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Along with various video and photo works, Dick Jewell’s solo exhibition Now & Then also includes a chance to get involved with one of the art works.

Take a selfie in front of Dick’s large-scale photo collage War & Peace and upload it to instagram using the hashtag #djwarandpeace for the chance to win a signed copy of Four Thousand Threads

The winning entry will be selected by Dick Jewell.

The competition will run for the duration of the exhibition – so you have until Saturday 23 February to visit the exhibition and get your selfies uploaded!

UPDATE: The winning entry came from Photography Student, Alice Rodgers — Dick particularly liked the angle of this selfie, which you’d expect from a BA (Hons) Photography student at NTU’s School of Art & Design…

Thanks again to everyone who entered! Check out all of the #DJWarandPeace selfies here.

Here is a selection from MOULD MAP 6 — TERRAFORMERS showcasing parts of the screening programme and the #MounldMap6 competition.

#MouldMap6 COMPETITION: Design your own Terraformers Armour

13 September 2016

Mould Map and Landfill Editions invite NTU’s current students, staff, alumni and visitors to the exhibition, Mould Map 6 – Terraformers at Bonington Gallery, to design your very own Terraformers armour and enter into our online competition.

Viktor Hachmang & Will Sweeney, ORLOK, limited edition risograph print


From Saturday 21 September – Friday 21 October, Bonington Gallery plays host to over 50 artists and designers whose work demonstrates a diverse array of comic and narrative art. Mould Map 6 takes the form of an exhibition / walk-through magazine and will include talks, film screenings, performances and open workshops.

Competition brief:

If you had your own armour, what would it be like?

What does it look like, what it is made from, what does it protect you from, and what world do you wear it for? Is it decorative? Is it utilitarian? Is it symbolic? What does it say about you and your world?

To create your armour you can use any materials of your choosing, it can be two or three dimensional, the choice is yours.

Everyone needs armour sometimes, and we want to give prizes for the most exciting, imaginative armour out there.

Joseph P Kelly, Jakob Free


Judged by Hugh Frost and Leon Sadler, the winning entrant will take home the following prizes:

If the winner is 15 years and over:

A limited edition copy of Mould Map 5, Black Box; and either a copy of Mould Map 4 or Jaakko Pallasvuo’s Pure Shores.

If the winner is 14 years and under:

A copy of Will Sweeney’s Tales from the Greenfuzz 4

How to enter:

To enter, begin by following The School of Art & Design and Bonington Gallery on Twitter and/or Instagram (see below for details).

Use your wildest imagination, design your own armour and show us what it would look like by posting it on using Twitter and Instagram using the hashtag #MouldMap6. Entrants are welcome to include a short description about their design (no essays please!).

The competition is open to entries from 10 am on Saturday 17 September until 12am (midnight) on Wednesday 19 October 2016.The winner will be announced on Friday 21 October via Bonington Gallery and NTU School of Art & Design accounts on Twitter and Instagram. Good luck!

Bonington Gallery:
Twitter: @NTUBonGallery
Instagram: @boningtongallery

NTU School of Art & Design:
Twitter: @NTUArtandDesign
Instagram: @NTUart

See the competition’s terms and conditions (PDF)

#MouldMap6 Competition… some inspiration:

03 October 2016

Alexandre Bavard, BULKY, performance at Galerie P38.

Feeling inspired by the Mould Map 6 — Terraformers exhibition? We’ve teamed up with Landfill Editions  to offer you the chance of winning Mould Map goodies…

If you had your own armour, what would it be like? What does it look like, what it is made from, what does it protect you from, and what world do you wear it for? Is it decorative? Is it utilitarian? Is it symbolic? What does it say about you and your world? Everyone needs armour sometimes, and we want to give prizes for the most exciting, imaginative armour out there.

To be in with a chance of winning, design and share your own armour with #MouldMap6 on Twitter or Instagram. Read the full details on how to enter.

Check out this great entry from bethanyhkelly on Instagram. What does your Terraformers armour look like?

Terraformers Lunchtime Screening 1: You the Better (1983), Ericka Beckman

03 October 2016

Join us on Wednesday for the first Terraformers film screening event, featuring Ericka Beckman’s 1983 film, You the Better.

