Diane A. Rodgers Researcher Blog: Folklore on Screen

About the Author Diane A. Rodgers is a Senior Lecturer in Media, Arts and Communications at Sheffield Hallam University and a C3RI PhD candidate conducting doctoral research relating to folklore and folk horror in ‘wyrd’ 1970s British Film and Television.  In this blog post, Diane describes her experience of the Centre for Contemporary Legend’s recent ‘Folklore on Screen’ conference. The Centre for Contemporary […]

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The 100 year life – drawing inspiration from older people

Monica Andrew

In this researcher blog post, Claire Craig reflects on the changing model of life stages: In their book, ‘the 100 year Life’ Gratton and Scott (2016) suggested that the three stage life (birth/education/work/retirement) would be replaced by a multi-stage life characterised by a range of transitions where individuals would engage in education/retraining/work/further education and skills development. In this dynamic model, […]

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Dr Becky Shaw researcher blog: The Odd Project

About the author Dr Becky Shaw is Reader in Fine Art and leads the PhD cohort in the Art and Design Research Centre at Sheffield Hallam University. She makes process-based, live artworks in the social realm. She is currently Artist in Residence at Sarah Wigglesworth Architects. Here she writes about the Odd Project, a three-year interdisciplinary project. In 2017 I […]

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Becky Shaw’s latest Artist-in-Residence blog post at Sarah Wigglesworth Architects

SWA residency - Becky's ongoing image library

In her latest artist blog post at Sarah Wigglesworth Architects (SWA) in London, Fine Art reader Dr Becky Shaw reflects on warmth and windows, the speculative ‘soup’ of her journey so far, and the inevitable dead ends and dead wood along the way. 26 June 2019 Becky Shaw: artist-in-residence reflections In this blog entry, Becky discusses her ideas for a sequence of […]

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Anandi Ramamurthy Researcher blog on building audiences for Palestinian Films: The Love and Desire in Palestine programme

About the author Dr Anandi Ramamurthy is a Reader in Post-Colonial Cultures and Senior Lecturer in Media at Sheffield Hallam University. Her primary research interests are focused on critically analysing ‘race’ and postcoloniality in media and culture to challenge hegemonies and give voice to the voiceless. Dr Anandi Ramamurthy is currently conducting research on representations of Palestine. In this blog post, Dr Ramamurthy discusses […]

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Penny McCarthy’s gallery of ‘Beware the Cat’ series of illustrations

Two Cats Talking - Beware the Cat series (c) Penny McCarthy

Fine Art Reader Penny McCarthy writes about the research behind the Beware the Cat series of illustrations in a new blog post on the project’s website. The gallery of ink and brush illustrations are a response to Penny’s reading of the 16th Century text written by William Baldwin. Researchers from the disciplines of Fine Art, Theatre, Literature, and Linguistics at the University […]

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Becky Shaw reflects her ongoing residency at Sarah Wigglesworth Architects

Becky Shaw artist residency at SWA

In her second artist blog post at Sarah Wigglesworth Architects (SWA) in London, Fine Art reader Dr Becky Shaw reflects on thermal imaging, visiting Siobhan Davies Dance, and ongoing renovations at 9/10 Stock Orchard Street. SWA create sustainable people-centred buildings, focusing on the use of good design to foster social wellbeing: Becky Shaw Artist-in-residence reflections: Prospecting The Sarah Wigglesworth and Jeremy […]

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Around the world in 100 days with Lab4Living

Lab4Living projects map Spring 2019

The Easter break has given the Lab4Living team time to reflect on the year so far, and the opportunities our team have been able to explore. From Dundee to Plymouth, from Bristol to Bangor, and many places in between, we’ve been lucky enough to work with partners across the length and breadth of the UK. Internationally, too, the team have […]

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Dr Becky Shaw named artist-in-residence at Sarah Wigglesworth Architects

Becky Shaw - SWA Residency Banner

SHU Reader in Fine Art Dr Becky Shaw has been named artist-in-residence at Sarah Wigglesworth Architects, a design-led architecture firm active in the education, housing, cultural, civic & urban design sectors with sustainable design at the heart of their work. Becky was chosen from more than 150 applications for the residency, which is part of a series of the SWA25 events series […]

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