Survey by Qualaroo

2011

An Exploration of Film Noir, led by Andrew Spicer

£25.00/£20.00 Concs What is film noir? Why do films such as Double Indemnity, Out of the Past or Touch of Evil continue to disturb, provoke and fascinate almost 70 years after they were first ...

Paul Hurley: Live Art Crash Course

Arnolfini £15/£12 A unique exploratory crash course on Live Art and experimental performance, with Bristol-based live artist, Paul Hurley. This is an opportunity to learn about the history of Live ...

Laura Oldfield Ford

Poster Sites, Bristol City Centre Free Laura Oldfield Ford's drawings use a variety of different motifs that reflect on the urban landscape. often beginning with the idea of the walk, the artist ...
Cosima Von Bonin

Cosima Von Bonin

Arnolfini presents the first exhibition in the UK of work by Cosima von Bonin, one of the most prolific artists working in Germany today. Von Bonin's practice incorporates a mixture of sculpture, ...

Busy Doing Nothing

Alongside Cosima von Bonin's Lazy Susan exhibition, we present a weekend of films on the pleasures, and downright hard work - of being idle. Fri 25 Feb 6.30pm Double Bill Ferris Beuller’s Day Off ...

Slapstick Festival 2011

Bristol's silent comedy festival returns for its seventh edition, bringing hilarity to Bristol in the first few weeks of the New Year. Arnolfini in partnership with Slapstick festival present three ...

GETINTHEBACKOFTHEVAN

Mar - Jun GETINTHEBACKOFTHEVAN is a young experimental performance company with an interest in failure, amateurism, improvisation, found objects, found texts, duration, the art of lying, ...

Cover-Ed

Performance Re-enactment Society (PRS), Tom Sowden & Michalis Pichler, Arnolfini Archive Cover-ed is a series of curatorial and creative interventions into and around Ed Ruscha and Mason Williams' ...

Cover-Ed Photoshoot

Free Visit the Crackers set and watch as the PRS / Sowden begin to re-imagine their new cover version of Crackers scene by scene. The images taken will form part of the new bookwork.

Bristol Festival of Ideas - Gary Shteyngart

Fri 4 Mar 6.00pm £5.00/£4.00 Concs Gary Shteyngart's hit dystopian new novel, Super Sad True Love Story (Granta), is set in an America in the near future. Shteyngart shows tanks in the streets, ...

Clarence B Jones - Behind The Dream: Martin Luther King And The Making Of A Great Speech

Tue 8 Mar 6.30pm £7.20/£5.60 Concs With the 'I have a dream' speech in 1963, Martin Luther King, Jr. firmly established himself as one of the greatest orators of all time. Clarence B Jones ...

UWE Fine Art/ Art In The City Lecture Series: Laura Oldfield Ford

Wed 9 Mar 6.00pm Laura Oldfield Ford's drawings reflect on the urban landscape. Often beginning with the idea of the walk, her practice engages with cities in a psycho-geographic investigation, ...

Gallery Tour

Sat 12 Mar 2.00pm / Free Join Clare Thornton, a member of the PRS, for a gallery tour.

Follow-Ed (After Hokusai)

Free / Reading Room opening times visit www.arnolfini.org.uk Previous re-makes of Ed Ruscha bookworks will be displayed in the set of the new cover version of Crackers. Sit or lounge on the bed in ...

UWE Fine Art/ Art In The City Lecture Series: Jarolaw Flicinski

Wed 16 Mar 6.00pm Jarosaw Flicinski belongs to a new generation of young Polish artists whose work reflects upon the modernist and constructivist tradition. Flicinski originally trained as an ...

Back to the Future: Japanese Cinema Since the Mid-90s

Back to the Future showcases some of the most engaging and versatile examples of Japanese cinema from the mid-1990s to the present. The season features key Japanese directors such as Takashi Miike ...

The Unthanks + Trembling Bells

Mon 21 Mar 7.00pm £15.00 adv (Standing) For all the acclaim given to their three albums to date, Mercury Music Prize nominated sisters Rachel and Becky Unthank have become legendary for their live ...

UWE Fine Art/ Art In The City Lecture Series: [The User]

Wed 23 Mar 6.00pm [The User] is a contemporary art collective comprised of architect and installation artist Thomas McIntosh and composer/sound artist Emmanuel Madan. The duo's collaborative projects ...

Re-Use, Re-Make, Re-Enact

Thu 24 Mar 6.30pm £7.00/£5.50 Concs An evening of talks and performative readings reflecting on why we re-make, re-enact and re-create past artworks or historical events. Participants include Rod ...

UWE Fine Art/ Art In The City Lecture Series: Neil Cummings

Wed 30 Mar 6.00pm Neil Cummings' multidisciplinary arts practice reflects on research within the specific contexts in which art is produced. Working directly with museums, galleries, archives and art ...

UWE Fine Art/ Art In The City Lecture Series: Karin Ruggaber

Wed 6 Apr 6.00pm Karin Ruggaber's work includes sculpture, photography and publications. She uses a range of materials, which are characterised by their tactile and contrasting qualities. Recent work ...

Mountain of 4 - King Midas Sound + Oneohtrix Point Never + Games + Some Truths

Thu 7 Apr 7.30pm - Late £12.50 Adv at Arnolfini & Start the Bus, Bristol The mountain shrinks to four core acts but expanding to two venues, featuring electronic magik and bass weight. King Midas ...

Elektrostatic Vs Arnolfini: Stockhausen Serves Imperialism?

Sat 9 Apr 3.00pm - 10.00pm £10.00/£7.00 Concs This event maps some of the dialectics outlined above, via composer Cornelius Cardew's musical and political transformation between the time of two ...

The Film Exercise

Wed 13 Apr, Thu 19 May & Wed 22 Jun 6.30pm - 8.30pm Subscriptions: £12.00 for the Season / £5.00 for single events A monthly programme of screenings and discussion that explores the social or ...

Film Club

Thu 14 Apr 6.30pm Every month film club will present new and repertory screenings co-curated by programmers, artists and enthusiasts in Bristol. For film details and to find out how to get involved ...

Tertulia

Thu 14 Apr 7.30pm Reading Room / Free 'Tertulia' comes from a Spanish word for social gatherings with literary, artistic or bohemian overtones. A platform for new work and ideas, the event is for ...

Spoken Word All Stars

Oneness, Chris Redmond, El Crisis, Realite, Rembrandt Clarke, Jason Yarde Fri 15 Apr 7.30pm £7.00 Spoken Word All Stars takes a selection of today's best UK performance poets and a globally ...

Spring Poetry Festival

Bristol Spring Poetry Festival brings together the most entertaining, inspirational and awarding-winning poets and performers from Bristol, the South West, UK and beyond.

Opaque

Sat 16 Apr 3.00pm £5.00 OPAQUE is a work by Ralph Hoyte in collaboration with poet Tania van Schalkwyk, movement artist Itta Howe, composer Marc Yeats and the visual imaging team of Ian Talbot, ...

Liz Bentley - Crash! Bang! Trash!

Sat 16 Apr 7.30pm £7.00 CRASH! BASH! TRASH! commissioned by Shape, a disability-led arts organisation, is about Liz's experiences of becoming a psychotherapist, including uncovering the truth ...
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