David Cotterrell’s ‘A Yard for Your Thoughts [The Last Huzzah of British Gunboat Diplomacy]’ at the Side Effects exhibition – 16.06.21 – 30.09.21

David Cotterrell has produced a new work in collaboration with Tom Valentine (aka Thomas Vann Altheimer) for the exhibition, Side Effects // Efectos Secundarios, Volume IV. Steppling Art Gallery at SDSU-IV, in collaboration with I21 Espacio de Proyectos, Mexicali is pleased to present the composite film, A Yard for Your Thoughts [The Last Huzzah of British Gunboat Diplomacy] by David and Thomas under their moniker, The […]

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Virginia Heath’s ‘Mae West – Boxer In A Corset’ at the 31st Inside Out film festival

Copyright Faction North 2021. Dannie Harris as Mae West.

Copyright Faction North 2021. Dannie Harris as Mae West.   Variety Exclusive: Inside Out Reveals Finance Forum Projects and Exec Participants. Professor Virginia Heath’s hybrid documentary Mae West – Boxer In A Corset announced as one of the selected projects. May 18th, 2021: Inside Out, Canada’s largest 2SLGBTQ+ film festival and single largest promoter and distributor of 2SLGBTQ+ content in Canada, has […]

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Esther Johnson’s ‘DUST & METAL’: Archive documentary call-out for audio and video footage of Motorbike culture across Vietnam

‘Dust & Metal’ (Bụi và Kim loại) is a feature-length film in production in Vietnam directed by Esther Johnson (Professor of Film and Media Arts at Sheffield Hallam University http://blanchepictures.com) and produced by Live Cinema UK, working with Hanoi-based Vietnam Film Institute and TPD: The Centre for Assistance and Development of Movie Talents. The project is funded by the British […]

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8 Lab4Living PhD studentships announced

Lab4Living PhD studentships

Lab4Living is pleased to announce 8 new PD studentships in Art and Design. We invite PhD applications from candidates interested in joining Lab4Living: a design led interdisciplinary research group at Sheffield Hallam University, recognised for its world-leading research in design for health and award-winning products and interventions that positively impact on people’s lives. Lab4Living has secured national funding to build the […]

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Saturday 8 June 2019 – A Soft Rebellion in Paradise – The International Premiere of a film by Chloë Brown

A Soft Rebellion in Paradise

For one day this spring, Sheffield’s historic Paradise Square is set to transform into an art gallery for a major outdoor screening event as part of Sheffield Doc/Fest. A Soft Rebellion in Paradise, a new short film by artist and Senior Lecturer in Fine Art Chloë Brown shot on location in the Square, will receive its international premiere on Saturday 8th […]

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Debbie Ballin and Esther Johnson at The XX International Oral History Association Conference, Finland

IOHA XX Banner image - Photo by Aarne Pietinen, Finnish Heritage Agency

IOHA 2018 – Memory and Narration is the XX International Oral History Association Conference, being held this year at the University of Jyväskylä between Monday 18 June and Thursday 21 June. Professor of Film and Media Arts Esther Johnson and Senior Lecturer in Filmmaking Debbie Ballin have been invited to present a paper on their collaborative research project A share of a pensioner’s Christmas ‘Bonus’ as […]

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