Art & Design Research Surgeries at the HPO with Sarah Wild – Tuesday 09 October 2018

SIA Post Hall, HPO Cafe, Research Support Surgeries

Sarah Wild, Research Support Manager for C3RI, is running a number of research surgeries for researchers in Sheffield Institute of Arts (SIA) at the Head Post Office (HPO). Invitation from Sarah If you have any queries about support for your Research activities, the ADRC/C3RI Research Support Team are always here to help.  We are based over in Cantor Building but in […]

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‘Beware the Cat’ – Reader in Fine Art Penny McCarthy featuring as part of Sheffield’s Festival of the Mind

Cat Shadow Puppet – one of the specially commissioned images for the performance (Beware the Cat, Festival of the Mind) by Penny McCarthy

“With colleagues from the School of English at Sheffield University and Sussex University, I have been working on a research collaboration to create a piece of theatre based on William Baldwin’s Beware the Cat (c. 1552). We will be presenting the first performance at Sheffield’s Festival of the Mind in autumn 2018. Beware the Cat was written in the midst of religious controversy, by […]

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September’s Festival of the Mind programme features Fine Art researchers Chloë Brown, Penny McCarthy and Yuen Fong Ling

Festival of the Mind main image and superimposed logo - property of Festival of the Mind http://festivalofthemind.group.shef.ac.uk/

This September brings the return of the Sheffield Festival of the Mind, a unique collaboration between our academic colleagues and experts from Sheffield’s cultural and creative industries. Chloë Brown and Yuen Fong Ling are presenting artists’ talks at the Spiegeltent over the next couple of weeks, in collaboration with Making Ways. Penny McCarthy will also be showing a new series of over 100 […]

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‘Liquid Crystal Display’ – Lise Autogena and Penny McCarthy feature in exhibition at Sheffield Site Gallery – Opening 29 September

Photo by Waad AlBawardi, The Hidden Life of Crystals, 2018. Superimposed Site Gallery logo.

Photo by Waad AlBawardi, The Hidden Life of Crystals, 2018. Sheffield Hallam Researchers Lise Autogena and Penny McCarthy will take part in an exhibition entitled Liquid Crystal Display at Site Gallery in Sheffield this month, opening on the first weekend of Site’s new refurbishment. The exhibition opens on Saturday 29 September and runs until Sunday 27 January 2019 and is […]

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Professor Lise Autogena to speak at the ESRC Seminar ‘NUCLEAR FUTURES: Re-making sociotechnical research agendas’ – The Showroom Cinema, 11 September 2018

An image of a landfill by the sea, from overhead.

Professor Lise Autogena will be speaking at the ESRC Seminar NUCLEAR FUTURES: Re-making sociotechnical research agendas at The Showroom Cinema on Tuesday 11 September 2018. In July 2014 the UK Government White Paper Implementing Geological Disposal was published. To date, information gathering, dialogue activities, working groups and consultations have gone towards revising and refining the policy framework for “managing higher activity waste in the long term through geological disposal”. Since 2016 […]

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meSch selected for exhibition at the ‘Fair of European Innovators in Cultural Heritage’ this November

Banner image - Fair of European Innovators in Cultural Heritage and meSch logo

meSch: Material EncounterS with digital Cultural Heritage was a 4-year EU funded project with the goal of co-designing novel platforms for the creation of tangible exhibits at heritage sites: curators will be able to offer visitors new interactive experiences by means of material interaction with smart objects. meSch has been selected to exhibit in the forthcoming event Fair of European Innovators in […]

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‘Creating Dialogues with the Past’ – Professor Daniela Petrelli invited to speak at The Northwest Digital Research Methods Festival on 12 September 2018

The Northwest Digital Research Methods Festival banner image - taken from University of Liverpool

SHU Professor of Interaction Design Daniela Petrelli has been invited to speak at a session entitled Digital Histories and Heritages – Creating Dialogues with the Past at The Northwest Digital Research Methods Festival, on the first day of the two day festival focused on researching the digital and researching digitally. The Northwest Digital Research Methods Festival: Researching the Digital/Researching Digitally South Campus Teaching Hub, […]

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‘From Scotland With Love’ – Screening with introduction by director Virginia Heath on 08 September at Dunfermline’s Outwith Festival

Composite image of From Scotland With Love, directed by Professor Virginia Heath featuring Outwith Festival logo

Professor Virginia Heath’s feature documentary film From Scotland With Love will be screened at the Dunfermline Filmhouse at Dunfermline Carnegie Libraries & Galleries this week as part of Outwith Festival. Virginia will introduce the multi-award winning film at a Saturday afternoon screening of the modern classic at the pop-up Dunfermline Filmhouse with an arthouse cinema vibe and four days of films and filmmakers. From Scotland […]

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Michelle Atherton and TC McCormack co-curate the group exhibition ‘AS MUCH ABOUT FORGETTING’ with Jette Gejl (Danish artist, curator and academic) at Viborg Kunsthal, Denmark

Banner image for 'AS MUCH ABOUT FORGETTING' - an exhibition at Viborg Kunsthal, also featuring logo of Viborg Kunsthal

This Friday sees the public opening of a new exhibition featuring Sheffield Hallam University Senior Lecturers in Fine Art Michelle Atherton and TC McCormack at Viborg Kunsthal, Denmark. The exhibition AS MUCH ABOUT FORGETTING has the tensions of history and memory at its core. The participating artists use installations, sculptures, videos, large-scale backlit vinyl and performances to re-call, reclaim and re-enact our […]

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‘HOSPITAbLe: New Domestic Landscape’ – Exhibition of Professor Paul Chamberlain’s furniture opens at Sheffield’s Yorkshire Artspace on 03 September 2018

Banner image for HOSPITAbLe - exhibition by Paul Chamberlain

Taking place alongside major international conference Design4Health, HOSPITAbLe is a collection of furniture created by Professor Paul Chamberlain that reflects upon and challenges an ambiguous future domestic landscape that presents hybrid functionality and confused visual language and soundscape. HOSPITAbLe Yorkshire Artspace, Persistence Works Sheffield Monday 03 September 2018 – Sunday 16 September 2018, 10AM – 4PM Free admission. Download the flyer here. […]

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