INTERNATIONAL ART COLLABORATION: Senior lecturer leading on Sheffield-Korean art collaboration

Ben Tew, senior lecturer in design in Sheffield Institute of Arts (SIA), has been involved with an Intercity Arts Project linking Busan and Sheffield aimed at introducing audiences to work and collaborations between artists from the two countries and creating opportunities for English arts in South Korea. Ben, along with Sheffield artist Paul Morrison, went…

Refugee crisis: Radio Sheffield visit new video installation following its opening

The exhibition, Yesterday/Today/Tomorrow: Traceability is Credibility, is an immersive video experience in which pictures drawn by refugees about their past, present and future will be projected on to a giant cube structure for visitors to view from the inside and reflect on the lives of refugees. Radio Sheffield visited the exhibition and also interviewed Dr Henry…

Success for the Department of Media, Arts and Communication (MAC)

Last month saw two events relating to the Media, Arts and Communication (MAC) department.  One of which was at the launch of the animated version of Christina Gabbitas’s children’s book,  ‘Share Some Secrets’, which encourages children, particularly those who may be victims of sexual abuse, to speak out. The book was animated by group of…

SIA DEVELOPMENT: Hallam reveals plans for three new public art installations in its Sheffield Institute of Arts building

Claire Lockwood, head of the department of art and design at Sheffield Hallam, has spoken to The Star as the University reveals plans for three artworks to be installed in the Sheffield Institute of Arts (SIA). The former Head Post Office Grade II-listed building, now home to Sheffield Hallam’s SIA will see new artwork installations…

Degree Show 2017

The Sheffield Institute of Arts (SIA) Degree Show 2017, last year named one of the top ten graduate shows in the UK, is nearly here. Opening to all on Saturday 10th  June and running until Friday 23rd June, visitors can enjoy the shows Monday to Saturday between 10am–5pm and Wednesday between 10am–7pm. The shows are…

BIENNALE FESTIVAL: Refugees given a voice through art

An art installation responding to the global refugee crisis – which includes a special performance by Sheffield Hallam University students – has stunned audiences at the Biennale di Venezia International Art Exhibition. The installation – Yesterday.Today.Tomorrow – brings together powerful images drawn by refugees based at camps across Europe, in which they picture their past, present…