Transmission: Julie Westerman and Lulu Quinn – Tuesday 19 March 2019

Transmission logo and image for Julie Westerman and Lulu Quinn

Julie Westerman and Lulu Quinn have been friends and collaborators for twenty-five years. Inspired by each other’s practice they have combined their expertise in many an epic, entertaining, exasperating, exhilarating, and ambitious public art project, triumphing over the torrents of life-threatening flood-swollen rivers and the threat of legionella. Julie Westerman is an artist, researcher, and lecturer in Fine Art, Sheffield […]

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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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An exhibition about painting (in some aspect) – ‘Malevolent Eldritch Shrieking’ features past and present staff and students, opens in Sheffield on 24 March 2018

Title and info taken from Malevolent Eldritch Shrieking flyer

Malevolent Eldritch Shrieking is an exhibition of painting in its broadest sense. Curated by SHU alumni artist Paul Morrison and located at his Attercliffe™ space in Sheffield, the exhibition presents works by more than 90 artists including many past and present staff and students from Sheffield Hallam. The salon style exhibition is a large diverse international salon-style multi-generational exhibition about […]

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‘Hard Engineering: Propositions for Future Ruins’ – Julie Westerman’s exhibition open at the Gulbenkian in Lisbon

Banner image for Hard Engineering exhibition, provided by Julie Westerman

Hard Engineering: Propositions for Future Ruins explores how the urban environment is produced by everyday acts and how the city is constructed from material and immaterial structures of civic organisation, representation, power and control. Six speculative guides to Lisbon re-imagine the contemporary urban environment by exploring overlooked livelihoods, traces of profound social mutation, and the scars of past natural disasters, economic crisis […]

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‘Hard Engineering: Propositions for Future Ruins’ – Exhibition in Lisbon curated by and featuring Julie Westerman’s work

Banner for Hard Engineering exhibition (with Julie Westerman), Lisbon

Immaterial structures and material products are invariably subject to physical decay and social decline – no matter how grandiose or technologically advanced they might be. This exhibition explores sites of urban development and transformation to consider how we navigate and repurpose the future ruins of our urban surroundings. Hard Engineering – Propositions for Future Ruins is an exhibition curated by […]

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Dr Sharon Kivland’s ‘Armel Beaufils, le Regard des femmes’ exhibition opens 01 July

Exhibition invitation image for Armel Beaufils, le Regard des femmes (courtesy of Sharon Kivland, SHU)

As part of the Festival d’art, the commune of Saint-Briac-sur-Mer, which holds a significant collection of works by the sculptor Armel Beaufils (1882-1952) has invited the artist and SHU’s Reader of Fine Art Dr Sharon Kivland to curate an exhibition based on this collection, titled Armel Beaufils, le Regard des femmes. The project highlights an exceptional but little-known collection, and […]

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Tuesday 28 March 2017 – lunchtime seminar with Julie Westerman (Fine Art, SHU)

Image of 01 spray-painted on the ground

Speaker: Julie Westerman (Fine Art, SHU) Title: Trigger Point – Lisbon Julie’s practice embraces both individual research concerns and interdisciplinary curatorial practice. She works across sculpture, drawing, film, animation, and CAD processes. Ongoing research brings together a body of work that considers our pervading anxiety over global warming and our reactions to catastrophic events of natural forces. Recent curatorial projects have been concerned […]

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