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Exhibition Explorations: Being/Seeing

Exhibition Explorations: Being/Seeing

Bring QUAD Gallery into your home with our immersive virtual exhibitions, video tours, resources and more with QUAD's Exhibition Explorations.

This week, join QUAD Senior Curator Peter Bonnell and Being/Seeing Curator Nikki Zoë Omes for an informative virtual tour of the exhibition. This film features subtitles.

QUAD Virtual Exhibition Tours: Being/ Seeing from Peter Bonnell on Vimeo.

Being/Seeing was an exhibition curated by Nikki Zoë Omes took place from 21 April - 6 May 2018 at an off-site venue in Derby city-centre, close to QUAD, called Riverlights. It showcased the work of a number of emerging artists participating in PARALLEL, a European Platform that brings together creative organisations committed to promoting cross-cultural exchanges and mentorships in order to set new standards in contemporary photography. The exhibition is a part of FORMAT International Photography Festival off year programme. You can find out more information at both www.derbyquad.co.uk and formatfestival.com

You can see the 3D scan, by our partners V21 Artspace, here: 


More about the PARALLEL Platform here: www.parallelplatform.org

And you can read the accompanying Being/ Seeing publication here: parallelplatform.org/wp-content/uploads/2020/03/Being%EF%80%A2Seeing.pdf

Nikki Zoë Omes Biography:
Nikki Zoë Omes is a curator and graphic designer in Amsterdam. She was selected as an emerging curator for the first cycle of Parallel before working as an Exhibition Assistant for Unseen Photography Festival 2018. In June, Nikki will the start the International Curatorial Program by Node Center to further develop her curatorial practices. She holds an MA in Film & Photographic Studies and a BA in Liberal Arts and Sciences. In her MA thesis, she researched the potential of the "ecofeminist lens" as a framework to analyse photography and video art representing the female body with or in nature.

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