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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‘As Much About Forgetting’ Symposium – Saturday 03 November 2018

Banner image for 'AS MUCH ABOUT FORGETTING' - an exhibition at Viborg Kunsthal, also featuring logo of Viborg Kunsthal

Update: Please see here a short video by postgraduate student Jan Hopkins, giving a glimpse into the As Much About Forgetting exhibition. AS MUCH ABOUT FORGETTING SYMPOSIUM Viborg Kunsthal, Denmark Saturday 03 November, 11AM – 5PM Contemporary art is absorbed by the past, maybe like never before, at least not in the same way. Historical references abound, ranging from aesthetic quotes from art […]

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Transmission ‘In Conversation’ – 2018-2019

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Transmission is an annual series of lectures and symposia, now in its fifteenth year, and is a collaboration between Fine Art, the Art & Design Research Centre at Sheffield Hallam University, and Site Gallery. Convened by Sharon Kivland in 2001, Transmission was developed collaboratively with Lesley Sanderson from 2001 to 2004, and with Jasper Joseph-Lester from 2004 to 2012. The series is now convened […]

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Dr Becky Shaw Researcher Blog – Becky Shaw and Emma Bolland (PhD candidate and Fine Art Associate Lecturer) report on participation in the National Association of Fine Art Education (NAFAE) annual conference, and their paper on oHPo Radio

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NAFAE explores and champions the changing terrain of fine art education in the UK. The focus of this years’ conference (May 29th) was Making Communities and Making with Communities, looking at the significance of community both within fine art education and in the communities that fine art education interacts with and builds. The day was intense and packed with really […]

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C3RI seminar series 2018-19

A programme of lunchtime research seminars for SHU staff and postgraduate students. ​If you are interested in presenting as part of the seminar series, or have a suggested external speaker, please contact the relevant academic lead below or email the C3RI Administrator. Art & Design – Coilin O’Dubhgha​ill Computing, Communications and Media – Luigina Ciolfi Semester 1 

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