Transmission: Site Gallery hosts the first cohort of the Freelands Artist Programme – Tuesday 03 March 2020

2020 TRANSMISSION Ling Yuen Fong - Carr, Street, Vann, Williams - Photo by Jules Lister

TRANSMISSION 2020 Keywords are words or concepts of significance. Sometimes they are used as shortcuts to interpretation or expectation. Words (and concepts) have multiple and often contradictory meanings. They are not fixed, and there may be a struggle over their definitions. They change and flow or are blocked and fought over. They are employed, weaponised, or otherwise. This year Transmission […]

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Transmission: Becky Shaw and Katrina Palmer – Tuesday 25 February 2020

2020 TRANSMISSION SHAW Becky - Katrina Palmer (2)

TRANSMISSION 2020 Keywords are words or concepts of significance. Sometimes they are used as shortcuts to interpretation or expectation. Words (and concepts) have multiple and often contradictory meanings. They are not fixed, and there may be a struggle over their definitions. They change and flow or are blocked and fought over. They are employed, weaponised, or otherwise. This year Transmission […]

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Transnational Popular Culture as a Catalyst for Social Change – 22-23 June 2020 – Call for contributions open until 29 March

Transnational Popular Culture as a catalyst for social change Sheffield Hallam University Research Cluster

Transnational Popular Culture as a Catalyst for Social Change Workshops Sheffield Hallam University, Monday 22 and Tuesday 23 June 2020 Call for contributions Changing minds changes lives. Popular culture has enormous discursive power which creates meaning through storytelling and performance, and can thus be used as a political tool for social change. Arts and Humanities put the human at the […]

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‘Gravity 2020: Museum’ – Becky Shaw and Frances Scott in discussion

2020-02-13 SHAW Becky - Gravity Museum III - Image detail from PHX - X is for Xylonite

  Gravity: Museum   We look forward to a new season of Gravity lectures convened in partnership with Museums Sheffield. Through Gravity, we offer an innovation platform that aims to build a learning community seeking new forms of understanding of art practice through speculative conversations that are often propositional and co-created between students and speakers. Each presentation will begin with […]

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Transmission: Rose Butler and Sarah Wood – Tuesday 11 February 2020

2020 TRANSMISSION BUTLER - Sarah Wood (2)

TRANSMISSION 2020 Keywords are words or concepts of significance. Sometimes they are used as shortcuts to interpretation or expectation. Words (and concepts) have multiple and often contradictory meanings. They are not fixed, and there may be a struggle over their definitions. They change and flow or are blocked and fought over. They are employed, weaponised, or otherwise. This year Transmission […]

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CANCELLED: Wednesday 01 April 2020 – Lunchtime Seminar with Dr Danilo Giglitto (Postdoctoral researcher in C3RI)

THIS SEMINAR HAS BEEN CANCELLED   Title: CultureLabs: Recipes for Social innovation Speaker: Dr Danilo Giglitto (Postdoctoral Researcher) Abstract The H2020 project CultureLabs focuses on the role that culture and heritage can play to facilitate social inclusion, particularly via the participation of migrant and refugees communities. CultureLabs is developing an ICT-empowered infrastructure for systematizing and facilitating the organisation and wider […]

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CANCELLED: Thursday 19 March 2020 – Lunchtime Seminar with Dr Justin Schlosberg (Senior Lecturer in Journalism and Media at Birkbeck, University of London)

THIS SEMINAR HAS BEEN CANCELLED   Title: Making Sense of Disinformation Speaker: Dr Justin Schlosberg (Senior Lecturer in Journalism and Media at Birkbeck, University of London) Hosted by: Dr Anandi Ramamurthy Date and time: Thursday 19 March 2020, 12.00pm-13.30pm Abstract Democratic societies have never been immune to disinformation. But in recent years scholars, politicians and journalists have become increasingly preoccupied […]

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CANCELLED: Wednesday 18th March 2020 – Lunchtime Seminar with Márjory Da Costa-Abreu (Senior Lecturer in Computer Science)

THIS SEMINAR HAS BEEN CANCELLED   Title: Magic/Mystic (Machine) Learning – “Every little thing she does is magic” Speaker: Márjory Da Costa-Abreu (Senior Lecturer in Computer Science) Date and time: Wednesday 18th March 2020, 1pm-2pm Abstract ‘Machine learning’ (ML) is a name we hear everywhere these days. It is basically related to the use of mathematical and/or statistical techniques that […]

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‘Gravity 2020: Museum’ – Gary Simmonds and Bob Partridge discuss Gwen John’s ‘A Corner of The Artist’s Room in Paris’

2020-02-06 SIMMONDS Gary - Gravity Museum II - Image detail from Gwen John’s A Corner of The Artist's Room in Paris (1907-9)

Gravity: Museum We look forward to a new season of Gravity lectures convened in partnership with Museums Sheffield. Through Gravity, we offer an innovation platform that aims to build a learning community seeking new forms of understanding of art practice through speculative conversations that are often propositional and co-created between students and speakers. Each presentation will begin with a discussion […]

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Transmission: Clare Price and TC McCormack – Tuesday 04 February 2020

2020 TRANSMISSION McCORMACK - Clare Price - Squares

TRANSMISSION 2020 Keywords are words or concepts of significance. Sometimes they are used as shortcuts to interpretation or expectation. Words (and concepts) have multiple and often contradictory meanings. They are not fixed, and there may be a struggle over their definitions. They change and flow or are blocked and fought over. They are employed, weaponised, or otherwise. This year Transmission […]

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