January 2012 Newsletter

Last Chance to See

It's your last chance to see our current exhibition, States and Spaces, which closes this Sunday 8 January 2012.


The exhibition explores, through video, installations and sound, the worlds of people who have neurological impairment.

Visitor comments
"Absolutely fantastic."

"Exciting and enjoyable."

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Sensorium Tests, Production still. Photo: Thierry Bal

Coming Soon

Daria Martin: Sensorium Tests

20 January – 8 April / Preview 19 Jan, 6-10 pm


Opening later this month is our next exhibition, presenting a survey of films by artist Daria Martin.


Join us on Thursday 19 January from 6pm for the exhibition preview.


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Film still, Schulen.

Video Space

A new, changing monthly programme of films in our first floor Video Space.


This month we’ll be screening an international programme of films from Arsenal Institute for Film and Video Art in Berlin, previously screened in 2011 as part of e-flux’s video screening series in New York.


The programme features work by Florian Zeyfang, Maria Tereza Alves, Martin Ebner, Maite Avella, Judith Hopf, Deborah Chamonix, JB Rathke and Shelly Silver.


Admission free / Find out more

Ryo Ikeshiro, Pulse Cubes, 2010

Thursday Scratch Nights

Sound Art5 January / 6.30pm

An evening of sound art performances by Caroline Devine, Tom White and Jonny Hill, inspired by workshops with Interaction MK.


Live Audio-visual12 January / 6.45pm

Electronic and acoustic musician Ryo Ikeshiro performs alongside visual performer Paul Prudence.


Draw or Die / 26 January / 6.30pm

Test your drawing skills at this exciting new drawing event, run in collaboration with Lost & Found, our young people’s project.

Film still, Rear Window, 1954

Friday Night Films

Gallivant / 6 January

Idiosyncratic voyage round Britain with Andrew Kötting and family.


Rear Window / 20 January

A photographer spies on his neighbours from his apartment window and becomes convinced one of them has committed murder.


A Man Escaped / 27 January

A French Resistance activist is imprisoned by the Nazis, and devotes his waking hours to planning an elaborate escape.

Andy Goldsworthy

New Talk Series: What is Contemporary Art?

We've just launched an exciting new series of illustrated talks in conjunction with the University of Northampton, which explore land, landscape and nature in contemporary art practice.


Running every Wednesday throughout February, these talks will offer a fascinating insight into contemporary art for both beginners and art enthusiasts. Places limited so early booking recommended.


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Family workshop

Children and Families

Start the Art

Every Tuesday, 11am - 12 noon

Parent and Toddler Sessions for under 4’s. Join us on 24 Jan for a special Chinese New Year inspired session.


Mini Makers

Every Saturday, 1 - 3pm / Ages 4+

A changing weekly programme of artist-led sessions. This month's activities include collage making, scribble drawing, flip video and drumming workshops.

Creating stories in response to Anna Barriball’s exhibition.

New Project Space Exhibition

Great Art Quest

5 - 29 January 2012


We’ve been working closely with Great Art Quest, an annual, UK-wide arts project, to offer over 100 children from local schools, the opportunity to visit MK Gallery, and create work in response to their visit.


See the resulting work in our Project Space exhibition, Great Art Quest, which runs from 5 - 29 January 2012.


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