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Past exhibitions


Ma Qiusha

17 February 2018 11:00 am - 3 June 2018 4:00 pm

Image credit: All My Sharpness Comes from Your Hardness 2011. Single-channel video, colour, sound, 25 min 29 sec.  Courtesy of the artist and Beijing Commune, Beijing   Chinese artist Ma Qiusha (b….


Shen Xin

17 February 2018 11:00 am - 3 June 2018 4:00 pm

Image credit: Records of Rites 2014, Single-channel film, colour, sound, 16 min 3 sec. Courtesy of the artist, Amsterdam In her film Record of Rites, Shen Xin begins with footage of a Christmas…


Idea Home Show

4 February 2018

Our Autumn season is formed of exhibitions and projects that contribute to the urgent debate around the future of housing. Idea Home Show takes a political look at how residents…


Middlesbrough Collection

16 February 2017 10:00 am - 31 December 2017 4:00 pm

This permanent display of the Middlesbrough Collection highlights the influence and use of art in the town. The exhibition is shaped through a dialogue with the community, and currently features…


The Place is Here

17 June 2017 11:00 am - 8 October 2017 4:00 pm

Image credit: Chila Kumari Burman Convenience, Not Love 1986-87 ©  the artist The Place is Here, shown across Middlesbrough Institute of Modern Art and the South London Gallery (SLG info here) presents work by…


Kader Attia: Dispossession

17 June 2017 11:00 am - 8 October 2017 4:00 pm

  In this work Kader Attia investigates the Vatican’s holdings of art from Africa, much of which was plundered by Christian missionaries in the context of their evangelization efforts on…


Kellenberger-White: Print Room

17 June 2017 11:00 am - 8 October 2017 4:00 pm

Kellenberger-White is redesigning the institution’s brand throughout 2017. The project includes exhibitions featuring archival materials, samples of their own productions, and printed matter drawn from workshops and consultation sessions. This…


Wilderness Way

17 June 2017 11:00 am - 8 October 2017 4:00 pm

Image credit: Peter Reimann, The Gazette Wilderness Way takes as its departure point Margaret Thatcher’s visit to Teesside in 1987 to reflect on a decade that transformed the way we live….


Kellenberger-White: Where We Are Now

4 March 2017 10:00 am - 4 June 2017 4:00 pm

Designers Kellenberger-White are reshaping mima’s brand across 2017. The project includes seasonal feature displays drawn from archive materials, workshops and consultation sessions, and their own production. It is an opportunity…


Daniela Ortiz: ABC of Racist Europe

4 March 2017 10:00 am - 4 June 2017 4:00 pm

    The Peru-born, Spain-based artist Daniela Ortiz addresses nationality, colonialism, race and class to look at the politics of citizenship. In her recent projects, she has drawn on her…



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