Dr Remi Bec takes GoFit4Fun to London Design Fair

GoFit4Fun

Last week, Dr Remi Bec from Lab4Living showcased work from another side to his job at a stand at the London Design Fair. In the ‘Design Research for Change’ area, Remi presented the social enterprise he has created, GoFit4Fun CIC, which delivers services using (tangible) games to promote physical activity and reduce social exclusion. GoFit4Fun is the culmination of 12 years of an iterative […]

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Design for Health Symposium 2019, Auckland University of Technology

The Good Health Design team with Lab4Living

Lab4Living researchers Claire Craig and Helen Fisher continue their trip to Australia and New Zealand at the Design for Health Symposium on 19th and 20th September: A focal point of Claire and Helen’s trip ‘down under’ was the Design for Health Symposium, hosted by Good Health Design at the Auckland University of Technology. Claire presented a keynote posing the question […]

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Video from ‘Lab4Living and Beyond’ symposium workshop

Lab4Living researcher Helen Fisher has made a video documenting the LabLiving team’s Lego Serious Play workshop at the recent ‘Lab4Living and Beyond’ symposium, held in July 2019. The video can be viewed here. The half day event, organised by Lab4Living early career researchers and funded through Sheffield Hallam University’s Creating Knowledge (CK) fund, brought together over 25 participants from across […]

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Performance lecture ‘Artamovement – David Bohm’s Dialogue and the Holographic I’ by Hester Reeve

Hester Reeve - Artamovement – David Bohm’s Dialogue and the Holographic I’

Performance artist Hester Reeve recently presented a new performance lecture ‘Artamovement – David Bohm’s Dialogue and the Holographic I’ at the Pari Centre of New Learning in Italy. The presentation slides were formed of hand-written quotations and drawings exploring the theme under investigation (and these will provide the basis of a forthcoming artist publication under the same title). The Pari […]

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The Albuquerque Film & Music Festival screening Professor Virginia Heath and Professor Paul Atkinson’s ‘Three Chords and the Truth’

Still from Three Chords and the Truth by Paul Atkinson and Virginia Heath and AMFX logo

Three Chords and the Truth screens at the Albuquerque Film & Music Festival (AFMX) in New Mexico this week. AFMX is entering its seventh year and brings together award-winning and up-and-coming filmmakers and musicians from around the world to showcase and celebrate film and music, and provide a platform for education, collaboration, discovery and the sharing of impactful stories. The festival runs from Tuesday […]

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Call for papers: Design4Health2020 Amsterdam

Call for Papers D4H2020

The call for papers is now out and registration open for the 6th Design4Health conference, which takes place next July in Amsterdam. DesignLab at University of Twente, Waag | technology & society, Amsterdam University of Applied Sciences and Lab4Living at Sheffield Hallam University are pleased to invite papers from researchers and practitioners for the sixth European Design4Health conference 2020, in Amsterdam, […]

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Professor Virginia Heath and Professor Paul Atkinson’s ‘Three Chords and the Truth’ screening in the European Short Film Competition at Filmfestival Münster this weekend

Still from Three Chords and the Truth by Paul Atkinson and Virginia Heath and Filmfestival Munster logo

Three Chords and the Truth will be screening in the European Short Film Competition at this year’s Filmfestival Münster in Germany later this week. The film is an ADRC research collaboration between Professor Virginia Heath as film director and Professor Paul Atkinson (Design & Design History) as researcher and writer. The 18th edition of the Filmfestival Münster takes place from Wednesday 18 – Sunday 22 September […]

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‘Autonomy’ – Fine Art’s Rose Butler and Michelle Atherton featured at the Middlesbrough Art Weekender 2019 exhibition next week

2019-09 BUTLER and ATHERTON Middlesbrough Art Weekender banner - images courtesy of Rose and Michelle

The Middlesbrough Art Weekender 2019 The Middlesbrough Art Weekender (MAW) is an annual contemporary arts festival held in Middlesbrough. From 26 to 29 September 2019, MAW brings a full programme of events, exhibitions, performances and screenings to venues across the town centre. The focus of MAW2019 is autonomy and local, regional and international artists are invited to present work tackling and responding […]

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‘Dynamic Environment’ – Dr Becky Shaw’s work concludes with series of events at Calgary’s WATERSHED+ Dynamic Environment Lab

Banner image featuring logos of Contemporary Calgary and Dynamic Environment - Exhibition featuring Becky Shaw

Dr Becky Shaw will this month be exhibiting work as part of Dynamic Environment, an exhibition marking the culmination of works concluding Calgary’s WATERSHED+ Dynamic Environment Lab. The exhibition is complemented with a series of events opening on Thursday 26 September with a panel discussion at Contemporary Calgary. Becky will be hosting a public interactive tour centred around her How Deep is Your Love? artworks […]

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‘Living Longer, Living Well’ – 11 September 2019

Banner image - Attendees of the 'Living Longer, Living Well' symposium at University of Canberra, featuring Dr Fanke Peng, Dr Claire Craig and Helen Fisher

Living Longer, Living Well – 11th September 2019 Living Longer, Living Well was a dynamic one-day event that brought together leaders from Australian government, academics, older people’s groups, students and clinicians to explore the potential of design and design research to inform strategy and reframe notions of ageing in place. The event was organised by and hosted by ThinkPlace, a strategic design consultancy […]

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