UK’s first season of Vietnamese cinema announced including Professor Esther Johnson’s ‘DUST & METAL’ – 16-31 May 2024

The first national celebration of Vietnamese film in cinemas Star Nhà Ease: Vietnamese Cinema today announces its programme, introducing Vietnamese cinema to UK audiences across the country this May. The Season is supported by the BFI, awarding National Lottery funding, British Council and Longdan Ltd. Co-curated by Esther Johnson, Cường Minh Bá Phạm, and Tuyết Vân Huỳnh, Star Nhà Ease includes five feature films, a short […]

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Prof Esther Johnson’s ‘The Beacons of Hull’ featured in The Observer

3 images showing the cream coloured phone boxes in Hull and the book cover

It’s fantastic to see the photographs from Professor Esther Johnson’s ‘The Beacons of Hull’ book featured in ‘The Grid’ section of The Observer on Sunday 25th February: Growing up in Hull, Esther Johnson loved the city’s distinctive cream telephone boxes. They are cream instead of red because Hull was the only place in England where the local council ran the public phone […]

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Peter Spence, Senior Lecturer in Film and TV, presenting at Unhomed, Unhoused, Homeless: An Interdisciplinary Conference, University of Notre Dame, 02 March 2024

Unhomed Conference poster, University of Notre Dame

Peter Spence (Senior Lecturer in Film and TV) is presenting at the University of Notre Dame’s Unhomed, Unhoused, Homeless: An Interdisciplinary Conference, on Saturday 2 March 2024. Peter’s talk “Homelessness in the Film Work of Michelangelo Antonioni” will be presented via Zoom as part of the conference on homelessness and representation, history, activism, mediation, policy, youth, climate change, and other […]

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Prof Lise Autogena to present in Hallam’s Space and Place Group Lecture

Prof Lise Autogena will present in Hallam’s Space & Place Group’s first lecture series: Perceiving Climate Change #1: Ice: Greenland – what next? Local Perceptions of the retreating ice. In Greenland, the melting glaciers is already impacting on traditional ways of life and Greenlanders are experiencing a huge influx of climate researchers from around the world who come here to […]

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Prof Lise Autogena joins Advisory Board for the Swiss Polar Institute

Prof Lise Autogena, in her role leading Narsaq International Research Station, has been invited to join the Advisory Board for the Swiss Polar Institute’s four-year flagship programme: Greenlandic Fjord ecosystems in a changing climate: socio-cultural and environmental interactions (GreenFjord).The GreenFjord programme aims to examine the impact of climate change on ecosystems in the southern region of Greenland. Scientists from a […]

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Professor Lise Autogena exhibiting in the John Hansard Gallery, Southampton

Kuannersuit; Kvanefjeld still

Professor Lise Autogena will exhibit her and Joshua Portway’s video installation Kuannersuit; Kvanefjeld (2016) as part of the major retrospective exhibition Pia Arke: Silences and Stories at the John Hansard Gallery, Southampton 16 January – 11 May 2024. The exhibition includes film works that examine environmental issues and colonial legacy within present-day Greenland by contemporary artists working in various contexts across Greenland […]

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HavObservatoriet: Professor Lise Autogena’s sea observatory art installation in Vejle, Denmark

HavObservatoriet: Credit to Jean Bidlot and Lise Autogena.

This post is from the Latest News on the Sheffield Hallam University press website – find this online here. Update: Lise Autogena was a guest on BBC Radio York and Lincolnshire to discuss her sea observatory art installation in Denmark. Listen back from 1:11:51. Find another interview online and listen back from 1:44:35. HavObservatoriet (“sea observatory”) is a public space which […]

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