Reader in Jewellery & Metalwork, Maria Hanson curates exhibition in Yunnan, China

Maria Hanson, Making Connections - Notions of Beauty exhibition poster

This week Maria Hanson, ADRC’s Reader in Jewellery and Metalwork is undertaking a research trip to Yunnan in China with Chris Knight, silversmith, researcher and senior lecturer in Jewellery and Metalwork. Maria was invited to curate an exhibition of contemporary jewellery and metalwork objects for the BR Gallery in the newly built Dali Intangible Cultural Heritage Museum.  Sally Li, co-founder […]

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Wednesday 03 July 2019 – Lunchtime Seminar with Kai Ren (Visiting scholar, Jewellery & Metalwork)

Seminar banner image for Kai Ren's seminar on 03 July 2019

Title: The Development and Challenge of the Traditional XiJin crafts in Contemporary China Speaker: Kai Ren (Visiting scholar at the Sheffield Institute of Arts, Jewellery & Metalwork) Abstract In the past 40 years, China’s economy has developed rapidly, but at the same time, it has imperceptibly formed some bad social characteristics – pursuing efficiency, speed and quantity in everything. And […]

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Exciting new collaboration between Lab4Living and China Academy of Arts

Lab4Living and China Academy of Art logos

Paul Chamberlain, Mark Phillips and Ian Gwilt recently attended the launch of the China Health Collaboration in Hangzhou. The collaboration brings together designers, researchers and students from Lab4Living and the China Academy of Arts with the express purpose of sharing knowledge, testing methodologies, undertaking research and proposing and developing solutions across the following themes: Healthy ageing Promoting independence Enabling environments […]

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