black Connect (ABC), NAEs young people's collective, present this event associated with their exhibition, A Black Canvas., This event responds to a need to develop space for black creatives in Nottingham to networ...

Event — What Might Have Been
New Art Exchange
Music in 1960s Pakistan was a mix of traditional tunes and external genres including American pop and rock, generating a multicultural and niche music scene. Bands such as The Panthers and The Fore Thoughts are examples of this polyglot generation...

Event — Fempowerment
New Art Exchange
Every year, women from all walks of life and faiths come together to celebrate International Women's Day. This year, join us to celebrate at our Fempowerment event, with inspirational talks by local women, a variety of exciting workshops, and the ...

Event — Half Term Workshops Online: We Are Shewolves
Online
Wednesday 28 October, 1:30-3pm, Thursday 29 October, 10am-2pm, Friday 30 October, 1-2:30pm, Join us this October for a series of creative workshops on playmaking, poetry, art activism, and zine making. We are looking for young women (trans and non...

Event — Feminism, Interrupted: Book Launch & Talk
Online
More than just a slogan on a t-shirt, feminism is a radical tool for fighting back against structural violence and injustice. Feminism, Interrupted: Disrupting Power is a bold call to seize feminism back from the cultural gatekeepers and return it...

Event — The Art of Oppression (2021)
Online
Film screening & Talk , At the intersection of art, social injustice, and womanhood, The Art of Oppression – directed by Patricia Francis, is a documentary about resilience and hope. The film follows three women artists who use their art to articu...

Event — Laced: Nottingham's Woven Histories
Online
Join NAE and musician and sound artist Tom Harris for an active listening session., Tom will play a live soundscape which includes music and field recordings developed from a soundwalk through the Arboretum and Lace Market, inspired by artworks by...

Event — Even When I Fall (2017)
Online
Sheetal and Saraswoti met as teenagers in a Kathmandu refuge, survivors of child trafficking to corrupt Indian circuses and brought back across the border to a Nepal they could barely remember., EVEN WHEN I FALL traces their journey over 6 years a...

Event — Word's Out
NAE Cafe Bar
WORD'S OUT: AMPLIFYING BLACK WOMEN'S VOICESLIVE PERFORMANCE, Word's Out is a celebration of words showcasing and supporting Black female artists working in various word-based artforms – poets, writers, playwrights, singers, songwriters..., The eve...

Event — Nottingham Mela 2021
New Art Exchange
Get ready for the 2021 Nottingham Mini Mela!, Join us for a weekend full of music, dance, poetry, family friendly events, storytelling, workshops, art, giant puppets and more! Scroll down to see a list of what we've got planned..., Come and take p...

Event — Exploring the self
New Art Exchange
Join artist Arit Emmanuela Etukudo for a self-portrait workshop where you'll create a physical representation of who you are. Take a deep dive into the things that create you. Explore and express yourself as sounds, colours, images, and more., Ari...

Event — Up In Arms Development Residency
Performance Space
Anna-Maria Nabirye and Annie Saunders bring Up In Arms, their mutli-platform, multi-year ongoing project examining intersectionality and interpersonal communication, representation and the meaning of solidarity, to New Art Exchange for a two-week ...

Event — LACE & LABOUR: A CONVERSATION WITH HANA FREDERICKS AND AMANDA BRIGGS-GOODE TALK
Performance Space
This is a conversation between Nottingham-based artist Hana Fredericks, who addresses women and labour in her work, and Amanda Briggs-Goode, director of the NTU Lace Archive and whose academic study in lace and heritage will bring light to Notting...

Event — Shrines by Honey Williams LIVE PERFORMANCE
Performance Space
Shrines is a newly commissioned performance by Nottingham-based artist Honey Williams – an autobiographical tale in praise of Big Black Women., It is the story of rejection and multiple systemic oppression, interwoven with Honey's internal voice a...

Event — YOUnique Festival 2022
New Art Exchange
YOUnique is an exciting arts festival organised by, and for, young people in Nottingham., This year's theme is Uplifting Women. Join us in celebrating women from all over the world and within our communities, breaking down stereotypes, and stimula...

Event — Fempowerment
New Art Exchange
Every year, women across the world unite to celebrate International Women's Day. This year, join us for Fempowerment, a welcoming and sociable event including inspirational talks by local women, interactive workshops, friendly conversation and del...

