Keith Piper Guest Lecture

27 Apr 2017

Event times

6 pm - 7.30 pm

Cost of entry

Free admission - booking required.

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Newton Building

Nottingham, United Kingdom

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Nottingham Trent University (NTU) is delighted to host, in collaboration with New Art Exchange and Nottingham Contemporary, this guest lecture by Keith Piper, BA (Hons) Fine Art alumnus and founding member of the BLK Art Group.


This event coincides with an exhibition of Keith’s work at New Art Exchange, Unearthing the Banker’s Bones, which opens from Saturday 1 April to Sunday 11 June 2017. It also coincides with the current group exhibition at Nottingham Contemporary, The Place is Here, which is open until Sunday 30 April.

Keith Piper (born in Malta, 1960) is a leading contemporary British artist, curator, critic and academic. Piper was a founder member of the ground breaking BLK Art Group, an association of black British art students who exhibited together throughout the country between 1982-83. Their work was noted for its boldly political stance and critique on the state of intercommunal, class and gender relations the UK.

Adopting a research-driven approach and using a variety of media, Piper’s work over the past 30 years has ranged from painting, photography and installation through to use of digital media, video and computer based interactivity.

Reserve your place

To reserve your place, visit the event page on the NTU website, then select 'add to basket' at the top of the page and follow the online booking process.

This event is open to students, staff, alumni, and the general public.

Admission is free.


For all enquiries, please email us or telephone +44 (0)115 848 8268.

Image: Keith Piper, Unearthing the Banker’s Bones, 2016, film still. A 70th anniversary commission for the Arts Council with Bluecoat and Iniva. © the artist

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