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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.
Collecting the Far East display at The Garden Room at Tennants

Leeds PhD student co-curates a new exhibition exploring 19th century Europe’s fascination with the Far East

September 7th, 2017

A new display of fine and decorative arts on loan from The Bowes Museum collection, co-curated by PhD students Simon Spier (Universities of Leeds) and Lindsay Macnaughton (Durham University) opened on 2 September at The Garden Rooms at Tennants in Leyburn.

THIS IS A VOICE goes on tour to Australia

August 9th, 2017

Work by Sam Belinfante, Academic Fellow in Fine Art and Curatorial Practice, is part of a Wellcome Collection exhibition touring to Sydney this summer.
Imtiaz Dharker, Nima Poovaya-Smith and MA student curators, Sense of Line

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.
Souvenirs from the British Isle (Louise Atkinson)

On the road with Souvenirs from the British Isles

August 1st, 2017

An exhibition by artist and practice-led PhD alumna Dr Louise Atkinson has recently opened at the Outpost Gallery in Portland, Dorset.
Left image: Make up fix, (c) Olivia Loker, 2017; Right: Waiting Room, (c) Zoë Carlon, 2017

Finalists announced for FUAM Graduate Art Prize Show 2017

July 25th, 2017

BA Fine Art graduates Zoë Carlon and Olivia Loker have been shortlisted for this year’s FUAM Graduate Art Prize which showcases the work of four recent art students from the School of Fine Art, History of Art & Cultural Studies and the School of Design.
BA and MA Cultural Studies graduates with Griselda Pollock

New graduates for the School of Fine Art, History of Art and Cultural Studies

July 20th, 2017

Students from the School of Fine Art, History of Art and Cultural Studies came together to attend their graduation ceremony in the Great Hall on Monday 10 July.
Finalists for Discover ARTiculation 2017 with Kate Brindley

Winners announced for this year’s Discover ARTiculation

July 20th, 2017

Students from Campsmount Academy in Doncaster and St Paul’s Girls School, London, have won this year’s Discover ARTiculation competition, the final of which took place earlier this month on 12 July.

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