‘Beyond 100: Transforming Design & Imagining Futures with Lab4Living’ opened in Hong Kong on 11 November 2022

Is it possible to create an equal world through design as we live longer, where we can all feel secure and lead healthier and more fulfilling lives? That’s exactly what’s being explored in a new exhibition at the Hong Kong Design Institute this month, and we’re thrilled to hear that projects from our very own research-led design team at Lab4Living will take centre stage. ‘Beyond 100: Transforming Design & Imagining […]

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Sheffield’s No Bounds Festival highlights the role art can play in place-making

No Bounds

Between 14-16 October, artist-researchers from CCRI exhibited at No Bounds Festival of electronic music, contemporary art and new technology across two sites curated by Innovation Manager, Amy Carter Gordon. Moore Street substation hosted Noémie Soula, Lab4Living, presenting Mythical Living Data ‘a striking audio-visual piece’ to two hugely oversubscribed sold-out days of tours in the working electrical substation. Sheffield and District […]

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Giant Hand Eats Building from the Inside

Giant Hand Eats Building

‘Giant Hand Eats Building from the Inside’ and ‘Loop Until Escape’ launched at Sarah Wigglesworth Architecture (SWA) September 19th 2022 Becky Shaw’s work developed from a recent artist residency at a firm of architects is now on show. Following a residency at Sarah Wigglesworth Architecture in 2019-20, Becky was invited to show the body of work in the context of Stock […]

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Penny McCarthy’s exhibition ‘Cloud Falls in Love With Mortal’ opens on 8th October 2022

Penny McCarthy, Cloud falls in love with mortal, pencil on paper. Photo Hugo Glendinning.

Solo exhibition by the Evelyn Williams Drawing Award Winner 2019 at Hastings Contemporary. Cloud falls in love with mortal is a solo exhibition by Penny McCarthy and comprises an extensive series of graphite drawings made between 2019 and 2022. The artist received the biennial Evelyn Williams Drawing Award in 2019. The catalyst for these drawings was a newspaper image from […]

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When The Space Becomes the Screen: A Research Laboratory and Public Outcome

Image by Aron Spall

This summer the CCRI doctoral cohort have been given access to the SHU managed project space at S1 Artspace at Park Hill. We have collectively curated a series of experiments and projects individually and collaboratively under the title ‘Whispering, shouting, touching, passing’. Within this programme a smaller group of researchers (Helen Blejerman, Roland van Dierendonck, Marika Grasso, Jackie Leaver, Tim […]

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Becky Shaw produces live research works for national educational psychologist and SENCO conference

Odd

Between 2018-2021 Becky was lead artist and co-investigator on the AHRC funded project, Odd: Feeling Different in the World of Education. ‘Odd’ involved working in close collaboration with one Manchester school in a team that included art research, educational research and visual anthropology, to explore children’s experiences of not fitting in at school. Despite decades of educational interventions around inclusion […]

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Exhibition: Design Futures: a retrospective – 20 years of design impact

Design Futures Retrospective exhibition

Lab4Living is delighted to host this month Design Futures: a retrospective. On show are selected projects from the last 20 years, conducted by Sheffield Hallam University’s packaging and product design group. Design Futures is a team of award-winning product and packaging designers and researchers. With frequent collaborations with Lab4Living, Design Futures is helping people to live longer, happier and healthier […]

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‘Behind the Wire: Internment during the First World War’ Exhibition with Robbie Aitken & Matthew Stibbe, 26 April 2022

Professor Robbie Aitken & Professor Matthew Stibbe from the Humanities Research Centre are speaking at the ‘Behind the Wire: Internment during the First World War’ exhibition on Tuesday 26 April 2022 at the Old Library Galleries, Leicester.   Behind the Wire is about the more than one million civilians interned throughout the world during the First World War, with special […]

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David Cotterrell’s ‘A Yard for Your Thoughts [The Last Huzzah of British Gunboat Diplomacy]’ at the Side Effects exhibition – 16.06.21 – 30.09.21

David Cotterrell has produced a new work in collaboration with Tom Valentine (aka Thomas Vann Altheimer) for the exhibition, Side Effects // Efectos Secundarios, Volume IV. Steppling Art Gallery at SDSU-IV, in collaboration with I21 Espacio de Proyectos, Mexicali is pleased to present the composite film, A Yard for Your Thoughts [The Last Huzzah of British Gunboat Diplomacy] by David and Thomas under their moniker, The […]

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