Keith Piper Guest Lecture

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Nottingham Trent University (NTU) is delighted to host, in collaboration with New Art Exchange and Nottingham Contemporary, this guest lecture by Keith Piper, BA (Hons) Fine Art alumnus and founding member of the BLK Art Group.

  • From: Thursday 27 April 2017, 6 am
  • To: Thursday 27 April 2017, 8 pm
  • Location: Lecture Theatre 2, Newton building, Main Entrance, Nottingham Trent University, City Campus, Goldsmith Street, Nottingham, NG1 4BU

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Event details

Nottingham Trent University (NTU) is delighted to host, in collaboration with New Art Exchange and Nottingham Contemporary, this guest lecture by Keith Piper, BA (Hons) Fine Art alumnus and founding member of the BLK Art Group.

This event coincides with an exhibition of Keith’s work at New Art Exchange, Unearthing the Banker’s Bones, which opens from Saturday 1 April to Sunday 11 June 2017. It also coincides with the current group exhibition at Nottingham Contemporary, The Place is Here, which is open until Sunday 30 April.

Keith Piper (born in Malta, 1960) is a leading contemporary British artist, curator, critic and academic. Piper was a founder member of the ground breaking BLK Art Group, an association of black British art students who exhibited together throughout the country between 1982-83. Their work was noted for its boldly political stance and critique on the state of intercommunal, class and gender relations the UK.

Adopting a research-driven approach and using a variety of media, Piper’s work over the past 30 years has ranged from painting, photography and installation through to use of digital media, video and computer based interactivity.

Enquiries

For all enquiries, please email us or telephone +44 (0)115 848 8268.

image: Keith Piper, Unearthing the Banker’s Bones, 2016, film still. A 70th anniversary commission for the Arts Council with Bluecoat and Iniva. © the artist

Programme

TimeProgrammeLocation
5.45 pmGuests arrivalNewton building, Forum Level 1
6 pmGuest Lecture by Keith PiperLecture Theatre 2
7 pmQ&A
7.20 pmDrinks receptionNewton building, Forum Level 0
8 pmClose

Booking information

Please click 'Reserve your place' above, and complete the short online booking process.

This event is open to students, staff, alumni, and the general public. Admission is free.

Location details

Room/Building:

Lecture Theatre 2, Newton building, Main Entrance

Address:

Nottingham Trent University
City Campus
Goldsmith Street
Nottingham
NG1 4BU

Parking:

Our City site is located in Nottingham city centre. There are a number of public car parks within a short walk from the University – Trinity Square and Talbot Street. There is also limited metered on-street parking on Chaucer and Shakespeare Streets.

Travel Info:

If arriving by tram, please use the Nottingham Trent University stop on Goldsmith Street. The Newton building can be found a short walk away along the same street.

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