An alumna’s guide to Nottingham’s arts scene


My name is Laura-Jade Klée and in 2011 I graduated with a degree in Art History at University of Nottingham and entered a new life of working full-time within the art world in Nottingham.

Whilst at university, I had spent some time assisting at various galleries and I had discovered the fantastic young arts scene in Nottingham. Many recent graduate artists stay in Nottingham after graduation and initiate exciting projects or start galleries and collectives- I had decided that I wanted to be one of them. I currently work within two galleries whilst also doing arts writing and curating site-specific artworks.

Photo credits: Laura-Jade Klee

I am part of an art collaboration called Sidelong and together we explore the idea of the curated walk and re-interpret the landscape in unusual ways. We are inspired by psychogeography and fictionalized histories, and our work draws attention to intriguing features of the cityscape that are often overlooked…

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