Rose Butler to present at Surveillance Studies Biennial in Slovenia May 2024

Rose Butler has been accepted to present at the Surveillance Studies Biennial, Ljubljana, Slovenia May 2024. The 10th Biennial Surveillance Studies Network/Surveillance & Society Conference #SSN2024 will be hosted by the Institute of Criminology at the Faculty of Law and the Faculty of Law, University of Ljubljana, Slovenia. #SSN2024 28-31 May Rose Butler will be presenting UNLAND – a collaborative⁠ exhibition of […]

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Prof Lise Autogena to present in Hallam’s Space and Place Group Lecture

Prof Lise Autogena will present in Hallam’s Space & Place Group’s first lecture series: Perceiving Climate Change #1: Ice: Greenland – what next? Local Perceptions of the retreating ice. In Greenland, the melting glaciers is already impacting on traditional ways of life and Greenlanders are experiencing a huge influx of climate researchers from around the world who come here to […]

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Prof Lise Autogena joins Advisory Board for the Swiss Polar Institute

Prof Lise Autogena, in her role leading Narsaq International Research Station, has been invited to join the Advisory Board for the Swiss Polar Institute’s four-year flagship programme: Greenlandic Fjord ecosystems in a changing climate: socio-cultural and environmental interactions (GreenFjord).The GreenFjord programme aims to examine the impact of climate change on ecosystems in the southern region of Greenland. Scientists from a […]

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HavObservatoriet: Professor Lise Autogena’s sea observatory art installation in Vejle, Denmark

HavObservatoriet: Credit to Jean Bidlot and Lise Autogena.

This post is from the Latest News on the Sheffield Hallam University press website – find this online here. Update: Lise Autogena was a guest on BBC Radio York and Lincolnshire to discuss her sea observatory art installation in Denmark. Listen back from 1:11:51. Find another interview online and listen back from 1:44:35. HavObservatoriet (“sea observatory”) is a public space which […]

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Soil Futures Gathering – Friday 6 October 2023

On Friday 6 October, CCRI Senior Research Fellow Anna Santomauro will facilitate a day of conversations and workshops exploring forms of repair, regeneration and care of soils in different geographical contexts. Taking place at Soft Ground and Sheffield Mind, the day sees the participation of artists Gabriella Demczuk (Al-Wah’at), writer, grower and organiser Sam Siva (Land In Our Names), artist duo Breakwater […]

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HANDY: Yorkshire Art Space: 23 – 27 September 2023

Poster created by Sofia Lai

Handy (1) What is touched when we encounter touchscreens? Our relationship with technology, particularly smartphones, resonates through the entirety of our senses and bodies. The manner of carriage, grip, and even the specific regions of skin contact exert influence. Embedded within the concept of Screen Time lies a comprehension of fragmented and repeated periods of attention as a performative touch […]

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‘For Whom the Mountains Pray’- Art Exhibition 14-26 August 2023 – Helen Blejerman

For Whom the Mountains Pray Art exhibition by Helen Blejerman 14th–26th August 2023 (Monday to Saturday, 10:00-16:00) Post Hall, Department of Art & Design, Old Head Post Office Fitzalan Square, Sheffield City Centre, Sheffield S1 2AY For Whom the Mountains Pray proposes the simulation of a mythological future. A world where the bodies of murdered women buried under the mountains’ […]

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Chris Knight’s ‘Embrace’ sculpture at Stonebridge Beck signals the next chapter for heritage site as a contemporary community

Credit: Simon Dewhurst

A poignant new large-scale public artwork by Chris Knight at Stonebridge Beck in Farnley, Leeds, has been unveiled at an official ribbon cutting ceremony led by Rachel Reeves, Labour MP for Leeds West and Shadow Chancellor of the Exchequer. The artwork celebrates the industrial heritage of Stonebridge Beck – home to the Grade II listed Stonebridge Mills which was once […]

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