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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.

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Product Design Futures Conference 2020

2020 conference attended by Leeds Beckett staff and students.

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Oliver Twist at Leeds Playhouse

Music Performance and Production student Alistair Lacey works on the new play ‘Oliver Twist’ at Leeds Playhouse featuring the use of integrated creative sign language, audio description and captioning.

Set of the film 'Cut Throat'

Student talent model helps university gain regional reputation as top film and TV educator

Samantha Babrovskie, Senior Lecturer in Production Design, talks about Harrogate Film Festival.

Northern Film School official education partner of Harrogate Film Festival

Harrogate Film Festival

The Northern Film School reflects the increasing importance and significant growth of the Creative Industries in the UK economy, in particular, the screen industries.

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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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Technology Prototypes Symposium

Architecture students from across Leeds School of Arts were given the opportunity to engage with the concept of ‘Technology Prototypes’ through a Symposium on Wednesday 13 November 2019.

03/12/19

Aesthetica Short Film Festival

Northern Film School Production Co-ordinator, Laura Torenbeek, attended the Aesthetica Short Film Festival with 30 students and a group of Northern Film School staff and Alumni. Attending the international film festival for the 4th time in a row, Laura was excited to tell us all about it. Laura said, "I always schedule my days at Aesthetica thoroughly and because events and masterclasses and screenings happen simultaneously, I’ve had a few difficult decisions to make. However, I made most of my time at the festival and here are some of the highlights..."

12/11/19
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Georges Perec book chapter and reading

Dr Oliver Bray, Director of Arts in the Leeds School of Arts, delivered a reading at the book launch of a new edited volume titled Georges Perec’s Geographies.

Traffic Crossing Leeds Bridge (1888)

Louis Le Prince and 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
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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.

The knowing the score conference

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
Inside the exhibition.

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.

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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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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.

A design by Keisha Quizon

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
Leeds Beckett Logo Katie Lenton
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
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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

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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