Talk by Professor Paul Seawright – Thursday 24 January 2019 at the Sheffield Institute of Arts

SEAWRIGHT Lecture (They Dropped Like Flakes, They Dropped Like Stars - Bridge #1 Pittsburgh Image

Professor Paul Seawright, Executive Dean of the Faculty of Arts, Humanities and Social Sciences at Ulster University and internationally renowned photographer, will be presenting his research over the current REF census period and talking through his perspective on the current REF landscape at a talk on Thursday 24 January 2019.  We would urge all staff who are engaging with REF […]

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‘Queer as Folklore: A year of English customs’ – Andrew Robinson featured in BBC article documenting calendar customs across England

Two of Andrew Robinson's images from 'Another England' with BBC logo

Work by Andrew Robinson, Senior Lecturer in Photography at Sheffield Hallam, is currently included in a popular BBC On-line article about seasonal customs entitled Queer as Folklore: A year of English customs. The article has been receiving worldwide attention with upwards of 90,000 views. The images are from an unpublished body of work Andrew undertook in the late 1990s documenting calendar customs […]

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SHU Photography Staff Host and Feature In Photography Research Day In Collaboration With The Royal Photographic Society – Saturday 03 November 2018

2018-11-03 Photography Research Day 2018 (Image 'Late Archaic' 2018 by Chris Bennett)

Sheffield Hallam University BA(Hons) Photography and The Royal Photographic Society Historical Group are hosting a day of research talks and presentations this Saturday 03 November. The day will feature SHU’s Andrew Robinson and Michèle Lazenby, along with recent graduate Chris Bennett presenting research and demonstrating work alongside members of the Royal Photographic Society and visiting speakers. Photography Research Day Saturday 03 November 2018 Cantor Lecture Theatre […]

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SHU Film & Photography staff host and feature in photography research day in collaboration with the Royal Photographic Society – Saturday 18 November 2017

Image to promote Photographic Research Day at SHU

  Film & Photography lecturers Andrew Robinson and Tom Harrison, along with recent graduate Colleen Aveston will be presenting research and demonstrating work alongside members of the Royal Photographic Society and visiting speakers at the Historical Group Research Day 2017 taking place on Saturday 18 November 2017. Historical Group Research Day 2017 Saturday 18 November, 10.30AM – 4PM Cantor Lecturer Theatre 9130, […]

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Researcher Blog by Joanne Lee: Neepsend Lane and the relationship between art practice and place

Joanne Lee, Neepsend1, 2017

About the author Joanne Lee is a senior lecturer in Graphic Design in the Art & Design Research Centre (ADRC). Much of her research develops through a serial publication, the Pam Flett Press, which explores the visual, verbal and temporal possibilities of ‘essaying’ the everyday.   Joanne was recently invited to take part in Practising Place, an event curated by […]

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Joanne Lee presenting ‘The Good Place That Is No Place’ at University of Cumbria and University of Derby

Still from The Good Place That Is No Place by Joanne Lee

Joanne Lee, Senior Lecturer in Graphic Design, has been invited to present her photographic essay The Good Place That Is No Place at two upcoming conferences: Cities, Communities and Homes: Is the Urban Future Livable?, a conference organised by the University of Derby and Architecture, Media, Politics, Society (AMPS) between 22 and 23 June 2017. Find out more here. Visualising […]

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Autopsy: The Head Post Office Sheffield

An image of the front cover of Autopsy by Roger Bateman / Sheffield Institute of Arts, featuring a drawing of the building and a post mark

Autopsy was a 2016 Catalyst Festival of Creativity project led by Sheffield Hallam University Principal Lecturer Roger Bateman and included both an exhibition and publication. The images in the Autopsy publication are just a few from the thousands that photographer India Hobson took before and during the refurbishment of Sheffield’s abandoned Head Post Office into the Sheffield Institute of Arts. […]

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Photographic work by Michèle Lazenby features in ‘In Celebration of Trees’ from 7 – 11 January 2017

In Celebration of Trees Photographic Exhibition poster

New photographic work by Michèle Lazenby is to feature in the exhibition In Celebration of Trees, in support of the campaign to save Sheffield’s street trees.  The event at Bank Street Arts is organised by the Nether Edge Tree Group with the support of the Woodland Trust. In Celebration of Trees is an exhibition of photographs that comes at a point when trees have become an unusually divisive […]

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Tuesday 29 November 2016 – Lunchtime seminar with Sonya Robinson (Photography, SHU)

Title: The Refusal of the Image Speaker: Sonya Robinson (Photography, SHU) Sonya is an academic, artist and writer. She is currently Senior Lecturer MArt/BA (Hons) Photography, Sheffield Hallam University.         “The camera introduces us to unconscious optics as does psychoanalysis to unconscious impulses“ Walter Benjamin, The Work of Art in the Age of Mechanical Reproduction.   In […]

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