What's On @ Artes Mundi

Date posted: September 4, 2012

National Museum Cardiff, Cathays Park, Cardiff, CF10 3NP
(029) 2057 3000 www.museumwales.ac.uk

Throughout exhibition

Tania Bruguera, Immigrant Superhero Workshop 2012
Exploring how we view each other’s cultures and identities, leading to the creation of immigrant superheroes, free. Suitable for ages 6-12. Places limited, to book your place please ring National Museum Cardiff Learning Department on (029) 2057 3240

19 October 2012
Gallery 22, 3.30-4.30pm
Apolonija Šušteršicˇ, Live Talk Show 2012
A panel event discussing the redevelopment of Cardiff Bay aiming to draw out and add to the debates raised in Šušteršicˇ’s installation, free

29 November 2012
Darius Mikšys, Artists’ Parents’ Meeting 2008
Closed Event, by invitation only



28 November 2012
Artes Mundi Symposium: exploring contemporary art’s shifting relationship with ideas of borders and the cultural politics of place, ticketed.
For information please contact: Artes Mundi +44 (0)29 2055 5300 or info@artesmundi.org

6 December 2012
Critical Mass Symposium: ticketed event for early career practitioners, recent graduates and students.
For information please email jess.mathews@artesmundi.org



All listed events take place at National Museum Cardiff, Cathays Park, Cardiff, CF10 3NP

Guided Tours Daily: 2pm
Art Cart Every Saturday: 10am-4pm
Family Workshops Every Sunday: 11am, 1pm & 3pm
Half Term Big Draw with Artes Mundi: 30 October – 2 November 2012

Downloadable audio tours will be available from the Artes Mundi website


Thursday Lunchtime Events, 1.05pm

Performers from across Wales create unique responses to Artes Mundi 5, taking inspiration from the shortlisted artists’ materials, themes or countries.

11 October 2012
Indian Dance performed by Versha Sood and Madhu Mitra, in association with the India Centre, Cardiff

18 October 2012
Live music, in association with Sŵn Festival

25 October 2012
Sinfonia Newydd perform five world premières of new music

1 November 2012
Artist Kathryn Ashill explores Mexican Day of the Dead

8 November 2012
Stories for grown-ups told by Michael Harvey

15 November 2012
RWCMD Jazz Time

22 November 2012
Live music, in association with Sŵn Festival

29 November 2012
Reading Aloud

6 December 2012
The Welsh Sinfonia perform the world première of a series of short pieces by composers from RWCMD.

13 December 2012
Poet Menna Elfyn, in association with the India-Wales Writer’s Chain

3 January 2013
Sgwadiau ‘Sgwennu’r Ifainc and Young People’s Writing Squads, in association with Literature Wales

10 January 2013
Dirty Protest Theatre, commissioning new writing from Welsh talent.


Friday Art Lunchtime Talks, 1.05pm

12 October 2012
‘An Introduction’
Ben Borthwick, Artistic Director Artes Mundi.

19 October 2012
‘The Museum and the Contemporary’
Nick Thornton, Head of Modern and Contemporary Art, National Museum Cardiff.

9 November 2012
‘Artes Mundi and Indian contemporary art’
Zehra Jumabhoy,Scholar at the Courtauld Institute of Art, London.

30 November 2012
‘Performance and the Exhibition’ David Thorp, Associate Director, Artes Mundi.

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