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Front cover of 'Music Beyond Airports' in which the chapter appears

Ambient House: “Little Fluffy Clouds” And The Sampler As Time Machine

Senior Lecturer in Music and Sound Dr Justin Morey investigates the role of ambient music in society and todays musical culture in a new publication that bring together a series of essays on the subject. 

Tree Cities of the World Task Force

Tree Cities of the World Task Force

Alan Simson’s research practice in the world of Urban Forestry.

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.

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European Unions: Chapter Three

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.

Left to Right: Dr Renee Middlemost, Natasha Parcei and Dr Steven Gerrard

Jason Statham Scholars take work on tour in run-up to book’s release

Northern Film School researchers Dr Steven Gerrard and Natasha Parcei recently took their work to the Fan Studies Network at the end of June, hosted at the University of Portsmouth, to promote their forthcoming book on British action hero Jason Statham.

04/07/19
Natasha Parcei in front of a screen Natasha Parcei
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
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
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Songs For Becoming

Songs For Becoming (2019) is a site-specific installation created for die raum, a project space in Berlin. The exhibition closed with a spoken word performance as the finissage on 31 May 2019. The project is part of my practice based PhD research From Text to Sound: Textuality of Spoken Word and Participatory Authorship in Contemporary Art (working title).

18/06/19
Leeds Beckett University NaoKo TakaHashi

Older women in horror

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

22/05/19
Natasha Parcei in front of a screen Natasha Parcei
Students presenting at the session

Autism & Behavioural Design: Inter-Disciplinary Knowledge Sharing Session.

First year students from BA (Hons) Interior Architecture & Design, presented their ‘Design a School for Autism’ projects with their tutor, Joan Love, at The Green Sand Foundry, Leeds, this week.

22/05/19
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.

The RIBA teaching aids in being used in school

RIBA Teaching Resources Designed by Leeds Beckett Architecture Student

The Royal Institute of British Architects (RIBA) have released a set of resources inspiring Key Stage 2 school pupils to explore the world around them designed by a Leeds Beckett Architecture student.

26/03/19
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Architecture students discuss projects at Tyler School of Art, Philadelphia

Leeds School of Architecture students and senior lecturer have been discussing the work of postgraduate design studio CITYzen D and Project Office with students and staff at the architecture department of Tyler School of Art, Temple University, USA.

12/03/19
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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
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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’.

Guinness Book of World Records

Helping set the standard for world records

Senior Lecturer from the School of Film, Music & Performing Arts, Ben Mosley has been working with Guinness World Records.

Paul Thompson Book

Creativity in the Recording Studio: Alternative Takes

Leeds Beckett academic and professional recording engineer Dr Paul Thompson talks about his new book ‘Creativity in the Recording Studio: Alternative Takes’.

Music:Leeds

Sound good together with Music:Leeds

New organization launched to coordinate, support, promote and develop the Leeds’ music industry.

10/02/19
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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
Distractions

@LBUArtsResearch #LARC

‘A brand new Leeds Arts Research Centre Twitter account for 2019’

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