Researcher blog by PhD Candidate Amelia Knowlson: 3D printing & the Grice Collection – a curatorial residency

About the author Amelia Knowlson is a doctoral student in the Art & Design Research Centre (ADRC) and is supported by the Heritage Consortium. Amelia’s work examines the use of 3D printing as a curatorial tool and can be seen in Stories from the East: The Grice Ivories an exhibition by Museums Sheffield which runs until 9 July 2017. In this post, […]

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See PhD Student, Amelia Knowlson’s work in ‘Stories from the East’ at Weston Park Museum – exhibition open until Sunday 9 July

Stories from the East: The Grice Ivories Weston Park Museum Saturday 11 March – Sunday 9 July 2017 Open daily including Bank Holidays Admission is free Amelia Knowlson, our ADRC Heritage Consortium doctoral student, has been examining the use of 3D printing as a curatorial tool for the Stories from the East: The Grice Ivories exhibition by Museums Sheffield.  Amelia’s exploratory […]

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CISDIDC 2017 Conference – The Role of Computational Intelligence in Developing Countries – 09 February 2017

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This seminar will explore how computational intelligence can be applied to address challenges faced by developing nations. Computational intelligence (CI) can be viewed as an inter-disciplinary or across platform field of study for developing and applying computer systems that can exhibit human-like intelligence in solving varieties of problems. This seminar will assemble technologists, social scientists, engineers, policymakers, industrialists and other […]

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Rose Butler’s short film ‘The Fairs’ selected for the Swedenborg Film Festival 2016

Cropped still from Rose Butler's 'The Fair', courtesy of Rose Butler ( - Featuring a fair ground ride in the background of a quiet Sheffield car park.

Rose Butler‘s new dual screen work The Fairs has been selected for the Swedenborg Film Festival 2016 and will be entered for an award selected by film maker Andrew Kotting. The festival takes place in London on 26 November 2016 and is curated by Gareth Evans of Whitechapel Gallery and Nora Foster, Communications Manager at Frieze and formerly Assistant Curator […]

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PhD student, Rachel Emily Taylor’s exhibition at The Foundling Museum, London

These portraits are the result of art workshops conducted by doctoral student, Rachel Emily Taylor, during her residency at The Foundling Museum, London from February – October 2016. Rachel Emily Taylor’s project analyses how biographical narratives are employed within the heritage discourse: unravelling the dialogues, particularly in the presentation of a historical person, in a museum context. The workshops explored […]

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Rose Butler’s video installation ‘Come and Go’ selected for entry into the Lumen Prize

Still from dual-screen mockup of Come & Go by Rose Butler

Rose Butler‘s video installation Come and Go has been selected by Quays Culture Salford for entry into the Lumen Prize, an annual award and global tour that celebrates the best in digital art. Prizes will be announced at the Winners’ Gala in London on 29 September 2016. Come and Go is a dual-screen, interactive artwork taking Edison’s 1920s films of […]

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‘Testing, Testing’ – Exhibition and Symposium

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Testing, Testing SIA Gallery, Sheffield Hallam University Emma Bolland, Rose Butler, Michael Day, Susannah Gent, Debbie Michaels, Emma O’Connor, Bernadette O’Toole, Jo Ray, Rachel Smith, Rachel Emily Taylor Artists speak about ‘making’ all the time, but what making looks like, feels like, where it takes place and how it occurs can differ greatly from one artist to the next. Whether […]

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Method 2016 C3RI postgraduate Research Conference logo

METHOD 2016 is a conference exploring the ingenuity embedded in research methods, across disciplines. The event is designed by C3RI staff and research students and includes presentations from across the University’s research student community. Every research student must use a method to find something out, or gain new insights, and must be able to articulate their process. While it is […]

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ADRC PhD student Emma Bolland’s work bought for V&A Artists’ Books and Saison Poetry collections

'LECTOLALIA' by Emma Bolland - image property of Emma Bolland. Title page.

Works by Art & Design Research Centre (ADRC) PhD student Emma Bolland has been selected for entry into collections at the Royal Festival Hall and the V&A. LECTOLALIA (a romance) (2015) has been purchased for the Saison Poetry collection at the Royal Festival Hall. LECTOLALIA (a romance) is Bolland’s response to the Leeds College of Art & Design Library Interventions […]

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