‘Exorcising the present ghosts of our immediate future’: Fine Art’s Gravity series in collaboration with SIA and Site Gallery Sheffield – Discussion on Thursday 06 December

Site Gallery Discussion: Exorcising the present ghosts of our immediate future

On the cusp of Site Gallery’s 40th year this event in collaboration with Sheffield Institute of Arts and Fine Art Gravity lecture series looks back at the archive of curatorial history (particularly in relation to technology) – to the ghosts of exhibitions that haunt us – to see how this process impacts on contemporary curating. Discussion: Exorcising the present ghosts […]

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Creative People Facing Global Challenges: Professor Lise Autogena speaking at COP24 on Friday 07 December 2018

Professor Lise Autogena 'Creative People Facing Global Challenges' panel at the COP24 climate conference in Katowize

On Friday 07 December 2018, Professor Lise Autogena will be speaking at the Creative People Facing Global Challenges panel at the COP24 United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change in Katowize, Poland. The event takes place at Muzeum Śląskie and involves prestigious international artists and architects, including artists Lise Autogena, John Gerrard, Jérémy Gobé and Polish architect Marcin Szczelina. The panel will be […]

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Transmission: Michelle Atherton and Jamie Sutcliffe – Tuesday 04 December 2018

Transmission banner - featuring Michelle Atherton's 'As Much About Forgetting' exhibition work

Michelle Atherton will be in conversation with Jamie Sutcliffe at tomorrow’s Transmission, discussing, amongst other matters, fake rocks, irrational gestures, and occult motion. Michelle Atherton is an artist working with images, temporal states, and contingency. The starting point for the works is often lens-based, exploring the rhetoric and subsequent potency of the image and our encounter with it. Here the […]

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‘re-turning’: Group exhibition featuring Joanne Lee’s audiovisual essay ‘In the Midst of England’ opening Friday 30 November

Banner for Joanne Lees - re-turning exhibition (Stoke)

re-turning An ongoing project involving four artists, Andrew Brown, Joanne Lee, Danica Maier and Christine Stevens. Working under the title Returns, the group began with a 2012 residency at the former Spode ceramics factory. Since then it has repeatedly returned to investigate Stoke-on-Trent, its urban landscapes, diverse communities, manufacturing and craft skills, and the material history that has made it […]

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‘Rivers of Emotion, Bodies of Ore’: Professor Lise Autogena exhibiting and discussing ‘Kuannersuit; Kvanefjeld’ at Kunsthall Trondheim

Kuannersuit; Kvanefjeld still

On Tuesday 11 December 2018 Professor Lise Autogena will discuss her work Kuannersuit; Kvanefjeld currently exhibited in Rivers of Emotion, Bodies of Ore, at Kunsthall Trondheim in Norway. Kuannersuit; Kvanefjeld – the title refers to the name of a mountain in Greenland, which brings together different voices from a country divided on the issue of uranium mining. The Kvanefjeld mountain is one of the richest […]

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Professor Lise Autogena presenting at the International Uranium Film Festival in Arizona, New Mexico and the Diné Nation – Friday 30 November and Sunday 02 December 2018

Autogena Navajo Festivals

Professor Lise Autogena has been invited to present her and Joshua Portway’s film Kuannersuit; Kvanefjeld at The International Uranium Film Festival at The Navajo Nation Museum at Window Rock, Arizona on 30 November 2018 and The Native American Cultural Center, Northern AZ University, Flagstaff on 02 December 2018. The International Uranium Film Festival will show films from New Mexico, Arizona, USA, Greenland and Japan about the devastating […]

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Rose Butler’s ‘Kamikaze’ and ‘Star Flyer’ screening as part of Cinema Paradiso at HOME Manchester – Thursday 29 November 2018

Cropped still from Rose Butler's 'The Fair', courtesy of Rose Butler (http://www.rosebutler.com/projects/fairs) - Featuring a fair ground ride in the background of a quiet Sheffield car park.

Rose Butler, senior lecturer and Fine Art research scholar at Sheffield Hallam University has been invited to screen her dual-screen work The Fairs: Kamikaze and Star Flyer (2016) as part of Cinema Paradiso during the HOME Artist Film Weekender 2018, HOME’s fourth annual celebration of the wild, inventive world of artist film. The weekender runs from Friday 30 November 2018 to Sunday […]

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‘Walk Out’ – Exhibition of the Walking Arts Research Group opens in Sheffield with private view on Thursday 29 November

Walk Out exhibition banner

WALK OUT is an exhibition of the work made through engagement with the Walking Arts Research Group (WARG). Much of the work is a free-form response to the rural and urban environment. WARG at Sheffield Hallam University provides a collaborative space for the investigation of cross-practice creative production linked to a range of walking practices. It has become a forum […]

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Two of Dr Sharon Kivland’s books added to ‘The Book Lovers’ research project and collection

Composite image of Sharon Kivland's 'A Case of Hysteria' and 'Reading Nana'

Sharon Kivland’s books A Case of Hysteria (1999) and Reading Nana (2017) have been added to the The Book Lovers collection as the result of a research project. The Book Lovers is a research project on the phenomenon of artists’ novels curated by David Maroto and Joanna Zielinska. The central question of this research is how a literary genre such as the […]

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