Creative Interruptions in Collaboration with OTO hosts – CHALLENGING ERASURE: RESTORING AND NARRATING PALESTINE

Image credit: The Silent Protest - dir Mahasen Naser Eldin

Creative Interruptions and OTO wish to offer this opportunity for artists and academics in Sheffield to meet and join a discussion about Palestine, give insight into the ways in which Palestine has been documented across the decades and expand the creative dialogue between Sheffield and Palestinian filmmakers and artists. OTO is a practice-led screening and discussion group on current debates […]

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‘Living Research: The Urgency of the Arts’ – Rose Butler presents research at conference at the RCA

NAFAE Conference banner - featuring Rose Butler - courtesy of NAFAE website

What does arts and humanities research have to offer in our current socio-political climate? The NAFAE (National Association for Fine Art Education) Research Student Conference takes as its focus the way arts research methods and practices might be put to use in our contemporary moment. We ask, what ‘work’ can a PhD do? By this we do not mean how might […]

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Thursday 28 February – Gravity: Nostalgia presents the work of Filmmaker Azza El-Hassan chaired by Rose Butler

AZZA EL-HASSAN (and Rose Butler) - Nostalgia Image credit: Palestinian Film Institute Archive; Glow of Memories (1972).

Gravity: Nostalgia presents the work of Filmmaker Azza El-Hassan chaired by Rose Butler Thursday 28 February, 4.30PM – 6.00PM Charles Street Lecture Theatre Azza El-Hassan is a Palestinian Filmmaker whose work centres around image formation within the Palestinian Israeli conflict and the role of the oppressor, oppressed and international media in forming this image. She is also concerned with the effect […]

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Rose Butler’s ‘Line of Resistance’ screening at the Filmwinter Stuttgart Festival for Expanded Media this month

Still from Rose Butler's 'Lines of Resistance' and Stuttgarter Filmwinter logo

Rose Butler‘s Lines of Resistance will be screened at the 32 Filmwinter Stuttgarter Festival for Expanded Media on Saturday 19 January 2019 in Stuttgart, Germany. Lines of Resistance will form part of the screening curated by A BROKEN LINK, a survey of contemporary practice in artist film and video. The themes explored include ideas of temporal and geographical displacement, of how digital technologies bring […]

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Rose Butler’s ‘Kamikaze’ and ‘Star Flyer’ screening as part of Cinema Paradiso at HOME Manchester – Thursday 29 November 2018

Cropped still from Rose Butler's 'The Fair', courtesy of Rose Butler (http://www.rosebutler.com/projects/fairs) - Featuring a fair ground ride in the background of a quiet Sheffield car park.

Rose Butler, senior lecturer and Fine Art research scholar at Sheffield Hallam University has been invited to screen her dual-screen work The Fairs: Kamikaze and Star Flyer (2016) as part of Cinema Paradiso during the HOME Artist Film Weekender 2018, HOME’s fourth annual celebration of the wild, inventive world of artist film. The weekender runs from Friday 30 November 2018 to Sunday […]

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‘Above and Beyond’ – Collaborative artists’ bookwork by NTU’s Emma Cocker and SHU’s Rose Butler

Stills from Rose Butler's 'Come and Go'

Above and Beyond is a dialogue between artist Rose Butler and writer-artist Emma Cocker reflecting on the interplay between surveillance and resistance; how technologies and techniques of capture might be subverted, transformed into experimental tactics of protest and dissent. The publication was developed through a process of conversation between Butler and Cocker taking place over a number of years (2015—2018), a […]

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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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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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‘Quick, Quick, Quick’: Rose Butler’s digital short ‘BOX’ screening at the London Art Fair from Wednesday 17 January

Still from Rose Butler's short film 'Box'. Property of Rose Butler. Image shows a view from a window, in black and white.

Sheffield Hallam University Senior Lecturer and Research Scholar in Fine Art Rose Butler‘s digital short BOX will be screened as part of Quick, Quick, Quick at the London Art Fair from Wednesday 17 January 2018. Photographed on a 1920’s box camera and created from a film printed in its entirety – including the gaps between the images. This animation includes all the miss-prints imperfections, accidents and chance […]

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