Two of Dr Sharon Kivland’s books added to ‘The Book Lovers’ research project and collection

Composite image of Sharon Kivland's 'A Case of Hysteria' and 'Reading Nana'

Sharon Kivland’s books A Case of Hysteria (1999) and Reading Nana (2017) have been added to the The Book Lovers collection as the result of a research project. The Book Lovers is a research project on the phenomenon of artists’ novels curated by David Maroto and Joanna Zielinska. The central question of this research is how a literary genre such as the […]

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Transmission: Sharon Kivland and Paul Clinton – Tuesday 20 November 2018

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Paul Clinton and Sharon Kivland met earlier this year and have not stopped talking since. They talk about the erotics of revolution, transgression and prohibition, the événements and legacy of May 1968, the films of Eric Rohmer and the writing of Pierre Klossowski, jewellery and death, political alliances and psychoanalysis, gender, class, sexuality, soft furnishings, and the cut of the […]

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Dr Sharon Kivland invited to give reading at the Faculty of English, University of Cambridge

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On Monday 19 November, Sharon Kivland will join novelist Anna Moschovakis and translator Charlotte Collins at the Faculty of English at University of Cambridge in a session of readings hosted by Dr Sophie Seita. Judith E. Wilson Drama Studio, University of Cambridge Monday 19 November 2018, 7.30PM For more information please see here. Anna Moschovakis is the author most recently of the […]

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Transmission: David Cotterrell and Ruwanthie de Chickera – Tuesday 13 November 2018

Transmission lecture - David Cotterrell and Ruwanthie de Chickera - Brighton Pilot 1 Gallery

On Tuesday 13 November, David Cotterrell and Ruwanthie de Chickera will be presenting a public talk in Sheffield, exploring their recent collaborative work for the 2018 Transmission Lecture series. In recent years, David Cotterrell and Ruwanthie de Chickera have embarked on an eclectic series of field trips, producing a series of experimental artworks to clarify their experience and understanding of fear, […]

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‘The Bodies that Remain’ – Featuring Dr Sharon Kivland

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The Bodies That Remain is a collection of bodies and absences. Through biography, experimental essay, interview, fictional manifestation, and poetic extraction, The Bodies That Remain is a collection of texts and images on the bodies of artists and writers who battled with the frustration of their own physicality and whose work reckoned with these limitations and continued beyond them. The essays in The Bodies […]

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‘Showgirl Manifesto’: New exhibition in Huddersfield features Dr Sharon Kivland – On until 27 October

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Showgirl Manifesto is an exhibition emerging from the recently published book Viewing Pleasure and Being A Showgirl, How Do I Look? by artist and writer Alison J Carr. In the book, Carr contextualises showgirl experiences, framing their relevance for contemporary feminism as well as artists and performers. Accessibly written, the book interprets a range of live performances to develop a bold, original approach to bodily […]

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‘Die Holzdiebe’ – Exhibition of Sharon Kivland’s work opens on Friday 12 October at ZAK, Berlin

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Die Holzdiebe Saturday 13 October 2018 – Sunday 06 January 2019 Opening: Friday 12 October, 7PM ZAK Zentrum für Aktuelle Kunst, Alte Kaserne Zitadelle, Berlin In the bicentenary of Marx’s birth, the exhibition is founded on Marx ’s articles for the Rheinische Zeitung, reporting on the proceedings of the Sixth Rhine Province Assembly, ‘Debates on the law of thefts of wood’, […]

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‘The Annotated Reader?’ – Exhibition featuring work by Sharon Kivland opens at Cork Street Galleries, London

Banner for Sharon Kivland's 'Annotated Reader' at Cork Street Galleries

Opening on Thursday 04 October 2018: The Annotated Reader? The Annotated Reader? Cork Street Galleries, London Tuesday 02 October – Saturday 13 October, 12PM – 8PM Over the last year and a half, Ryan Gander and Jonathan P. Watts have been compiling a collection of annotated texts by 281 artists, academics, writers, curators, designers, and musicians. On Thursday 04 October […]

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‘The Fabric of Felicity’ – Dr Sharon Kivland featuring in upcoming exhibition at Garage MCA, Moscow

Image courtesy of Sharon Kivland - Maintenir le corps by Sharon Kivland plus Garage MCA logo

Reader in Fine Art Dr Sharon Kivland will feature her work The Terror is nothing other than prompt, severe, inflexible justice in an international project showcasing clothes in art outside of the context of the fashion industry next month at the Garage Museum of Contemporary Art in Moscow. The exhibition, entitled The Fabric of Felicity spans five continents and features over forty artists, including representatives […]

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Dr Sharon Kivland wins 2018 Inspirational Research Supervisor Award at Sheffield Hallam University

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Reader in Fine Art Sharon Kivland was this week recognised for excellent contribution to a commitment to secure success through exceptional research supervision, in being listed amongst the recipients of the Inspirational Research Supervisor Award Winners 2018. Of 122 nominations of research supervisors students had selected based on their capacity to inspire and provide exceptional support, five Inspirational Research Supervisor Awards were made. […]

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