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School of Fine Art, History of Art and Cultural Studies

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Image: Still – Claire Hope, Contact, HD video, 2016.

Claire Hope – Contact

28th March 201713th April 2017

Contact is a single screen video that explores disparities between the depiction and experience of human relationships in capitalism.

March 2017

'ARCHIVE', a touring exhibition of 55 artists' books, curated by Chris Taylor and John McDowall, 2003

PAGES: Future Present

2nd February 201723rd April 2017

An exhibition of publications, ephemera and photographic documentation from the past 20 years of PAGES International Contemporary Artists' Book Fairs. Private View Thursday 2 February 6-9pm at The Tetley.
Sarah Bodman, Flowers in Hotel Rooms Volume II, 2005, inkjet and screenprint. Photography by Melissa Olen.

Future Legacies: Collections, Collecting and Artists’ Books

11th February 201710th June 2017

An exhibition of artists' books from Special Collections which explores thematic, visual and other formal relationships between books produced over time. Curated by John McDowall and Chris Taylor, in collaboration with Rhiannon Lawrence-Francis (Collections & Engagement Manager in the Brotherton Library).
Ones to Watch 2017 image_Sunny Bank Mills Gallery

Ones to Watch 2017 – exhibition

2nd March 20172nd April 2017

BA Fine Art students Zoe Carlon and Toby Kilby-Pollard are amongst a group of over 40 emerging artists and makers from across Yorkshire who have been selected to show their work at this exhibition in Leeds.
Vexations for piano and reversible record player

Erik Satie: Vexations for piano and reversible record player

29th March 2017, 11.00am8.30pm

An installation organised by the Centre for Audio Visual Experimentation (CAVE) in partnership with the School of Music, with a culminating performance starting at 7.30pm.
Detail from The National Gallery when at Mr JJ Angersteins House Pall Mall 1824-34 Frederick MacKenzie c. Victoria and Albert Museum

Private Collecting and Public Display: Art Markets and Museums

30th March 201731st March 2016

A conference at the University of Leeds, organised by the Centre for the Study of the Art and Antiques Market.

Speak, body: Art, the Reproduction of Capital and the Reproduction of Life

21st April 201723rd April 2017

This conference will explore the way in which the body has been figured in recent art history with an emphasis on its representations in performance, photography, film and video art.
The But Book, Priya Pereira, mixed media, 2016

Future Legacies: Collecting, Collections & Artists' Books — Symposium

21st April 2017, 12.00pm6.00pm

A symposium in which artists, curators and archivists discuss the potential of the artists’ book within contemporary art practice and research. Organised by PAGES in collaboration with Special Collections, University of Leeds.
Image: Steve Ullathorne

Playing like a state

24th May 2017, 4.00pm5.30pm

Join us for the latest in our spring research seminar series when we welcome speaker Professor Davina Cooper, Kent Law School, University of Kent.