Exploring the principles of non-hierarchical play environments, equal play is a new commission by artist and educator Albert Potrony. The project explores themes of non-gendered and non-prescriptive play, and will take inspiration from Dutch architect, Aldo van Eyck, to specifically consider the role of men and childcare in relation to feminism.
A day is as long as a year
Mounira Al Solh’s paintings, works on paper, embroideries and films explore migration, memory, trauma and loss. Drawing from the artist’s personal conversations and encounters with those who have been affected by conflict in Syria, Lebanon and the Middle East region, Al Solh’s works tell stories of displacement and uncertainty.
Ima-Abasi Okon / Laleh Khorramian / Fernando García-Dory
The Vasseur BALTIC Artists’ Award recognises artists deserving of an international platform and offers a step-change moment in their career. For the 2022 iteration, Otobong Nkanga has nominated Ima-Abasi Okon, Mika Rottenberg has nominated Laleh Khorramian and Hito Steyerl has nominated Fernando García-Dory.
Land of Friends
Carolina Caycedo makes work that addresses the commons, environmental justice, just energy transition and cultural and environmental biodiversity.
Joe Seymour, Baltic’s first Foundation Club Young Artist in Residence, is a Newcastle-based artist and designer. This lightbox commission A2B, The Long Way Home (2022), together with Seymour’s collection of prints (viewable on Level 2), was developed during his residency here at Baltic.
Sahej Rahal is primarily a storyteller. He weaves together fact and fiction to create counter-mythologies that question narratives shaping the present, producing sculptures, performances, films, paintings, installations, and AI programmes.
Bringing together sculpture, video, sound and text, Jala Wahid’s work highlights the ways in which global and interregional politics have shaped Kurdish identity.
Hinterlands is a group exhibition that invites us to consider our relationship with the land and its ecosystems. The artists showcased explore complex histories, mythologies, legacies and potential futures for its custodianship.
British artist Hannah Perry works across installation, sculpture, film and printmaking. At BALTIC, Perry presents a major body of new work for the Level 4 gallery that considers labour, motherhood and class.