Keith Piper Guest Lecture

From: 27th April 2017 6:00 pm

To: 27th April 2017 7:30 pm

Nottingham Trent University

Nottingham NG1 4BU, United Kingdom




Location: Lecture Theatre 2, Newton building, Main Entrance, Nottingham Trent University.

Nottingham Trent University (NTU) is delighted to host, in collaboration with New Art Exchange and Nottingham Contemporary, this guest lecture by Keith Piper, BA (Hons) Fine Art alumnus and founding member of the BLK Art Group.

This event coincides with an exhibition of Keith’s work at New Art Exchange, Unearthing the Banker’s Bones, which opens from Saturday 1 April to Sunday 11 June 2017. It also coincides with the current group exhibition at Nottingham Contemporary, The Place is Here, which is open until Sunday 30 April.

Keith Piper (born in Malta, 1960) is a leading contemporary British artist, curator, critic and academic. Piper was a founder member of the ground breaking BLK Art Group, an association of black British art students who exhibited together throughout the country between 1982-83. Their work was noted for its boldly political stance and critique on the state of intercommunal, class and gender relations the UK.

Adopting a research-driven approach and using a variety of media, Piper’s work over the past 30 years has ranged from painting, photography and installation through to use of digital media, video and computer based interactivity.


More Events

Textile Workshop: Hollow Drawing and Fabric Manipulation
16th December 2017 – 16th December 2017
The National Centre for Craft & Design, Lincolnshire
Specere: an exhibition by Alexandra Murphy
20th October 2017 – 27th October 2017
Suzanne Stenning, Northants
Joana Faria & Emily Simpson: When I Grow Up I Want To Live In A Grey Area
19th October 2017 – 28th October 2017
, Nottinghamshire
Rolinson + Clark : Collaborative Works
1st December 2017 – 22nd December 2017
LCB Depot/Interact, Leicestershire