Exhibition — THE UNFINISHED CONVERSATION JOHN AKOMFRAH
MAIN GALLERY
New Art Exchange (NAE) is proud to present The Unfinished Conversation by John Akomfrah, a beautiful, moving and multi-layered film about Jamaican-born academic Stuart Hall. The piece, commissioned by Autograph ABP, premiered at the 2012 Liverpool...

Exhibition — An(other) Story: Folk and Tribal Art from India
Main Gallery
An(other) Story explores a diversity of Folk and Tribal art styles and techniques, including: Madhubani/Mithila, Gond, Warli, Patua scrolls and Folk embroidery, which have been embraced for centuries throughout India., Even though artists in India...

Exhibition — Disposable People: Contemporary Global Slavery
Main Gallery + Mezzanine Gallery
Slavery is illegal throughout the world, yet more than twenty-seven million people are still trapped in one of history's oldest social institutions. The underlying thread of the exhibition highlights how the unfortunate emergence of a new kind of ...

Exhibition — Babak Bordbar: JIGSAW, the Eastern Piece
Central Gallery
Babak Bordbar is an Iranian photojournalist, who has sought asylum in France after the government crackdown following the disputed presidential election in 2009. This event forced hundreds of journalists, bloggers, artists and political activists ...

Exhibition — JUST ANOTHER PHOTO FESTIVAL
Central Gallery
New Art Exchange's CEO, Skinder Hundal, is one of several international curators for 'Just Another Photo Festival', New Delhi, India / 25th - 30th September 2015. NAE has enabled five lens-based artists the opportunity to exhibit within Delhi's pu...

Exhibition — SOUNDS LIKE HER
New Art Exchange
Curated with Christine Eyene, known for her enquiry into contemporary African art, gendered perspectives and nonobject based art practices – Sounds Like Her is a groundbreaking exhibition, set to broaden existing approaches to sound art, and to co...

Exhibition — Sounds Like Her
York Art Gallery and Gallery Oldham
Opening at York Art Gallery 12 July 2019 – 15 September 2019 and Gallery Oldham from 14 December 2019 – 7 March 2020., Sounds Like Her is a major new touring exhibition challenging the largely Western and male-dominated frameworks of sound art thr...

Exhibition — Hassan Hajjaj: The Path
Main Gallery
The Path by Hassan Hajjaj presents a unique and timely consideration of culture and identity in the modern, globalised world. Born in Morocco, Hajjaj moved to Britain aged 12. He works today between both countries., Hajjaj's artworks are character...

Exhibition — Does Anybody Leave Heaven?
Havana Biennial
Havana Biennial - 12 April to 12 May 2019, "Does Anybody Leave Heaven?" by Ibrahim Ahmed is an assemblage tapestry made with textile items found in Egyptian street markets, clothing, bags and other items, which are printed with the flag of the Un...

Exhibition — IBRAHIM AHMED: Does Anybody Leave Heaven?
PRIMARY
Please be aware this exhibition is showing at PRIMARY (33 Seely Rd, NG7 1UN, open Thursday — Saturday, 11am—6pm), Commissioned by NAE, Does Anybody Leave Heaven?, is an assemblage tapestry made with textile items found in Egyptian street markets, ...

Exhibition — Beyond Diagnosis
CENTRAL GALLERY, New Art Exchange
Sistas Against Cancer, Self Help UK and Macmillan Beyond Diagnosis Service present a photographic exhibition representing the experiences of women affected by cancer within the Black Asian Minority Ethnic and Refugee (BAMER) community. Over a four...

Exhibition — Encroachments
Main Gallery
Shezad Dawood works across disciplines to deconstruct systems of image, language, site and narrative. In this new exhibition Encroachments, Dawood takes a pragmatic and oblique look at the relations between Pakistan and the US since partition in 1...

Exhibition — PHOEBE BOSWELL: HERE
Tuesday 18 May - Saturday 24 July 2021
NAE is proud to present Here, an exhibition by the award-winning artist, Phoebe Boswell. The exhibition brings together new and existing artworks, some of which have not been seen in the UK before. It includes the critically acclaimed installation...

Exhibition — THIS IS WHO I AM: EVIDENCE OF LIFE
Central Gallery
This exhibition has been created by members of Kairos, a Nottingham based support group for lesbian and bi women who, because of violent homophobic persecution in their home countries, seek asylum in the UK. It intends to give space to some of the...

