Transmission: Michelle Atherton and Jamie Sutcliffe – Tuesday 04 December 2018

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Michelle Atherton will be in conversation with Jamie Sutcliffe at tomorrow’s Transmission, discussing, amongst other matters, fake rocks, irrational gestures, and occult motion. Michelle Atherton is an artist working with images, temporal states, and contingency. The starting point for the works is often lens-based, exploring the rhetoric and subsequent potency of the image and our encounter with it. Here the […]

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Transmission: Julie Westerman and Lulu Quinn – Tuesday 19 March 2019

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Julie Westerman and Lulu Quinn have been friends and collaborators for twenty-five years. Inspired by each other’s practice they have combined their expertise in many an epic, entertaining, exasperating, exhilarating, and ambitious public art project, triumphing over the torrents of life-threatening flood-swollen rivers and the threat of legionella. Julie Westerman is an artist, researcher, and lecturer in Fine Art, Sheffield […]

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Transmission: Andrew Sneddon and Zoë Skoulding – Tuesday 12 March 2019

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A discussion that might revolve around the poetics of place, how inspiration might be received from particular locations, gardens and anti-gardens, nature excluded from architectural space, hidden or buried rivers. Andrew Sneddon is a Scottish artist living and working in the UK. He recently completed his doctorate, Confusions of meaning in the concept of place: An investigation into the role […]

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Transmission: Gary Simmonds and Dale Holmes – Tuesday 05 March 2019

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Painting as a dialogue. Painting as a message. Painting as an exchange. Gary Simmonds and Dale Holmes started a conversation through painting ten years ago. The modes of address have changed, morphed, abstracted, reconfigured, and made new to fit the need to carry on communicating. They have used the languages of painting—from abstraction and formalism to figuration and narrative and […]

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Transmission: Becky Shaw and Amanda Ravetz – Tuesday 26 February 2019

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Becky Shaw and Amanda Ravetz began working together through a research council funded project ODD: Feeling different in the world of education. The project brings together artists, anthropologists, and educational researchers to explore how politics, school policy, environment, and children interact to produce a child’s embodied experience of what it is to fit, or not fit in. They will talk […]

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Transmission: Yuen Fong Ling and Juliet Jacques – Tuesday 19 February 2019

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A two-part talk, followed by a conversation: Yuen Fong Ling will explore the construction of ‘self’ through tactical life modelling where the artist’s body is a supplement to other historical bodies, focusing on the recent project Towards Memorial, which examines the legacy of socialist, writer, poet, and activist Edward Carpenter (1844 –1929), through the making, gifting, and wearing of a […]

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Transmission: Penny McCarthy and Terry O’Connor – Tuesday 05 February 2019

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Penny McCarthy and Terry O’Connor will present their practices and shared interests, touching on the processes of making work in relation to language, authorship, and interpretation. Their dialogue will also explore the kinds of experiences their work opens for viewers in the different contexts of its presentation. Penny McCarthy is a Reader in Fine Art and Course Leader for Postgraduate […]

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Transmission: Sharon Kivland and Paul Clinton – Tuesday 20 November 2018

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Paul Clinton and Sharon Kivland met earlier this year and have not stopped talking since. They talk about the erotics of revolution, transgression and prohibition, the événements and legacy of May 1968, the films of Eric Rohmer and the writing of Pierre Klossowski, jewellery and death, political alliances and psychoanalysis, gender, class, sexuality, soft furnishings, and the cut of the […]

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Transmission: David Cotterrell and Ruwanthie de Chickera – Tuesday 13 November 2018

Transmission lecture - David Cotterrell and Ruwanthie de Chickera - Brighton Pilot 1 Gallery

On Tuesday 13 November, David Cotterrell and Ruwanthie de Chickera will be presenting a public talk in Sheffield, exploring their recent collaborative work for the 2018 Transmission Lecture series. In recent years, David Cotterrell and Ruwanthie de Chickera have embarked on an eclectic series of field trips, producing a series of experimental artworks to clarify their experience and understanding of fear, […]

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