Dr Becky Shaw Researcher Blog – As ‘How Deep is your Love?’ launches at Contemporary Calgary

Becky Shaw - How Deep is Your Love? - Banner image by Becky Shaw

About the author Dr Becky Shaw is Reader in Fine Art and leads the PhD cohort in the Art and Design Research Centre (ADRC) at Sheffield Hallam University. She makes process-based, live artworks in the social realm. Here she writes about her recently exhibited work as part of Dynamic Environment, an exhibition marking the culmination of works concluding Calgary’s WATERSHED+ Dynamic Environment Lab. […]

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‘Investigatory Power’ – Exhibition by Rose Butler opens next month at Decad Berlin

Banner image for 'Investigatory Powers' - an exhibition at Decad Berlin by Rose Butler

Investigatory Power is an exhibition by British artist Rose Butler bringing together the artist’s own photographic work captured in the UK Houses of Parliament with video footage and imagery selected from the Stasi Records Agency, Film and Video Archive. As part of her doctoral study which centres on surveillance, Butler considers the ethics and politics of ‘looking’ through arts practice. […]

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‘Morris: A Ghost for Today’ – PhD researcher Diana Taylor’s symposium explores the relevance of William Morris in an age of instability

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Morris: A Ghost for Today symposium William Morris Gallery, London E17 4FP Saturday 05 October, 10AM – 1PM Free to attend – register on Eventbrite here. Morris: A Ghost for Today is a symposium bringing together five contemporary, London-based artists to address the relevance of William Morris and why he matters particularly today, in these times of ecological and political instability. This […]

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The Design Journal Vol. 22 issue 5, edited by Paul Atkinson

The Design Journal Vol 22 issue 5

The fifth issue of Volume 22 of The Design Journal has now been published, and includes a book review by Lab4Living researcher Rebecca Partridge. In his editorial, ‘It’s getting better all the time‘, editor Prof Paul Atkinson look back on our past experiences through the lens of the increased understanding that comes with age. He sees design as a key […]

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‘Decolonising the Nuclear’ – Professor Lise Autogena presents at Goldsmiths University public lecture and workshop on 22-23 October 2019

Professor Lise Autogena will be presenting at Decolonising the Nuclear, a public lecture and workshop taking place at Goldsmiths University of London next month. The event, following on from the Nuclear Culture Research Symposium which took place in autumn 2018 is organised by the Nuclear Culture Research Group and supported by supported by the CHASE Doctoral Training Partnership, Critical Ecologies Research Stream, and Mountain of Art […]

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‘Three Chords and the Truth’ – Professors Virginia Heath and Paul Atkinson’s short film screening at Woodstock Film Festival this weekend

Still from Three Chords and the Truth by Paul Atkinson and Virginia Heath and Woodstock Film Festival logo

Three Chords and the Truth will screen at Woodstock Film Festival in upstate New York this weekend, in competition for Best Short Documentary. Woodstock is celebrating its 20th anniversary as a champion of Independent Film and runs from Wednesday 02 to Sunday 06 October 2019. Woodstock is hailed as a true American maverick among festivals and hosts the most talented emerging and established […]

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Design for Health Symposium 2019, Auckland University of Technology

The Good Health Design team with Lab4Living

Lab4Living researchers Claire Craig and Helen Fisher continue their trip to Australia and New Zealand at the Design for Health Symposium on 19th and 20th September: A focal point of Claire and Helen’s trip ‘down under’ was the Design for Health Symposium, hosted by Good Health Design at the Auckland University of Technology. Claire presented a keynote posing the question […]

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The Albuquerque Film & Music Festival screening Professor Virginia Heath and Professor Paul Atkinson’s ‘Three Chords and the Truth’

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Three Chords and the Truth screens at the Albuquerque Film & Music Festival (AFMX) in New Mexico this week. AFMX is entering its seventh year and brings together award-winning and up-and-coming filmmakers and musicians from around the world to showcase and celebrate film and music, and provide a platform for education, collaboration, discovery and the sharing of impactful stories. The festival runs from Tuesday […]

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Professor Virginia Heath and Professor Paul Atkinson’s ‘Three Chords and the Truth’ screening in the European Short Film Competition at Filmfestival Münster this weekend

Still from Three Chords and the Truth by Paul Atkinson and Virginia Heath and Filmfestival Munster logo

Three Chords and the Truth will be screening in the European Short Film Competition at this year’s Filmfestival Münster in Germany later this week. The film is an ADRC research collaboration between Professor Virginia Heath as film director and Professor Paul Atkinson (Design & Design History) as researcher and writer. The 18th edition of the Filmfestival Münster takes place from Wednesday 18 – Sunday 22 September […]

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