Contemporary
Visual Arts Network
East Midlands

Celebrating and Supporting Visual Arts in the East Midlands

Contemporary
Visual Arts Network
East Midlands

Celebrating and Supporting Visual Arts in the East Midlands

Announcements

We are reviewing our processes and activities to make sure they are free of unconscious bias and not discriminatory. Read our Diversity and Anti-Racism Statement.

Our It Takes A Region to Raise An Artist events, cut short due to COVID-19, are going online! Attendees will hear about the research into the East Midlands’ visual arts sector and the recommendations made to support its development. We’ll bring you more details soon.

Browse our regularly updated COVID-19-related resources, guidance and commentary.

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Featured Events and Exhibitions view and add events

Workshop
Isolated Moments
20th March 2020 – 30th September 2020
Fermynwoods Contemporary Art, Northants
Exhibition
Take Part – The Mass Isolation Project
25th March 2020 – 25th March 2021
@massisolation/FORMAT International Photography Festival, Derbyshire
Workshop
Isolation Art Mail
19th April 2020 – 31st August 2020
Tracey Meek, Derbyshire
Screening
No Jobs in the Arts #3
30th April 2020 – 1st September 2020
No Jobs in the Arts, Nottinghamshire
Exhibition
The Indifferent Wonder of an Edible Place
30th April 2020 – 31st December 2020
Phoenix Leicester, Leicestershire
Exhibition
Downtime
30th April 2020 – 31st December 2020
Phoenix Leicester, Leicestershire
Exhibition
The Idle Index
30th April 2020 – 31st December 2020
Phoenix Leicester, Leicestershire
Screening
WORK Online Screening
1st May 2020 – 31st December 2020
Fermynwoods Contemporary Art, Northants

Meet the Artist: Christopher Samuel

Meet the Artist: Christopher Samuel

Christopher Samuel is a multi-disciplinary artist whose practice is rooted in identity and disability politics, often echoing the many facets of his own lived experience. Seeking to interrogate his personal understanding of identity as a disabled person impacted by inequality and marginalisation, Christopher responds with urgency, humour, and poetic subversiveness within his work. This approach… Read more

Curating the East Midlands: Four/Four Collective

Four/Four is a gallery and event space located within the ground floor of the caretakers house at Primary in Nottingham. Founded in 2018 by Nottingham Trent University graduates, it was established to showcase emerging artists and present a programme highlighting practices that serve to activate space, through performance, installation and/or sound, and explore the way… Read more