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Louis Le Prince & the Birth of Film in Leeds

To mark the 2nd Louis Le Prince Experimental Film Lecture featuring prizewinning filmmaking Ben Rivers on 19 November 2019, local writer and historian Irfan Shah takes a closer look at the life and cinematic achievements of Louis Le Prince.

22/10/19
 
Teresa Brayshaw holding a copy of The 21st Century Performance Reader

The Twenty-First Century Performance Reader

Academics from The Leeds School of Arts are set to mark the launch of The Twenty-First Century Performance Reader with a series of durational readings and in-conversation sessions featuring Professor Richard Demarco CBE at the Edinburgh festival.

"Page 127", a creation by Maria Popova of Performing Arts

Leeds Beckett at Sibiu International Festival, Romania

This year has seen the 26th edition of this event, which is now one of the largest and most diverse festivals in Europe.

Lineup of conference speakers

Music and Sport come together in perfect harmony

On the 26 June the school and the Leeds Arts Research Centre, hosted ‘Knowing the Score’, a conference which saw papers presented on the intersecting research fields of Music and Sport presented in partnership with Headingly Literature Festival, Fields of Vision, and Music in Leeds.

04/07/19
Natasha Parcei in front of a screen Natasha Parcei
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
The Faversham

Product Design Futures Conference 2019

The fourth annual Product Design Futures Conference took place on 11 March 2019 at The Faversham, Leeds.

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

Poster

Michael Wilford Open Lecture

The Leeds School of Arts had the pleasure to host internationally renowned architect Michael Wilford on 20 February 2019 when he delivered his lecture on ‘Composition and Character in Architecture’.

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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
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Keepers of Lost Clothes

Keepers of Lost Clothes is an ongoing project exploring the relationship we have with found or discarded garments and considers the ways in which this clothing might be remade.

08/02/19
Students experiencing Tadashi Kawamatas Over Flow installation

Student Study Trip to Lisbon

A group of Leeds Beckett students from the Leeds School of Arts have recently returned from exploring Portugal’s vibrant capital city, Lisbon.

08/02/19
Prof studies symposium open lectures poster

Professional Practice Symposium

In January the Leeds School of Architecture hosted a whole school Professional Studies Symposium to reconsider the Inter-disciplinary Landscapes of Architectural Production.

06/02/19
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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