Wednesday 11 October 2023 – ‘Overspill: Presences, Processes, Perspectives event’ – in conversation with Rosana Cade

All are warmly invited to this screening and in conversation with Rosana Cade. This event is part of the research seminar series Overspill: Presences, Processes & Perspectives hosted at Sheffield Hallam University by Dr Sophie Swoffer (Lecturer in Performance). The event includes a screening of the creative documentary film ‘Walking:Holding’ by Rosana Cade, Claire Nolan and Charlie Cauchi. This film […]

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Patti Smith and King Creosote perform ‘Pauper’s Dough’ from Professor Virginia Heath’s film ‘From Scotland With Love’ at COP 26 Climate Action Concert

Pathway-to-Paris-Cop-26-Concert-Glasgow-2021 Banner Patti Smith and King Creosote perform 'Paupers Dough' from Professor Virginia Heath’s film 'From Scotland With Love' at COP 26 Climate Action Concert

Patti Smith and King Creosote perform Pauper’s Dough from Professor Virginia Heath’s film From Scotland With Love at COP 26 Climate Action Concert Pathway to Paris in Glasgow 2021 On 31 October 2021, to mark the beginning of the COP 26 Climate Change Conference in Glasgow, Patti Smith invited King Creosote to perform with her and they sang Pauper’s Dough, […]

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Ashely Barnes speaks with BBC Radio Sheffield about short story dispensers at Off the Shelf Festival

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Short stories to go at Off the Shelf Festival of Words Ashley Barnes, deputy head of the Department of Humanities has been speaking to BBC Radio Sheffield (1:41:20) about Short Story Dispenser machines which were positioned at Sheffield Central Library and the Millennium Gallery during Off the Shelf this year. The Dispensers offer short stories and poems on different themes […]

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Professor Virginia Heath’s BAFTA-nominated film ‘From Scotland With Love’ screening with live performance by King Creosote

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Professor Virginia Heath’s BAFTA-nominated film, From Scotland With Love, is screening with live performance of the score by King Creosote at Edinburgh’s Usher Hall on Saturday 07 March 2020, almost 5 years after it was performed to critical acclaim at the Edinburgh International Festival in August 2015. “Even without the use of a TV, mobile phone and the internet, I am […]

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Chloë Brown’s ‘A Soft Rebellion in Paradise’ reviewed in Corridor8

A Soft Rebellion in Paradise

A Soft Rebellion in Paradise is a new short film by artist and Senior Lecturer in Fine Art Chloë Brown. The film was shot on location in Sheffield’s Paradise Square and being internationally premiered in the form of an outdoor screening in partnership with Sheffield Doc/Fest on Saturday 08 June 2019, in the Square itself. A review of the screening was recently posted by Holly […]

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Penny McCarthy’s gallery of ‘Beware the Cat’ series of illustrations

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Fine Art Reader Penny McCarthy writes about the research behind the Beware the Cat series of illustrations in a new blog post on the project’s website. The gallery of ink and brush illustrations are a response to Penny’s reading of the 16th Century text written by William Baldwin. Researchers from the disciplines of Fine Art, Theatre, Literature, and Linguistics at the University […]

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