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2012

Laila Diallo - In Residence at Arnolfini

Bristol-based choreographer Laïla Diallo is currently developing a new work, a piece for five performers and live music. The piece will be performed at Arnolfini on 5 April, and throughout its ...

Reading the Object

THU 12 JAN 6.00pm FREE What role can the object play in social formation and in developing a distinct view of culture? Where is the museum currently situated in contemporary culture? How have ...

Anniversary - An Act of Memory: Invitation to take part workshop with Monica Ross

THU 19 JAN 7.00pm Free Are you passionate about Human Rights? Arnolfini is inviting people from across Bristol to take part in a collective recitation of the Universal Declaration of Human Rights ...

Tertulia

THU 19 JAN 7.30pm FREE 'Tertulia' comes from a Spanish word for social gatherings with literary, artistic or bohemian overtones. A platform for new work and ideas, Tertulia is for people working with ...

Slapstick Festival

THU 26 - SUN 30 JAN Bristol's own silent and visual comedy festival returns with an incredible line-up of special events. The guests include Barry Cryer, Bill Oddie, Graeme Garden, Tim Brooke-Taylor, ...

David Chipperfield Architects: Designing Museums

THU 2 FEB 6.30pm £6.00/£4.00 Concs The Gane Trust, in partnership with the Architecture Centre and Arnolfini present a lecture by Rik Nys,senior director of award winning David Chipperfield ...

Citizenship and Class: Some Findings from the Great British Class Survey

Fri 3 Feb 6.30pm £6.00/£4.00 Concs As social rights and responsibilities are redefined we are reminded of the continuing importance and further ramifications of the Declaration of Human Rights. ...

Fluviatile

SAT 4 FEB 3.00pm £3.50/£2.50 Concs Lindsey Adams' photographic images of a small Derbyshire brook explore the waters' surface and the layers of underwater currents combine with Michelene Wandors ...

Michelene Wandor Poetry/Writing Workshop

SAT 4 FEB 11.00am £10.00 Michelene Wandor will lead a creative poetry/writing workshop based on the performance of Fluviatile at Arnolfini. The workshop will focus on the content of the newly ...

Reading the Critics

THU 9 FEB 6.00pm FREE Who decides what is shown in galleries and museums? And should we trust their judgement? The criteria employed to select what to exhibit tells us a great deal about whoever is ...
Darkin Ensemble - Disgo

Darkin Ensemble - Disgo

FRI 10 FEB 2.00pm, 7.30pm £10.00/£8.00 Concs Set in a stunning immersive light set and with a soundscore including Plastikman, Fourtet and Mortitz Von Oswald, Fleur Darkin Company invite you to ...

UWE Fine Art/Art in the City Lecture Series: Nathaniel Mellors

Wed 15 Feb The complex relationship between language and power is a recurring theme in Nathaniel Mellors' multi-faceted work, typically manifesting itself in absurdist, humorous narratives that ...

Monica Ross and Co-Recitors: Anniversary - An Act of Memory

FRI 17 FEB 7.30pm Free Anniversary - an act of memory is a performance series in 60 acts focusing on the importance and relevance of the Universal Declaration of Human Rights (UDHR). Launched in ...

Dr Jekyll and Mr Hyde - Re-Scored by Blue Roses

SAT 18 FEB 7.30pm £8.00/£6.00 Concs 'In each of us, two natures are at war - the good and the evil...' Philanthropic scientist Jekyll (John Barrymore) has something of a midlife crisis and takes a ...

Film Club Bristol

SUNDAYS MONTHLY 5.00pm £10.00 for the season (three programmes booked in advance), £4.00 for a single event Film Club, Bristol is a wide-ranging monthly screening programme curated by Bristol's ...
Bristol Live Open Platform - BLOP

Bristol Live Open Platform - BLOP

SAT 25 FEB 11.00am - 8.00pm; BLOP party 8.30pm £6.00/£5.00 Concs SOME EVENTS ARE FREE Bristol Live Open Platform (BLOP) is back for 2012. Presenting new and emergent work by live and ...

S Mark Gubb

S Mark Gubb is a British artist who works across a range of media incorporating sculpture, video, sound, installation and performance. The subjects for his work are drawn from the social and ...
Shilpa Gupta - Someone Else

Shilpa Gupta - Someone Else

Shilpa Gupta creates artwork using a variety of media including video, objects, photography, sound and performances to examine such themes as desire, conflict, militarism, security, technology and human rights.
Sophy Rickett - To The River

Sophy Rickett - To The River

Sophy Rickett's new work To The River takes its inspiration from the Severn Bore - an amazing phenomenon of nature whereby a large tidal wave runs along the River Severn during the moon's equinox. ...
Superpower: Africa in Science Fiction

Superpower: Africa in Science Fiction

Superpower: Africa in Science Fiction surveys the recent tendency for artists and filmmakers to apply the forms and concerns of science fiction to narratives situated in the African continent. It ...
Drawing Workshop: Creating Fictions

Drawing Workshop: Creating Fictions

Humanities plans and actions have the power to shape the future, but what does that future hold? Using drawing as a tool for imagining possible scenarios for the future we will consider old and new ...
Tue Greenfort

Tue Greenfort

The Feeder Canal Sand Martin Colony
Alterfutures

Alterfutures

Alternative Future Scenarios Southern Africa: 1964 – 2050
 The Event

The Event

The Event features invited artists and performers, who will provide an invaluable insight into further education and career opportunities in the cultural sector.
Olivia Plender - Rise Early, Be Industrious

Olivia Plender - Rise Early, Be Industrious

Rise Early, Be Industrious offers a series of colourful stage-like sets that invite investigation and playful interaction, whilst focussing on different ideas about education, with special attention ...
TV Events

TV Events

Olivia Plender’s installation, Open Forum, a full scale re-creation of a 1970s style TV studio, will serve as a space for meetings, discussions and events during the period of the exhibition.
Hidden Fields / danceroom Spectroscopy

Hidden Fields / danceroom Spectroscopy

The team at danceroom Spectroscopy join us for this year's Bristol Harbour Festival.
Artist’s talk: Jem Finer in conversation with David Prior

Artist’s talk: Jem Finer in conversation with David Prior

This talk with Jem Finer follows up the successful development and launch of Mobile Sinfonia, an indeterminate musical composition scored for mobile phones, this past March.
Seminar: Work and Play

Seminar: Work and Play

Arnolfini presents a two-day event with Franco "Bifo" Berardi, Lars Bang Larsen and Federico Campagna, exploring relationships between work, play, and resistance.