‘Towards Memorial’ – Yuen Fong Ling’s art project exploring the legacy of Edward Carpenter opens in Sheffield’s Yorkshire Art Space on 08 August 2019

Towards Memorial (2019), Yuen Fong Ling, film still by Picture Story Productions. Courtesy of the artist.

Platform 2019 Persistence Works, Yorkshire Art Space, 21 Brown Street, Sheffield S1 2BS Friday 09 August to Sunday 01 September 2019 – with preview on Thursday 08 August, 6PM – 9PM Exhibiting TOWARDS MEMORIAL (2019) by YUEN FONG LING Part of Site Gallery’s Freelands Artist Programme About Towards Memorial: In a period of political and social uncertainty, how can what you wear […]

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‘Digital Ecologies II: Fiction Machines’ – Michelle Atherton presents her ‘Repository of Irrational Gestures’ at symposium at Bath Spa University

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Digital Ecologies II: Fiction Machines Senior Fine Art Lecturer Michelle Atherton presented her research project The Repository of Irrational Gestures (RIGs) in the form of a performance lecture at the Digital Ecologies II Symposium: Fiction Machines, hosted by The Centre for Media Research at Bath Spa University on Tuesday 16 July 2019. In the introduction to his book Fiction as […]

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Monday 22 July 2019 – Lunchtime Seminar with Dr Sonja Pedell (Associate Professor and Director of the Future Self & Design Living Lab at Swinburne University, Australia)

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Title: Advocacy for and co-design with older adults and people living with dementia Speaker: Dr Sonja Pedell (Associate Professor and Director of the Future Self & Design Living Lab at Swinburne University, Australia) Hosted by: Lab4Living Abstract This presentation will focus on advocacy for and co-design with older adults and people living with dementia – both are considered not only to be crucial to […]

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‘Lab4Living and Beyond’ symposium 22 July 2019

Lab4Living and Beyond

Research active staff from across the University are warmly invited to participate in the upcoming ‘Lab4Living and Beyond’ symposium on the morning of 22nd July 2019. Arranged by early career researchers within Lab4Living, we hope the symposium will provide a snapshot of what we do in the Lab, as well as enable meaningful connections and collaborations for future work. Plan […]

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Becky Shaw to open ‘People, Place and Policy’ conference, 3 July 2019

People, Place and Policy conference

Fine Art Reader Becky Shaw will be one of three speakers opening the  conference tomorrow at Sheffield Hallam University. Organised by the University’s Centre for Regional Economic and Social Research (CRESR), this one day event will focus on Social and spatial inequalities. Autonomy is central to the production, reproduction and reduction of social and spatial inequalities. Becky will join Becky Tunstall (University of […]

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‘Air de fête’ – Sharon Kivland featured in exhibition in Saint-Briac this summer

Air de fete - Exhibition featuring Sharon Kivland

Air de fête is an open-air exhibition taking place this summer on the streets of Saint-Briac-sur-Mer, Brittany. Amongst 50 artists, Reader in Fine Art Sharon Kivland will exhibit work in the festival – a collaboration between the town of Siant-Briac and Frac Bretagne – with an aim to raise awareness of contemporary art. The exhibition will run from Saturday 06 July to Sunday […]

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Lise Autogena presents her research and film ‘Kuannersuit; Kvanefjeld’ at the RICOMET 2019 conference in Barcelona

Professor Lise Autogena will present her research on the Kvanefjeld mine in Greenland at the RICOMET 2019 conference – Social Science and Humanities in Ionising Radiation Research. The conference is hosted by IS Global, Barcelona Institute for Global Health, on Monday 01 to Wednesday 03 July 2019. The RICOMET conference is an international, multidisciplinary and stakeholder driven annual event, devoted to academics, researchers, experts […]

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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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Peter Spence’s ‘The Archive’ nominated for Best Documentary Short Film at the Moscow Jewish Film Festival

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The short film The Archive – directed by Peter Spence, Senior Lecturer in Film and Media Production at Sheffield Hallam University – has been selected for screening at the Moscow Jewish Film Festival where it is also in competition for Best Documentary Short Film. The Festival was founded in 2015 as the first of its kind in Russia and being held annually ever since. It […]

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A Strange Weave of Time and Place – Exhibition at Site Gallery 12 – 28 July 2019

A Strange Weave of Time and Place

A new exhibition curated by ADRC PhD student Jeanine Griffin, is announced at Site Gallery in Sheffield. The exhibition ‘A Strange Weave of Time and Place’ explores notions of aura & authenticity in the post-digital context. Among the artists whose work is featured are Sheffield Hallam University Art and Design Research Centre‘s PhD student Diana Taylor, Fine Art reader Penny McCarthy and recent SHU […]

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