Tate Exchange #DIYmachine

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20th, 21st, 22nd February 2018 at 12.00–18.00
Tate Exchange, Blavatnik Building, Level 5

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Bummock: The Lace Archive

27 January – 18 February

Friday, Saturday, Sunday 12 – 5pm.

The exhibition Bummock: The Lace Archive is the result of a residency that researched unseen parts of the Lace Archives as catalysts for the creation of new artworks. Three artists, Andrew Bracey, Danica Maier and Lucy Renton have spent the last two and half years rummaging, exploring and making. The artworks created will be shown alongside the archival material that was used as the starting point for the artists’ research.

Private View: 26th Jan 6-9pm
Backlit Gallery, Alfred House, Ashley St,

Nottingham NG3 1JG


Bummock: The Lace Archive Symposium

Friday 26 January, 2018, 12pm – 6pm, £8

This symposium will explore and expand upon issues arising from the research project and exhibition, Bummock: The Lace Archive. Speakers: Pennina Barnett, Andrew Bracey, Dr. Amanda Briggs-Goode, Deborah Dean, Danica Maier, Lucy Renton, Dr. Sian Vaughan.



Private View

Friday 26 January, 2018, 6pm – 9pm, free

Join the artists for a drink and special preview of the exhibition, Bummock: The Lace Archive.


Artists’ tour

Saturday 10th February, 3pm – 4pm, free

Andrew Bracey and Dancia Maier will discuss themes of the project and give an insight into the working processes resulting from researching in the Lace Archive to creating their artwork.


CVAN East Midlands: Document

Friday 16th February

This event is for artists at any stage of their career and students and will explore aspects behind artists’ working processes and artist run activity. It will include a talk by curator and researcher Kerry Harker, a tour of the exhibition and a screening of new documentary films by Bill Newsinger about the artists involved with CVAN EM’s Document project, accompanied by a panel discussion with the artists. For more details visit http://cvaneastmidlands.co.uk/category/document/.


Attention/Detail – Children’s workshop

Sunday 18th February 1-4pm, free

This hands-on workshop will play with scale and reproduction, where participants will create drawings that will then be enlarged to bigger than life to create a overlapping mural. Targeted at children from 5-80 this will be a playful drop in session for children and parents.



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