Giant Hand Eats Building from the Inside

Giant Hand Eats Building

‘Giant Hand Eats Building from the Inside’ and ‘Loop Until Escape’ launched at Sarah Wigglesworth Architecture (SWA) September 19th 2022 Becky Shaw’s work developed from a recent artist residency at a firm of architects is now on show. Following a residency at Sarah Wigglesworth Architecture in 2019-20, Becky was invited to show the body of work in the context of Stock […]

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Becky Shaw produces live research works for national educational psychologist and SENCO conference

Odd

Between 2018-2021 Becky was lead artist and co-investigator on the AHRC funded project, Odd: Feeling Different in the World of Education. ‘Odd’ involved working in close collaboration with one Manchester school in a team that included art research, educational research and visual anthropology, to explore children’s experiences of not fitting in at school. Despite decades of educational interventions around inclusion […]

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Dr Becky Shaw Researcher Blog – Becky Shaw and Emma Bolland (PhD candidate and Fine Art Associate Lecturer) report on participation in the National Association of Fine Art Education (NAFAE) annual conference, and their paper on oHPo Radio

oHPo Radio

NAFAE explores and champions the changing terrain of fine art education in the UK. The focus of this years’ conference (May 29th) was Making Communities and Making with Communities, looking at the significance of community both within fine art education and in the communities that fine art education interacts with and builds. The day was intense and packed with really […]

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Dr Becky Shaw Researcher Blog – Running across subsidence: The ordinary failure of public art and public infrastructure services

Becky Shaw Putting myself in every pipe in the City of Calgary. Live work September 2017. Image credit Becky Shaw

Becky’s Shaw’s exploration of the unstable space of commissioning included in new book on public art and failure. When an artist is commissioned to explore an institution or organisation the pretext is often to ‘celebrate:’ to communicate complicated ‘hidden’ work to a public; to reach a ‘hard to reach’ community; to give visibility or to find a form to express societal […]

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Dr Becky Shaw’s work with the SHU Art & Design PhD community included in new Routledge International Handbook for Practice-Based Research

'Title, formatted in Sentence......' a project exploring artist researcher identity through re-imagining the research poster. Exhibited, as part of Art & Design HPO Degree show 2018. Including posters by Johnathan Michaels, Jo Ray, Rachel Smith, Sarah 'Smizz' Smith, Diana Taylor, Julia Walters. Image credit Sarah 'Smizz' Smith.

‘Title, formatted in Sentence……’ a project exploring artist researcher identity through re-imagining the research poster. Exhibited, as part of Art & Design HPO Degree show 2018. Including posters by Johnathan Michaels, Jo Ray, Rachel Smith, Sarah ‘Smizz’ Smith, Diana Taylor, Julia Walters. Image credit Sarah ‘Smizz’ Smith.   The new Routledge International Handbook for Practice Based Research (editor Craig Vear) […]

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Transmission: Becky Shaw and Katrina Palmer – Tuesday 25 February 2020

2020 TRANSMISSION SHAW Becky - Katrina Palmer (2)

TRANSMISSION 2020 Keywords are words or concepts of significance. Sometimes they are used as shortcuts to interpretation or expectation. Words (and concepts) have multiple and often contradictory meanings. They are not fixed, and there may be a struggle over their definitions. They change and flow or are blocked and fought over. They are employed, weaponised, or otherwise. This year Transmission […]

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‘Gravity 2020: Museum’ – Becky Shaw and Frances Scott in discussion

2020-02-13 SHAW Becky - Gravity Museum III - Image detail from PHX - X is for Xylonite

  Gravity: Museum   We look forward to a new season of Gravity lectures convened in partnership with Museums Sheffield. Through Gravity, we offer an innovation platform that aims to build a learning community seeking new forms of understanding of art practice through speculative conversations that are often propositional and co-created between students and speakers. Each presentation will begin with […]

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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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‘Dynamic Environment’ – Dr Becky Shaw’s work concludes with series of events at Calgary’s WATERSHED+ Dynamic Environment Lab

Banner image featuring logos of Contemporary Calgary and Dynamic Environment - Exhibition featuring Becky Shaw

Dr Becky Shaw will this month be exhibiting work as part of Dynamic Environment, an exhibition marking the culmination of works concluding Calgary’s WATERSHED+ Dynamic Environment Lab. The exhibition is complemented with a series of events opening on Thursday 26 September with a panel discussion at Contemporary Calgary. Becky will be hosting a public interactive tour centred around her How Deep is Your Love? artworks […]

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Dr Becky Shaw researcher blog: The Odd Project

About the author Dr Becky Shaw is Reader in Fine Art and leads the PhD cohort in the Art and Design Research Centre at Sheffield Hallam University. She makes process-based, live artworks in the social realm. She is currently Artist in Residence at Sarah Wigglesworth Architects. Here she writes about the Odd Project, a three-year interdisciplinary project. In 2017 I […]

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