First Hand – an exhibition by /origin\forward/slash\ (29 September – 5 November 2023)

First Hand is an exhibition by /origin\forward/slash\ at Flat Time House, London, running between 29 September–5 November 2023. It is the culmination of a four year research project lead by Hester Reeve, Reader in Fine Art, in association with the Centre for Philosophy and Art, Kings College London. The title of the exhibition, First Hand, refers to John Latham’s naming of his artist […]

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Professor John Goodby contributing to three events commemorating the 70th anniversary of the death of poet Dylan Thomas

Professor John Goodby (Professor of Arts and Culture, Sheffield Hallam University) will be a main contributor to three upcoming events that are being held to commemorate the seventieth anniversary of the death of poet Dylan Thomas in 1953. Thursday 19 October 2023 – ‘Dylan Thomas: 70 Years On’ talk in the York Alive cultural festival. In this special event for […]

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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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Michelle Atherton presents ‘Errant Vibrations with the Underground’ research at Bath Spa University symposium

Michelle Atherton was invited to present her research ‘Errant Vibrations with the Underground’ at Fiction Machine IV Symposium at Bath Spa University considering methods of fiction and personification within art practice to engage with, and give voice to, more than human lifeforms and materials. Michelle’s exploratory paper was based on her new practice-based art project Ecstatic Rot and the Soil […]

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“World Cup Kiss” – Article exploring Spain’s #MeToo moment, by Professor Anja Louis, published in ‘The Conversation’

Anja Louis, Professor of Transnational Popular Culture at Sheffield Hallam University, has recently had an article published in The Conversation. The article, ‘World Cup kiss: feminist progress is always met with backlash, but Spain’s #MeToo moment shows things are changing’ was published on 31st August 2023, and explores the backlash against Luis Rubiales after non-consensually kissing victorious Jenni Hermoso at […]

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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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The Saltley Geyser – 7-10 September 2023 – Professor David Cotterrell Installation

David Cotterrell - Saltley Geyser (credit Grant Smith, 1998)

Totally Thames’s artistic commission for 2023 is the extraordinary Saltley Geyser by the installation artist David Cotterrell. As one of the key events for the London-wide Thames Festival cultural program, this represents a dramatic return for one of Cotterrell’s first public projects. 25 years after its original installation (in a small park in Birmingham), it will be witnessed again in East London’s Royal Albert […]

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