Faculty of Performance, Visual Arts and Communication

Centre for Critical Studies in Museums, Galleries and Heritage



of Beasts exhibition at Attingham Park, Anthony Caro at Chatsworth House and Yinke Shonibare at Royal Observatory in Greenwich

Call for chapter proposals — Intersecting Practices: Contemporary Art in Heritage Spaces

September 8th, 2017

This proposal for an edited volume of essays takes the intersection of contemporary art and heritage as its central concept. Deadline for abstract submissions: Friday 6 October 2017.

Imtiaz Dharker and Nima Poovaya-Smith with MA student curators, Sense of Line 2017

Curating Imtiaz Dharker's Sense of Line

August 2nd, 2017

Dr Nima Poovaya-Smith talks about curating Imtiaz Dharker's 'Sense of Line' exhibition alongside MA students from the University of Leeds.

Image courtesy of My Castle Gateway

My Castle Gateway project launches in York

July 6th, 2017

Helen Graham will be working with Phil Bixby (York Environment Forum) and the City of York Council to develop a long term public engagement strategy linked to a regeneration project in the Castle Gateway area of York.

John Ledger, installation view. Photograph courtesy of John Wright.

Will The Last Person To Leave The 20th Century Please Turn Out The Lights?

June 30th, 2017

Curator and student John Wright talks of his involvement with an artist-led collective based in Leeds and how it relates to his PhD research.

Photo courtesy of Jade French

Art as Advocacy: A Model of Inclusive Curatorship

June 27th, 2017

As part of Milton Keynes Disability Awareness Day, Jade French will be talking through research undertaken for her PhD, Art as Advocacy, at an event at the MK Gallery on 13 July.

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