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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Professor Keith Wilson helps relocate casts of the Parthenon at the Graduate Centre at City University of New York

Photograph of Parthenon casts at GC CUNY - photograph by Alex Irklievski

[Photograph by Alex Irklievski] SHU Professor of Sculpture Keith Wilson as Director of Humanities at the Graduate Centre at City University of New York (CUNY) has recently been involved with the relocation of iconic casts of friezes, metopes and pediments of the Parthenon as part of a refurbishment of the Graduate Centre, preserving of a key piece of history and […]

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Park Hill Plinths – Professor Keith Wilson’s new Park Hill sculptures to launch on 30 September 2017

Composite image of S1 Artspace logo and Park Hill Plinths image by India Hobson

[Photograph by India Hobson] Sheffield Hallam University Professor of Sculpture Keith Wilson will be unveiling his latest artworks as the initial commissioned and permanent work at S1 Artspace‘s Sculpture Park Hill at a special event inaugurating the second phase of S1’s Park Hill launch on 30 September 2017. The Park Hill Plinths are a series of five disc-shaped concrete plinths […]

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Dr Sharon Kivland’s ‘Armel Beaufils, le Regard des femmes’ exhibition opens 01 July

Exhibition invitation image for Armel Beaufils, le Regard des femmes (courtesy of Sharon Kivland, SHU)

As part of the Festival d’art, the commune of Saint-Briac-sur-Mer, which holds a significant collection of works by the sculptor Armel Beaufils (1882-1952) has invited the artist and SHU’s Reader of Fine Art Dr Sharon Kivland to curate an exhibition based on this collection, titled Armel Beaufils, le Regard des femmes. The project highlights an exceptional but little-known collection, and […]

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