‘Future-proofing Our Collections’ – Professor Esther Johnson invited to discuss archive film at London’s Screen Archives conference

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The Future-proofing Our Collections: Unleashing the Power of Archive Film conference will see London’s Screen Archives bring together archivists, filmmakers, researchers, academics and archive film professionals on Thursday 12 March 2020. Hosted by the Museum of London, the day will include case studies, innovative approaches, presentations and discussions about archive film and ‎its potential to bring together communities, build and […]

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Transnational Popular Culture as a Catalyst for Social Change – 22-23 June 2020 – Call for contributions open until 29 March

Transnational Popular Culture as a catalyst for social change Sheffield Hallam University Research Cluster

Transnational Popular Culture as a Catalyst for Social Change Workshops Sheffield Hallam University, Monday 22 and Tuesday 23 June 2020 Call for contributions Changing minds changes lives. Popular culture has enormous discursive power which creates meaning through storytelling and performance, and can thus be used as a political tool for social change. Arts and Humanities put the human at the […]

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Professor Esther Johnson invited to speak on an immersive cinema panel at the prestigious SXSW festival in Austin, Texas this March

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Professor Esther Johnson will be discussing her approach to live scored cinema in her research ASUNDER and new project in Vietnam DUST & METAL, during a panel event Marginalised Histories Through Live Cinema on 15th March at this year’s festival. Founded in 1987 in Austin, Texas, SXSW is best known for its conference and festivals that celebrate the convergence of […]

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Professor Esther Johnson’s ‘Hinterland’ and ‘Retreating the Line’ screen at immersive film/music event Shifting Sands in Scarborough Market Hall and Vaults

Shifting Sands screenings - Esther Johnson (stills from Retreating the Line/Hinterland)

Hinterland and Retreating the Line screen at immersive film/music event Shifting Sands in Scarborough Market Hall and Vaults Professor Esther Johnson’s artist film works Hinterland and Film and Video Umbrella and Hull City of Culture 2017 commission Retreating the Line both screen this Friday 17 January 2020 7PM – 9PM at Shifting Sands taking place at: Scarborough Market Hall and […]

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‘a ROLE to PLAY’ – Professor Esther Johnson’s new artist film premieres on Thursday 28 November 2019

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a ROLE to PLAY Professor Esther Johnson’s new artist film a ROLE to PLAY will premiere this Thursday 28th November 18:30 at QUAD in Derby. The screening is free and you can book HERE. Working with adult literacy group members, food bank users and volunteers connected to Freedom Community Project, a ROLE to PLAY shares experiences of contemporary working life […]

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SHU Space & Place Group Conference – Featuring screening of Esther Johnson’s ‘Alone Together’ and sessions by Becky Shaw and James Corazzo – Wednesday 10 July 2019

Still from 'Alone Together' by Professor Esther Johnson

This free day-long event hosted by Sheffield Hallam University’s Space & Place Group at Kelham Island Industrial Museum on 10 July 2019 (as part of the University of Sheffield’s From Brooklyn Works to Brooklynism programme) brings together academics from across SHU, and beyond, to explore different ways of researching spaces and places, specifically from the perspective of comfort and discomfort. This event […]

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‘SHIPS in the SKY’ – Professor Esther Johnson’s arts project launches at Hull Central Library on Wednesday 27 February

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A launch for Professor Esther Johnson’s arts project SHIPS in the SKY will take place on Wednesday 27 February at Hull Central Library. Led by artist and filmmaker Esther Johnson in partnership with Hull Libraries’ oral history project Untold Hull, SHIPS in the SKY is a film, oral history and exhibition project that will uncover peoples’ memories of a treasured Kingston-Upon-Hull […]

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