‘Digital Ecologies II: Fiction Machines’ – Michelle Atherton presents her ‘Repository of Irrational Gestures’ at symposium at Bath Spa University

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Digital Ecologies II: Fiction Machines Senior Fine Art Lecturer Michelle Atherton presented her research project The Repository of Irrational Gestures (RIGs) in the form of a performance lecture at the Digital Ecologies II Symposium: Fiction Machines, hosted by The Centre for Media Research at Bath Spa University on Tuesday 16 July 2019. In the introduction to his book Fiction as […]

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Creative Interruptions in Collaboration with OTO hosts – CHALLENGING ERASURE: RESTORING AND NARRATING PALESTINE

Image credit: The Silent Protest - dir Mahasen Naser Eldin

Creative Interruptions and OTO wish to offer this opportunity for artists and academics in Sheffield to meet and join a discussion about Palestine, give insight into the ways in which Palestine has been documented across the decades and expand the creative dialogue between Sheffield and Palestinian filmmakers and artists. OTO is a practice-led screening and discussion group on current debates […]

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Wednesday 06 March 2019 – Lunchtime seminar with TC McCormack and Michelle Atherton (Fine Art)

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Speakers: TC McCormack and Michelle Atherton (Senior Lecturers in Fine Art) Title: As Much About Forgetting At this week’s lunchtime research seminar TC McCormack and Michelle Atherton discuss recent research and latest exhibition at Viborg Kunsthal – As Much About Forgetting – co-curated with Jette Gejl (DK), artist and academic at Aarhus University Denmark. Artists: Laura White (UK), David Toop (UK), Michael Schultze […]

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Transmission: Michelle Atherton and Jamie Sutcliffe – Tuesday 04 December 2018

Transmission banner - featuring Michelle Atherton's 'As Much About Forgetting' exhibition work

Michelle Atherton will be in conversation with Jamie Sutcliffe at tomorrow’s Transmission, discussing, amongst other matters, fake rocks, irrational gestures, and occult motion. Michelle Atherton is an artist working with images, temporal states, and contingency. The starting point for the works is often lens-based, exploring the rhetoric and subsequent potency of the image and our encounter with it. Here the […]

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‘Gonna Take Some Time’ – Michelle Atherton and TC McCormack co-curate screening event at Viborg Kunsthal, Denmark

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gonna take some time a screening event at Viborg Kunsthal Artists: Richard Sides, Matthew Noel-Tod, Rebecca Lennon, Marie von Heyl, Eva Fabregas, Anita Delaney, Darren Chouings, Sam Bunn and special guest. Screening event of artists’ films in conjunction with the exhibition As Much About Forgetting and the Viborg Animation Festival VAF. Curated by TC McCormack & Michelle Atherton. Thursday 27 […]

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Michelle Atherton and TC McCormack co-curate the group exhibition ‘AS MUCH ABOUT FORGETTING’ with Jette Gejl (Danish artist, curator and academic) at Viborg Kunsthal, Denmark

Banner image for 'AS MUCH ABOUT FORGETTING' - an exhibition at Viborg Kunsthal, also featuring logo of Viborg Kunsthal

This Friday sees the public opening of a new exhibition featuring Sheffield Hallam University Senior Lecturers in Fine Art Michelle Atherton and TC McCormack at Viborg Kunsthal, Denmark. The exhibition AS MUCH ABOUT FORGETTING has the tensions of history and memory at its core. The participating artists use installations, sculptures, videos, large-scale backlit vinyl and performances to re-call, reclaim and re-enact our […]

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Michelle Atherton’s video installation ‘Absorbing Red Photons’ installed at ‘Liquidscapes’ international gathering at Dartington Hall

Still from video installation 'Absorbing Red Photons' by Michelle Atherton, courtesy of the artist

Liquidscapes Michelle Atherton’s video installation ARP: Absorbing red Photons 2016 (2017) was installed at Liquidscapes: tales and telling of watery worlds and fluid states at Dartington Hall in Devon this June, at a three-day international gathering bringing together creative thinkers, writers, academics and artists to explore physically and figuratively our watery worlds and fluid states. The keynotes for the conference included […]

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‘They are sticky, maybe you can say magnetic’: Michelle Atherton and TC McCormack open exhibition in Linz – 28 June 2018

Photograph courtesy of TC McCormack

THEY ARE STICKY, MAYBE YOU CAN SAY MAGNETIC       über Sammlungen und andere Verbindungen in der Dichotomie der Gemeinschaft-Gesellschaft Jette Gejl, Michelle Atherton & TC McCormack   Thursday June 28 2018, 7.30PM KunstRaum Goethestrasse xtd, Linz, Austria Exhibition on between 29 June – 31 July 2018 LIVE AT KUNSTRAUM: 12PM, 29 June – a thirteen-hour programme with invited speakers, […]

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Michelle Atherton’s ‘ARP: Absorbing red photons 2016’ installed at Georgia State University, Atlanta

Still from Michelle Atherton's 'Absorbing Red Photons'

Michelle Atherton’s video installation ARP: Absorbing red photons 2016 (2017) was installed with an accompanying paper presentation at Rendering (the) Visible III: Liquidity at Georgia State University, Atlanta, USA. The conference explored the concept of liquidity as an innovative critical approach to the image’s relation to space, sensoriality, and digitality, as well as an aesthetic sensibility attuned to the political ontology of […]

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