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Bummock: The Lace Archive exhibition

Bummock: The Lace Archive

Private view: Friday 26 January, 6 pm – 9 pm

The Bummock is the large part of an iceberg hidden beneath the surface of the sea. This exhibition is the culmination of new works by three artists, Andrew Bracey, Danica Maier, and Lucy Renton whose research has focused on largely unseen parts of the Lace Archive at Nottingham Trent University.

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Event details

Bracey,  Maier, and  Renton have spent the last two and half years rummaging, exploring and making. The artworks created will be shown alongside the archival material that was used as the starting point for the artists’ research.

About the research

To read more about the Bummock: Artists in Archives research project please visit their blog.

Opening times

Friday – Sunday, 12 pm – 5 pm, see Backlit's opening times for more details.

Lace Archive symposium

Friday 26 January, 12 pm – 6 pm

Accompanying this exhibition is a symposium which will include a overview of the Lace Archives history and content; a history of contemporary artists working with Nottingham lace; artists working in and accessing archives and collections; hidden stories of collections, through two cases studies and an artist round table discussion of working with the Lace Archive.

To reserve your place at the symposium please visit eventbrite to purchase your ticket(s).
Tickets are priced at £8 each


For all enquiries please contact Charlotte Pedley, artsNK Marketing Co-ordinator or Danica Maier, artists and Associate Professor, School of Art & Design, NTU.

Location details


Ashley Street

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