Visual Arts

blog: Working Through Psychoanalysis: Freud’s Legacy in Art, Cinema, Literature and Popular Culture

An interdisciplinary conference at the University of Leeds, UK
15–17 April, 2011

Guest speakers
DM Thomas,author of The White Hotel
Professor David Lomas, University of Manchester

Call for Papers [read more...]

CfP LONDONICITY 2011: The First Annual London Studies Conference


Papers are now being accepted for LONDONICITY 2011: The First Annual London Studies Conference, to take place 12-14 July 2011 at the Institute of Education, University of London.


LONDONICITY 2011 will explore, celebrate, and critique the manifold dimensions of the great world city of London on the eve of Olympic Year. For full details, see

CONFERENCE AGENDA [read more...]

CfP FILM AND MEDIA 2011: The First Annual London Film and Media Conference


Papers are now being accepted from around the world for FILM AND MEDIA 2011: The First Annual London Fim and Media Conference, to be held 12-14 July 2011 at the Institute of Education, University of London.


FILM AND MEDIA 2011 will explore, celebrate and critique the screen-based traditions of Film, Television, and Digital Media. For full details, see

CONFERENCE AGENDA [read more...]

event: Drawing with Fire: An exhibition of laser cutting by book and paper artists

18/01/2011 00:00
20/01/2011 00:00

This pop-up exhibtion, curated by Tom Sowden, examines innovative ways in which the laser cutter is being utilised by artists and designers working with paper. Featuring work from national and international artists such as Hyperquake, Ingrid Siliakus and Jenny Smith, the work highlights good practice and how the attributes of a laser cutter can be harnessed in order to produce new works. [read more...]


ArtEZ Academy of Art & Design, Enschede
Onderlangs 9, 6812 CE Arnhem, P.O. Box 49
6800 AA Arnhem

event: Letterpress Printing

08/02/2011 00:00
29/03/2011 00:00

Training led by Tom Sowden, University of The West of England.

Use letterpress to create beautifully printed posters, pamphlets, books, cards, broadsides, bookmarks etc.We have a good selection of letterpress fonts and ornaments to use in this creative process. You will be taught how to hand set metal and wood type and print editions on the Vandercook presses.

More information:


University of the West of England
Bower Ashton Campus, Kennel Lodge Road
Bristol BS3 2JT
United Kingdom

event: Lansdown Lecture: Prof. Sue Thexton on The Content Conundrum

01/12/2010 16:45

In today's world of intensive media proliferation, added to the complexity of a century's worth of film, audio, television material - how do you marry up the need to share everything on the web, re-use and re-purpose, with recognition of the inherent value and cost associated with it? We'll explore the types of media, the platforms for use and re-use and look at some of the business models used to exploit it. There are many, many challenges to be aware of, but also some amazing creative opportunities. [read more...]


Lansdown Centre, room 137, Middlesex University
Cat Hill Barnet
Herts EN4 8HT
United Kingdom

event: Making it / Faking it: Copies, homages, pastiches exhibition


Orleans House Gallery, Twickenham

Until 23 January 2011

This open exhibition explores how and why contemporary artists approach famous artworks - the perceived ‘masterpieces’ of art history.

Works question notions of ‘originality’ and ‘authenticity.’ The exhibition includes meticulous exact copies in oil to radical reworkings in different or incongruous media. [read more...]


Orleans House Gallery, Twickenham London
United Kingdom

job: Digital Artist Consultant at Royal Albert Memorial Museum and Art Gallery (RAMM)

Digital Artist Consultant for the Royal Albert Memorial Museum & Art Gallery, Exeter (RAMM)

RAMM wishes to appoint an energetic and highly motivated Digital Artist Consultant to identify a digital artist to work on a commission as part of its redevelopment and as part of New Expressions II programme.

New Expressions II is in its second year of funding, and is a regional programme to create meaningful engagements between contemporary artists, museum collections and audiences. [read more...]

event: Conference; (De)constructing the Archive in a Digital Age.


(De)constructing the Archive in a Digital Age.

24th November 2010, School of the Arts Loughborough University, UK.

Organised by Iris

One-day debate on the possibilities of the archive.

This event aims to provide an environment for sharing information whilst stimulating debates about the role of the archive within art, culture and design.

Possible topics of enquiry may include but are not limited to; [read more...]


Loughborough University, School of the Arts
Epinal Way
Loughborough LE11 3TU
United Kingdom
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