The Cyphers is Hajra Waheed's largest solo exhibition to date and expands upon Still Against the Sky, a recent presentation at Kunst-Werke, Berlin. The exhibition continues Waheed's ongoing research into what has been described as 'our current aerial occupation,' highlighting the ever increasing militarisation of the sky, where the circulation of military drones and surveillance technology extends over everyday life, often with lethal consequences.
It’s not who you are, it’s how you are
BALTIC and Ryder Architecture present the second in a series of new commissions exploring the relationship between architecture and art. The project brings together an emerging architectural practice with an artist to collaborate on a co-authored artwork which will be displayed in BALTIC’s level 2 gallery. This year, BALTIC and Ryder have commissioned Alice Theobald and Atomik Architecture to produce a major new installation.
BILL MURRAY: a story of distance, size and sincerity
In BILL MURRAY: a story of distance, size and sincerity, artist Brian Griffiths presents an ambitious new commission that takes in BALTIC’s vast Level 4 gallery with a contrastingly small-scale production. A series of nine different style buildings, including a lavish LA beach house, a historic Scottish mansion and an ocean adventure dome, imagine Hollywood actor Bill Murray’s activities and pastimes.
Selected works 1970-2015
American artist B. Wurtz is best known for his carefully assembled sculptures and installations made of a wide range of commonplace, discarded materials. A prideful appreciator of lowly objects, his practice is highly concerned with the ethics of re-use, yet is also highly engaged with art history.
£4.00/£2.50 concession / BALTIC Members 10% discount
The artist, architects and commissioners will come together in a panel discussion to reflect on the collaborative process behind the BALTIC Ryder Commission.
A painting and sculpture prize open to all UK final year Fine Art undergraduates. Call for entries opens 1 February and closes 31 March. First Prize £20,000 + studio space | Second £9k | Third £6k | Discretionary Prize £5k
Life’s too short to have the same old stuff in the same old place all the time. We all like a refresh and as the season's change so does BALTIC Shop stock. So whether you need to re-decorate your walls with fresh art prints or grab a gift we've got it covered. Shop online with BALTIC SHOP.
£6.00/£4.00 concession / BALTIC Members 10% discount
Brian Griffiths discusses his exhibition, BILL MURRAY: a story of distance, size and sincerity
A Business Networking Seminar for Professionals in the Built Environment, investigating buildings where art and culture are at the core of the project, highlighting the transformational effects on the locality.
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BALTIC 39 is a hub for contemporary art in the heart of Newcastle upon Tyne with the a project space gallery programmed by BALTIC with changing exhibitions and events. The building is also home to Northumbria University’s Fine Art students, thirty two artists’ studios and BALTIC Professor, Christine Borland.
10 exhibitions are to be held in the project space at BALTIC 39 from 20 January – 21 February 2016. BALTIC 39 | FIGURE THREE is an opportunity for artists to test works and ideas, or to develop works in progress within a public context.
Renowned paper-cut artist Rob Ryan presents Ryantoon, a pop-up shop at BALTIC SHOP featured his much-loved designs in exclusive monochrome.
Hassle free, no need to book – just drop-in and get creative. Activities for young artists inspired by our exhibitions.
BALTIC's Learning space is transformed into a magical area for under 5's to explore art.
Spend some creative time with BALTIC Crew to find out more about contemporary art in an informal and imaginative way
BALTIC+ is the new online home for videos, images, sounds and text celebrating BALTIC’s complete exhibition history. Browse or search the site on your desktop, tablet or mobile and discover more.
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These bitesize, introductory tours are suitable for everyone and help bring BALTIC’s exhibitions to life.
Find out more about the local sights whilst enjoying the extraordinary views of the Quayside.
BALTIC SHOP is one of the north east’s best shops stocking killer designer homewares, artist products, exclusive commissions, unique jewellery and limited edition prints. Come visit this friendly and inspiring shop at BALTIC, Gateshead or shop online!
BALTIC Library, Level 2, is free to use, open to all and a great place to find out more about art. Visit any time during gallery opening hours.