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Middlesbrough Institute of Modern Art

Middlesbrough TS1 2AZ, UK

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Nightfall

14
Oct
2017
Nightfall

14 October 2017 5:00 pm

(Save to cal)

Middlesbrough Institute of Modern Art Middlesbrough TS1 2AZ, UK



Join us on Friday 14 October at mima as we take part in Middlesbrough’s Nightfall, Sky Full of Stars event, a programme of installations and activities inspired by the beauty and wonder of the night sky.

 

Stargazing on the Terrace

mima Terrace

6 – 8pm

Use our roof terrace to explore the night sky with astronomical guides to help you navigate the constellations visible to the naked eye from Teesside.

The Sunderland Astronomical Society will be guiding us through the night sky.

Film Screening: 13 Essential Rules for Understanding the World (2011) by Basim Bagdy and Things (2014) by Ben Rivers

Auditorium

6 – 6:30pm, 8 – 8:30pm

We present two moving image works: 13 Essential Rules for Understanding the World (2011) by Basim Bagdy (born 1977, Egypt) and Things (2014) by Ben Rivers (born 1952, UK). These short films explore the categories, frameworks and rules that humans devise to try to understand and make sense of the world. Screening in partnership with the Artist Moving Image Network with the ICA, London.

 

Stellar Pictionary

Atrium

6 – 8:30pm

Join in mima’s Stellar Pictionary and create your own constellation of night sky. Share your creation using the hashtag #mimapictionary and feature on our live social media wall!