Season 2019 - 14-18 NOW
14-18 NOW / Programme / 2019
Make Art Not War

Make Art Not War

Leading contemporary artist, Bob and Roberta Smith, invites students nationwide to make new work in response to the bold provocation, what does peace mean to you?

Mimesis: African Soldier

John AkomfrahMimesis: African Soldier

Free London / Nottingham

One of the country’s most celebrated filmmakers remembers the millions of Africans who fought as soldiers or served as porters during the war.

I Say Nothing

Christine Borland I Say Nothing

Free Glasgow

A powerful new work revealing hidden, dark histories behind a selection of WW1-related objects in Glasgow Museums’ collection that initially appear to be related to healing and saving lives.

Nissen Hut

Rachel Whiteread Nissen Hut

Part Of The Shy Sculpture Series Free Dalby Forest, Yorkshire

To mark the Forestry Commission’s centenary, the Turner Prize-winning artist continues her Shy Sculpture series deep in the heart of Yorkshire’s Dalby Forest.

The Coffin Jump

Katrina Palmer The Coffin Jump

Free Yorkshire Sculpture Park

A blend of sculpture, soundtrack and performance installed at Yorkshire Sculpture Park in homage to the all-female First Aid Nursing Yeomanry (FANY).

Millicent Fawcett

Gillian Wearing Millicent Fawcett

Free London

Gillian Wearing’s statue of Millicent Fawcett was unveiled on 24 April 2018 – the first statue of a woman to be installed in Parliament Square

Past Commissions 2019

14-18 NOW: Contemporary arts commissions for the First World War centenary

CONTRIBUTIONS FROM WILLIAM KENTRIDGE, RACHEL WHITEREAD, AKRAM KHAN, MARGARET MACMILLAN AND DAVID OLUSOGA14-18 NOW: Contemporary arts commissions for the First World War centenary

14-18 NOW: Contemporary arts commissions for the First World War centenary presents a detailed look at the extensive 14-18 NOW programme in a richly illustrated hardback.

Not Yet At Ease

Raqs Media Collective Not Yet At Ease

Free Colchester

An immersive artwork featuring innovative video and sound installations, inspired by letters written home by soldiers during wartime.

Dazzle Ship Series

Dazzle Ship Series

Tauba Auerbach / Ciara Phillips / Peter Blake / Tobias Rehberger / Carlos Cruz-diez Free

These brightly coloured boats pay homage to the hundreds of ships that were ‘dazzled’ during the First World War.

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