Platform 18 – Exhibition showcasing the work of emerging creatives at SHU now open at the Millennium Gallery Sheffield

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Platform is an annual showcase of work from emerging creatives at Sheffield Hallam University. This year’s exhibition is taking place in the Cadman Room at Millennium Gallery Sheffield and runs from Monday 16 April to Saturday 21 April. In a year where fake news, misdirection, layered meaning and data manipulation have been front and centre in the cultural consciousness, the […]

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‘Utter Rubbish’ – Exhibition at Sheffield Institute of Arts explores our complex relationship with discarded materials – Open from 21 April 2018

Flyer image for 'Utter Rubbish' exhibition at SIA. By Joanne Lee, Joanna Rucklidge and Frazer Hudson.

Wednesday 30 April 2018 – Update  Joanne Lee was featured on BBC Radio Sheffield’s Paulette Edwards Show (presented on this occasion by Becky Measures) at 1100 on Friday 27 April 2018. Joanne spoke about the exhibition and about litter more broadly. Other topics for the panellists were litter picking, mental health, and Keeping Britain Tidy. Listen to the show here. Utter […]

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Dr Sharon Kivland featured in ‘SET UP’ at Cité internationale des arts – Friday 06 April 2018

Image courtesy of Sharon Kivland - Maintenir le corps by Sharon Kivland

Reader in Fine Art Dr Sharon Kivland will have work featured in SET UP, an exhibition taking place at the Cité internationale des arts in Paris this Friday 06 April. SET UP is a public rendering of the research projects of five artist/commissioner pairs as part of a collaboration between CEA (Association française des commissaires d’exposition) and the Réseau documents d’artistes. Sharon Kivland will be reading from Un discours amoureux […]

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‘A seven-year cycle happens every day’ – Joanne Lee’s Pam Flett Press marks seven years with reading room, exhibition and thinking space – From 17 March 2018

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It’s seven years since the first publication of independent serial, the Pam Flett Press. Four issues completed, tens of thousands of words and many photographs, they essay everyday things and places, and use these as a means with which to think differently. Joanne Lee‘s Pam Flett Press is marking the occasion with an exhibition, reading room and thinking space in North […]

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‘Perpetual Uncertainty’: exhibition featuring Lise Autogena’s work investigates Art and Radioactivity and opens on 23 February in Malmö

Banner image for 'Perpetual Uncertainty', courtesy of Lise Autogena

Lise Autogena, Professor of Cross-Disciplinary Art at Sheffield Hallam, will have her work exhibited as part of Perpetual Uncertainty: Art and Radioactivity at Malmö Konstmuseum opening Friday 23 February 2018. The exhibition will be opened by Isabella Lövin, Swedish Deputy Prime Minister and Minister for International Development Cooperation. The exhibition brings together artists from Europe, Japan and the USA to investigate questions of nuclear technology, radiation […]

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‘Hope is Strong’: New exhibition at Sheffield’s Millennium Gallery features work by SHU’s Sharon Kivland and Hester Reeve – Opening event on 21 February

Banner image for Millennium Gallery's 'Hope is Strong' exhibition - courtesy of Sharon Kivland

Readers in Fine Art Hester Reeve and Dr Sharon Kivland will both have their work featured in a new exhibition at Sheffield’s Millennium Gallery entitled Hope is Strong. The exhibition seeks to explore the power of art to question the world in the turbulent times in which we live. With far right parties and hate crimes on the rise, civil liberties and […]

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‘Hard Engineering: Propositions for Future Ruins’ – Julie Westerman’s exhibition open at the Gulbenkian in Lisbon

Banner image for Hard Engineering exhibition, provided by Julie Westerman

Hard Engineering: Propositions for Future Ruins explores how the urban environment is produced by everyday acts and how the city is constructed from material and immaterial structures of civic organisation, representation, power and control. Six speculative guides to Lisbon re-imagine the contemporary urban environment by exploring overlooked livelihoods, traces of profound social mutation, and the scars of past natural disasters, economic crisis […]

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‘Rhinoceral Words’: New exhibition in Geneva features work by Sharon Kivland – Opens 09 February 2018

Banner image for exhibition at Fonderie Kugler - featuring work by Sharon Kivland. Image from Rhinoceral Words page of Fonderie Kugler's website

Dr Sharon Kivland, Reader in Fine Art at Sheffield Hallam University, will feature in an exhibition taking place at Fonderie Kugler in Geneva entitled Rhinoceral Words II – Exposition. The exhibition opens on Friday 09 February 2018 and brings together five artists from different European regions to open a dialogue about the meaning of words – this “forgotten language, which goes beyond […]

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