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What’s the problem? A YAK & flyingleaps exhibition

Saturday 5 October 2019 - Sunday 12 January 2020

Climate change, politics, rights, capitalism and health – these are the pressing issues facing young people today, according to Young Art Kommunity (YAK), Firstsite’s young people peer-led group which organises events and activities within the gallery and the wider…

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Super Black

Friday 11 October 2019 - Sunday 12 January 2020

In the first of its brand-new series of Arts Council Collection National Partner exhibitions, Firstsite is staging Super Black – an exhibition that asks, ‘What does it mean to be black in England today?’. Led by people from Essex’s…

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Exhibitions

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Chance & Control: Art in the Age of Computers – Created by the V&A – touring the nation.

Saturday 26 October 2019 - Sunday 26 January 2020

Since the 1960s, artists and programmers have used computers to create prints, drawings, paintings, photographs and digital artworks. ‘Chance and Control’ draws on the V&A’s rich international collection of computer-generated art and includes work by pioneering digital artists such…

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Antony Gormley: Field for the British Isles

Saturday 16 November 2019 - Sunday 8 March 2020

Experience this vast and iconic artwork at Firstsite, celebrating community, individuality and togetherness. Join us for the opening celebration of Field for the British Isles from 7-9pm on 15 Nov and be one of the first see this world…

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