Two Fine Art graduates receive extra ABF Fellowship funding

Emily Hett and Grace Stones were awarded the ABF Fellowships in 2019. The extra six months of funding will enable a return to the University, when it is safe to do so, and continue the studio work that has been interrupted by COVID-19. The Artists’ Benevolent Fund (ABF) Fellowships are worth £10,000 and each Fellow also receives aContinue reading “Two Fine Art graduates receive extra ABF Fellowship funding”

Fine Art graduates encouraged to apply for ABF’s Step Change Fellowship Programme

Applications are now open to 2019 and 2020 graduates of Loughborough’s BA Fine Art degree for two £10,000 Fellowships. A one-year artistic development programme hosted at the University.

The Politics of Play and Participation

If you are interested in socially engaged art practice, historical or contemporary perspectives on participation… then join us for this day of playfully politicized practices. The programme balances academic research and current art practices, the line up is an exciting mix. There will be roundtable discussions in the afternoon. I’ll be facilitating one on conflictContinue reading “The Politics of Play and Participation”

Teasing insight #MarketTown #Mischief

Today is about planning my Market Town lecture – which is more a performance with mischief, than a standard PowerPoint lecture about my research. I’ve had confirmation that I can go hands-free with a headset microphone, rather than be trapped on a tiny stage with a static microphone. And later today I can collect myContinue reading “Teasing insight #MarketTown #Mischief”

Making Mischief in Public

Or, making time for a new performance. Whilst my pitch is outlined below, I’m still in the planning stage… but expect a little mischief, maybe a modicum of participation, and probably some enticements for both. I’ve been asked by Radar, the contemporary arts strand of LU Arts at Loughborough University to give a lecture in Loughborough’sContinue reading “Making Mischief in Public”

Mischievous intent

“…and in that moment, the possibility of who and what you can be changes…” “…and in that moment, the impossible becomes possible…” Last Wednesday I was paying attention to Josh MacPhee and his Interference Archive colleagues – a seminar co-organised by PPRG (Politicized Practice Research Group) and the Anarchism Research Group at Loughborough University. It wouldContinue reading “Mischievous intent”

Researcher Essentials: Full Programme

  The last few tickets are available for tomorrow’s event: Researcher Essentials: Publishing and how to get Published (17 June 2014). Tickets, priced at £3 are available via this link. The event registration begins at 12.30pm (with coffee), the event starts at 1pm with a keynote address, ends at 5.30pm. We have an excellent programme including:Continue reading “Researcher Essentials: Full Programme”