AHRC Next Generation Design Research Workshop hosted at the Head Post Office, Sheffield on 24 January 2018

Image from AHRC Next Generation Design Workshop Eventbrite page - featuring logos of SHU, Lancaster University, Imagination Lancaster and AHRC

The Sheffield Institute of Arts will be the venue for the second AHRC Next Generation Design Research Workshop of 2018. The workshop, scheduled for Wednesday 24 January 2018, is designed to explore the processes involved in applying for an AHRC grant and will be particularly helpful for researchers looking to secure their first AHRC funding grant and for other researchers […]

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Researcher Blog by Professor Esther Johnson: Asunder – The Story of an English Town in the First World War

ASUNDER - main banner image

About the author Esther Johnson is Professor of Film and Media Arts in the Art and Design Research Centre (ADRC) in C3RI at Sheffield Hallam University. Esther’s work is at the intersection of artist moving image and documentary. Her poetic portraits focus on marginal worlds, revealing resonant stories that may otherwise remain hidden or ignored. Esther’s work has been exhibited internationally in […]

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Professor Esther Johnson screening ‘Asunder’ in Sheffield with Q&A – 29 November 2017

Composite image of stills from Asunder by Esther Johnson, with Curzon logo

Sheffield Hallam University’s Professor of Film & Media Arts Esther Johnson will be screening Asunder at Curzon Sheffield on Wednesday 29 November 2017. Esther will also be hosting a Q&A after the screening. Asunder Curzon Sheffield 73 Charles Street, Sheffield S1 2NJ Wednesday 29 November 2017, 6.30PM See here for booking information. Asunder tells the story of what happened to […]

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‘Time and Tide’: Professor Esther Johnson to introduce and screen ‘Hinterland’ and ‘Retreating the Line’ at University of Plymouth

Still from Retreating the Line by Esther Johnson

Update – 25 October 2017 Retreating the Line has been selected by Ali Smith, current Man Booker Prize shortlister, for the Swedenborg Film Festival. The festival invited entries from the latest emerging and established talent of experimental and artist film, exploring the theme of ‘dreams’. The winner will be announced at Swedenborg Hall, London on 18 November 2017. See here […]

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‘Practices of belonging, practices of place’ – Professor Esther Johnson to speak and present ‘Alone Together’ at Goldsmiths conference

Banner for 'Alone Together' by Esther Johnson, from the film website

Professor Esther Johnson has been invited to present at Practices of belonging, practices of place: Conversations in film & research, an afternoon workshop aimed at those interested in video and film methods at Goldsmiths. It will bring together three teams of researchers and film-makers to discuss the process of collaboration and the potential of using film in social research and […]

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‘COM ∩∪ TIES’ – Exhibition in Brussels features work by Professor Esther Johnson – Opening 22 September

Still from Professor Esther Johnson's 'Hinterland', and Com Nu Ties logo (from Argos/ISELP)

Two Brussels institutions, Argos and ISELP, have teamed-up to organise a large-scale exhibition on the theme of what community means in the modern day, what thresholds must be crossed and how we define ‘community’. Professor of Film & Media Arts Esther Johnson will feature in this dual exhibition contemplating the implicit complexity of the theme of community, defined by four […]

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‘Asunder’ – Interviews with Professor Esther Johnson

Stills from Esther Johnson's Asunder

Asunder, the award-winning film from film-maker and Professor of Film & Media Arts at Sheffield Hallam University Esther Johnson, was the focus of two recent interviews Esther gave over the last couple of weeks. Asunder tells the story of what happened to an English town during the First World War, with almost all of its men fighting abroad and its […]

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