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

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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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Dostoyevsky Wannabe Cities: Sheffield, edited by Emma Bolland

Dostoyevsky Wannabe Cities: Sheffield (book cover, cropped)

Description Sheffield is the latest in Dostoyevsky Wannabe’s series of ‘Cities’ anthologies, alongside Paris, Los Angeles, Berlin, and more. This anthology, edited by writer, artist and C3RI PhD candidate, Emma Bolland. The collection moves between fiction, poem and essay form: an experimental coming together of writing and the city. The book was launched at the Off The Shelf festival in […]

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Interrupteur: C3RI PhD Candidate Rachel Smith’s residency at the University of Sheffield – Featuring events in April & May

Banner image for Rachel Smith's residency at University of Sheffield, taken from schedule of events

Interrupteur interrupteur holds both the mistaken notion of the interruption and the actual translated sense of the word – switch: as exchange, shift, or transformation. C3RI PhD Candidate, Rachel Smith has just undertaken the role of artist-in-residence in the Humanities department of the University of Sheffield. As part of this residency she has announced a series of events during April […]

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Researcher Blog by PhD Candidate, Emma Bolland on 17th Screenwriting Research Network Conference

Still from Le Silence (work in progress) [cropped] Emma Bolland. Digital video. 2017.

About the author Emma Bolland is a doctoral student in the Art & Design Research Centre (ADRC) where she is pursuing a practice-led PhD. Her PhD project entitled Truth is Structured Like a Fiction: Auto-fictive Practice and the Expanded Screenplay interrogates screenwriting materiality and process as a space for Fine Art practice.  Emma’s supervisors are: Dr Sharon Kivland (Reader in Fine Art and […]

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ADRC PhD student Emma Bolland’s work bought for V&A Artists’ Books and Saison Poetry collections

'LECTOLALIA' by Emma Bolland - image property of Emma Bolland. Title page.

Works by Art & Design Research Centre (ADRC) PhD student Emma Bolland has been selected for entry into collections at the Royal Festival Hall and the V&A. LECTOLALIA (a romance) (2015) has been purchased for the Saison Poetry collection at the Royal Festival Hall. LECTOLALIA (a romance) is Bolland’s response to the Leeds College of Art & Design Library Interventions […]

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