‘Exorcising the present ghosts of our immediate future’: Fine Art’s Gravity series in collaboration with SIA and Site Gallery Sheffield – Discussion on Thursday 06 December

Site Gallery Discussion: Exorcising the present ghosts of our immediate future

On the cusp of Site Gallery’s 40th year this event in collaboration with Sheffield Institute of Arts and Fine Art Gravity lecture series looks back at the archive of curatorial history (particularly in relation to technology) – to the ghosts of exhibitions that haunt us – to see how this process impacts on contemporary curating. Discussion: Exorcising the present ghosts […]

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Transmission: Michelle Atherton and Jamie Sutcliffe – Tuesday 04 December 2018

Transmission banner - featuring Michelle Atherton's 'As Much About Forgetting' exhibition work

Michelle Atherton will be in conversation with Jamie Sutcliffe at tomorrow’s Transmission, discussing, amongst other matters, fake rocks, irrational gestures, and occult motion. Michelle Atherton is an artist working with images, temporal states, and contingency. The starting point for the works is often lens-based, exploring the rhetoric and subsequent potency of the image and our encounter with it. Here the […]

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Rose Butler’s ‘Kamikaze’ and ‘Star Flyer’ screening as part of Cinema Paradiso at HOME Manchester – Thursday 29 November 2018

Cropped still from Rose Butler's 'The Fair', courtesy of Rose Butler (http://www.rosebutler.com/projects/fairs) - Featuring a fair ground ride in the background of a quiet Sheffield car park.

Rose Butler, senior lecturer and Fine Art research scholar at Sheffield Hallam University has been invited to screen her dual-screen work The Fairs: Kamikaze and Star Flyer (2016) as part of Cinema Paradiso during the HOME Artist Film Weekender 2018, HOME’s fourth annual celebration of the wild, inventive world of artist film. The weekender runs from Friday 30 November 2018 to Sunday […]

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Two of Dr Sharon Kivland’s books added to ‘The Book Lovers’ research project and collection

Composite image of Sharon Kivland's 'A Case of Hysteria' and 'Reading Nana'

Sharon Kivland’s books A Case of Hysteria (1999) and Reading Nana (2017) have been added to the The Book Lovers collection as the result of a research project. The Book Lovers is a research project on the phenomenon of artists’ novels curated by David Maroto and Joanna Zielinska. The central question of this research is how a literary genre such as the […]

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Transmission: Sharon Kivland and Paul Clinton – Tuesday 20 November 2018

Transmission banner for Paul Clinton and Sharon Kivland

Paul Clinton and Sharon Kivland met earlier this year and have not stopped talking since. They talk about the erotics of revolution, transgression and prohibition, the événements and legacy of May 1968, the films of Eric Rohmer and the writing of Pierre Klossowski, jewellery and death, political alliances and psychoanalysis, gender, class, sexuality, soft furnishings, and the cut of the […]

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Dr Sharon Kivland invited to give reading at the Faculty of English, University of Cambridge

Sharon Kivland reading

On Monday 19 November, Sharon Kivland will join novelist Anna Moschovakis and translator Charlotte Collins at the Faculty of English at University of Cambridge in a session of readings hosted by Dr Sophie Seita. Judith E. Wilson Drama Studio, University of Cambridge Monday 19 November 2018, 7.30PM For more information please see here. Anna Moschovakis is the author most recently of the […]

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Transmission: David Cotterrell and Ruwanthie de Chickera – Tuesday 13 November 2018

Transmission lecture - David Cotterrell and Ruwanthie de Chickera - Brighton Pilot 1 Gallery

On Tuesday 13 November, David Cotterrell and Ruwanthie de Chickera will be presenting a public talk in Sheffield, exploring their recent collaborative work for the 2018 Transmission Lecture series. In recent years, David Cotterrell and Ruwanthie de Chickera have embarked on an eclectic series of field trips, producing a series of experimental artworks to clarify their experience and understanding of fear, […]

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‘The Bodies that Remain’ – Featuring Dr Sharon Kivland

Book image - The Bodies that Remain

The Bodies That Remain is a collection of bodies and absences. Through biography, experimental essay, interview, fictional manifestation, and poetic extraction, The Bodies That Remain is a collection of texts and images on the bodies of artists and writers who battled with the frustration of their own physicality and whose work reckoned with these limitations and continued beyond them. The essays in The Bodies […]

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Lise Autogena’s ‘Kuannersuit / Kvanefjeld’ screening at the University of Greenland

Public screening of the documentary film Kuannersuit / Kvanefjeld – and panel discussion on uranium mining hosted by Ilisimatusarfik / University of Greenland Professor Lise Autogena will present Kuannersuit / Kvanefjeld – a documentary film (30 minutes) created in 2016 with long-term collaborator Joshua Portway on 08 October 2018 at the University of Greenland. The film is based on the Australian mining company GME’s plans for mining at Kvanefjeld, […]

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