Rose Butler presents doctoral research at VIII Art of Research conference, Aalto University Finland

Film frame from archival footage at the Stasi Records Agency, Berlin depicting agents during briefcase camera training in the 1970s. Ref: MfS+HA_VIII+Fi+042. Image courtesy of Rose Butler

Rose Butler will be presenting now completed doctoral research at the VIII Art of Research 2023 conference at Aalto University, Finland next week. The theme of the eighth Art of Research conference is “Re-Imagining”, addressing the various gestures of going back, returning to take another look, or for starting anew. It suggests that research in the context of artistic and […]

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HANDY: Yorkshire Art Space: 23 – 27 September 2023

Poster created by Sofia Lai

Handy (1) What is touched when we encounter touchscreens? Our relationship with technology, particularly smartphones, resonates through the entirety of our senses and bodies. The manner of carriage, grip, and even the specific regions of skin contact exert influence. Embedded within the concept of Screen Time lies a comprehension of fragmented and repeated periods of attention as a performative touch […]

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‘A Thousand Voices’ VR Explorations by LIBá Collective at the London Art Biennale 2023

recent VR exhibition, ‘A Thousand Voices’, at The London Art Biennale by Danny Bacchus - image courtesy of Danny Bacchus, photographer Liz Isles.

LIBá Collective is the collaboration of digital artist & BA, MA, FHEA of Sheffield Hallam University Danny Bacchus, filmmaker Dominic Green and multi-disciplinary artist Marcel Schreur. Their exhibition at London Art Biennale 2023 features two VR works and an accompanying display of artefacts that expresses aspects of the life experience of 98 year of Ukrainian and Gulag survivor, Ivanna Maszczak. […]

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Conversations in Practice by ADMRC PhD students

Conversations in Practice Conversations in Practice presents new works by eight artists from the Art and Design PhD programme at Sheffield Hallam University. The exhibition explores connections between diverse arts-based research projects and shared thematic and conceptual concerns with time, materiality and the body. The show aims to open up dialogue between very different types of practice that include textiles, […]

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20 years of practice-led PhDs in art, design and media

Sketch of prosthetic hand design by Dr Graham Whiteley (2000)

Our long history of practice-led PhDs in art, design and media goes back to the earliest days of the ADMRC over 20 years ago. More than 40 students have completed PhD projects, many of whom now have well established international careers as artists, designers, craft practitioners, researchers and educators. The first practice-led design PhD at Sheffield Hallam University was awarded […]

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