DATE: Wednesday 5 October
TIME: 1.15 pm – 2.45 pm
LOCATION: BON 002, Bonington building

Ericka Beckman (b1951) is an American filmmaker who began to make films in the 1970s as part of the Pictures generation. Her films are concerned with the relationship between people and images and how images structure people’s perception of themselves and of reality. Represented by Mary Boone Gallery.

Terraformers Lunchtime Screening 2: Writ Stink (2015), Bedwyr Williams

11 October 2016

Join us on Wednesday for the next Terraformers film screening event!

DATE: Wednesday 12 October
TIME: 1.15 pm – 1.45 pm
LOCATION: BON 002, Bonington building

First shown as part of Williams’ debut exhibition at Limoncello, and taking the form of a series of animated monochrome ink drawings, the video weaves a morose fable of a 39 year old man, The Big Scholar, who backs up his secrets to a hard drive in a cave for no-one to find. Probably ever.

Mould Map 6 — TERRAFORMERS Saturday Special

13 October 2016

This Friday / Saturday!!!  Mould Map 6 —  Terraformers Events Series 

FRIDAY – TERRAFORMERS / Landing Strip Bar with L-v-L at Syson Gallery 8 pm – 1 am.

SATURDAY – Exhibition open 10 am – 8 pm – Table selling books from Landfill Editions / Mould Map / Famicon Express and others all day.

10 am – 4 pm: Mould Map Workshop 2 — World Making in Visual Story Telling with Jon Chandler and Joseph Kelly.

4.15 pm – 5 pm: Rhys Jones & Ben Price – Post-Capitalist Architecture. Room Bon 002. Discussing projects undertaken as part of their 3rd year studies at NTU, Rhys and Ben will present speculative proposals for post-capitalist built environments followed by a Q & A.

5 pm – 5.45 pm: Hui-Ying Kerr – Magazines of The Japanese Bubble Economy. Room Bon 002. Going into further depth on the issues of hyper-consumerism and representation touched upon in her article within the Mould Map exhibition itself, Hui-Ying will be drawing upon her PhD thesis undertaken at The Royal College of Art and in collaboration with the V&A.

6 pm – 6.45 pm: Dr David M. Bell and Dr Miranda Iossifidis – World-building and Utopianism. Room Bon 002. David M. Bell is interested in the possibilities of utopia(nism) as a form operating within, against and beyond this – and any – reality. He has explored such utopia(nism)s in and through art, fiction, music and education; and currently works on the ‘Imaginaries of the Future’ network at Newcastle University. His first book, Rethinking Utopia, will be published by Routledge in 2017. Miranda Iossifidis is a Lecturer in Contextual and Theoretical Studies at LCC. Her current research interests are at the intersection between urban studies, audiovisual culture and utopianism.

7 pm: Cocktails with Furgastro Bonington Gallery. Join celebrity chef and star of Stefan Sadler’s Dinnerplates, Furgastro for a refreshing drinks-based lucky-dip.

8 pm: Close & head somewhere in town for a drink.

Congratulations to Tim Saunders, whose entry was chosen as the overall winner by Alan Kitching!

Tim Saunder’s winning #NTUMonogram entry

Tim’s monogram was chosen by Alan “because it seems to be more in keeping with the spirit of the original concept, and is the simplest and the most interesting from the use of colour and textures.”

Tim, a Year Two BA (Hons) Graphic Design student, said “it was such an honour to be part of the project!”, and as his prize for winning the competition he chose a limited edition print of Alan Kitching’s Abram Games monogram.

Competition winner Tim Saunders, standing with his winning entry and the Abram Games monogram by Alan Kitching. 

Two runners-up were also selected to win some Monotype goodies:

#NTUMonogram runner-up entries: Jasmin Watts (L) and Wen Yee Kok (R) 

Reflecting on the competition, Alan Kitching said “All have a very nice use of combination of the individual letters. The overall response to the competition was very encouraging and all entries had something worthy.”

#NTUMonogram competition entries on Instagram

On behalf of Alan Kitching, Monotype and the School of Art & Design at Nottingham Trent University, thank you to all who entered the competition – it was great to see so many creative entries appearing on the social media wall!

If you missed out on the competition or the Alan Kitching and Monotype exhibition, why not join the mailing list to be kept in the loop with news and upcoming events from the Gallery?