19 January 2017 – Redress ‘EcoChic Design Award’ Educators Workshop & Fashion Academy

SIA Post Hall, HPO Cafe, Research Support Surgeries

Reader in Fashion, Dr Alison Gwilt, invites SHU staff and students to a free one-day fashion workshop on 19 January 2017 that aims to inspire through the positive power of fashion. The event is organised by Redress,  a Hong Kong based environment NGO working in the fashion industry, in collaboration with hosts, ADRC and Sheffield Institute of Arts. As the only […]

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Professor Lise Autogena to deliver keynote at ‘Agents in the Anthropocene Symposium’ in Rotterdam on 27 January 2017


Professor Lise Autogena and frequent collaborator Joshua Portway will deliver a keynote presentation at the symposium Agents in the Anthropocene: Trans/disciplinary Practices in Art and Design Education Today at the Piet Zwart Institute in Rotterdam on 27 – 28 January 2017. Agents in the Anthropocene Piet Zwart Institute Rotterdam, Netherlands 27 – 28 January 2017 The symposium will explore the […]

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Professor Lise Autogena to present at international Data Publics conference on 26-28 January

Data Publics logo - Goldsmith's University Department of Visual Cultures

Professor Lise Autogena will present at the Data Publics: International Research Forum, at Goldsmiths University’s Department of Visual Cultures on 26-28 January 2017. The theme of the forum is Public Plurality in an Era of Data Determinacy and takes as its starting point an active understanding of the participation of today’s populations in data generation and the shaping of new […]

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Dr Esther Johnson’s film ‘Hinterland’ selected for exhibition at Hull’s new Humber Street Gallery

Still from Esther Johnson's 'Hinterland'

Hinterland, Dr Esther Johnson‘s 16mm artist film has been selected for an exhibition opening in April 2017, curated by Film and Video Umbrella for Hull’s new Humber Street Gallery. Focusing on an East Yorkshire community which live on the fastest eroding coastline in Europe, Hinterland asks how it feels to live in such a precarious situation with homes fatally threatened […]

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Photographic work by Michèle Lazenby features in ‘In Celebration of Trees’ from 7 – 11 January 2017

In Celebration of Trees Photographic Exhibition poster

New photographic work by Michèle Lazenby is to feature in the exhibition In Celebration of Trees, in support of the campaign to save Sheffield’s street trees.  The event at Bank Street Arts is organised by the Nether Edge Tree Group with the support of the Woodland Trust. In Celebration of Trees is an exhibition of photographs that comes at a point when trees have become an unusually divisive […]

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Director and film-maker, Ken Loach awarded Honorary Doctorate

Professor Virginia Heath and film-maker Ken Loach

Virginia Heath, Professor of Film in the Art & Design Research Centre, officiated at the Sheffield Hallam University 2016 graduation ceremony at Sheffield City Hall to confer the honorary doctorate on Ken Loach. Ken was nominated for his Honorary Doctorate by SHU academic staff for his contribution to film-making and the arts.   Virginia, who had talks with Ken throughout the day […]

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Professor Paul Atkinson to give lecture at Oxford University on 26 November 2016

Front cover of Professor Paul Atkinson's 'Delete' published by Bloomsbury

Professor Paul Atkinson has been invited to give a lecture about the research behind his book Delete: A Design History of Computer Vapourware to Masters students in History of Design at Oxford University on Saturday 26 November 2016. While most historical accounts of the development of computer design focus on specific computers or manufacturers, examining the success stories of hardware […]

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