Exhibition — Arit Emmanuela Etukudo: The Christening
Saturday 14 August – Saturday 9 October 2021
Arit Emmanuela Etukudo is a Nigerian-American experimental storyteller whose practice focuses on the ideas of identity and life experience. She recreates the human body in various sculptural forms to symbolize the complexity of identity and tell t...

Exhibition — HASSAN HAJJAJ: THE PATH
Arnolfini
Opening at Arnolfini, Hassan Hajjaj: The Path is a touring exhibition produced by New Art Exchange and curated by Ekow Eshun. , The Path by Hassan Hajjaj presents a unique and timely consideration of culture and identity in the modern, globalised ...

Exhibition — LACED: In Search of What Connects Us
Main Gallery
30 October 2021 - 8 January 2022, Simnikiwe Buhlungu, Rahima Gambo, Wura-Natasha Ogunji, Zohra Opoku, Tabita Rezaire, Lerato Shadi, Michaela Yearwood-Dan, Laced is a network of artists linked to curator Loren Hansi Gordon through shared connection...

Exhibition — TRINITY BY HETAIN PATEL
New Art Exchange
29 January - 14 May 2022, We are proud to present in partnership with John Hansard Gallery, the largest solo exhibition to date by acclaimed artist Hetain Patel. It features a trilogy of films created between 2015 and 2021, including his most ambi...

Page — Board members
Chair - Leslie McDonald, Executive Director and Company Secretary of Nottingham Counselling Service and former Chief Executive/Executive. Director of First Enterprise Business Agency., Vice Chair - Professor Christopher O'Brien, OBE , Chris O'Br...

Page — Associate Artists
Introducing NAE's Learning Team's Associate Artists..., These three experienced creative practitioners are available to lead art workshops at New Art Exchange, as well as in schools, colleges and University environments., Find out about the works...

Blog — Poetry Competition Winner!
Congratulations to Russell Christie, whose poem won our 2013 Nottingham's Festival of Words Poetry Competition. The poem was inspired by a work in the Realism in Rawiya exhibition 'Mother of Martyrs', Newsha Tavakolian, showing in our Main Gallery...

Blog — Who is Stuart Hall?
On the 8th April, 2013, Margret Thatcher died. The world's media mourned. World leaders made statements about how tragic the loss, how she had fought for liberty and freedom, how strong she was, how she was a symbol for women's rights... But she w...

Blog — My Highlights of 2013 at NAE
, by Bethan Davies, Marketing Assistant, As we begin to get excited about the launch of the new spring season here at NAE, it seems an appropriate time to look back over the last year and reflect on the highlights that made it so special. For me p...

Blog — Melting Pot: Putting Hyson Green's Food in Focus
by Bethan Davies, In April 2014, New Art Exchange presents our very first food festival. Spanning two days of the April Bank Holiday weekend, it presents a line-up of delicious culturally varied cuisine, artists' performances and locally sourced f...

Blog — Melting Pot: A Visual Summary
Some images from our Melting Pot Festival.,  , , Eating Healthy Solutions by Nutritionist Rupert.,  , , British Heart Foundation.,  , , Pudding Fingers by artist Rachel Young.,  , , Mediterranean Cuisine by El Nahas's Kitchen.,  , , Vegan Cuisine ...

Blog — NAE's ExperiMentors successes in 2014
To celebrate the big successes of our current and past ExperiMentors, we have listed some of the highlights below:, Ben Harriot's current exhibition at New Art Exchange, Beyond the Barber's Blade documenting West Indian barbershops of the Hyson Gr...

Blog — Review: A Tale of Two (Woman) 'Ooman
I was struck by two things when I saw one of the four stellar sold-out theatre performances of Mon0lisa Productions', A Tale of Two Woman at New Art Exchange last week. Firstly, it was missing the phonetic emphasis in the title - 'Tale of Two 'Oo...

Blog — Women in Music: Review by Madeleine Wallner
On a wet and windy Saturday afternoon, the upstairs studio at New Art Exchange slowly filled with mostly women and a handful of men, to listen and discuss Women in Music. A topic with many subjects for discussion. However, today was about certain ...

Blog — NOTTINGHAM: CITY OF REBELS (1831 - 1914)
Dr Richard A Gaunt explores Nottingham's rebellious history in anticipation of the activist exhibitions Aftermath Dislocation Principle (ADP), and Fighting Walls + a rebel scene., Nottingham has a proud tradition of rebellion and protest dating ba...

