20 Stories

Discover 20 stories about BALTIC.

Enjoy the below interviews exploring BALTIC’s past, present and future. There will be new stories and updates throughout each month.

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Carolina Caycedo

Internationally Carolina has become known for her work about rivers and the threats posed to them. In her BALTIC exhibition, the first major survey of her work in the UK, rivers are variously represen

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Tying the knot at BALTIC

Every year sees more couples choosing BALTIC as the venue for their special day. David Whetstone talks to some of the people who tied the knot at BALTIC

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10

Where would we be without BALTIC?

Without BALTIC, where would Laura Harrington and Peter Evans be? Probably not in the North-East and almost certainly not together...

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9

BALTIC Shop

Who doesn’t love the BALTIC shop? It has got better and better over two decades and plans in this anniversary year include covetable limited-edition products and more focus on local designers.

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8

Archive & Residency

In BALTIC’s archive, presided over by Sarah Bouttell, you’ll find evidence of what the exhibiting artists have done over the years. But now, for the first time, artists have been given the run of the

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7

BxNU Partnership Refresh

Creativity is key in a new partnership between BALTIC Centre for Contemporary Art and Northumbria University. David Whetstone reports

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6

The Vasseur BALTIC Artists' Award 2022

The late Isabel Vasseur, friend to many in the North East and further afield, is remembered in the Vasseur BALTIC Artists’ Award exhibition. David Whetstone met one of the award winners

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5

Behind the scenes

You walk into a BALTIC exhibition with its high production values and perhaps don’t think about how it happened. But here two vital members of the BALTIC team offer a peek behind the scenes

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4

20 Babies

If you didn’t think BALTIC was a place for babies, think again. David Whetstone meets some of those involved in its lockdown-inspired 20 Babies project.

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3

Mounira Al Solh

A beautiful tent has pride of place in Mounira Al Solh’s exhibition and it would be enough just to stand and admire its rich colours and fine embroidery.

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2

Gallery of Sanctuary

Ever since it opened, people have found sanctuary at BALTIC. Now, in its twentieth anniversary year, that aspect of its work and appeal has been recognised.

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What's For Tea?

Want to see some art? Then hop on the bus. David Whetstone previews the Travelling Gallery which is venturing south of the border as part of BALTIC Centre for Contemporary Art’s 20th birthday

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