Site Gallery

Lindsey Adams
5 Mar
Site Gallery celebrates the launch of a collaborative artist’s book ‘FLUVIATILE’, created by artist Lindsey Adams and poet Michelene Wandor. The project ‘Fluviatile’ was initiated whilst Adams was in residence at Site in 2000-2001 and developing an ACE digital arts project ‘Watershadows’. ..more

Site Gallery

Guy Ben-Ner
19 Mar - 14 May 2011
The first UK solo exhibition by Guy Ben-Ner in a public gallery, including a new commission: ‘Spies’. Guy Ben-Ner was born in Israel in 1969 and currently lives in Tel Aviv. Site has commissioned a new work ‘Spies’, which relates to the bible story of the ‘twelve spies’ who were ... ..more

Bloc Billboards

McCartneyVelardi
7 Mar - 7 Jun 2011
A new work for the Bloc Billboards by Nicola McCartney and Jonathan Velardi, who share a mutual interest in identity and stereotype within the context of popular culture through research and discussion. For the Bloc Billboards, the artists present two different works around themes of familiarity, seduction and the dream. ... ..more

S1 Artspace

Eva Berendes
19 Feb - 2 Apr 2011
People and Events will be the Decoration presents a series of new sculptures displayed across the gallery against the backdrop of a new large-scale curtain installation in what she refers to as a loose 'parcours' of objects. People and Events will be the Decoration is Berendes' first solo exhibition in ... ..more

Sheffield Institute of Arts

17 Feb
Opening event for Sheffield Institute of Art's new show, the Animal Gaze ..more

Sheffield Institute of Arts

18 Feb
Chloe Brown, one of the Curators of 'The Animal Gaze', will be giving an informal tour of the exhibition this Friday from 4pm, at the gallery. Free, no need to book. ..more

Bank Street Arts

15 Feb - 19 Feb 2011
For Bank Street Arts' Occupation: Free Art Space For Free Education season, second year Sheffield Hallam fine art student Ruth Herbert will occupy the galleries, day and night, for three days. In reference to existentialist writings on the nature of art and the lifeworks of Tehching Hsieh, Ruth will not ... ..more

Bank Street Arts

8 Feb - 5 Mar 2011
Anne Rook was a special jury prize winner in the 2009 Sheffield Artists’ Book Prize. Bank Street Arts is hosting an exhibition of Anne’s work around the theme of Spontaneous Cities, showing something of the breadth of her practice beyond the artist’s book. ..more

Yorkshire Artspace: Persistence Works

Residency artist at Manor Oaks Studios
16 Feb
Manor Oaks artist in residence Frances Priest, will be giving a presentation about her work. At the heart of her practice is a long held interest in clay, it’s associated craft processes and the objects that emerge from using it to make things by hand. ..more

Graves Gallery

17 Feb
Artist Sarah Woodfine was commissioned by Museums Sheffield to create an artwork in response to The Lady of Shallott painting in the Graves Gallery. Sarah will be giving a free lunchtime talk in the gallery talking about her work. ..more

Orchard Centre

18 Feb
In February 2011 PRISM continues its residency at the Orchard Centre for its eighth show. Featuring live music from rising guitar/drums duo HORSES alongside works by an international selection of contemporary artists, ..more

Access Space

Will Schrimshaw
28 Jan - 5 Mar 2011
Sound artist Will Schrimshaw is Access Space's Artist in Residence. His project, Spectral Influence, aims to explore the way in which the noises and lighting of the city we occupy influences our movements and emotional relations with urban space and the others we share this space with. ..more

Sheffield Hallam University (City Campus)

Oriana Fox
25 Jul
Oriana Fox is an artist who uses performance, sculpture, painting, and video to make reference to and critique the representation of women in contemporary media and the iconic feminist artists of the 1970s. She does this with a knowing sense of humour, the portrayal of women in popular culture and ... ..more

Sheffield Hallam University (City Campus)

Oliver Zwink
16 Feb
Oliver Zwink’s drawings, collages, films, photographs, and installations approach the urban terrain by re-creating and simulating a work-process, in which randomness and planning, construction, and destruction generate complex imagery and fragile physical shapes. Influenced by Post Marxist/Situationist thinking, his work crosses between anti-utopian and poetic transformation; highlighting the interdependence of ... ..more

Sheffield Hallam University (City Campus)

Ian Rawlinson
9 Feb
The work of Nick Crowe and Ian Rawlinson is a poetic exploration of cultural values. Their work addresses questions around faith, politics, national identity, and the environment. Works like The Fireworks, The Carrier’s Prayer or The Four Horsemen operate though an unravelling of the social and ideological consequences of an ... ..more

Sheffield Hallam University (City Campus)

