A Strange Weave of Time and Place – Exhibition at Site Gallery 12 – 28 July 2019

A Strange Weave of Time and Place

A new exhibition curated by ADRC PhD student Jeanine Griffin, is announced at Site Gallery in Sheffield. The exhibition ‘A Strange Weave of Time and Place’ explores notions of aura & authenticity in the post-digital context. Among the artists whose work is featured are Sheffield Hallam University Art and Design Research Centre‘s PhD student Diana Taylor, Fine Art reader Penny McCarthy and recent SHU […]

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Critical Arts in Health Network event 24 June: Resistance and Resilience. Working with Willow Withies

Critical Arts in Health Network

On Monday 24th June, the fourth in a series of critical arts in health events facilitated by ADRC PhD students Julie Walters and Sarah Smizz will consider Resistance and Resilience. Event 4: Resistance and Resilience. Working with Willow Withies In this workshop we will attempt to make wearable structures with willow, and as we consider a quote from Tim Ingold’s book, Making, […]

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8 Lab4Living PhD studentships announced

Lab4Living PhD studentships

Lab4Living is pleased to announce 8 new PD studentships in Art and Design. We invite PhD applications from candidates interested in joining Lab4Living: a design led interdisciplinary research group at Sheffield Hallam University, recognised for its world-leading research in design for health and award-winning products and interventions that positively impact on people’s lives. Lab4Living has secured national funding to build the […]

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Researcher Blog by PhD Candidate Alison Mayne: The Spiritual and Social Benefits of Knitting

About the author Alison Mayne is a doctoral candidate in the Art & Design Research Centre (ADRC) and a Scotland-based amateur maker in knitting and crochet. Alison’s research focuses on women’s crafting experiences and perceptions of well-being shared through social media and is diverted by what may be learnt through remaking historical dress. Alison works as an Associate Lecturer in Fashion Theory […]

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Knitting and health: PhD candidate Alison Mayne interviewed for BBC Radio Scotland

Alison Mayne, Diversions, (2018), plus BBC Radio Scotland logo

HEALTH AND WELLBEING: Knit your way to a pill-free prescription Is crochet just what the doctor ordered? Doctoral candidate Alison Mayne is a Scotland-based amateur maker in knit and crochet, studying in the Art & Design Research Centre (ADRC) at Sheffield Hallam University. Alison recently spoke to BBC Radio Scotland about social prescribing and the role knitting can play as part of […]

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Researcher Blog by PhD Candidate Tim Machin: A Grand Experiment in the Accumulative Production of Cultural and Civic Meaning

About the author Tim Machin is the Gallery Manager for the Sheffield Institute of Arts. He is also a doctoral student in C3RI, researching the impact and possibilities of the Park Hill sculpture garden, in partnership with S1 Artspace. He is supervised by Dr Becky Shaw and Andrew Sneddon. Here Tim reflects on the distinctive Park Hill development and its cultural […]

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Interrupteur: C3RI PhD Candidate Rachel Smith’s residency at the University of Sheffield – Featuring events in April & May

Banner image for Rachel Smith's residency at University of Sheffield, taken from schedule of events

Interrupteur interrupteur holds both the mistaken notion of the interruption and the actual translated sense of the word – switch: as exchange, shift, or transformation. C3RI PhD Candidate, Rachel Smith has just undertaken the role of artist-in-residence in the Humanities department of the University of Sheffield. As part of this residency she has announced a series of events during April […]

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Researcher Blog by PhD Candidate Ghayda Al Juwaiser: The Reward of Academic Networking – SHU @ Paris and Troyes

About the author Ghayda Al Juwaiser is doctoral student in C3RI where she is in her 4th year researching the use of social media by Saudi women to represent and communicate their identity. Ghayda is supervised by Professor Luigina Ciolfi and Dr Geff Green. Ghayda has recently returned from two engagements at universities in France. In this post Ghayda describes her excitement at unexpected invitations […]

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