In Nuestro Juramento (2022) Colectivo Ayllu present us with 7 chapters that take us from the seashore to the Columbus monument. The film invites us to go through spaces of pain and healing that coexist simultaneously in a city with a colonial present and past. At the same time, it opens symbolic possibilities of escape and collective self-repair of those wounds.
The podcast series, developed in conversation with academics, economists, lawyers, activists and journalists, explores how risk associated with the supply of Critical Raw Materials is unevenly shaping international relations while perpetuating colonial legacies in Europe’s periphery and the Global South. The discussions aim to look beyond these extractive practices to the possibility of thinking and doing otherwise.
In this essay, Ella Finer presents a poetic and sensorial call for remembering and reminds us of the debts we are compelled to forget. Published into the historic and unprecedented days of the heatwave in the UK, into the unabating political uncertainty and governmental fires, this essay exposes the burning present, past and future.
In Department of Absorption, artist Asad Raza presents his proposal to utilize waste products of the landscape to remediate the land in Nottingham.
In this online presentation, art historian and cultural critic, TJ Demos speculates on what comes after growth through looking into practices of Indigenous and Afrofuturism. This keynote concluded After Growth: A Symposium on Post-Capitalist Imaginaries at Nottingham Contemporary, 19-20 March 22.