‘Cigar Box Blues – The Makers of a Revolution’ By Virginia Heath & Paul Atkinson to screen on BBC4, 23rd October 2021

Cigar Box Blues – The Makers of a Revolution by two Professors, Virginia Heath and Paul Atkinson of the Art Design and Media Research Centre, will be screened for a fourth time on Saturday 23rd October 2021 on BBC4 and subsequently on BBC iplayer.   Directed by Virginia Heath, Professor of Film, and written by Paul Atkinson, Professor of Design and Design […]

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CCRI Seminar Series – ‘Just My Cup of Tea: Understanding How Cup Design Affects Drinking Ease for Older Adults’ with Professor Alaster Yoxall (ADMRC)

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Please join us on Wednesday 13 October for our next CCRI-wide seminar as part of the Culture & Creativity Research Institute Seminar Series, where we will be hearing from the Art, Design & Media Research Centre’s Professor Alaster Yoxall on his research in design and ergonomics with respect to an ageing population. Just My Cup of Tea: Understanding How Cup Design […]

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Professor Lise Autogena in panel discussion ‘Talking About Resource Use: Promoting Public Dialogue through Film & Research’

Professor Lise Autogena will participate in a panel discussion about resource use in Greenland and how film and research can add new perspectives to the public dialogue. The event has been organised by ARCTIC HUB as part of Nuuk International Film Festival. Following a special screening of Paninnguaq Lind Jensen and David Heilmann Ottossens film ‘White Paper’, the discussion will […]

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Delving into the roots of the electric guitar – Professor Paul Atkinson interviewed on the BBC World Service’s ‘The Forum’ about how the electric guitar has conquered popular music

Amplified: A Design History of the Electric Guitar

Professor Paul Atkinson, industrial designer and design historian at Sheffield Hallam and author of Amplified: A Design History of the Electric Guitar, has appeared on BBC World Service’s The Forum discussing how the electric guitar has conquered popular music. Professor Paul Atkinson is Professor of Design and Design History in the Art and Design Research Centre at Sheffield Hallam University. […]

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Professor Esther Johnson presenting at the International Oral History Association, 23-29th August 2021

Professor Esther Johnson will present her research SHIPS in the SKY and a ROLE to PLAY at the International Oral History Association Virtual Conference taking place from 23—29 August. Esther was all set to attend this conference in 2020 at the National Archives of Singapore (NAS) which was unfortunately postponed due to the pandemic. The International Oral History Association (IOHA) is a professional association of oral history practitioners that exists to […]

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Professor Esther Johnson’s ASUNDER screening at the BFI

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Update (02 September 2021) Esther was recently interviewed about the making of ASUNDER – find out more here.   There will be a special screening of Professor Esther Johnson‘s WW1 feature film ASUNDER at the BFI in London on Saturday 04 September at 1200. The screening will be introduced Director/co-producer Esther Johnson, and co-producer Bob Stanley. Please note this event will […]

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Hester Reeve to present at ‘Beyond Bohm: Science, Order and Creativity’ on August 14th as part of the Pari Center Online Summer Series

Beyond Bohm: Contemplation and Creativity

On August 14th Hester Reeve, Reader in Fine Art, will be presenting at ‘Beyond Bohm: Science, Order and Creativity’ and leading a panel of invited artists to discuss the physicist’s ideas about creativity and what he termed ‘Artamovement.’ She will also join in a round table discussion chaired by Lee Nichol exploring the Bohm-Barfield connection and links between imagination and […]

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Patti Smith, From Scotland With Love and Pauper’s Dough by King Creosote

Professor Virginia Heath was honoured to recently discover that the legendary Patti Smith, who has always been a profound inspiration, chose ‘Pauper’s Dough’ by King Creosote from “the transcendent Documentary, From Scotland with Love”, as a song she would like to cover.  Patti received a thousand song suggestions from her Blog readers and two particularly struck her.   Patti writes in […]

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Professor Esther Johnson’s ‘Asunder’ screening at Nottingham’s Broadway Cinema – Thursday 1st July 2021

There will be a special screening of Professor Esther Johnson’s WW1 feature film ASUNDER at Nottingham’s Broadway Cinema this Thursday 1 July, 5:30pm. The screening will be followed by a #ReclaimTheFrame Q&A with Esther Johnson, Jill Oakland, (Chairwoman of the Beeston & District Local History Society), and hosted by Birds’ Eye View Film’ Director Mia Bays. The event will be rounded off with a live acoustic performance from folk […]

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CCRI Seminar Series – ‘Funding Film, Media and Arts research’ with Professors Virginia Heath and Esther Johnson

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Please join us on Wednesday 16 June for our next CCRI-wide seminar as part of the Culture & Creativity Research Institute Seminar Series, where we will be hearing from Professors Virginia Heath and Esther Johnson on their experience of funding for research projects in Film, Media and Arts. Funding Film, Media and Arts research Art, Design and Media Research Centre […]

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