‘re-turning’: Group exhibition featuring Joanne Lee’s audiovisual essay ‘In the Midst of England’ opening Friday 30 November

Banner for Joanne Lees - re-turning exhibition (Stoke)

re-turning An ongoing project involving four artists, Andrew Brown, Joanne Lee, Danica Maier and Christine Stevens. Working under the title Returns, the group began with a 2012 residency at the former Spode ceramics factory. Since then it has repeatedly returned to investigate Stoke-on-Trent, its urban landscapes, diverse communities, manufacturing and craft skills, and the material history that has made it […]

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Graphic Design and the Research Excellence Framework – One day symposium at Sheffield Institute of Arts – 17 October 2018

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Graphic Design and the Research Excellence Framework One-Day Symposium Sheffield Institute of Arts Sheffield Hallam University 17 October 2018, 12.30PM – 5.30PM Tickets are free and available here , but you/your institution must be members of CHEAD or the Graphic Design Educators’ Network. If you have any questions,  please contact James Corazzo. Speakers: Paul Bailey – London College of Communication […]

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‘The importance of creative collaboration’ – Visual Communication’s Pam Bowman interviewed by Creative Review and Dropbox

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Principal Lecturer in Visual Communication Pam Bowman was recently interviewed by Creative Review and Dropbox for a report on creativity and collaborative working. The report, entitled The importance of creative collaboration investigates the importance of collaboration in making great creative work and is available here. Pam’s interview is on page 10. Pam Bowman is Principal Lecturer and Program Lead for Visual Communication at […]

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Art Walks Sheffield: SIA exhibition ‘Utter Rubbish’ features in May’s walk – Saturday 19 May

Flyer image for 'Utter Rubbish' exhibition at SIA. By Joanne Lee, Joanna Rucklidge and Frazer Hudson.

Taking place approximately every two months during 2018, Art Walks Sheffield offers unique, individually curated perspectives on the many different visual arts practices throughout the city. They are based around journeys that take us from design to digital, 2D to 3D, conceptual to skills-based contemporary art and explore a host of maker practices within the city. May’s walk is on […]

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Pam Bowman and Matt Edgar’s films ‘Typography Now’ and ‘Punk & Pageant’ added to lineup for Offset Dublin

Composite image of promo images for Typography Now and Punk & Pageant (courtesy of Pam Bowman), with Offset logo

Films by Sheffield Hallam University’s Pam Bowman and Matt Edgar have been added to the lineup of Offset Dublin creative conference, to be screened on the main stage on Friday 23 and Saturday 24 March. Typography Now is a look at the initiation, making and lasting impact of the 1991 book that became a record of its generation. The second […]

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‘A seven-year cycle happens every day’ – Joanne Lee’s Pam Flett Press marks seven years with reading room, exhibition and thinking space – From 17 March 2018

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It’s seven years since the first publication of independent serial, the Pam Flett Press. Four issues completed, tens of thousands of words and many photographs, they essay everyday things and places, and use these as a means with which to think differently. Joanne Lee‘s Pam Flett Press is marking the occasion with an exhibition, reading room and thinking space in North […]

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Why Not Associates – Exhibition at the Head Post Office opens with private viewing – Friday 24 November 2017

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Why Not Associates is a British multi-disciplinary design studio with a world-wide reputation, who believe that compelling communication demands an element of surprise, whether it’s for postage stamps or public art, TV idents or cultural institutions. WNA has been at the vanguard of British graphic design for the past three decades. Inventive and irreverent, progressive and provocative, their output is […]

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‘Re-thinking thinking in Art & Design education’: Joanne Lee to speak at symposium at UWE Bristol – 03 November 2017

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Joanne Lee (Senior Lecturer in Graphic Design at SHU) will speak at a symposium entitled Re-thinking Thinking in Art and Design Education: thoughts on/from/with creative practice with the aim to explore the location and practice of thinking in art and design education and what it means to integrate thinking and making, theory and practice. The symposium, organised by UWE Bristol […]

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Joanne Lee (Graphic Design) collaborates on multi-lingual collective writing project ‘Replay’ in Finland – August 2017

Image taken from Pro Artibus 'Replay' page

Update: 24 August 2017 Yleisradio (YLE), having now studio recorded all of the participants reading the texts written during this project, are developing a documentary for broadcast in the coming months. A video of the public reading in the town square of Ekenäs/Tammisaari (as the area is bilingual Swedish/Finnish the town has two different names) can be found here. The […]

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Researcher Blog by Joanne Lee: Neepsend Lane and the relationship between art practice and place

Joanne Lee, Neepsend1, 2017

About the author Joanne Lee is a senior lecturer in Graphic Design in the Art & Design Research Centre (ADRC). Much of her research develops through a serial publication, the Pam Flett Press, which explores the visual, verbal and temporal possibilities of ‘essaying’ the everyday.   Joanne was recently invited to take part in Practising Place, an event curated by […]

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