Rob Toulson, Professor of Creative Industries (Commercial Music) at the University of Westminster, showcased his robotic talents at the Victoria and Albert Museum during Digital Design Weekend as part of London Design Week taking place between 17-25 September.
A multi-generational group of artists, art historians and cultural workers will be exploring the ‘political turn’ in British Conceptual art, including its concentration on feminist concerns. The event, which fuses conversation and performance, will raise the questions: How have pioneering conceptualists influenced younger generations of artists? Can we conceive of...
Clare Twomey, a British artist of international standing and a research fellow at the University of Westminster, will be marking the Holocaust Memorial Day 2016 by completing her project Humanity is in our Hands.
Dr Loraine Leeson, artist and Senior Research Fellow in Media, Arts and Design, has donated a 1980s poster for the East London Health project to support the DACS Foundation, a new charitable organisation set up by DACS, to support contemporary visual art in the UK.
Clare Twomey’s spectacular installation Manifest: 10,000 Hours will launch the reopening of the York Art Gallery, home to the newly established Centre of Ceramic Art, when it opens its doors to the public on 1 August after an £8 million refit.
Centre for Research in Education, Art and Media (CREAM) doctoral student Federica Chiocchetti has received the Kraszna-Krausz Foundation Best Photography Book 2015 award for her co-edited book Amore e Piombo: The Photography of Extremes in 1970s Italy, published by the Archive of Modern Conflict (AmcBooks.com) as AMC2 Journal issue 9.
Reader in Music and prize winning composer, Dr Shirley J Thompson will be giving a Heroines of Opera lecture on 25 June at 2pm at the Victoria and Albert Museum, as part of their Art and Existence Series.
CREAM Senior Research Fellow and artist Dr Uriel Orlow, who was recently featured in the exhibition Inside at the Palais de Tokyo in Paris, is also showing work in several other international exhibitions this winter.
Senior Research Fellow at CREAM, Dr Loraine Leeson, has been successful in raising nearly £25,000 from the Western Riverside Environmental Fund, which re-directs revenue from landfill tax for environmental purposes, for an exciting new art/science collaboration designed to support biodiversity in the River Thames.
Reader at CREAM Sarah Pucill’s extraordinary film Magic Mirror, which illuminates the work of Claude Cahun, has been published on DVD by LUX, with support from the University of Westminster and the Arts Council.
The Ceramics Research Centre (CRC-UK) completed its latest project with a conference and accompanying exhibition marking the culmination of the 3-year AHRC funded project Ceramics in the Expanded Field; Behind the Scenes at the Museum.
Dr Tom Corby, Director of the CREAM Doctoral Programme and deputy Director of CREAM, will work with a team of creative practitioners and artists to explore the theme of 'Future Cities' in Ahmedabad, India, in February this year. This unique opportunity is a partnership between the Arts and Humanities Research...
The Act of Killing, a film by Joshua Oppenheimer, and produced by Professor Joram T Brink, the ex-director of the PhD program in CREAM and the current director of the International Centre for Production and Research of Documentary and Experimental Film has stacked up an amazing 26 awards since its...
Film director Joshua Oppenheimer, who has re-joined the University shortly to lead our new international documentary film research centre, is currently attracting international press attention at the Berlin Film Festival (7-17 February) where his film The Act of Killing is screening in the Panorama Documentary section.
On 9 February, the Chamber Orchestra and Chamber Choir from Gordonstoun School will perform a free concert of British music at the amphitheatre at the V&A Waterfront, Cape Town. The programme will include extracts from ‘Mandela Tales’, inspired by the book Nelson Mandela’s Favourite African Folk Tales and composed by...
The Act of Killing premiered at the North American Film Festival in Toronto in September to a five star review from the Guardian and is funded by the AHRC research award with support from the University of Westminster’s New Directions Fund.