Laurent Tixador
2 Feb
In SHU’s latest series of Transmission lectures they will explore how art can provoke, activate, and antagonise the viewer. Tixador’s projects have a utopian proposition and are often extreme. In 2005 he undertook several expeditions to Greenland, becoming the first artist to reach the North Pole. In 2009, in Total ... ..more

Castle Market, Sheffield

Jo Wallace, Judy Hockley, Silvia Champion
14 Feb - 14 Apr 2011
For two months Castle Market will be hosting three artists in residence. For ten weeks dedicated stalls on the Lower Floor of Castle Market will serve as a workspace for three Sheffield based artists, Jo Wallace, Judy Hockley and Silvia Champion. During this time each artist will develop a new ... ..more

Cupola Gallery

Now and Then - Talk
5 Feb - 26 Mar 2011
In conjunction with Cupola's 20th anniversary celebrations and their Now and Then exhibition, which shows work by artists Cupola has represented over the years, Director Karen Sherwood discusses the question of "Going forward - where now?", with artist guest speakers (to be announced). ..more

Cupola Gallery

Now and then - opening
4 Feb
'Now and then' is an opportunity, in Cupola's 20th anniversary year, to see and re-visit some of the artists, works and exhibitions Cupola has had the pleasure of representing and hosting over the years. ..more

Cupola Gallery

4 Feb - 27 Mar 2011
An exhibition featuring new or early work from artists who have a long history with Cupola. Over 10,000 artists have exhibited with Cupola since it first opened its doors in August 1991 but represented here are just a few of the many artists that have enjoyed a long relationship ... ..more

Sheffield Institute of Arts

The Animal Gaze
18 Feb - 20 Mar 2011
The Animal Gaze examines new ways in which animals appear in contemporary art and the contingent ethics and aesthetics to which such practice may be subject. Representations of animals that regularly appear elsewhere in the visual culture of our own species are avoided (no animals as decoration, nor status symbols ... ..more

Site Gallery

Tom Woolner
25 Feb
A new performance work. Expanding on previous projects with his makeshift troupe The Archimboldo Players, the artist will bring the sculptural and performative sides of his practice together, orchestrating a hybrid event with a new cast of characters, performers, volunteers and musicians. By collaborating with others and stretching his practice ... ..more

Site Gallery

Sonya Dyer
2 Feb
In conjunction with Sonya Dyer's Site Platform Paul Robeson Research Station, which takes place 1-19 February, there will be two films shown starring Paul Robeson, each followed by a discussion with an invited speaker. ..more

Site Gallery

Sonya Dyer
9 Feb
In conjunction with Sonya Dyer's Site Platform Paul Robeson Research Station, which takes place 1-19 February, there will be two films shown starring Paul Robeson, each followed by a discussion with an invited speaker. ..more

Site Gallery

Sonya Dyer and Becky Shaw
18 Feb
In conjunction with Sonya Dyer's Site Platform Paul Robeson Research Station, which takes place 1-19 February, there will be an artist’s talk & discussion, chaired by Becky Shaw. This will be followed by choral event and refreshments. ..more

Site Gallery

Site Platform: Paul Robeson Research Station
Sonya Dyer
2 Feb - 19 Feb 2011
Paul Robeson Research Station presents a series of screenings, discussions and live mapping, culminating in a choral performance. Paul Robeson (1898 – 1976) was an American actor, singer, scholar, athlete, writer, lawyer, trade unionist and social justice advocate. The son of an escaped slave, he was at the forefront of ... ..more

Sheffield Institute of Arts Gallery

The Hum
Chloë Brown and Ines Lechleitner
26 Jan - 13 Feb 2011
The special bond between a young woman and a tiger in Zoologische Garten Berlin is the subject of one part of a new, collaborative art work between Sheffield-based artist Chloë Brown and Ines Lechleitner, who lives in Berlin. The work results from their shared interest in animal/human studies and was ... ..more

Museums Sheffield: Graves Gallery

Sarah Woodfine
27 Nov
Island is a new commission for the Graves Gallery by British artist Sarah Woodfine, in response to William Maw Egley's Lady of Shallot (1858) in Sheffield's art collection. Through her work, Woodfine explores imaginary worlds that border between the familiar and fantastical. ..more

Museums Sheffield: Graves Gallery

Sutapa Biswas
27 Nov
A new contemporary artwork for Sheffield's collection. Magnesium Bird is an evocative and haunting work by Indian-born British artist Sutapa Biswas, filmed in the walled gardens at Harewood House, North Yorkshire. Sutapa Biswas' work often engages with issues of time, desire, feminism, cultural identity and memory, and are inspired by ... ..more

S1 Artspace

11 Dec - 5 Feb 2011
An exhibition that includes over 50 artists from S1’s 15 year history. ..more

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