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Inside Out Lecture Series

The INSIDE/OUT series offers historical, theoretical and critical analyses of the art, architecture and design. Find Out More

Technology Prototypes Symposium

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.

California Researchin'

California Researchin'

Dr Kiff Bamford talks about his research interest in Jean-François Lyotard and his recent visit to the University of California, Irvine where Lyotard once taught.

The Wired Project

The Wired Project

Leeds School of Arts Music students aim to inspire & educate the next generation of female musicians through The Wired Project.

Anthony Burgess cassette archive

Anthony Burgess cassette archive

21 November 2019 saw the launch of Conversations with the Anthony Burgess cassette archive (1964-1993), a double LP/CD curated by Senior Lectuer Dr Alan Dunn, in collaboration with the International Anthony Burgess Foundation and poet/producer Guy-Marc Hinant of the Belgian record label Sub Rosa.

Aesthetica Short Film Festival

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..."

Creating an Advert: Dreamers of the Day

Creating an Advert: Dreamers of the Day

Sam McNally, 2019 film graduate, talks about how he and other students from the Northern Film School created the Dreamers of the Day advert for Leeds Beckett. Based on the T.E. Lawrence poem of the same name, Sam, along with the rest of the cast and crew, took the project from the intial spark of inspiration through to the finished film.

11/11/19
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Leeds Beckett Architecture Student helps win RIBA Northern Soul Design Charrette

Leeds Beckett Architecture Student helps win RIBA Northern Soul Design Charrette

A team of students from different universities, including a Leeds Beckett Architecture student, have been named as the winning entrant in this year’s RIBA Northern Soul Design Charrette.

Northern Film School Successes - Winter 2019

Northern Film School Successes - Winter 2019

A roundup of some successes, stories and achievements from some of the graduates from the Northern Film School at Leeds Beckett University.

08/11/19
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MA Landscape Architecture Amsterdam Trip 2019

MA Landscape Architecture Amsterdam Trip 2019

As part of the Post Graduate Landscape Architecture course, students studying the ‘Cities Alive’ Landscape and Urban Design module recently visited Amsterdam.

Autism-friendly design recommendations incorporated into ‘The National Autistic Societies’ knowledge base

Autism-friendly design recommendations incorporated into ‘The National Autistic Societies’ knowledge base

Joan Love, a Senior lecturer on BA (Hons) Interior Architecture and Design, has had an article on ‘Autism-friendly architecture’ included on The National Autistic Societies ‘Network Autism’, Good Practice and Knowledge base. This highly regarded platform shares the most up to date expertise, practice and resources amongst professionals across the community.

Georges Perec book chapter and reading

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.

Studying MA Music Production

Studying MA Music Production

Recent graduate Rowena Smith talks about studying for her MA Music Production; what she learnt, her practice as a producer and her numerous subsequent successes.

28/10/19
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Louis Le Prince and the Birth of Film in Leeds

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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"The Last Tree" at Hyde Park Picture House

"The Last Tree" at  Hyde Park Picture House

Alex Ashcroft, a senior lecturer at the Northern Film School, worked as Production Sound Mixer on The Last Tree, a Sundance “Grand Jury Prize” nominated film directed by Shola Amoo.

National Album Day

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.

Greatham Creek project wins at the 2019 Structural Steel Awards

Greatham Creek project wins at the 2019 Structural Steel Awards

Greatham Creek seal and bird hides, designed by students of the architecture Abstract Machine Studio, received an award for producing 'two truly unique hide structures'.

Music & Sport ‘Knowing the Score’ song commission winner now available to download

Music & Sport ‘Knowing the Score’ song commission winner now available to download

‘Let her Through (The Roller)’ a winning song commission taken from this year’s Leeds School of Art’s ‘Knowing the Score’ conference which explored the historical links between music and sport has received its official release online.

Avant-Garde Literature

Avant-Garde Literature

Two of the books that have been published by the publishing imprint, Information as Material which was founded in 2002 by Professor Simon Morris, have been reviewed in a recent edition of the Times Literary Supplement.

Work experience with Shoo Social Media

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

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. 

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