Site Sessions: The Landscape Series
Humans have always liked climbing to high vantage points in the landscape to see the view. We can’t help it, spectacular vistas have an emotional impact beyond our control. There’s nothing like an awesome view to make us aware of our relative vulnerability in the grand scheme of things. The
Thurs 23 Nov, 5.30 - 8pm
Site Sessions: Artificial Intelligence and creativity
How should the art world respond to Artificial Intelligence? Does it make sense to describe the output of a computer algorithm as ‘creative’? Join us on 23 Nov for a lively discussion around these themes.
Thursday 26 October 7 - 9pm
Site Sessions: Dance and Digital
Join us for our next Site Sessions event – our lively interdisciplinary discussion series, bringing together art, science, technology, philosophy and more
Leila Johnston reflects on Site Sessions #3 – The Mobile Imagination
Site Gallery Digital Curator, Leila Johnston invited Historian Dr Ralph Harrington to join the Society of Explorers, guests and participants for the third of our Site Sessions events on Sunday 2 July 2017. It was a bit of a different one to usual as it was both 1) outside and
Sunday 2 July, 7pm
Site Sessions: The Mobile Imagination
Join us at Victoria Quays on 2 July 2017, during the Floating Cinema weekend in Sheffield, for the third of our Site Sessions events. This lively discussion series brings together art, science, technology and more (previous events covered Art, Science and the Truth and The New Economies).
Thoughts from Site Sessions: The New Economies
On 25 May 2017 we hosted the second of our Site Sessions events – The New Economies – at The Roco Creative Co-op in Sheffield. The title of the event – The New Economies – was inspired by a desire to stoke some fresh thinking around alternative values offered by the arts, and how digital might affect the picture.
Thursday 25 May, 7 - 9pm
Site Sessions: The New Economies
Creative practice can be a powerful tool for change, but how do artists relate to economies and money, and is digital improving the picture? Andy Warhol stated that ‘good business is the best art’. Do we agree and embrace this idea? In this turbulent global moment, it’s time for a fresh and constructive look at art’s role in economies.
Simon Ings, Katharine Vega and Dr Sean Power talk Art, Science and The Truth
Read about our first Site Sessions event, featuring Simon Ings, author and culture editor at New Scientist, Katharine Vega, artist and educator from Brighton and Dr Sean Power, philosopher from Trinity College, Dublin.
Thurs 27 April, 7 - 10pm
Site Sessions: Art, Science and The Truth
Who has the claim to what’s true, in these rational times? To what extent are art, science and belief “branches of the same tree” as Albert Einstein once said, and what happens when some of those branches begin to crack?