Caroline Achaintre (born Toulouse, 1969) works across a diverse range of media that includes textiles, ceramics, prints and watercolours. Her work is colourful and potent, evoking the subversive spirit of Carnival and creating an atmosphere that is simultaneously playful and absurd
Until the 1980s – and in rare cases until today – playgrounds were places for social experiments, risky projects, and spectacular sculptures. Architects, urban planners, artists, parents, and children were invited to leave their comfort zone and to venture something new. The Playground Project will bring many of these exemplary, but nowadays forgotten initiatives, pioneering acts, and adventures back with a playground in which children can run, hide and climb.
Jumana Emil Abboud works with drawing, installation, video and performance, exploring personal and collective memory, loss, longing and belonging. Inspired by the cultural landscape of her home, Abboud draws on the traditions of Palestinian folklore and myth-making by collecting stories and fairy tales.
Part of BALTIC Live, a new live art and experimental dance programme at BALTIC. A gang of hyper-present beings occupy a mystic underworld, seeking answers to life’s big existential questions
Athens-based Christiana Soulou makes complex drawings that investigate the nature of being human and its many conditions. The expressive lines and expansive re-imagining of forms in her work often derive from literature.
Work alongside BALTIC artist Helen Pailing and explore fabrics, textiles and all things material. Create an explosion of colour and texture inspired by the Caroline Achaintre exhibition on Level 3. Learn to sculpt with colour and texture and take your creations home!
Join us throughout The Playground Project exhibition on Level 4 to experience a world of play. Every Wed-Sun a different artist, performer or playmaker will be helping you to play in inspirational ways.
Acclaimed Scottish choreographer Jack Webb and a company of three exceptional dancers confront and explore the dramatic notion of end points, the end of the world, the end of life as we know it, the end of good, bad and all in between.
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.
BALTIC Shop presents Hit the North, a special pop-up shop dedicated to souvenirs and gifts inspired by the north and designed by northern makers.
Serving hot and cold drinks, speciality coffees, alcohol, sandwiches, pastries, mouthwatering cakes and a range of freshly made meals.
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