Blog — An Interview With Aicha Daffe
In one week we'll be launching our latest exhibition, Zanele Muholi: Somnyama Ngonyama, Hail The Dark Lioness. As well as getting the chance to have a first look at this critically-acclaimed exhibition when it arrives in Nottingham, we'll also hav...

Blog — The Work of Ibrahim Ahmed by Heba Elkayal
Heba Elkayal is an independent curator and art advisor working in the fine arts industry in the Middle East and the United States. Her articles have appeared in Al Fanar Media (website, London), Harper's Bazaar Arabia (print, Dubai) and Canvas mag...

Blog — Gambling with Identity by Ranjit Sondhi CBE
Watch Skinder Hundal in conversation with Ranjit Sondhi about Identity on our IGTV channel or on our Youtube Chanel., This essay was written for discussion at Nottingham Arts Mela festival 2019., Abstract, Our identity is at an interesting moment...

Blog — Reflecting on Creating Connections
Creating Connections is an innovative schools project which establishes partnerships between 3 inner-city Nottingham Schools and 3 schools beyond the city, New Art Exchange and Nottingham Trent University. One class from each school with a cultura...

Blog — Projects placed on hold & People we miss #1
, , By Aaron Schoburgh, Community Link Coordinator, During this time of uncertainty, we would like to make note of the projects that have had to be placed on hold and the people we miss., Harvest Gathering & Earth to Plate, We debuted our annual H...

Blog — The Twig Shall Not Pierce Our Eyes
On Collective Vibrations at Bamako Photography Biennale (aka Bamako Encounters), Text by Cindy Sissokho, Curator & Special Projects Producer, New Art Exchange, There is a vital need to reframe our references when looking up to international Bienna...

Blog — Artist Takeover: Arit Emmanuela Etukudo
New Art Exchange introduces Arit Emmanuela Etukudo, a Nigerian-American multi-media artist whose practice inserts the narrative of Afrofuturism by deconstructing the known world and challenging the modern constructs of how the black body is allowe...

Blog — Artist Takeover: Elainea Emmott
Introducing our next Artist Takeover by Elainae Emmott, Elainea Emmott is a portrait & protest photographer for Black Lives Matter, UK Black Pride, Million Women Rise, Equality Trust, to name a few.⁣⁣Her philosophy is to create authentic honest po...

Blog — Artist Takeover: Kim Thompson
#1 With exclusive new work created for NAE, we're excited to introduce our next Instagram Takeover by Kim Thompson, Kim is a Nottingham born and based artist/illustrator whose first solo exhibition, 'Samuel and Stelma: Portraits of a Jamaican Fami...

Blog — Wellbeing Weekly: Safe Spaces for Women
This weeks events are female centred. The first being a brilliant tool for women who would like to the explore holistic engagement the second being a safe space for women to talk about very poignant issues that are being amplified within our curr...

Blog — Five Questions With Dr Hannah Robbins
Dr Hannah Robbins tell us a little more on what we can expect from the Networks of Pride: Creativity, Queerness and Blackness event, plus she talks about what she's learnt during the lockdown and shares a song on her playlist that makes her dance....

Blog — Five Questions with Patricia Francis
Patricia Francis is an independent filmmaker who uses her films to encourage inquiry into social inequality. Patricia is the director of The Art of Oppression (2021) - a documentary about three women artists who use their art to articulate their e...

Blog — Wellbeing Weekly: Inspired by International Women's Day
This week, in the lead up to International Women's Day on 8 March, we're spotlighting the work of two community projects which provide creative and supportive opportunities for women., Women's mental health and wellbeing have been significantly af...

Blog — Wellbeing Weekly: Celebrating International Women's Day
"The story of women's struggle for equality belongs to no single feminist, nor to any one organization, but to the collective efforts of all who care about human rights."(Gloria Steinem, feminist, journalist and activist), This week's blog is the ...

Blog — Staff Reflections - 1 Year On
From launch party to lockdown, last year we closed our doors due to the covid-19 pandemic. As we prepare to reopen we take a look back at what some of our staff got up to on furlough., Nadia - Cafebar Team, In the past year since NAE has been clos...

Blog — Hetain Patel in conversation with NAE curator Saziso Phiri
, New Art Exchange · Hetain Patel in conversation with NAE curator Saziso Phiri,  , SP: Did you already have a trilogy of films set out when making the first film?, HP: I don't think I had a trilogy in mind when I started The Jump. As I started to...



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