Martin O'Brien, Trust me, I'm an Artist.  Mucus Factory, 2011. Performed as part of Spill Festival 2011
2.30pm, Sat 18 April 2015
A new performance work by Martin O'Brien, to be presented as part of the ongoing European project... more


An exciting opportunity has arisen for an experienced, creative curator to plan and deliver The Arts Catalyst’s artistic programme, working in close cooperation with the Director. The Arts Catalyst's... more
Director, Nicola Triscott rounds up 2014, The Arts Catalyst's 20th anniversary year in her blogpost.  
Agnes Meyer-BrandisMoon Goose Analogue: Lunar Migration Bird Facilty, commissioned by The Arts Catalyst for Republic of the Moon, with control room installation will be on display in Bonn at... more


We've an exciting opportunity for a curator to join The Arts Catalyst team, deadline 16 Feb -... 21 hours 22 min ago
draws attention to Seeds of Straw is a collaboration between Creative Carbon Scotland and @Pollinaria within the... 23 hours 12 min ago
RT @jonWturney: MT @gailfdavies: Ideas for films on cold war science for new course on Geographies of Science, Politics & Publics? (@PD_Smi… 3 days 20 hours ago
draws attention to CALL FOR ARTISTS for exhibition #TheNewImmortals Exploring ideas about immortality in an age... 4 days 22 hours ago
RT @TrustMeEurope: Here's the new Trust Me, I'm an Artist twitter account, please follow and share @TheArtsCatalyst @Ethixbird @waag @CIANT 4 days 22 hours ago
A short video presentation of "Trust me, I'm an artist" at #BioFiction in Vienna last year... 4 days 22 hours ago


aritst modified fish - Revital Cohen & Tuur Van Balen, Sterile, 2014
23 January 2015 - 3 May 2015
The Arts Catalyst and the Schering Foundation present a new exhibition of work by Revital... more
Torsten Lauschmann
Torsten Lauschmann, Ice Diamond 2013 (video still of ship's hull cutting through ice) No 2
5 December 2014 - 1 March 2015
New commissions by Torsten Lauschmann for Ice Lab exhibition Alongside five imaginative... more
YoHa | Paul Huxster | Andy Freeman | Matsuko Yokokoji | Graham Harwood
Wrecked, Fruits of the Thames, Mud Larks estuary image
31 August 2014 - 31 October 2015
Wrecked on the Intertidal Zone, a series of investigations into the Thames EstuaryWatch here for... more
6 December 2014 - 1 March 2015
Ice Lab presents some of the most innovative and progressive examples of contemporary architecture... more
Ele Carpenter | Thomson & Craighead | Lise Autogena | Nick Crowe & Ian Rawlinson
The nose of a UK Astute class nuclear submarine rolls through the streets of Barrow-In-Furness. Image from BBC Technology.
1 February 2013 - 31 March 2015
A curatorial research project led by Ele Carpenter, associate curator at The Arts Catalyst, in... more

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