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Shoo Social Media (Nazia, far right)

Work experience with Shoo Social Media

Recent graduate Nazia Hussain reflects on her current role as a graphic designer and how her degree in Fine Art set her up to take the next step.

06/08/19
Nazia Hussain Nazia Hussain
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
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
Leeds Beckett University Professor Felipe Cussen
Esther Barber Work 4

International society success for graphic design students

Two Leeds Beckett students have received recognition from the prestigious International Society of Typographic Designers (ISTD) for their outstanding work.

17/05/19
Students on the field trip

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.

Art School for Rebel Girls poster

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

Criminal Ornamentation poster

Project in Partnership with Arts Council Collection

BA (Hons) Fine Art and BA (Hons) Graphic Arts and Design students are working with the Arts Council Collection in response to the forthcoming exhibition, Criminal Ornamentation, opening at Longside Gallery at the Yorkshire Sculpture Park on 5 April 2019.

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The sound of (the word) revolution

This research began by thinking about The Beatles ‘Revolution 9’ sound collage from 1968 that doesn’t even include the word ‘revolution’ but that reached millions of homes. And each year I keep hearing new songs with the word ‘revolution’ – why do we keep returning to the sound of that word?

28/02/19
Event Flyer

International Women's Day: Bloody Good Period

F=, a feminist collective comprised of Senior Lecturers from the Leeds School of Arts, invite you to join us to celebrate International Women's Day on 8 March.

28/02/19
Saturday Girl

Casey Orr's Saturday Girl wins top prize at Format International Photography Festival

A collection created by photographer and Senior Lecturer Dr Casey Orr has scooped top prize at this year's Format photography festival.

05/02/19
Leeds Beckett University School News
Casey Orr Dr Casey Orr
Hunt picture frame

Ruskin's Gift

John Ruskin was born on the 8 February 1819, 200 years ago. To commemorate his bicentenary Keith Rowntree explores the links between the celebrated art critic and Leeds School of Art. 

01/02/19
Images of the album

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
Technology Symposium Lecture

Technology Futures Symposium

Students from across Leeds Beckett University’s Leeds School of Arts were given the opportunity to engage with the concept of ‘Technology Futures’ through a Symposium on Wednesday 7 November 2018.

08/11/18

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