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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‘Internment during the First World War. The Global German Experience’ Exhibition launched on 26th April 2023

A recording of the presentations from the exhibition is now available as a German Historical Institute London (GHIL) podcast here.   The exhibition ‘Behind the Wire and Virtual Reality Experience’ will be shown in the German Historical Institute London until 30 June 2023. For further details please click here.   For information about the ‘What WW1 civilian internment can teach […]

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CCRI Seminar Series – ‘Workshopping Otherwise: Decolonisation, Alternative Realities, and the Design School’ with Layla Gharib (CCRI PhD Candidate based in the ADMRC/Art & Design)

Banner image for CCRI seminar featuring CCRI logo, Workshop Image III - CCRI PhD Candidate in ADMRC/Art & Design - Layla Gharib - and Layla Gharib - Courtesy of Layla Gharib

Please join us on Wednesday 17 May between 1300-1400 for our next CCRI-wide seminar as part of the Culture & Creativity Research Institute Seminar Series, where we will be hearing from CCRI PhD Candidate based in the ADMRC/Art & Design Layla Gharib. Workshopping Otherwise: Decolonisation, Alternative Realities, and the Design School This talk will explore speculative workshopping as a world-building research method […]

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Design For Health Vol 7 issue 1, April 2023

Design For Health Vol 7 issue 1

Pull together In his editorial, Pull Together, Paul Atkinson reflects on recent humanitarian disasters, crises, conflict and economic recession, and notes how people from a wide range of backgrounds and different walks of life are coming together to try and help. He believes this shows there is potential for design for healthcare practitioners and researchers to work with others to make […]

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