Rachael Colley awarded the grand prize at the 2019 ITAMI International Exhibition in Japan

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We’re delighted to announce that Rachael Colley, senior lecturer in Jewellery and Metalwork, was recently awarded the grand prize at the 2019 ITAMI International Jewellery Exhibition in Japan for her series Sha-green. The series presents food waste, in the form of discarded citrus fruit peel, as a sustainable, biodegradable, vegan alternative to the traditionally animal-based luxurious decorative surface finish known […]

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Penny McCarthy wins the Evelyn Williams Drawing Award at the Trinity Buoy Wharf Drawing Prize 2019

Composite banner image of Penny McCarthy's 'DNA in Nature' and the logo of the Trinity Buoy Wharf Prize logo

Update – 10 December 2019 Penny’s achievement was recently featured in the Contemporary Visual Arts Network in a piece celebrating three Sheffield artists winning prestigious national awards over the past few months. Find out more here. Penny’s success has also been reported in the Sheffield Telegraph – read the article, in which Penny is interviewed, here.   We are pleased […]

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Professor Virginia Heath’s ‘Lift Share’ wins Best Drama Short Award at the Annual Copenhagen Film Festival

Virginia Heath at award ceremony at Copenhagen Film Festival, and logo

We are pleased to announce that on Sunday 16 March, Professor Virginia Heath‘s Lift Share won the Best Drama Short Award at the Annual Copenhagen Film Festival. The festival, hosted in order to promote and highlight filmmakers and individuals that have contributed to the global effort of making the world a more entertaining and competitive environment for filmmaking, screened each nominated film at Huset-Biograf in Copenhagen. You can […]

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Professor Virginia Heath’s ‘Lift Share’ nominated for Best Drama Short at the Annual Copenhagen Film Festival

Poster from Lift Share by Virginia Heath and Copenhagen Film Festival logo

Lift Share, directed by Professor Virginia Heath, has been nominated for Best Drama Short at the Annual Copenhagen Film Festival. The festival is hosted in order to promote and highlight filmmakers and individuals that have contributed to the global effort of making the world a more entertaining and competitive environment for filmmaking. Each film will be screened on Friday 15 and Saturday […]

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Professor Lise Autogena shortlisted for COAL Art and Environment Prize

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Artist and SHU Professor Lise Autogena has been shortlisted for the COAL Art and Environment Prize, with the winner to be announced on Wednesday 24 October at an event in Paris. The COAL Art and Environment Prize is open to artists throughout the world who dare to imagine and experiment, to transform territories, lifestyles, organisations, and production methods. Together, they […]

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Rose Butler presents ‘Come and Go’ at The 8th Biennial Conference of the Surveillance Studies Network

Still from dual-screen mockup of Come & Go by Rose Butler

Rose Butler, senior lecturer and Fine Art research scholar at Sheffield Hallam University, will present her dual-screen, interactive artwork Come and Go at the 8th Biennial Conference of the Surveillance Studies Network, taking place between 07-09 June 2018 in Aarhus, Denmark. Rose has been awarded an honourable mention by the selection committee of the inaugural biennial Surveillance Studies Network Arts Fund Prize. In advance […]

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Professor Esther Johnson’s ‘Asunder’ nominated for the Archive Award at the Learning on Screen Awards 2018

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The British Universities Film & Video Council Learning on Screen Awards are the UK’s only celebration of film and media in education and research. Since 2005 the awards have showcased the very best of educational television, recognised the valuable moving image output of the UK’s leading universities, and provided a platform for a generation of upcoming student filmmakers. In 2018 […]

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Rose Butler’s ‘Come and Go’ awarded honourable mention at the inaugural Surveillance Studies Network Arts Fund Prize

Still from dual-screen mockup of Come & Go by Rose Butler

Rose Butler, senior lecturer and Fine Art research scholar, has been awarded an honourable mention by the selection committee of the inaugural biennial Surveillance Studies Network Arts Fund Prize for her interactive artwork Come and Go.  The Surveillance Studies Network (SSN) is a registered charitable company dedicated to the study of surveillance in all its forms, and the free distribution of scholarly information. In […]

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Rose Butler’s video installation ‘Come and Go’ selected for entry into the Lumen Prize

Still from dual-screen mockup of Come & Go by Rose Butler

Rose Butler‘s video installation Come and Go has been selected by Quays Culture Salford for entry into the Lumen Prize, an annual award and global tour that celebrates the best in digital art. Prizes will be announced at the Winners’ Gala in London on 29 September 2016. Come and Go is a dual-screen, interactive artwork taking Edison’s 1920s films of […]

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