Tuesday 23 January 2018 – Lunchtime seminar with Caroline Claisse (C3RI PhD candidate)

Photograph courtesy of Caroline Claisse

Speaker: Caroline Claisse (C3RI PhD candidate) Title: Transforming communities through co-designing novel experiences of heritage at a local museum – a participatory case of research through design In this presentation, Caroline will present current research on the design and evaluation of two interactive exhibitions at the Bishops’ House museum; one of the few surviving Tudor buildings in Sheffield, now managed by a community […]

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‘3 Figs, 4 Voices, Ceramic Prosthesis and a Staircase’ – Research workshop organised by Michelle Atherton at arebyte Gallery

Image courtesy of Michelle Atherton - 3 Figs, 4 Voices, Ceramic Prosthesis and a Staircase Research Workshop at arebyte

Michelle Atherton, Senior Lecturer in Fine Art at Sheffield Hallam University, organised a research workshop on 12 December 2017 at arebyte Gallery, London. The event brought together contributions from artists and academics to explore the current prevalence of the term irrational in public discourse. The aim was to identify present and past irrational gestures and was staged on Richard Wentworth’s […]

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Sheffield Hallam Launches PhD Studentship Schemes: ‘Come and join us!’ Doctoral Researchers in C3RI

C3RI Impact Blog background. Keith Wilson, Calendar. Installation at MAC Belfast.

Sheffield Hallam University (SHU) has recently launched PhD Studentship Schemes for 2018. C3RI welcomes applicants from all aspects of cultural, communication and computing research, to work with us in our interdisciplinary research institute. Our research programme has over eighty research students. While researchers sit within their disciplinary field, the Institute offers the opportunity to make connections between the research traditions of […]

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AHRC Next Generation Design Research Workshop hosted at the Head Post Office, Sheffield on 24 January 2018

Image from AHRC Next Generation Design Workshop Eventbrite page - featuring logos of SHU, Lancaster University, Imagination Lancaster and AHRC

The Sheffield Institute of Arts will be the venue for the second AHRC Next Generation Design Research Workshop of 2018. The workshop, scheduled for Wednesday 24 January 2018, is designed to explore the processes involved in applying for an AHRC grant and will be particularly helpful for researchers looking to secure their first AHRC funding grant and for other researchers […]

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‘The Immense Ventriloquism’ – TC McCormack’s exhibition opens in Berlin – Friday 01 December

Image courtesy of TC McCormack

TC McCormack, Senior Lecturer of Fine Art at Sheffield Hallam University, will be opening an exhibition titled The Immense Ventriloquism this Friday in Berlin. Taking place at nationalmuseum, the exhibition considers how our man-made structures exist both in and out of time, and how the course of history continually reappraises objects, resources and even nature. The Immense Ventriloquism – TC […]

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Professor Paul Chamberlain and Lab4Living awarded ‘Most Innovative Design for Ageing in the UK’ at the UK Over 50s Housing Awards 2017

Composite image - Inclusive bathroom design by Vitra, Vitra logo, Lab4Living logo and UK Over 50s Housing Award 2017 logo

Lab4Living, the interdisciplinary research cluster at Sheffield Hallam University which draws together researchers across design, creative practice and health, has been awarded the ‘Most Innovative Design for Ageing in the UK’ in 2017. The Awards Secretariat of the UK Over 50s Housing Awards 2017 made the final decision adjudicating the Award, which is for the adaption of the bathroom for […]

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Design Futures awarded Design Team of the Year at the UK Packaging Awards!

Image of UK Packaging Awards 2017 logo and (L-R) Hal Cruttenden (comedian), OPRL award sponser Jane Bevis, Design Futures' Peter Macqueen and Phillip Chadwick (Packaging News editor)

Update: Find out more about Design Futures’ win on both Packaging News and the SHU Media Centre. Sheffield Hallam University’s packaging design team, Design Futures, are celebrating after winning the distinguished national title of Design Team of the Year in the UK Packaging Awards – the leading industry awards in the country. Other category winners were some of the UK’s […]

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Researcher Blog by Dr Becky Shaw: How Deep?

About the author Becky Shaw is C3RI Postgradate Research Tutor in Art and Design and Reader in Fine Art in Sheffield Institute of Arts (SIA) at Sheffield Hallam University. Becky’s research focuses on the relationship between people and the material world, and how ideas of objectivity and subjectivity dwell in objects. Current work chronicles the life of an object and its concealed […]

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Entretiens – Perspectives contemporaines sur les publications d’artistes – Featuring Dr Sharon Kivland

Cover image of Entretiens, featuring interview with Sharon Kivland

This book brings together twenty-three interviews with twenty-five artists who make publishing an artistic practice. In a context where artists’ publications arouse the interest of many actors in the field of art, it is a question of offering contemporary perspectives on this phenomenon, marked by a tension between the alternative positions and the research of institutional recognition. The words of […]

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Researcher Blog by Professor Esther Johnson: Asunder – The Story of an English Town in the First World War

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About the author Esther Johnson is Professor of Film and Media Arts in the Art and Design Research Centre (ADRC) in C3RI at Sheffield Hallam University. Esther’s work is at the intersection of artist moving image and documentary. Her poetic portraits focus on marginal worlds, revealing resonant stories that may otherwise remain hidden or ignored. Esther’s work has been exhibited internationally in […]

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