BxNU Institute of Contemporary Art

 

Through an existing partnership between BALTIC and Northumbria University, the BxNU Institute of Contemporary Art will also be present at BALTIC 39. Students will have the opportunity to develop their practice in a supportive, stimulating environment of leading academic, postgraduate researchers and internationally renowned artists. They will work alongside the professional and established artists based at the studios, gaining daily access to the exhibitions and an artistic community beyond the region. 

“The University's position in the heart of the city’s flourishing cultural quarter further advances our relationships with BALTIC and the City Council and will raise the profile of contemporary arts in the North East on a national and international scale.

Our Institute of Contemporary Art, which will be based within this development, will strengthen our Fine Art research, learning and teaching capacity. It will allow significant growth of our postgraduate provision, as well as providing outstanding opportunities for arts students which will be difficult for any other UK university to match.”  
Professor Andrew Wathey, Northumbria University’s Vice-Chancellor and Chief Executive

BALTIC Professor, Christine Borland will also be resident and will present a series of events for the public and students from the venue later this year.

“The Institute will be a very special place where conventional barriers between disciplines, artists and researchers, between the public and the institution, need not apply.” Christine Borland, BALTIC Professor

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