Survey by Qualaroo

2010

DIY Shades of Bristol

Sat 9 Jan 10.30am - 1.00pm & 2.00pm - 5.00pm Free (drop-in) Artist Clare Thornton leads this eco-paint mixing day in the Light Studio at Arnolfini. Experiment with natural pigments and traditional ...

Young Arnolfini Artists Collective (YAAC): Preview of Work and Website Launch

Thu 14 Jan 6.00pm - 8.00pm The newly-formed Young Arnolfini Artists Collective (YAAC) are a group of young artists aged between 17-18 working in a range of mediums - art, photography, textiles, ...

Marcia Farquhar

Fri 15 Jan 7.30pm £5.00 Leading performance artist Marcia Farquhar has invited artist-filmmakers to re-interpret her back catalogue, a practice which includes Punch & Judy shows, Bingo nights, ...

Henri-Georges Clouzot's Inferno (15)

Sat 16 & Sun 17 Jan 7.30pm The emotional story of Clouzot’s ill-fated experimental film project, Inferno, touted to be the cinematographic event of the 1960s, which instead turned into a train ...

A Civic Inauguration Of The Knitting Salon

Sat 16 Jan 10.00am - 4.00pm Free The Knitting Salon travels to the ground floor of The Mall Bristol, Broadmead Shopping Centre for its civic inauguration ahead of a UK tour. Share knitting skills ...

Food for Free: Tree Planting Party

Sun 17 Jan 11.00am - 1.00pm Free Join Heath Bunting + Kayle Brandon for a Food for Free walk in Brandon Hill Park to learn about foraging, plant a tree and seasonal drinks and snacks. Meet at the ...

British Wrestling Legends

Thu 21 - Wed 27 Jan12.00pm - 6.30pm Free Colston Hall (ground floor gallery) www.colstonhall.org A small archive exhibition documenting Colston Hall’s golden age of pro-wrestling curated by artist ...

Girl Shy (U)

With live accompaniment Fri 22 Jan 8.00pm £7.00/£5.00 concs One of Harold Lloyd's finest and funniest, this rich character comedy about a bashful stutterer who is chronically shy of women is ...

Slapstick 2010

Slapstick Festival returns to Arnolfini with four unique events celebrating classic silent comedy and the best of visual comedy, with a host of special guests. www.slapstick.org.uk ...

The Italian Straw Hat (U)

With live accompaniment from Barbara Lenz Fri 22 Jan 5.40pm £7.00/£5.00 Concs An early classic of French cinema, full of character gags and situation comedy. On the way to his wedding Ferdinand ...

Laurel & Hardy: Classics & Rarities

Sat 23 Jan 2.00pm £7.00/£5.00 Concs With an eclectic programme of classics & rarities from the ‘two minds without a single thought’, Graeme Garden (The Goodies) & David Wyatt demonstrate why ...

Barry Cryer: The Lost Genius of Kenny Everett

Sun 24 Jan 2.00pm £7.00/£5.00 concs Already one of Britain's most successful radio DJs, Everett rose to national acclaim with the Kenny Everett video show, showcasing his unique, anarchic humour. ...

Labour Behind The Label Workshop

Wed 27 Jan 2.00pm Free A workshop on ethical fashion in conjunction with Stephanie Syjuco’s Anti-Factory Bristol project. www.fashioninganethicalindustry.org

Art In The City Lecture Series: Kayle Brandon & Heath Bunting

Thu 28 Jan 6.00pm Kayle Brandon + Heath Bunting are Bristol-based members of the international collective irrational.org. They have been described as artivists and often adopt an unadorned, ...

BSL Tour

Sat 30 Jan 2.00pm Free A BSL tour of the Craftivism exhibition will be led by artist Matt Jenkins and interpreted by Sandra Barefoot.
Janek Simon

Janek Simon

Free Krakow-based artist Janek Simon presents a new project for his solo exhibition inspired by theorist Paul Virilio's concept of the 'end of geography'. This proposes the idea of the contraction of ...

Janek Simon Discussion & Exhibition Launch Event

Sat 30 Jan 3.00pm / Free Janek Simon and Robin McKay of the Falmouth-based group Urbanomic discuss themes related to Simon’s exhibition. The event will also be a launch event for the journal ...

The White Ribbon (18)

Sat 30 & Sun 31 Jan 7.30pm Michael Haneke's finely crafted winner at Cannes 2009 sees the director turn his rigorous gaze on history. Just before the outbreak of the First World War, the ...

Haneke Double Bill

Funny Games (18) & Hidden (18) Sun 31 Jan 2.30pm Two young psychopathic outsiders invade a family’s remote lakeside home and announce that none of the family will be alive in nine hours time, ...

Making and Doing

Sat 6 Feb 2.00pm - 5.00pm £7.00/£3.00 Concs This seminar will reflect on the contemporary interest in craft and wider creative strategies that correspond to conditions of post-industrial labour ...

Art In The City Lecture Series: Trevor Pitt

Wed 10 Feb 6.00pm Trevor Pitt is an artist-curator whose work emerges from the social and cultural context within which it is produced, and involves people as collaborators and active agents. Current ...

Labour Behind The Label Workshop

Fri 12 Feb 1.00pm Free An interactive workshop on Living Wages for garment factory workers in conjunction with Stephanie Syjuco’s Anti-Factory Bristol project. www.labourbehindthelabel.org ...

Family Event: Mash Up

Sat 13 Feb 12.00pm - 4.00pm Donation: £3.00 per child / No booking required Our famous Mash Up is back, this time with a Craftivism focus on colour and cooking. Join artist Clare Thornton with her ...

Augusto Corrieri - Dance Company

Sat 13 Feb 7.30pm £7.00/£5.00 Concs What is it that draws us to watch other people move their bodies under the lights of a theatre? Dance Company is a joyful and unusual performance, which ...

Yara El-Sherbini: Universality Challenge

Sat 20 Feb 7.30pm £8.00/£6.00 Concs Using the recognisable format of the British TV show University Challenge this quiz show touches on art, life and popular culture by asking questions such as: ...

Harminder Singh Judge: The Modes of Al-Lkseer

Fri 26 & Sat 27 Feb 8.00pm £8.00/£6.00 Concs This performance installation is developed from an ancient Hindu myth The Churning of the Ocean and the artist's love of electro-pop band Depeche Mode. ...
Imogen Stidworthy

Imogen Stidworthy

Free Arnolfini presents the first major survey exhibition in the UK of work by Imogen Stidworthy. She investigates the structure of language, the subjectivity and nuances of linguistic formation, and ...

UWE Fine Arts Lecture Series: Mark Leckey

Wed 3 Mar 6.00pm Mark Leckey's films and performance lectures have charted the history of dance sub cultures in the UK, the position of film in popular culture and the impact of the internet, all in ...

UWE Fine Arts Lecture Series: Ryan Gander

Wed 10 Mar 6.00pm Ryan Gander's practice is multifaceted, ranging across a diverse range of media, but is mainly concerned with tweaking common objects, situations or systems, and planting his own ...

Artist To Artist: A Dialogue between Robin Deacon (UK) and Ali Cherri (Lebanon)

11 Mar 6.30pm £3.00/£2.00 concs This conversation, which will take place through extracts of work, marks the start of Deacon and Cherri's artist's exchange, supported by The Delphina Foundation. ...