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Professor Joshua Oppenheimer and Professor Rosie Thomas have won a £600,000 funding bid from the Arts and Humanities Research Council for their documentary filmmaking project.

CREAM’s international visiting fellow Dr Graiwoot Chulphongsathorn is bringing his research project to the Berwick Film and Media Arts Festival (20-23 September).

Mitra Tabrizian screened her debut feature film Gholam, a minimalist nocturnal London thriller starring Shahab Hosseini, to a full house at the Regents Street cinema on 6 April.

Alexa Wright, member of CREAM and Reader in Art and Visual Culture in the English Linguistics and Cultural Studies Department, works with artists, curators, medical scientists and practitioners to organise Hybrid Bodies: Chiasma.

Dr May Adadol Ingawanij, Co-director of the Centre for Research and Education in Arts and Media (CREAM) has been awarded the British Academy Mid-Career Fellowship for her research project Contemporary Art and Animistic Cinematic Practices in Southeast Asia.

Dr Sandra Gaudenzi, Senior Lecturer in Digital and Interactive Storytelling LAB, has launched a new collaborative project with Professor Andre Paz of the Federal University of the State of Rio de Janeiro (UNIRIO).

Former South Africa President, Sir Kgalema Motlanthe, graced the book launch event of his fellow compatriot Dr Khulu Mbatha, hosted by the University of Westminster’s Africa Media Centre on Monday 11 September.

A ceramics factory by Westminster Reader Clare Twomey where the public can mould or cast jugs, teapots and flowers will open at Tate Modern on 28 September. The installation, FACTORY: the seen and the unseen, will launch the second year of Tate Exchange which, over 2017 and 2018, will focus...

Loraine Leeson’s Active Energy project has received the Best Arts and Green Energy award from Regen SW.

Loraine Leeson’s Active Energy project has been shortlisted for the Best Arts and Energy Project at RegenSW’s Green Energy Awards.

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.

Loraine Leeson will be speaking at Four Corners: 40 years of film in East London at the Whitechapel Gallery.

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.

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Dr Loraine Leeson launches an art/science collaboration supporting biodiversity on the tidal Thames.

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.

The publication The Tetley Feast: Documentation and Critical Reflections features Dr Loraine Leeson interviewed by Marianne Springham of Leeds College of Art.

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 ( as AMC2 Journal issue 9.

Dr Shirley J Thompson’s opera, Sacred Mountain, Episodes in the Life of Queen Nanny of the Maroons is running in this year's Tete a Tete: The Opera Festival.

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.

Ceramicist and Westminster CREAM research fellow Clare Twomey joins Stephen Fry and fellow British artists to share the powerful stories of Holocaust survivors to mark Holocaust Memorial Day.

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