The Material Encounters Research Cluster – Drawing Event

School of Art

The Material Encounters Research Cluster is pleased to announce a talk by Jim Holyoak and Matt Shane with an introduction by Director of Midlands Art Centre Deborah Kermode at Birmingham School of Art. Taking their exhibition title from part of a Tennyson poem, Canada-based artists Jim Holyoak and Matt Shane make an immediate statement with […]

Performing Rights: Contemporary Arts, Public Institutions and the Refugee Condition

School of Art

Anthony Downey Professor of Visual Culture in North Africa and the Middle East, Faculty of Arts, Design and Media (Birmingham City University) June 13, 2018 Time: 15:00-17:00 Venue: Lecture Theatre, School of Art If the disavowal or absence of legal and political representation before the law is a feature of being a refugee, then what […]

Transforming Cultural Institutions

School of Art

Transforming Cultural Institutions: Contemporary Art, Pedagogy and Global Change in Palestine, The Middle East and Beyond A two hour seminar investigating the place and problems of contemporary art in Palestine, the broader region and the world. Three presentations by academics and visual arts professionals from universities in Palestine, taking part in the Erasmus Plus Scheme […]

The Alternative Art School Tour

School of Art

For one week only, School of Art PhD students will hijack The PGR Studio including all social media and The PGR Studio will takeover one of the School of Art PhD seminars to create ... the Alternative Art School Tour! Through an exploration of the fabulous neo-Gothic School of Art building, this alternative seminar event will offer a space to […]


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