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October 2017

Fierce Festival: Rocio Boliver artist talk

October 20 @ 5:30 pm - 7:00 pm
School of Art lecture theatre, Margaret St
Birmingham, B3 3BX United Kingdom
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The acclaimed Mexican performance artist Rocio Boliver will give an illustrated talk about her life and art. Rocio’s story is particularly compelling: once a teenage model Rocio became one of Mexico’s leading News Readers before having to leave the job when news of her pornographic feminist texts spread. Rocio then dedicated her life to Performance Art. Come listen to this brilliant and often hilarious story ahead of Rocio’s performance closing the festival on Sunday 22nd.

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Lifting the Lid on Creative Employment

October 24

The Midlands3Cities doctoral training partnership is collaborating with Bird&Gorton to offer two workshops specifically designed to enable arts and humanities doctoral students to explore careers in the creative and cultural industries. The workshops will provide practical advice and insider insights for students interested in working in and with Theatre and Performing Arts, Museums, Libraries and Galleries, Freelance, Sector Support and Funders, Cultural Festivals, and Film and TV.   The workshops will ·         Include practical discussion sessions with 6 leaders from across the…

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Introducing The Brilliant Club

October 25 @ 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm
P131 The Parkside Building, 5 Cardigan Street
Birmingham, B4 7BD
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Free 17 spots left

The Brilliant Club offers a unique paid opportunity for current and completed PhD researchers! Tutors deliver programmes of university-style teaching based on their research to small groups of high-performing pupils in schools that serve disadvantaged communities based on their research to help them secure places at top universities. Hear from Joe Loudon, Regional Director of The Brilliant Club about what The Brilliant Club does and what being a Brilliant Club tutor involves, as well as a BCU Brilliant Club tutor about their experiences. Find out…

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BCMCR Research Seminar:

October 25 @ 4:00 pm - 5:30 pm
Parkside – P424, Cardigan Street
Birmingham, West Midlands B4 7BD
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BCMCR Research Seminar: Creative Industries - Work in progress session Dr. Annette Naudin and Dr. Natalie Hart (BCU) | A critical exploration of the use of data visualisation methods for communicating and addressing inequalities in children and young people’s engagement with arts and culture In this paper, we interrogate the development of a methodology for collecting and presenting data, as a means of addressing inequalities in children and young people’s cultural engagement. Drawing on a case study, Cultural Landscapes, we explore…

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School of Art PhD seminar: ‘In the blink of an eye’

October 25 @ 4:00 pm - 6:00 pm
School of Art lecture theatre, Margaret St
Birmingham, B3 3BX United Kingdom
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Please join us for the School of Art PhD seminar programme ... . Sophie Hedderwick | "in the blink of an eye"  Current M3C student Sophie Hedderwick will present and discuss her recent work “in the blink of an eye”. Inspired by Erin Manning's notions of incipient movement and pre-acceleration (2009), the animation explores micro-gestures and faciality, when 2 girls meet, and looks at the way they communicate without words. . Please email Sian Vaughan at Sian.Vaughan@bcu.ac.uk if you would…

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