Dr Sharon Kivland interviewed in Point Contemporain

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Point Contemporain is a magazine dedicated to contemporary art. Created in April 2015 with a focus on works, artists’ interviews and exhibition reviews, Point Contemporain is interested in works, performances and installations of contemporary creation in France and Europe. Sharon Kivland was interviewed for the magazine on her relationship with reading, books and approaches to publishing. Read the full interview here (French). […]

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‘J’attends un enfant’ – Dr Sharon Kivland

Cover of J'attends un enfant by Sharon Kivland

J’attends un enfant is from a series of small, attractive pamphlets, collecting and reframing found images, which casts a rather unsavoury, even sinister gaze on representations of childhood. Here is l’enfant destructeur. Dr Sharon Kivland is a Reader in Fine Art at Sheffield Hallam University. Find out more about Sharon Kivland’s books and other works here.

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Professor Lise Autogena gives keynote at Kunsthal Aarhus’ Forum for Directors – Wednesday 27 March 2019

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Professor Lise Autogena was Keynote Speaker at Kunsthal Aarhus‘ Forum for Directors on Wednesday 27 March, speaking to directors from a variety of institutions in Denmark, such as Aarhus Universitity, LEGO, Holst Lawyers and Galleri Grisk, gathered to participate in the Kunsthal’s new initiative Lederforum (Forum for Directors), which explored new insights into the structural challenges of integration. Speakers included Astrid Gade Nielsen (Vice President of Danish Crown) […]

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Penny McCarthy’s ‘Inspired by Leonardo’ talks at the Sheffield Millennium Gallery this April

Composite image of Millennium Gallery logo and two images - Leonardo da Vinci, Studies of water, c.1510-13. Royal Collection Trust © Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth II 2019 & Sailko [CC BY 3.0 (https://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/3.0)] - for Penny McCarthy's talks 'Inspired by Leonardo'

Sheffield Hallam University’s Reader in Fine Art Penny McCarthy will be holding two events this April at Sheffield’s Millennium Gallery, coinciding with the Leonardo da Vinci: A Life in Drawing exhibition which continues until Monday 06 May 2019. Penny will be discussing her own approach and drawing practice and her experience of studying Leonardo’s work. Inspired by Leonardo Discussion Group: Drawing from the […]

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Penny McCarthy’s illustrations at performance of ‘Beware the Cat’ at the Royal Shakespeare Company – Saturday 06 July 2019

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Beware the Cat  The Other Place, Stratford-upon-Avon Saturday 06 July, 5PM  Free but ticketed   This funny, satirical one-hour performance emerges from a collaborative process between artists and academics responding to the first ever English novel by William Baldwin. A tall tale of magical attempts to understand the language of cats, with unique artworks representing the cat-world by artist Penny […]

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Dr Becky Shaw named artist-in-residence at Sarah Wigglesworth Architects

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SHU Reader in Fine Art Dr Becky Shaw has been named artist-in-residence at Sarah Wigglesworth Architects, a design-led architecture firm active in the education, housing, cultural, civic & urban design sectors with sustainable design at the heart of their work. Becky was chosen from more than 150 applications for the residency, which is part of a series of the SWA25 events series […]

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Penny McCarthy’s illustrations at performance of ‘Beware the Cat’ at the Attenborough Centre for Creative Arts – Friday 10 May 2019

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The world’s first ever English novel – a little known satire of magic and religious controversy written during a time of immense political and social change across England and Europe – has been brought to life by researchers at the Universities of Sussex, Sheffield, and Sheffield Hallam. The novel, Beware the Cat, was written in 1552 before many of the more […]

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‘Living Research: The Urgency of the Arts’ – Rose Butler presents research at conference at the RCA

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What does arts and humanities research have to offer in our current socio-political climate? The NAFAE (National Association for Fine Art Education) Research Student Conference takes as its focus the way arts research methods and practices might be put to use in our contemporary moment. We ask, what ‘work’ can a PhD do? By this we do not mean how might […]

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