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RSA Student Design Awards Shortlisted Students

Two Leeds School of Arts students have been shortlisted for this year’s RSA Student Design Awards (Royal Society for the Encouragement of the Arts, Manufactures and Design).

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Broadcast Media Technologies Students benefit from long-running partnership with BBC Introducing

The long-running partnership between Leeds Beckett University and the BBC Introducing project has provided our students with numerous opportunities to work with up and coming artists over the past few years.

05/05/20
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Product Design Futures Conference 2020

2020 conference attended by Leeds Beckett staff and students.

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£25,000 in grants up for grabs in games design competition

Got a great idea for a game? Want support the support of our expert staff in developing it, a £5,000 grant and the chance to win a further £20,000 in development grants? You can with Leeds School of Arts, which has been selected as a West Yorkshire regional hub for Tranzfuser 2020. 

19/03/20
Black and white portrait of Rafael Perez Evans

Rafael Pérez Evans Awarded the Supporting Emerging Talent Scholarship

We sat down with Spanish-Welsh artist Rafael Pérez Evans who has been awarded the 2020 Supporting Emerging Talent Scholarship.

19/02/20
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Magazines publish BA (Hons) Fashion Marketing students’ editorial work

Students are working as contributors to established publications

28/01/20
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Carolyn Thompson’s ‘Post Moderns’ art exhibition

Leeds School of Arts Academics review Carolyn Thompson’s ‘Post Moderns’ art exhibition at Shandy Hall in their text, ‘Breaking and Entering’

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National Album Day

To celebrate National Album Day, we’ve spoken to some of our academic staff from Music and Sound at Leeds School of Arts to find out which music album they hold in high esteem.

Four Eyes Project

FOUR EYES: exploring digital art, sound and dementia

A project that focusses on bringing arts and creativity into care homes.

28/06/19
Student work - plants and colourful fabric

Tacit Agreements

This June, Gallery House will hold an event by Leeds Beckett University MA Art and Design as part of INDEX, under the banner of Yorkshire Sculpture International.

20/06/19
Dani Seggewiss

Music Technology graduate wins Industry Tech Award

Dani Seggewiss graduated from the BSc (Hons) Music Technology course in 2016, having successfully dovetailed her final year studies with her emerging career as a live sound engineer. 

20/06/19
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NFS students part of a film shoot featuring artist Damien Hirst in partnership with Yorkshire Sculpture International

The Yorkshire Sculpture Park is a place that I hold close to my heart. Set in beautiful countryside I have experienced many happy moments at the park with friends & family. So when the opportunity to assist a professional film shoot featuring Damien Hirst came up I was thrilled to take part.

04/06/19
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Simon Morris' artwork

Professor of Art labelled 'philosophically irresponsible.'

Professor Simon Morris founded Information as Material in 2002 - a publishing imprint for experimental literature that has subsequently published over fifty books by artists and poets around the globe. He has variously been described as ‘philosophically irresponsible’ (Revue d’esthétique, Paris, France), ‘a literary pervert’ (Whitechapel Gallery, London), ‘mischevious’ (Times Literary Supplement) and ‘an inspired lunatic’ (Guardian).

22/05/19
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Older women in horror

A doctoral candidate from the Leeds Arts Research Centre (LARC) has celebrated her first publication.

22/05/19
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Staff and Students

European Unions: Chapter Two

Performance academics at Leeds Beckett University are collaborating with arts organisations across Europe to develop new, non-verbal methods of adult theatre education and increase participation in theatre.

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Architecture students on a one day trip in Wakefield

First Year BA (Hons) Architecture students visited the Hepworth Wakefield Art Gallery and the Yorkshire Sculpture Park on 8 April.

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Art School for Rebel Girls

BA (Hons) Fine Art student Alice Needham is part of the Pavilion team working on the three year Art School for Rebel Girls (ASFRG) programme

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Audio Art

Lecturer and practising artist Dr Alan Dunn has been making some noise in the world where art and sound combine.

28/11/18

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