Sonic Continuum (Mar 2020 – Nov 2021) traces practices of world-making through sound, both as a force that constitutes the world and a medium for producing knowledge about it.
Acousmatic Paranoia is attuned to the ways in which resonant frequencies can modulate psychological, physiological and architectural spaces of conflict. The series explores the sonic mobilisation of bodies in conflict scenarios, auditory governance and the psychoacoustic dimensions of fear, featuring contributions by AUDINT members Steve Goodman (Kode9), Toby Heys and Eleni Ikon.
Critical Pedagogies (June 2019 – July 2020) investigates the capacities of education to rehearse new forums for critical thinking beyond the pedagogical imperative.
Architectures of Education is a collaboration between Nottingham Contemporary, Kingston University, and e-flux Architecture. Drawing on a three-day public programme at Nottingham Contemporary on November 7–9, 2019, the series features contributions by Ramon Amaro, Aoife Donnelly and Kristin Trommler, Gudskul, Elain Harwood, Tom Holert, Lesley Lokko, Sol Perez-Martinez, Irit Rogoff, Santhosh S., and more. This…
This text reflects upon the Critical Pedagogies programme at Nottingham Contemporary and the challenges that the awakening of the COVID-19 outbreak poses to education. In this text, the programme’s curator Carolina Rito delves into the neoliberalisation of educational institutions and how this process is transforming our learning experience – within and outside academia.
In 2019, Nottingham Contemporary launched CAMPUS, a non-formal education programme with a focus on critical pedagogies. Throughout a series of events which included seminars, lectures, and informal conversations, CAMPUS participants engaged in critical dialogues and collective learning. The views expressed in this text are not representative of the entire CAMPUS cohort.