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What's on Tuesday 9th June 2020


Middlesbrough Collection, Why Are We Here? With Black Artists & Modernism


Middlesbrough Institute of Modern Art’s (MIMA)  year-long Middlesbrough Collection display reveals new narratives within the institute’s collection. Through a collaboration with research group Black Artists & Modernism, the collection is…


Otobong Nkanga: From Where I Stand


Image credit: Otobong Nkanga The Weight of Scars 2015 Woven textile and Photography, inkjet print on viscose, wool, mohair, bio cotton and laser cut forex 10 plates 253 x 612…


ARTIST CALL OUT: Can’t Come to Us? We’ll Come to You Through the Power of a Virtual Studio Visit


We are committed to supporting the ideas, practices and careers of artists and arts practitioners and our team have a range of skills and experiences that we’re putting at your…


Photographed from above, a fresh pineapple lies in pieces, as though smashed on the concrete ground.

Hearing From Artists: Zina Saro-Wiwa


Image caption:  Still from Pineapple Suicide, 2016, courtesy Zina Saro-Wiwa.   In the first of our series of Hearing From Artists where at this time of uncertainty, we are listening…


Hearing From Artists: David Lisser


Image: David Lissar, Protomould no1 2019, Stainless steel, polyurethane rubber and acrylic   Hearing from Artists: no.2 out now. David Lisser talks with MIMA’s Olivia Heron about working with young…


MIMAZINA – Issue #1 April 14


Our first edition of MIMAZINA made with artist group Foundation Press is out now!  MIMAZINA is a digital community journal that shares ideas, stories and voices from the Tees Valley…


Hearing From Artists: Lisette Auton


Photo: PaperBoat Photography by Laura Tindall In the third of our series of Hearing From Artists, Kate Moses our Public Programmes Assistant Curator is in conversation with artist Lisette Auton….


MIMAZINA – Issue #2 April 21


Our second edition of MIMAZINA made with artist group Foundation Press is out now! MIMAZINA is a digital community journal that shares ideas, stories and voices from the Tees Valley…


Collection Reflection: Vivan Sundaram, Riverscape and Cloth Club


Cloth Club, our group of people who come together to  learn textile skills, have worked on a project that explores the wonders of freeform crochet and knitting. Taking inspiration from…


Hearing from Artists: Deb Covell


Image credit: Cathal Carey Hearing from Artists: no 4 out now.  Deb Covell talks with MIMA’s Helen Welford about thoughts on the material qualities of paint.  Her three-dimensional paint forms…



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