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Installation view of Lynda Benglis at The Hepworth Wakefield, 6 February – 1 July 2015. Courtesy the artist and Cheim & Read, New York.

(Re-)Forming Sculpture

26th June 201827th June 2018

(Re-)Forming Sculpture is a two-day annual conference on 26 & 27 June 2018 which will highlight current doctoral and early career research in the field of sculpture, within its widest art historical remits.
Images of Randers Art Museum and Leeds Art Gallery

Seminar ― A participatory museology

25th June 2018, 10.00am4.00pm

In this seminar, we invite practitioners and researchers who are currently grappling with different ways of approaching these questions to share their current work and thinking.
Harriet Rickard, still from History of a Boat, 2018.

Poor Image Projects 1: Harriet Rickard

21st June 2018, 7.00pm

In this first instalment of Poor Image Projects, artist and Bloomberg New Contemporaries alumna Harriet Rickard will present two of her short film works followed by a live audio-visual performance.
Image for The General Election of Governing Emotions. Image courtesy of The Retro Bar at the End of the Universe

#GE18 — The General Election of Governing Emotions

21st June 2018, 5.00pm9.00pm

An event occurring at two locations in Leeds on the longest day of the year organised by Leeds based collective, The Retro Bar at the End of the Universe.

Clifi Workshop: Climate Change as Challenge to Narrativisation

13th June 2018, 10.00am1.00pm

In this workshop we examine the record of ‘actually existing climate fiction’, with a glance at the longer history of climate allegorisation in both literary and genre fiction.

Heritage Show + Tell

12th June 2018, 5.00pm7.00pm

Heritage Show + Tell is a chance for people passionate about heritage in Yorkshire to come together and share their work, get feedback on ideas and meet new collaborators. Everyone welcome: community heritage groups, freelancers, museum professionals, archivists, students and academics.
Research Seminar Series image

Post-Capitalist Futures: A Report on Imagination

12th June 2018, 4.00pm6.00pm

Join us for the latest in our Research Seminar series when we will welcome Nick Lawrence, Associate Professor in the Department of English and Comparative Literary Studies at the University of Warwick.
Image for SQUEEZE BA Fine Art Degree Show, University of Leeds, 2018

SQUEEZE – BA Fine Art Degree Show

6th June 201823rd June 2018

In a time of increased pace, 58 artists consider what can be achieved through unpacking the moment, flirting with it and kneading it for answers. Spend some time with us, slow down and give it a little squeeze.

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