Images from The Black Swan & Tethervision Studio, September - December 2010

Opening night at The Black Swan

 

Preparing The Black Swan drink

Yelenas Vodka tasting masterclass:

Beths cook-off and screening of It Felt Like a Kiss:

Tethervision Studio launch party with The Elreys

 

Race for the prize!

Astronomy Lectures:

 

Sideshowshow

 

Artists cook with Naomi Terry:

Black Swans

 

TETHER PROGRAMME
SEPTEMBER - DECEMBER 2010

The Black Swan

Date Event Description Booking Link
18 September Yelena Popova vodka masterclass Yelena Popova teaches us how to drink Vodka correctly plus a screening of classic Russian TV movie, The Heart of The Dog LINK
21 September Artist Cooks: Hattie Startin Hattie Startin cooks us some hearty pies in The Black Swan. LINK
28 September Artist Cooks: Nadim Chaudry Nadim Chaudry cooks a mean curry BOOK
5th October Curator cook-off: Beth Bramich vs LJ Klee Witness and taste the results of the first food fight at The Black Swan: Beth Bramich vs LJ Klee BOOK
26th October Artist Cooks: Naomi Terry

Naomi Terry works her magic on a Pad Thai.

Followed by Sideshowshow 1 (book seperately below)

BOOK
6th November An Endless Supply

0:12:23 (Reverse Bunnyhop)

An Endless Supply will be presenting a stream of online, fan-made content, including bootlegs, speedrunning, tutorials, appropriations and selected works by MaffewJapaneseTable. Throughout the week the second screen will give visitors the opportunity to record their own speedruns on a Nintendo 64. An Endless Supply will also be producing tea towels for the Black Swan.

16th November Artist Cooks: Rob Flint Rob Flint cooks fritters throughout the evening, coinciding with the second sideshowshow. No booking required. Book for Sideshowshow below.
24th November Artist Cooks: Chie Hosaka Japanese cakes and sweets BOOK
30th November Artist Cooks: Emma Dexter German sausages BOOK
NEW DATE!
8th December
P**** Off! Pizza deathmatch: Liam Aitken vs Tristan Hessing BOOK

Tethervision Studio

Date Event Description Booking Link
10th October Tethervision Studio Launch The launch of the Tethervision Studio with live music by The Elreys and more. Free. No booking required.
18th October Astronomy Lectures To coincide with the exhibition Race For The Prize, we have invited the Nottingham Astronomy Society for an evening of lectures about space and astronomy. Featuring Tony Padilla on Parallel Worlds, Boris Häußler on A Short History of the Universe & Markus Hammonds on Astrobiology. BOOK
26th October Sideshowshow Sideshowshow is Nottingham's own Newsnight Review: a program dedicated to analysing the many exhibitions and events on in Nottinghamshire during Sideshow and the British Art Show. Featuring roving reporters, blog-style video reviews and studio-based interview sections with guest writers, artists, critics and curators, Sideshow Review will seek to review, preview and champion the great breadth of art on in Nottingham throughout the autumn. BOOK
29th October Black Swans Black Swans is an arts-orientated quiz show, featuring artists and curators involved in the Sideshow & British Art Show programmes. Each of the three shows will aim to reflect the content of the two festivals, as well as deconstructing the gameshow format itself. BOOK
16th November Sideshowshow Sideshowshow is Nottingham's own Newsnight Review: a program dedicated to analysing the many exhibitions and events on in Nottinghamshire during Sideshow and the British Art Show. Featuring roving reporters, blog-style video reviews and studio-based interview sections with guest writers, artists, critics and curators, Sideshow Review will seek to review, preview and champion the great breadth of art on in Nottingham throughout the autumn. BOOK
19th November Black Swans Black Swans is an arts-orientated quiz show, featuring artists and curators involved in the Sideshow & British Art Show programmes. Each of the three shows will aim to reflect the content of the two festivals, as well as deconstructing the gameshow format itself. BOOK
26th November Werewolf Island Every year, thousands of evil warriors flock to Werewolf Island to compete in a fighting tournament. Follow performance artists Richard Peel and Matthew Smolka as they pit their wits and fists against a legion of the world's fiercest fighters. If you only see one psychedelic martial-arts mimeshow this year, see Werewolf Island! BOOK
3rd December Gods & Rockers - Dan Graham A screening of 'Rock my Religion' in the new Tether space. Part of the Gods and Rockers season curated by Dan Green and Lotti Closs for Sixes & Sevens also featuring events with Ben Judd and David Blandy. Further details online nearer the time. Booking not necessary.
8th December Day Zero Artists giving short talks about tangential passions. Speakers include Rob Flint, Elizabeth Murphy (Contents May Vary) and Liz Rowe (Eastside Projects) BOOK
9th December Burnout An evening seminar exploring notions of success in the arts. . Speakers include Lauren Gault (Generator Projects), Kwong Lee (Castlefield Gallery), Sophie Mellor (Plan 9) & Simon Withers (Nottingham Studios). BOOK
12th December Sideshowshow Sideshowshow is Nottingham's own Newsnight Review: a program dedicated to analysing the many exhibitions and events on in Nottinghamshire during Sideshow and the British Art Show. Featuring roving reporters, blog-style video reviews and studio-based interview sections with guest writers, artists, critics and curators, Sideshow Review will seek to review, preview and champion the great breadth of art on in Nottingham throughout the autumn. BOOK
16th December Black Swans Black Swans is an arts-orientated quiz show, featuring artists and curators involved in the Sideshow & British Art Show programmes. Each of the three shows will aim to reflect the content of the two festivals, as well as deconstructing the gameshow format itself. BOOK

Other events

Date Event Description Booking Link
13th November Cadwell Gravity Race Day Out Day trip to Cadwell. Artist Alan Armstrong has constructed a soapbox racer for a Gravity Race in the small Lincolnshire village of Cadwell. Book your place on a minibus from Nottingham to Lincoln to watch all the action live. BOOK

 

Disclaimer: Capacity is extremely limited. Booking essential. Booking confirmed when confirmation is sent. This could take up for 72 hours.