Transmission: Julie Westerman and Lulu Quinn – Tuesday 19 March 2019

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Julie Westerman and Lulu Quinn have been friends and collaborators for twenty-five years. Inspired by each other’s practice they have combined their expertise in many an epic, entertaining, exasperating, exhilarating, and ambitious public art project, triumphing over the torrents of life-threatening flood-swollen rivers and the threat of legionella. Julie Westerman is an artist, researcher, and lecturer in Fine Art, Sheffield […]

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Wednesday 08 May 2019 – Lunchtime Seminar with Professor Paul Atkinson (Design & Design History) and Professor Virginia Heath (Film)

Title: Hairy Guys in Sheds / Three Chords and the Truth Speakers: Professor Paul Atkinson and Professor Virginia Heath Abstract Emerging as a side project from research into a book on the design history of electric guitars, Hairy Guys in Sheds is the title of an article written by Paul Atkinson looking at the phenomenon of the cigar box guitar and […]

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Wednesday 22 May 2019 – Lunchtime Seminar with Susannah Gent (Film Production)

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Title: Intuitive Filmmaking and the Territorial Unconscious Speaker: Susannah Gent, Senior Lecturer in Film Production Filmmaker Susannah Gent analyses her recent experimental shorts in the light of Deleuze and Guattari’s understanding of territory. Throughout her twenty year practice Gent has explored the representation of subjectivity in her films. Her current, practice-led Ph.D. employs a mixed methodological strategy including psychoanalysis, philosophy, and […]

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Wednesday 27 March 2019 – Lunchtime Seminar with Ghayda Aljuwaiser (C3RI PhD Candidate)

Title: Saudi Feminism: Gendered, Religious and National Identity Negotiations Speaker: Ghayda Aljuwaiser (C3RI PhD Candidate) Date and Time: Wednesday 27 March 2019, 1pm-2pm Hosted by: Professor Luigina Ciolfi Abstract: This presentation is part of a larger doctoral work, which investigated the relationship between Saudi women’s identities in the offline sphere and their online practices on social media platforms (SMP). Eight […]

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Wednesday 13 March 2019 – Lunchtime Seminar with Dr Stuart Reeves (Assistant Professor in Computer Science at the University of Nottingham)

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Title: Co-producing Action: ‘Device talk’ and voice agents Speaker: Dr Stuart Reeves (Assistant Professor in Computer Science at the University of Nottingham) Date and time: Wednesday 13 March 2019, 1pm-2pm Hosted by: Professor Luigina Ciolfi Abstract: The collaborative production of sentences in progress is a pervasive feature of everyday talk. For instance, phenomena such as choral co-production and other-completion of […]

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Transmission: Andrew Sneddon and Zoë Skoulding – Tuesday 12 March 2019

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A discussion that might revolve around the poetics of place, how inspiration might be received from particular locations, gardens and anti-gardens, nature excluded from architectural space, hidden or buried rivers. Andrew Sneddon is a Scottish artist living and working in the UK. He recently completed his doctorate, Confusions of meaning in the concept of place: An investigation into the role […]

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Wednesday 06 March 2019 – Lunchtime seminar with TC McCormack and Michelle Atherton (Fine Art)

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Speakers: TC McCormack and Michelle Atherton (Senior Lecturers in Fine Art) Title: As Much About Forgetting At this week’s lunchtime research seminar TC McCormack and Michelle Atherton discuss recent research and latest exhibition at Viborg Kunsthal – As Much About Forgetting – co-curated with Jette Gejl (DK), artist and academic at Aarhus University Denmark. Artists: Laura White (UK), David Toop (UK), Michael Schultze […]

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Transmission: Gary Simmonds and Dale Holmes – Tuesday 05 March 2019

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Painting as a dialogue. Painting as a message. Painting as an exchange. Gary Simmonds and Dale Holmes started a conversation through painting ten years ago. The modes of address have changed, morphed, abstracted, reconfigured, and made new to fit the need to carry on communicating. They have used the languages of painting—from abstraction and formalism to figuration and narrative and […]

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Wednesday 27 February 2019 – Lunchtime Seminar with Professor Anirudha Joshi (IDC School of Design, IIT Bombay, India)

Title: Interaction design for emergent users – Leveraging digital technologies to solve problems of developing economies Speaker: Professor Anirudha Joshi (IDC School of Design, IIT Bombay, India) Date and time: Wednesday 27 February 2019, 1pm-2pm Hosted by: Professor Luigina Ciolfi and Professor Andrew Dearden Abstract In HCI courses, we learn how to design products that deploy information and communication technologies (ICTs). […]

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Transmission: Becky Shaw and Amanda Ravetz – Tuesday 26 February 2019

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Becky Shaw and Amanda Ravetz began working together through a research council funded project ODD: Feeling different in the world of education. The project brings together artists, anthropologists, and educational researchers to explore how politics, school policy, environment, and children interact to produce a child’s embodied experience of what it is to fit, or not fit in. They will talk […]

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