Hallam lecturer joins Sheffield Race Equality Commission

Senior lecturer and artist Yuen Fong Ling has been appointed to a commission looking into the nature, extent and causes of racism and racial disparities in Sheffield. The Sheffield Race Equality Commission has appointed 24 commissioners to join its board. Explaining why it was important to get involved with the year-long project Yuen said: “I feel it’s important to question, […]

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Transmission: Site Gallery hosts the first cohort of the Freelands Artist Programme – Tuesday 03 March 2020

2020 TRANSMISSION Ling Yuen Fong - Carr, Street, Vann, Williams - Photo by Jules Lister

TRANSMISSION 2020 Keywords are words or concepts of significance. Sometimes they are used as shortcuts to interpretation or expectation. Words (and concepts) have multiple and often contradictory meanings. They are not fixed, and there may be a struggle over their definitions. They change and flow or are blocked and fought over. They are employed, weaponised, or otherwise. This year Transmission […]

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‘Towards Memorial’ – Yuen Fong Ling’s art project exploring the legacy of Edward Carpenter opens in Sheffield’s Yorkshire Art Space on 08 August 2019

Towards Memorial (2019), Yuen Fong Ling, film still by Picture Story Productions. Courtesy of the artist.

02 August 2019 Update: Yuen Fong Ling was interviewed by Rony Robinson on Radio Sheffield earlier this week. Listen here.   09 August 2019 Update: The Platform 2019 exhibition was recently reviewed in The Guardian. Read more here. Platform 2019 Persistence Works, Yorkshire Art Space, 21 Brown Street, Sheffield S1 2BS Friday 09 August to Sunday 01 September 2019 – with […]

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

Transmission logo and image for Yuen Fong Ling and Juliet Jacques

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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September’s Festival of the Mind programme features Fine Art researchers Chloë Brown, Penny McCarthy and Yuen Fong Ling

Festival of the Mind main image and superimposed logo - property of Festival of the Mind http://festivalofthemind.group.shef.ac.uk/

This September brings the return of the Sheffield Festival of the Mind, a unique collaboration between our academic colleagues and experts from Sheffield’s cultural and creative industries. Chloë Brown and Yuen Fong Ling are presenting artists’ talks at the Spiegeltent over the next couple of weeks, in collaboration with Making Ways. Penny McCarthy will also be showing a new series of over 100 […]

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Fine Art lecture series : Gravity 2014/15 programme

Poster for 2014-2015 Fine Art lecture series - Gravity

The programme for the Fine Art lecture series, Gravity, has been announced for 2014/15. Please see below for information on each discussion, the invited artist and the chair. In 2014/15 we invited guests to discuss their work by focusing on Time. We will look at how time is used as form, content and material by artists and how they have […]

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