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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‘3 Figs, 4 Voices, Ceramic Prosthesis and a Staircase’ – Research workshop organised by Michelle Atherton at arebyte Gallery

Image courtesy of Michelle Atherton - 3 Figs, 4 Voices, Ceramic Prosthesis and a Staircase Research Workshop at arebyte

Michelle Atherton, Senior Lecturer in Fine Art at Sheffield Hallam University, organised a research workshop on 12 December 2017 at arebyte Gallery, London. The event brought together contributions from artists and academics to explore the current prevalence of the term irrational in public discourse. The aim was to identify present and past irrational gestures and was staged on Richard Wentworth’s […]

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Researcher Blog by Michelle Atherton: Banff Artists in Residence in the Canadian Rockies

Banff Centre for Arts & Creativity

About the author Michelle Atherton is Senior Lecturer in Sheffield Institute of Arts (SIA) and a member of the Art & Design Research Centre (ADRC) within C3RI. Michelle’s research explores the resistance of space through the encounter with the image, often using cultural phenomena as a starting point to discuss structures and systems. Michelle’s work has been widely exhibited in a range of galleries […]

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‘Simulated Heritage Laboratory’ at KH7 Aarhus – exhibition by Michelle Atherton and TC McCormack open until July 24

Image of the exhibition space at KH7 Aarhus for Dirty Magic by Michelle Atherton and TC McCormack. Image courtesy of TC McCormack.

Michelle Atherton (Fine Art, SHU) and TC McCormack (Fine Art, SHU) in collaboration with Danish artist Jette Gejl will be resident at KH7artspace in Denmark for a period of eight days working on a new project entitled the Simulated Heritage Laboratory. Simulated Heritage Laboratory KH7 Aarhus, Denmark 2.30PM – 4PM daily 17 July 2017 – 24 July 2017 This is […]

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Wednesday 18 May 2016 – Lunchtime seminar with Michelle Atherton (Fine Art, SHU)

Image of a night sky

Title: Submersive Aesthetics Speaker: Michelle Atherton (Fine Art, SHU) Michelle Atherton is an artist whose work objectifies cultural phenomena as a means to investigate structures, systems and preoccupations. She is interested in the resistance of space through the image and the construction of an insubordinate aesthetic. Most recent exhibitions include: RAF Cosford, UK; Zeppelin Museum, Germany; Tatton Park Biennale U.K.; […]

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