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Fashion royalty flock to see latest Matty Bovan collection18 September 2019
Yorkshire designer and Leeds Beckett University Senior Lecturer, Matty Bovan, debuted his third stand-alone show at London Fashion Week with a sci-fi inspired spring/summer 2020 collection.Read more
Featured News and Events
Leeds School of Arts building topping out ceremony hits the high notes17 September 2019
Leeds Beckett University marked a key milestone for its new £85m Leeds School of Arts building with a ‘topping out’ ceremony featuring an eighth storey guitar performance from LBU student, Jacob Hughes.Read more
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.
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.
Leeds School of Arts Music students aim to inspire & educate the next generation of female musicians through The Wired Project.
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.
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..."
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.
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.
A roundup of some successes, stories and achievements from some of the graduates from the Northern Film School at Leeds Beckett University.
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
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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 seal and bird hides, designed by students of the architecture Abstract Machine Studio, received an award for producing 'two truly unique hide structures'.
‘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.
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.
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.
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.