Transmission: Julie Westerman and Lulu Quinn – Tuesday 19 March 2019

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Julie Westerman and Lulu Quinn have been friends and collaborators for twenty-five years. Inspired by each other’s practice they have combined their expertise in many an epic, entertaining, exasperating, exhilarating, and ambitious public art project, triumphing over the torrents of life-threatening flood-swollen rivers and the threat of legionella. Julie Westerman is an artist, researcher, and lecturer in Fine Art, Sheffield […]

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Transmission: Andrew Sneddon and Zoë Skoulding – Tuesday 12 March 2019

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A discussion that might revolve around the poetics of place, how inspiration might be received from particular locations, gardens and anti-gardens, nature excluded from architectural space, hidden or buried rivers. Andrew Sneddon is a Scottish artist living and working in the UK. He recently completed his doctorate, Confusions of meaning in the concept of place: An investigation into the role […]

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Transmission: Gary Simmonds and Dale Holmes – Tuesday 05 March 2019

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Painting as a dialogue. Painting as a message. Painting as an exchange. Gary Simmonds and Dale Holmes started a conversation through painting ten years ago. The modes of address have changed, morphed, abstracted, reconfigured, and made new to fit the need to carry on communicating. They have used the languages of painting—from abstraction and formalism to figuration and narrative and […]

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Transmission: Becky Shaw and Amanda Ravetz – Tuesday 26 February 2019

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Becky Shaw and Amanda Ravetz began working together through a research council funded project ODD: Feeling different in the world of education. The project brings together artists, anthropologists, and educational researchers to explore how politics, school policy, environment, and children interact to produce a child’s embodied experience of what it is to fit, or not fit in. They will talk […]

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Transmission: Yuen Fong Ling and Juliet Jacques – Tuesday 19 February 2019

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A two-part talk, followed by a conversation: Yuen Fong Ling will explore the construction of ‘self’ through tactical life modelling where the artist’s body is a supplement to other historical bodies, focusing on the recent project Towards Memorial, which examines the legacy of socialist, writer, poet, and activist Edward Carpenter (1844 –1929), through the making, gifting, and wearing of a […]

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Transmission: Penny McCarthy and Terry O’Connor – Tuesday 05 February 2019

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Penny McCarthy and Terry O’Connor will present their practices and shared interests, touching on the processes of making work in relation to language, authorship, and interpretation. Their dialogue will also explore the kinds of experiences their work opens for viewers in the different contexts of its presentation. Penny McCarthy is a Reader in Fine Art and Course Leader for Postgraduate […]

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Transmission: TC McCormack and Marie-José Ourtilane – Tuesday 29 January 2019

Transmission logo and Play it as it lays Installation featuring a collection of objects and materials, video projection and audio As Much About Forgetting, a group exhibition, Viborg Kunsthal, Denmark 2018 by TC McCormack

TC McCormack and Marie-José Ourtilane are developing a project that explores a principle that might be called the complex space (espace complexe), the title of a series of exhibitions through which curators and artists experiment with their relationships. ESPACE COMPLEXE implicitly refers to dialogue, to an idea developed by Edgar Morin: ‘Two principles united without duality being lost or vanishing […]

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‘Always in Translation’ – TC McCormack convenes salon on the metaphor of translation at Site Gallery Sheffield

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Always in Translation A day of conversations with invited artists, academics and a targeted audience. 11AM – 4.30PM, Friday 18 January 2019 Site Gallery, Sheffield The metaphor of translation has been used increasingly since the eighteenth century to describe both the activity and the end result of painting, conveying such terms as ‘reproduce’, ‘render’ and ‘express’. Charles Baudelaire used this […]

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‘Exorcising the present ghosts of our immediate future’: Fine Art’s Gravity series in collaboration with SIA and Site Gallery Sheffield – Discussion on Thursday 06 December

Site Gallery Discussion: Exorcising the present ghosts of our immediate future

On the cusp of Site Gallery’s 40th year this event in collaboration with Sheffield Institute of Arts and Fine Art Gravity lecture series looks back at the archive of curatorial history (particularly in relation to technology) – to the ghosts of exhibitions that haunt us – to see how this process impacts on contemporary curating. Discussion: Exorcising the present ghosts […]

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Transmission: Michelle Atherton and Jamie Sutcliffe – Tuesday 04 December 2018

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Michelle Atherton will be in conversation with Jamie Sutcliffe at tomorrow’s Transmission, discussing, amongst other matters, fake rocks, irrational gestures, and occult motion. Michelle Atherton is an artist working with images, temporal states, and contingency. The starting point for the works is often lens-based, exploring the rhetoric and subsequent potency of the image and our encounter with it. Here the […]

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