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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‘Utter Rubbish’ – Exhibition at Sheffield Institute of Arts explores our complex relationship with discarded materials – Open from 21 April 2018

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

Wednesday 30 April 2018 – Update  Joanne Lee was featured on BBC Radio Sheffield’s Paulette Edwards Show (presented on this occasion by Becky Measures) at 1100 on Friday 27 April 2018. Joanne spoke about the exhibition and about litter more broadly. Other topics for the panellists were litter picking, mental health, and Keeping Britain Tidy. Listen to the show here. Utter […]

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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

Composite image of Pam Flett Press works and flyer for Five Years exhibiton

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

Composite image of Rethinking Thinking symposium banner, UWE Bristol logo and VCRG logo

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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Joanne Lee presenting ‘The Good Place That Is No Place’ at University of Cumbria and University of Derby

Still from The Good Place That Is No Place by Joanne Lee

Joanne Lee, Senior Lecturer in Graphic Design, has been invited to present her photographic essay The Good Place That Is No Place at two upcoming conferences: Cities, Communities and Homes: Is the Urban Future Livable?, a conference organised by the University of Derby and Architecture, Media, Politics, Society (AMPS) between 22 and 23 June 2017. Find out more here. Visualising […]

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Joanne Lee invited to participate in multilingual writing project in Finland between 14 and 18 August 2017

Joanne Lee (Senior Lecturer of Graphic Design at Sheffield Hallam University) has been invited by Finnish artistic researcher Dr Lena Séraphin to participate in a multilingual writing project in Finland between 14 and 18 August 2017. This is supported by The Pro Artibus foundation, a non-profit organization situated in Ekenäs / Tammisaari (on the coast west of Helsinki) and will […]

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Joanne Lee invited to participate in communal art project ‘It Grows Like a Strange Flower’ on 24 June 2017

Image courtesy of Bloc Projects - of Ben Judd's 'It Grows Like a Strange Flower' featuring Joanne Lee

Senior Lecturer in Graphic Design Joanne Lee will be participating in a communal art project titled It Grows Like a Strange Flower between 24 and 25 June. The project has been commissioned by Sheffield-based gallery Bloc Projects and features artist Ben Judd. Ben Judd is an artist based in London and has been commissioned to produce an offsite project within […]

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Wednesday 07 June 2017 – Lunchtime seminar with Joanne Lee (Visual Communication, SHU) and Rosemary Shirley (Art History & Curating, Manchester Metropolitan University)

Image courtesy of Joanne Lee, SHU - fly tipping/litter

Speakers: Joanne Lee (Visual Communication, SHU) and Rosemary Shirley (Art History and Curating, Manchester Metropolitan University) Title: Littered Landscapes Joanne Lee (Visual Communication, SHU) and Rosemary Shirley (Art History and Curating, Manchester Metropolitan University) invite you to a lunchtime seminar about ‘Littered Landscapes’ With its multiple causes, varied material substance, persistent mobility and enduring legacy, litter is a subject that […]

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