David Clarke talks about Fake News and WW1 on BBC Radio

Image from Punch of so-called 'cadaver factory'

If you caught Dr David Clarke‘s appearance on BBC Radio 4’s Today programme, Radio 5 live or BBC York last week, you might be interested in this article on ‘The corpse factory and the birth of fake news‘ David has written for the BBC News website. David Clarke is a Principal Research Fellow in Journalism in the Communications and Computing […]

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Esther Johnson’s ‘Abstractions of Holderness’ screening at Hull’s UK City of Culture festival – February 2017

Image of wind turbines from Esther Johnson, Abstractions of Holderness

Esther Johnson’s new film Abstractions of Holderness to screen with BBC Concert Orchestra as part of Hull 2017. Abstractions of Holderness is an audio-visual work inspired by Basil Kirchin’s 1970s residency in East Yorkshire. The music for the film is scored by Saint Etienne and will premiere during Mind on the Run: The Basil Kirchin Story, a 3-day festival as […]

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Susannah Gent’s Unhomely Street selected for Oberhausen Short Film Festival – May 2017

GENT unhomely street

Unhomely Street Oberhausen Short Film Festival Thursday 11 May – Tuesday 16 May 2017 Susannah Gent‘s film Unhomely Street, has been selected to premiere at the 63rd International Short Film Festival in Oberhausen. The festival runs from 11 – 16 May 2017. Unhomely Street follows a female protagonist in a state of fugue following a head injury as she wanders […]

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Rose Butler’s film BOX selected for One Minute International Video Art Festival – exhibitions opens 23 March 2017

Rose Butler, Box

BOX One Minute International Video Art Festival Milan Thursday 23 March – Sunday 2 April 2017 Rose Butler’s film BOX has been selected for the One Minute International Video Art Screening in Milan Photographed on a 1920’s box camera and created from a film printed in its entirety – including the gaps between the images. This animation includes all the […]

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Material Truths at Site Gallery features work by Penny McCarthy, Reader in Fine Art – opens 17 February

Penny McCarthy Material Truths, Joan's Hand Tracey Holland

Material Truths Site Gallery, Sheffield Friday 17 February – Friday 10 March 2017 Open Tuesday – Saturday 11.00am – 5.30pm Admission is free Material Truths, featuring work from Penny McCarthy, opens at Site Gallery Sheffield on Friday 17 February 2017. Penny McCarthy: Folder explores the framework of meaning that is produced when representations of material forms are transported between the […]

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Walking Cities: London – Features chapter by Dr Sharon Kivland

Sharon Kivland Walking Cities book launch

Walking Cities: London launches at the Showroom Gallery on Wednesday 15 March, and features a chapter titled Freud in London by Sheffield Hallam Reader of Fine Art, Dr Sharon Kivland. Through bringing together a new interdisciplinary field of artists, writers, architects, musicians, human geographers and philosophers Walking Cities: London considers how a city walk informs and triggers new processes of […]

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Professorship awarded to Esther Johnson

Professor Esther Johnson

We are pleased to announce that Esther Johnson was recently awarded a Professorship and now holds the title of Professor of Film and Media Arts at Sheffield Hallam University. Esther is an artist and filmmaker working with moving image, audio and photography. She was awarded an MA from the Royal College of Art, London, and is a Fellow of The […]

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Professorship awarded to David Swann

Professor David Swann

We are pleased to announce that David Swann has been awarded a Professorship in Design. David is a double graduate of the Royal College of Art (MDes Industrial Design 1991 and PhD 2011). His design research is grounded in global healthcare challenges. In 2014, David won the International Council of Societies of Industrial Design’s World Design Impact Prize. In the […]

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Sharon Kivland, Reader in Fine Art, features in student’s film nearly 25 years on …

Image from The Problem of Perspective

The Problem of Perspective is a series of screenings illuminating a distinctly northern perspective on the history of artists’ moving image in England. The project surveys an array of production strategies deployed by video artists and filmmakers across Yorkshire and the Humber, the North East and Cumbria from the ‘60s to the early 2000s. This edition of the project includes […]

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