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East GalleryNUA

East GalleryNUA is an exciting, city centre gallery space showcasing the best modern and contemporary art through its curated exhibitions programme.

Exhibitions are originated by Norwich University of the Arts or the result of collaborations with a range of significant national and international partners. The venue provides valuable experience for students on the MA Curation course alongside those from other courses who can work as Gallery Assistants.

East GalleryNUA
Cavendish House
St Andrews Street
Norwich
NR2 4AE

Opening times: Tuesday – Saturday, 12-5pm. Admission free.
East GalleryNUA venue and programme funded by Norwich University of the Arts.

Upcoming exhibition

‘Art Exhibition’ by Hans-Peter Feldmann

6 May – 22 July 2017

'Untiled' sculpture depicting nude man by Hans-Peter Feldmann

Untitled; Hans-Peter Feldmann

Courtesy the artist and Simon Lee Gallery London and Hong Kong.

East GalleryNUA is delighted to exhibit work by the ground breaking German artist, Hans-Peter Feldmann. Feldmann has exhibited in many major art venues worldwide, he was included in the Venice Biennale in 2009 and was awarded the prestigious Hugo Boss Art Prize in 2010.

Feldmann’s work is held in collections in the UK (Tate), the USA (Guggenheim, Hirschorn Museum and Sculpture Garden, Washington), Denmark (Louisiana Museum) and Spain (MACBA, Museo Reina Sophia, Madrid). Hans-Peter is well known for appropriating objects and making astute interventions that are often humorous, and frequently barbed. Copies of old master paintings are revised and don red noses or incongruous tan lines: toys are used for their ability to cast unsettling shadows and versions of celebrated sculptures are luridly subverted – Michaelangelo’s David, for example.

This exhibition of Hans-Peter’s work at East GalleryNUA will be the first major showing of his creative output in the region.

Find out more about this exhibition →

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Mutator VR at East GalleryNUA

East GalleryNUA was the first art gallery worldwide to exhibit Mutator VR, a new Virtual Reality installation using original software modelled on the processes of evolution. The viewer experienced the work of a 3D organic space that changed and emerged around them. Watch this video to find more about this animated virtual world.

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John Berger portrait

‘I saw differently: John Berger and Revisiting’ – A talk by Tom Overton

Events

Thursday 27 April, 6.30pm – Duke Street Lecture Theatre

In association with the Norfolk Contemporary Art Society, NUA is delighted to host a talk by Berger’s biographer Tom Overton. John Berger (1926–2017) was an art critic, Booker Prize Winner, novelist, painter and poet. Tom Overton (Postdoctoral Research Fellow on the archives of the Barbican and Guildhall School of Music and Drama) edited Portraits: John Berger on Artists (2015) and Landscapes: John Berger on Art (2016), and is writing both Berger’s biography and a book on archives and migration. No booking required – NCAS Members £2.50, NUA students free, non-members £4 (with payment on the door).

Get in touch

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Exhibitions Archive

View an archive of shows from the history of East GalleryNUA. Check back as more content will be added through East GalleryNUA archiving.

Become a Friend of NUA

Friends enjoy a range of benefits including invites to exclusive NUA events such as the annual Degree Shows, Fashion Shows, lectures, artist talks, screenings, exhibitions and events at the Gallery. Join online or to download an application form, please visit Supporting NUA or email development@nua.ac.uk.

If you are interested in sponsorship opportunities or hiring the space, we offer a wide range of options to suit your requirements.

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Find out more about NUA’s support for the Arts Award.