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Finalists for Discover ARTiculation 2017 with Kate Brindley

Discover ARTiculation Challenge returns for 2018

February 20th, 2018

The University of Leeds will once again host the final for the Discover ARTiculation Challenge for Key Stage 4 students on 11 July 2018.
Detail from book cover for Common Ground by Rob Cowen

Common Ground by Rob Cowen voted in top three of the UK’s favourite nature books

February 1st, 2018

History of Art alumnus Rob Cowen’s book Common Ground has been voted in the top three of the UK’s favourite nature books in an online poll organised by a research project led by the University of Leeds.

Heritage Show + Tell ― call for speakers

January 31st, 2018

We are currently calling for speakers prepared to rise to the challenge of sharing their current work in three minutes at the next Heritage Show + Tell on 6 March 2018.
Installation view of Lynda Benglis at The Hepworth Wakefield, 6 February – 1 July 2015. Courtesy the artist and Cheim & Read, New York.

Call for papers ― (Re-)Forming Sculpture | Summer Symposium 2018

January 17th, 2018

This Association for Art History Summer Symposium is a two-day annual conference on 27 & 28 June 2018 which will highlight current doctoral and early career research in the field of sculpture, within its widest art historical remits. Deadline for proposals extended to 23 March.

Special Issue Call for Papers: corps; Volume 25 Issue 1 (2019) parallax

January 3rd, 2018

Potential contributors should submit abstracts of 400 words to the guest editors for this Special Issue of parallax by 1 February 2018. Read More »
Bill and Ben. Photograph: Jason Lock. Image courtesy of Waterside.

Exhibition at the Waterside Arts Centre curated by BA Fine Art alumna

December 14th, 2017

BA Fine Art alumna Georgia Taylor Aguilar was recently selected to curate an exhibition with the Cosgrove Hall Films Archive.
Image of Griselda Pollock © University of Leeds

Artists and scholars celebrate a feminist space at Leeds

December 12th, 2017

A two-day symposium taking place this week at the University of Leeds will bring together significant scholars and artists who have been involved in the feminist project that has been sustained through the work of (and inspired by) Professor Griselda Pollock in her 40 years at the University of Leeds.
Mary Barker_ exhibition at ULITA

Mary Barker — the first woman to study textile industries at the University of Leeds

December 6th, 2017

Can you imagine being the only woman or man on your university course? A new temporary exhibition exploring the life and work of Mary Barker, the first woman to be accepted onto the textile industries course at the University of Leeds, is currently on show at ULITA – an Archive of International Textiles.

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