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The 2016/17 Transmission Lecture Series, produced by Site Gallery in collaboration with Sheffield Hallam University’s Fine Art Department, will begin on Tuesday 4 October at 4.30pm.

This year’s series explores the theme: ‘Who is an artist?’. There is a fantastic line up of guest lecturers on the bill, including Platform alumni artists Glen Stoker & Anna Chrystal Stephens and current exhibiting artist Dinh Q Lê.

All lectures are free and open to all.

To celebrate the beginning of the series, we are offered a 20% discount on all Transmission annuals in the Site Shop, throughout September and October 2016.

When: Tuesdays from 4 October, 4.30pm – 6.00pm
Location: Sheffield Hallam University, Adsetts 6620, City Campus, Howard Street, Sheffield, S1 1WB

Full list of artists:
October – December 2016:
Tuesday 4 October, John Russell
Tuesday 11 October, Rachel Garfield
Tuesday 18 October, Matthew Burbidge
Tuesday 1 November, Olivier Castel
Tuesday 8 November, Anna Chrystal Stephens & Glen Stoker
Tuesday 15 November, Dinh Q Lê
Tuesday 22 November, Claire Makhlouf Carter

January – March 2017:
Tuesday 24 January, Emma Cocker
Tuesday 31 January, Rachel Garfield
Tuesday 7 February, Erica Scourti
Tuesday 14 February, Sadie Murdoch
Tuesday 28 February, Anne-Marie Creamer
Tuesday 7 March, Marvin Gaye Chetwynd
Tuesday 14 March, Paul Maheke
Tuesday 21 March, Simon Lewandowski
TRANSMISSION EXTRA Tuesday 28 March, Ambassadors’ Guest

About Transmission
Transmission is an annual series of lectures and symposia, now in its fourteenth year. It is a collaboration between Site Gallery and Fine Art, the Art & Design Research Centre at Sheffield Hallam University. The lecture series has an annual theme, and involves students from Fine Art, from undergraduates to Ph.Ds. This year’s theme and programme will be announced imminently.

Convened by Sharon Kivland in 2001, Transmission was developed collaboratively with Lesley Sanderson from 2001 to 2004, and with Jasper Joseph-Lester from 2004 to 2012. The series is now convened by Sharon Kivland, with a changing group of artists/lecturers in Fine Art, in association with us. It has encompassed a lecture programme, seminar discussions, an annual symposium, a print portfolio, four series of books: Transmission Annual, The Rules of Engagement, Transmission chapbooks, and five volumes of discussions/interviews, entitled Transmission: Speaking and Listening. These are published by Artwords Press, London.

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