Site Gallery

AUDiNT (Toby Heys + Steve Goodman)
13 Nov - 27 Nov 2010
Site Platform offers an opportunity for artists to use the gallery space to develop new work in the gallery setting whilst also allowing audiences to engage with the process. The artists are each given up to two weeks in the gallery, during which the projects change and develop or incorporate ... ..more

Bloc

Kate Pickering - opening event
12 Nov
Kate Pickering is an artist who lives and works in London, having recently completed her MFA in Fine Art at Goldsmiths College (2009). Her undergraduate degree in Fine Art was completed at Sheffield Hallam University in 2005. ..more

Bloc

12 Nov - 27 Nov 2010
Kate Pickering is an artist who lives and works in London, having recently completed her MFA in Fine Art at Goldsmiths College (2009). Her undergraduate degree in Fine Art was completed at Sheffield Hallam University in 2005. ..more

Bloc

6 Nov
ASSEMBLY is a series of one-off events offering new and emerging artists a platform to show or perform experimental ideas or work in progress, within the gallery and its adjoining courtyard. Each ASSEMBLY event is themed; past ASSEMBLY events have featured exciting and diverse approaches to the subjects as varied as ... ..more

Access Space

Technical Silence
Ivan Rabodzeenko
23 Oct - 24 Nov 2010
Comprising painted works within an environment of technical geometry and programmed sound, "Technical Silence" is an intimate installation, exploring our sensory perception as it is over-fed with the various social and physical experiments we face in our everyday lives. ..more

Sheffield Hallam University (City Campus)

Transmission: PROVOCATION
Screening: A Rolling Stone: The Dynamics of Cliché a film by Sally O’Reilly
17 Nov
In SHU's new series of Transmission lectures they will explore how art can provoke, activate, and antagonise the viewer, without referring to or employing well-known aesthetic and political strategies that seek to produce shocking and immediate affects. They will consider how the concept of provocation is at its most incisive ... ..more

Douglas Knoop Centre

Man, Paul Digby, 2009
An Arrangement of Knowledge: Contemporary Art Practice and Mental Health
26 Oct
In association with Arts/Science Encounters and supported by Arts Council England, this event will explore the relevance and purpose of art in mental health services and provision. ..more

Showroom

'Focus (No.1)', Sam Holden
Sheffield Doc/Fest
Documentaries about the Arts
3 Nov - 7 Nov 2010
Among the 130 film line-up at this year’s Sheffield Doc/Fest are 5 feature docs and 1 short which look at the arts. ..more

Museums Sheffield: Millennium Gallery

John Armstrong, Dreaming Head, 1938
Art in Britain 1914 - 1945
6 Oct - 30 Jan 2011
An exhibition exploring one of the most momentous periods in British history and a critical point in the development of Modern British Art. Curated by Museums Sheffield as part of the Great British Art Debate, Restless Times: Art in Britain 1914 – 1945 will show how an era of difficulty ... ..more

Bungalows and Bears

8 Oct
Unquiet Desperation is a literature magazine that focuses on the underground artistic community, and organises events that aim to bring together fine music, art, poetry, photography and visual culture all under one roof, once a month. ..more

Sheffield Hallam University (City Campus)

Tony White
20 Oct
In SHU's new series of Transmission lectures they will explore how art can provoke, activate, and antagonise the viewer, without referring to or employing well-known aesthetic and political strategies that seek to produce shocking and immediate affects. They will consider how the concept of provocation is at its most incisive ... ..more

Lyceum Theatre, Sheffield

Forced Entertainment
15 Oct - 16 Oct 2010
It's bright under the lights, and hot, and frightening. Nine performers in grubby tuxedos and tarnished sequins play out a comical and disconcerting vaudeville to the strains of Japanese lounge music. After the minimalism of Spectacular and the animated graphic novel of Void Story, internationally renowned innovators Forced Entertainment return ... ..more

Access Space

Alan Withington
15 Oct
An exhibition of photography by Alan Withington. The artist photographs lightly managed or unmanaged elements of the landscape and ephemeral moments of light interacting with natural and built forms. He endeavours to find the exotic in places closer to home rather than in far distant locations. In finding a ... ..more

Sheffield Hallam University (City Campus)

Thomas Thwaites
10 Nov
In SHU's new series of Transmission lectures they will explore how art can provoke, activate, and antagonise the viewer, without referring to or employing well-known aesthetic and political strategies that seek to produce shocking and immediate affects. Thomas Thwaites is a designer whose work examines how technology, science, and economics ... ..more

Cupola Gallery

Danielle Creenaune
3 Sep - 10 Oct 2010
This exhibition traverses the meaning of "trace" in relation to our experience of place and landscape. It aims to evoke the physical and mental footprint or trail that we leave behind in a place. In a reciprocal sense, these places leave behind their visual and emotional impression on us. ..more

Access Space

Alex McLean and Neil C Smith
29 Oct
An evening of live sonic performance with Open Source software. Alex McLean is one the best known “live coders”. Livecoding is where computer programming becomes a performance, or "describing art while it is being made, in order to make it". Neil C Smith will be performing Radio Access Memory. For ... ..more

Access Space

sustainable aesthetic
Alan Withington
16 Oct - 27 Nov 2010
An exhibition of photography by Alan Withington. The artist photographs lightly managed or unmanaged elements of the landscape and ephemeral moments of light interacting with natural and built forms. He endeavours to find the exotic in places closer to home rather than in far distant locations. In finding a ... ..more

Sheffield Hallam University (City Campus)

