Hallam lecturer joins Sheffield Race Equality Commission

Senior lecturer and artist Yuen Fong Ling has been appointed to a commission looking into the nature, extent and causes of racism and racial disparities in Sheffield. The Sheffield Race Equality Commission has appointed 24 commissioners to join its board. Explaining why he wanted to get involved with the year-long project Yuen said: “I feel it’s important to question, challenge […]

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Uniting Nations through Art & Design Health Research: New People, Possibilities and PhDs at Lab4Living

Peter Kaisu Michael

The events of 2020 have irrevocably changed our perception of life at home, work, and in recreation. Despite the current restrictions on how we now live, Lab4Living at Sheffield Hallam University has nonetheless continued to expand its reach on the global stage. Following successful funding via a £4m Research England-funded E3 programme awarded to Lab4Living, and directed by world-renowned Professors […]

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Three new Lab4Living PhD Studentship opportunities

Lab4Living PhD Studentships

Lab4Living is now advertising for three new PhD Studentships, to join its existing cohort of eight students. The studentships will support art and design led research projects that explore a range of socially urgent topics under the broader themes of the 100-Year Life and the Future Home. The studentships will focus on one of three research areas: Future-Proofing Life: Exploring Extreme […]

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‘Transmission’ & ‘COMMONS Dialogues’ – Professor David Cotterrell at 2020’s virtual Ubumuntu Arts Festival of Humanity

2020-07 Ubumuntu (David Cotterrell and Ruwanthie de Chickera) - Transmission

Ubumuntu 2020 Friday 17 to Sunday 19 July 2020 Free registration online here. Empathy & Risk will be contributing to the 6th Ubumuntu Festival of Humanity through the creation of a new art work – Transmission, and an in-conversation event – COMMONS Dialogues. Transmission David Cotterrell and Ruwanthi de Chickera’s new video production Transmission will be presented at the main […]

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‘A City That Welcomes Art’: Three Sheffield artists reflect on winning major prizes in Corridor8 article, including Penny McCarthy

Penny McCarthy was recently featured in a Corridor8 article titled ‘A City That Welcomes Art: Three Sheffield artists reflect on winning major prizes’. The article endorses Sheffield’s creative landscape as going from strength to strength and describes 2019 as being a ‘bumper crop’ with three Sheffield artists securing major national prizes, of which Reader in Fine Art at Sheffield Hallam […]

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‘La Forme naturelle’ – Sharon Kivland opens new exhibition at Edizioni Galleria Periferia

La Forme naturelle, Sharon Kivland Opening: Saturday 14 March 2020, 12.00PM – 5.00PM and 21 and 28 March, 4 and 11 April 2020 every Saturday from 12.00PM to 5.00PM or by appointment  The exhibition is generously supported by the Casimir Eigensatz Foundation galleria Edizioni Periferia · Unterlachenstrasse 12 · 6005 Luzern · www.periferia.ch There will be diligent squirrels who read […]

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Transmission: Site Gallery hosts the first cohort of the Freelands Artist Programme – Tuesday 03 March 2020

2020 TRANSMISSION Ling Yuen Fong - Carr, Street, Vann, Williams - Photo by Jules Lister

TRANSMISSION 2020 Keywords are words or concepts of significance. Sometimes they are used as shortcuts to interpretation or expectation. Words (and concepts) have multiple and often contradictory meanings. They are not fixed, and there may be a struggle over their definitions. They change and flow or are blocked and fought over. They are employed, weaponised, or otherwise. This year Transmission […]

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Transmission: Becky Shaw and Katrina Palmer – Tuesday 25 February 2020

2020 TRANSMISSION SHAW Becky - Katrina Palmer (2)

TRANSMISSION 2020 Keywords are words or concepts of significance. Sometimes they are used as shortcuts to interpretation or expectation. Words (and concepts) have multiple and often contradictory meanings. They are not fixed, and there may be a struggle over their definitions. They change and flow or are blocked and fought over. They are employed, weaponised, or otherwise. This year Transmission […]

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‘Gravity 2020: Museum’ – Becky Shaw and Frances Scott in discussion

2020-02-13 SHAW Becky - Gravity Museum III - Image detail from PHX - X is for Xylonite

  Gravity: Museum   We look forward to a new season of Gravity lectures convened in partnership with Museums Sheffield. Through Gravity, we offer an innovation platform that aims to build a learning community seeking new forms of understanding of art practice through speculative conversations that are often propositional and co-created between students and speakers. Each presentation will begin with […]

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Transmission: Rose Butler and Sarah Wood – Tuesday 11 February 2020

2020 TRANSMISSION BUTLER - Sarah Wood (2)

TRANSMISSION 2020 Keywords are words or concepts of significance. Sometimes they are used as shortcuts to interpretation or expectation. Words (and concepts) have multiple and often contradictory meanings. They are not fixed, and there may be a struggle over their definitions. They change and flow or are blocked and fought over. They are employed, weaponised, or otherwise. This year Transmission […]

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