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‘Art from Elsewhere’ is an exhibition that explores different realities of profound global change. It brings together some of the most important artists working today both based in the West and in other regions from around the world.
Addressing concepts of health, well being and society, these artists are interested in social and political reform, believing that art can be used as a tool for education and change.
This phrase, written on the timeline created at our first Localism event, forms the starting point for our next discussion. Who are the people of the Tees Valley? Where have they come from and what brought them here?
Curators Nick Haikens and John Byrne join us for a conversation about their involvement in the ‘Arte Útil’ movement.
Artist, educator and writer Pablo Helguera (b. 1971), whose Addams-Dewey Gymnasium is currently installed at mima, joins us for a conversation around his practice in general and this work in particular.
mima gallery and shop opening times:
Tuesday, Wednesday, Friday & Saturday 10.00am – 4.30pm
Thursday 10.00am – 7.00pm
Sun 12.00 – 4.00pm
mima reception is open during gallery opening times: 01642 931 232
This exhibition brings together three Mexican artists: Pia Camil, Pablo Helguera and Pedro Reyes. Addressing concepts of well-being, community empowerment and
political landscapes, each artist is interested in social reform,…