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Wednesday 11 November 2020


This event is for STEAMhouse members

STEAMhouse members are invited to join Skinder Hundal, Director of New Art Exchange in Nottingham, for an informal conversation about his practice.

Led by our Creative Director Ruth Claxton, this is the latest in a series of events designed to demystify the commissioning process and help artists understand how different curators and organisations work and how projects and relationships evolve.

This event is exclusively for STEAMHouse members – find out more about how to join HERE.

Our Guest

Skinder Hundal is Director of New Art Exchange and has been in post since the establishment of the organisation in September 2008, positioning NAE as one of the leading contemporary art spaces in the UK.

He is passionate about supporting new talent, and creating ‘incredible encounters’, rethinking and improving how the arts and cultural ecology works so that the value of art and culture is shared as widely as possible and is inclusive at all levels.

He has led on and delivered complex, large-scale projects, including the historic EM15 Midland’s Pavilion at the 56th edition Venice Biennale 2015 – with Doug Fishbone’s Leisure Land Golf; Culture Cloud, a flagship NESTA Digital Arts R&D project; British Art Show 7 – Nottingham; Ted Global talks with Hetain Patel / Aakash Odedra; represented cutting edge narratives on Google Cultural Institute with Speed Sisters (Tanya Habjouqa) and designed and delivered the NAE Here There & Everywhere international programme creating significant international exchanges between the UK and South Asia, South Korea, key African cities, the Middle East, North America, South Italy and Sicily.

As part of the Arts Council Re-Imagine India programme he instigated and delivered with artist / curator Sooree Pillay a multi-city partnership connecting major UK and India art scenes with residencies, conferences, talent development projects, exhibitions and technology biennials. The partnership in South Korea, Seoul featured the Real DMZ exhibition at NAE and the co-commission with 1418Now produced the film Mimesis: African Soldier by John Akomfrah commemorating 100 years of WW1 launching at Imperial War Museum as part of NAE’s major art ecology programme connecting key cities and arts hubs across Africa and the UK.

Why come to this event?

To make connections

To learn new things

Who should come along?


Arts Organisers