Researcher Blog by Reader in Fine Art Hester Reeve – Reflections on a residency at Nirox Sculpture Park, South Africa

Photo courtesy of Hester Reeve

About the author Hester Reeve is a performance artist who works with Live Art actions, philosophy, dialogues, drawing and photography. Hester is a Reader in Fine Art at Sheffield Hallam University – find out more information on Hester Reeve and her work on her webpage. I’m currently on a research residency at Nirox Sculpture Park in South Africa. This is a […]

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Walking… Seeing… Being: Hester Reeve co-facilitates event at Nirox South Africa on Slow Art Day

Flyer for Walking... Seeing... Being... co-facilitated by Hester Reeve at NIROX South Africa - from NIROX event website

Slow Art Day takes place globally on the 14 April, encouraging self-reflection and discovery through slow appreciation of art. This year, SHU Reader in Fine Art Hester Reeve is co-facilitating an event in South Africa’s NIROX sculpture park. Walking… Seeing… Being… marks Hester Reeve’s first research trip to South Africa and the beginning of the first stage of a new major public art work […]

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‘Hope is Strong’: New exhibition at Sheffield’s Millennium Gallery features work by SHU’s Sharon Kivland and Hester Reeve – Opening event on 21 February

Banner image for Millennium Gallery's 'Hope is Strong' exhibition - courtesy of Sharon Kivland

Readers in Fine Art Hester Reeve and Dr Sharon Kivland will both have their work featured in a new exhibition at Sheffield’s Millennium Gallery entitled Hope is Strong. The exhibition seeks to explore the power of art to question the world in the turbulent times in which we live. With far right parties and hate crimes on the rise, civil liberties and […]

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Arts Meets Philosophy: Hester Reeve’s works as Resident Artist exhibited at King’s College London featuring evening of artists’ talks until 08 February 2017

Image of Hester Reeve, courtesy of the artist

Hester Reeve, artist and Reader in Fine Art in the Art & Design Research Centre (ADRC), is having her work showcased along with other Resident Artists at the Centre for Philosophy and the Visuals Arts (CVPA) in an exhibition from 30 January until 08 February 2018 in the Arcade in Bush House, London. Through their practice, CPVA Resident Artists explore, engage with and […]

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‘Thinkers for our time’: Hester Reeve invited to speak at event discussing Sylvia Pankhurst at The British Academy

Reader in Fine Art Hester Reeve will feature on a panel discussing women’s and workers’ rights campaigner Sylvia Pankhurst at the British Academy on 05 December 2017. Thinkers for our time: Sylvia Pankhurst The British Academy, SW1Y 5AH Tuesday 05 December 2017, 6.30PM – 8PM The event is part of the British Academy’s season on Revolutions. A leading campaigner for women’s and workers’ rights, Sylvia Pankhurst (1882-1960) helped […]

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Hester Reeve takes up residency at Kunsthuis SYB

Hester Reeve at KCL

Hester Reeve, artist and Reader in Fine Art in the Art & Design Research Centre (ADRC), has just completed the first part of her joint residency at Kings College London (KCL) and at Kunsthuis SYB in The Netherlands. Based at the Centre for Philosophy and the Visuals Arts (CVPA) at KCL, Hester has been working with Dr John Callanan on Kant’s Groundwork of the Metaphysics […]

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YMEDACA – Hester Reeve

Front cover of YMEDACA by Hester Reeve (published with Yorkshire Sculpture Park)

YMEDACA is a publication made to document YMEDACA, a two-year project by live artist Hester Reeve at Yorkshire Sculpture Park (YSP) featuring full colour in-situ project photography and extraordinary drawings by the artist. Inspired by the collections of the National Arts Education Archive as well as the landscape of the Bretton Estate, YMEDACA stood as a re-mapping of YSP as […]

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