New exhibition by Yuen Fong Ling at Graves Gallery launching 17 April 2024

We are the Monument, a new exhibition by Yuen Fong Ling, presents his work Monumentalise (2023) alongside collection highlights to explore the complex power of the plinth at Graves Gallery. LAND: Photographs by Matthew Conduit sees a series of images of post-industrial landscapes by the Sheffield-based artist go on display for the first time. New additions to the collection displays include work by Emma […]

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Prof Lise Autogena joins Advisory Board for the Swiss Polar Institute

Prof Lise Autogena, in her role leading Narsaq International Research Station, has been invited to join the Advisory Board for the Swiss Polar Institute’s four-year flagship programme: Greenlandic Fjord ecosystems in a changing climate: socio-cultural and environmental interactions (GreenFjord).The GreenFjord programme aims to examine the impact of climate change on ecosystems in the southern region of Greenland. Scientists from a […]

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HavObservatoriet: Professor Lise Autogena’s sea observatory art installation in Vejle, Denmark

HavObservatoriet: Credit to Jean Bidlot and Lise Autogena.

This post is from the Latest News on the Sheffield Hallam University press website – find this online here. Update: Lise Autogena was a guest on BBC Radio York and Lincolnshire to discuss her sea observatory art installation in Denmark. Listen back from 1:11:51. Find another interview online and listen back from 1:44:35. HavObservatoriet (“sea observatory”) is a public space which […]

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‘Gateway II’ – Professor David Cotterrell referenced in the Guardian

Images courtesy of David Cotterrell and the Imperial War Museum exhibition - Images are research photography by Professor David Cotterrell, entitled 'Gateway II'

When is it too early to teach your kids about genocide? Professor David Cotterrell, Director of the Culture & Creativity Research Institute has had his work, Gateway II, referenced in a Guardian piece looking at the Imperial War Museum’s new galleries showcasing artistic responses to conflict since its inception during the First World War. On the photographs featured in the exhibition, […]

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HavObservatoriet artwork by Lise Autogena and Joshua Portway launched at Vejle Klimapark, Denmark


‘HavObservatoriet’ is a new artwork by Prof Lise Autogena and Joshua Portway for Vejle Klimapark. The artwork uses the latest forecasting data to create a visual representation of the predicted state of the ocean surrounding Denmark. It was launched on 31 October 2023 at Klimaparken, a major landscaping programme in the city of Vejle that prevents the city from flooding. […]

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Dr Becky Shaw in university and gallery partnership to receive UK’s first AHRC Exhibition Fund award for ‘Things of the Least’.

image copyright Manchester Art Gallery/Ben Blackall

Fine Art Reader Dr Becky Shaw is lead artist researcher in a team that has secured the only 2023 UK Exhibition Fund grant from the Arts and Humanities Research Council (AHRC). Things of the Least will be an experiment in ‘exhibition-making’, exploring how very young children engage with the material world. It builds on Becky’s previous collaboration with Manchester Metropolitan University’s […]

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