Jenny Hibberd: Lace Commission - UKYA City Takeover

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Join artist Jenny Hibberd (Hibword) as she describes her relationship with lace and her journey to create an interactive lace piano to inspire and connect the people of Nottingham with the City’s cultural past.

  • From: Friday 8 February 2019, 5 pm
  • To: Friday 8 February 2019, 6 pm
  • Location: Bonington Lecture Theatre, Bonington building, Dryden Street, Nottingham, NG1 4GG

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Jenny Hibberd: Lace Commission - UKYA City Takeover

Join artist Jenny Hibberd (Hibword) as she describes her relationship with lace and her journey to create an interactive lace piano to inspire and connect the people of Nottingham with the City’s cultural past.

Obsessed with wordplay and spurred on by flow, Hibword whirls up absurds in consciousness tornadoes. Described as “fizzy”, “walking warmth” and her poetry as “falling down alphabet stairs”, she has been commissioned by BBC Leicester, a finalist in Superheroes of Slam in Manchester and part of R&D processes in choreo-poetry at Sadler’s Wells (Jonzi-D) and Camden Roundhouse (John Berkavitch).

Hibword plays ukulele, vox and darbuka in meditative rhythm duo, Mythm, who have played as part of various NHS programmes supporting mental health. She also runs eclectic performance troupe House of Verse, who stage vivacious, variety shows at venues across Leicester and beyond…

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Uniting 250 artists from 25 countries over 7 days, UK Young Artists (UKYA) City Takeover will span multiple venues across Nottingham, immersing visitors in an array of extraordinary, innovative and contemporary work, from visual arts to performance; music; applied arts; literature; digital arts and moving image.

One of the largest biennials of national and international artists in the world, UKYA City Takeover will be discerning and cutting-edge. Presenting an exemplar survey show of contemporary art, performance and music being made today. Expect to encounter art and performance in cultural spaces as well as unusual places. From caves to cafes; markets to museums; studios to the streets – the City Takeover weaves a rich tapestry of venues across Nottingham.

Check out the full programme over on the UKYA City Takeover website.

Location details

Room/Building:

Bonington Lecture Theatre, Bonington building

Address:

Dryden Street
Nottingham
NG1 4GG

Parking:

Situated on the University’s City Campus, the Bonington building is a short walk from Nottingham city centre. Due to our central location we don’t have visitor parking available, but public transport will bring you almost to our door.

If you’re intending to park in the city centre, the closest (and largest) facilities to our City Campus are:

Travel Info:

Visitors traveling on the tram are advised to get off at the Nottingham Trent University stop on Goldsmith Street.

Visit our travel pages for campus maps and detailed information on how to get here.

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