Mark McGowan
27 Oct
In SHU's new series of Transmission lectures they will explore how art can provoke, activate, and antagonise the viewer, without referring to or employing well-known aesthetic and political strategies that seek to produce shocking and immediate affects ..more

Bloc

8 Oct
The drawings presented are selected from a body of work produced between 2006 and 2010, in which the artist's stated aim has been the finding out of ways to represent states of mind, or of corporeality. Each of Hegarty's large drawings marks a period of struggle in which the tendency ... ..more

Bloc

8 Oct - 23 Oct 2010
The drawings presented are selected from a body of work produced between 2006 and 2010, in which the artist's stated aim has been the finding out of ways to represent states of mind, or of corporeality. Each of Hegarty's large drawings marks a period of struggle in which the tendency ... ..more

The Old Sweet Shop

Famous When Dead
23 Oct - 30 Nov 2010
Famous When Dead’s work is a creative response to his industrial surroundings. Inspired by his children and the urge to progress beyond the everyday mundane, his vibrant works of art are often described as fresh & edgy talking points that demand a second look. ..more

Access Space

9 Oct
Dominic Smith will be talking about the nature of free/open source practice amongst the arts. When artists choose to engage with FLOSS tools, development environments and processes there is the inevitable consequence that freedom and openness becomes reflected in their work. As artists engage with the microcosmos of openly accessible ... ..more

Sheffield Hallam University

Maxa Zoller
13 Oct
In SHU's new series of Transmission lectures they will explore how art can provoke, activate, and antagonise the viewer, without referring to or employing well-known aesthetic and political strategies that seek to produce shocking and immediate affects. They will consider how the concept of provocation is at its most incisive ... ..more

Sheffield Hallam University

Juneau Projects
6 Oct
In SHU's new series of Transmission lectures they will explore how art can provoke, activate, and antagonise the viewer, without referring to or employing well-known aesthetic and political strategies that seek to produce shocking and immediate affects. They will consider how the concept of provocation is at its most incisive ... ..more

The Orchard Centre

22 Oct
PRISM is a bi-monthly contemporary art event. Established at The Showroom Cinema in 2008 it utilises various venues across Sheffield to exhibit work by emerging and established artists. This October it relocates for its seventh show to The Orchard Centre. ..more

The Riverside

Changing Faces
29 Sep - 1 Oct 2010
Located in one of the city's oldest industrial districts, The Riverside plays host to 'Changing Faces', an exploration of dereliction, destruction and regeneration. In this group exhibiton eight artists explore Sheffield's industrial heritage. ..more

Access Space

4 Sep - 13 Oct 2010
An exhibition from an open call for works measuring 20” by 20”. This will be Access Space's 5th yearly 20 X 20 exhibition. The theme is simple - anything goes, as long as it is 20 inches by 20 inches and it can be hung in the space. Every year ... ..more

Access Space

17 Sep
The opening event for an exhibition of photography by Rosie Etherington. m e a n s of e s c a p e is a reaction to the mundanities, sorrows and loneliness of modern life. These works offer some thoughts on escaping oneself; they are daydreams into the ... ..more

Access Space

Rosie Etherington
18 Sep - 6 Oct 2010
m e a n s of e s c a p e is a reaction to the mundanities, sorrows and loneliness of modern life. these works offer some thoughts on escaping oneself; they are daydreams into the world of what-could-be and narratives on adventures taken when it ... ..more

FourThirtyThree

27 Sep - 24 Oct 2010
The third exhibition at FourThirtyThree features a collection of works by Sheffield artist, Allan Hardy. Hardy's work is concerned with events and happenings within the media and the effect this can have on society. ..more

Site Gallery

Group exhibition
11 Sep - 30 Oct 2010
The artworks in the exhibition look at songs and music as a social phenomenon – particularly in relation to its manipulative, participatory, and activating qualities in the public realm. The title playfully references the fact that music is a political tool, taken from John Cage’s publication For the Birds: John ... ..more

Bank Street Arts

1 Oct - 16 Oct 2010
Catalyst is a new poetry and photography exhibit. Bank Street Arts writer in residence, Angelina Ayers, invited Sheffield poets to write in response to a photography slideshow called Triptych, curated by James Dodd of Statement Images. The poems that came from this experience were then sent out to ... ..more

Sheffield Theatres

Third Angel
13 Oct - 30 Oct 2010
In What I Heard About The World, Sheffield based Third Angel and Lisboa’s mala voadora attempt to map a spherical planet onto a (very big) flat piece of paper. The three narrators set out to catalogue every country, to share stories and name names, in a show that wonders if ... ..more

Site Gallery

Tobias Rehberger
21 Jul - 30 Dec 2010
For their 30th anniversary Site has commissioned new work by internationally renowned German artist Tobias Rehberger, which is now up in our foyer and resource area. Made of intricate coloured velcro strips, the work aims to link our reception and shop area with the new cafe, due to reopen in ... ..more

Museums Sheffield: Millennium Gallery

1 Jul - 24 Oct 2010
Jeremy Deller, Mona Hatoum and a selection of other contemporary artists join makers and designers in Teatopia, a new craft and design exhibition which delights in our national obsession with tea. Tea-drinking has linked British culture with many other countries and cultures throughout history and these connections are still vibrant ... ..more

Yorkshire Artspace: Persistence Works

Robert Casselton Clark
20 Apr - 31 Dec 2010
Persistence Works, Yorkshire Artspace’s award winning flagship building on Brown Street in Sheffield, has recently installed a monumental 30 metre long artwork that covers the length of its front wall. Robert Casselton Clark, an artist who has had a studio with Yorkshire Artspace since the 1980s, created this ambitious new ... ..more

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