Survey by Qualaroo

2003

Primer in Live Art

Saturday 18 January 10.30am – 4.30pm Primer in Live Art Confused by Live Art? Not quite sure what it is or how to approach it? Maybe even afraid of it? Mole Wetherell of performance company ...

The Action of Drawing

Saturday 8 February 11.00am – 4.00pm The Action of Drawing From Cai Guo-Quaing’s explosive gunpowder drawings to the spontaneous, flowing qualities of Marlene Dumas’ images of Jesus, Apparition is ...

Inbetween Time Festival of Live Art and Intrigue

6.00pm Thursday 13 – 5.00pm Sunday 16 February Inbetween Time Festival of Live Art and Intrigue Building on the success of Arnolfini’s 2001 festival, Inbetween Time 2003 presents over 70 artists, ...

Artist talk: (nobleandsilver)

Wednesday 19 February (nobleandsilver) Artists and Perrier Award-winning comedians, Kim Noble and Stuart Silver use multimedia and live performance ‘to deconstruct the art exhibition as dazzlingly ...

Artist talk: Stefan Gec

Wednesday 26 February Stefan Gec A substantial element of Stefan Gec’s work stems from his father’s experience as a refugee from the Ukraine following the Second World War. His sculpture, ...

COMMOTION - Miranda July

COMMOTION Themed programmes of artists’ films organised in collaboration with Picture This Moving Image, Bristol Wednesday 5 March 6.30pm Miranda July makes performances, movies, recordings and ...

Jonathan Monk

Saturday 8 March – Monday 5 May Jonathan Monk Jonathan Monk generates a humorous brand of conceptualism. His work, such as his film versions of well-known art books, or his re-enactments of seminal ...

Treasure Island Weekend

Treasure Island Weekend Saturday 8 - Sunday 9 March See film listings for full details. A whole weekend devoted to a celebration of Robert Louis Stevenson and Treasure Island as part of Bristol ...

Artist talk: Pauline van Mourik Broekman

Wednesday 12 March Pauline van Mourik Broekman Together with Simon Worthington, Pauline van Mourik Broekman co-edits and publishes Mute, the bi-annual magazine of culture, technology and politics. ...

Artist talk: George Shaw

Wednesday 19 March George Shaw Made using Airfix model enamel paint, George Shaw’s paintings have a haunting innocence. He depicts the places around where he lived as a child – his housing ...

Artist talk: Alec Finlay

Wednesday 26 March Alec Finlay (which was not his name) Some reflections on art and authorship from artist and publisher Alec Finlay. Currently artist-in residence at BALTIC, Gateshead, his previous ...

Cities Festival

Cities Festival Friday 28 March – Tuesday 2 April See film listings for full details. Bristol 2008 celebrates the city in March and April 2003 with the second Building Legible Cities Conference and ...

Vincent Dance Theatre (UK) Let The Mountains Lead You To Love

Thursday 3 and Friday 4 April 8.00pm Vincent Dance Theatre (UK) Let The Mountains Lead You To Love Set in a white landscape, strewn with autumn leaves, this production is a rich and playful look at ...

Commotion: Flock on Film

Commotion Themed programmes of artists’ films organised in collaboration with Picture This Moving Image, Bristol Wednesday 9 April 6.30pm Flock on Film Marcus Coates, Dalziel + Scullion, Stuart ...

Miguel Pereira (Portugal)

Saturday 10 May 8.00pm Miguel Pereira (Portugal) 10th May 2003, Arnolfini Miguel Pereira is a young Lisbon-based choreographer who is fast achieving recognition outside Portugal for his rigorous but ...

Commotion: Hindsight

Commotion Themed programmes of artists’ films organised in collaboration with Picture This Moving Image, Bristol Wednesday 14 May 6.30pm Hindsight Curated by Anja Musiat, Picture This Moving ...

Recognition

Recognition Arnolfini presents four solo shows by emerging British artists, who share similar sensibilities and approaches to art making. The exhibitions will be documented in a book to be published ...

Recognition: Part One Anna Barriball and David Musgrave

Friday 16 May – Sunday 6 July Recognition: Part One Anna Barriball and David Musgrave David Musgrave and Anna Barriball share an interest in drawing, but use this means of working in different ...

Goat Island (USA) Work-in-progress

Saturday 24 May 2.00pm Goat Island (USA) Work-in-progress Introduced by Simon Jones, reader in performance at Bristol University This seminal performance company returns to Bristol with their eighth ...

Zero Visibility (Norway) Confession Time: that cool and immature feeling of total honesty

Thursday 29 and Friday 30 May 8.00pm Zero Visibility (Norway) Confession Time: that cool and immature feeling of total honesty Six people take turns in confessing secrets, apparently exposing more ...

Reading Granta Best of Young British Novelists 2003

Thursday 19 June 7.30pm Reading Granta Best of Young British Novelists 2003 Twenty years ago Granta devoted an entire issue to new fiction by 20 of the ‘Best of Young British Novelists’. Ten years ...

Golden Hill Allotments, Horfield Tom Marshman Keeping His Feet on the Ground

Friday 11 July 5.30pm and 6.45pm Golden Hill Allotments, Horfield Tom Marshman Keeping His Feet on the Ground “The right to land: the ordinary landless man or woman’s right to rent about an eighth ...

Performance Poetry

Saturday 12 July 8.30pm Performance Poetry In conjunction with the Performance Poetry International Conference at Bath Spa University College we present an evening of Performance Poetry. ...

Reading Tony White and Niall Griffiths

Thursday 17 July 7.30pm Reading Tony White and Niall Griffiths Pissed off with books on Provence? Tired of tales from Tuscany, chick-lit and beach romances? Arnolfini bookshop offers an antidote with ...

Recognition: Part Two Edwina Ashton and David Mackintosh

Saturday 19 July – Sunday 21 September Recognition: Part Two Edwina Ashton and David Mackintosh Again, the first opportunity to see a major body of the artists’ work, Recognition: Part Two brings ...

Fresh Today

Friday 25 July 1.00pm – 5.00pm Fresh Today As part of Arnolfini’s ongoing commitment to access and education, artists from Art and Power, a radical group working for change, are involved in a ...

Drawing Lab

Saturday 13 September 11.00am – 4.00pm Drawing Lab David Mackintosh and Edwina Ashton share the same interest in drawing and use this medium in very different ways. In this day workshop, suitable ...

Lecture series: Situations

Wednesdays December – January 14.30 Lectures: Situations Contemporary art and the question of context This international lecture series explores the significance of context in the commissioning and ...

Exhibition: Pot Doodle

Tuesday 14 – Thursday 16 October Exhibition: Pot Doodle This exhibition is the result of a unique eight-day art collaboration between Arnolfini and Hengrove Community Arts College and Post 16 ...

Primers: Figuring Authorship and Originality

Primers For anyone interested in furthering their knowledge of contemporary art and ideas, each of these day workshops, organised in conjunction with the University of Bristol, takes a lively and ...