Tuesdays, 4.30pm – 6pm
Free, and open to the members of the public, as well as students.
Location: ADSETT-6620 CITY CAMPUS SHEFFIELD HALLAM UNIVERSITY SHEFFIELD S1 1WB
Tuesday 9 October PHOEBE DAVIS & ANGELICA SULE
Tuesday 16 October LISE AUTOGENA & ELE CARPENTER
Tuesday 23 October CHLOË BROWN & GERALDINE MONK
Tuesday 30 October ROSE BUTLER & MATTHEW JARVIS
Tuesday 13 November DAVID COTTERRELL & RUWANTHIE DE CHICKERA
Tuesday 20 November SHARON KIVLAND & PAUL CLINTON
Tuesday 27 November HESTER REEVE & ROWAN BAILEY
Tuesday 4 December MICHELLE ATHERTON & JAMIE SUTCLIFFE
Transmission this year changes its focus, in one sense returning to its inception as Transmission: Speaking & Listening, while retaining its form of hospitality. To celebrate twenty-five years of the Art & Design Research Centre, those who teach on the Fine Art course will discuss their work with an invited guest, one with whom they have worked or will work in the future, taking up points of correspondence. Each guest will also offer an informal seminar/workshop before the lecture. The series will be followed by a publication.
Researchers in ADRC are involved in the development of new methods and techniques for re- search and their application in the generation of works of art that change our understanding or create new knowledge that adds to social, cultural, and economic well-being.
Site Gallery has been a collaborator with Transmission since it started, and will host two lectures in this year’s series —the first indicative of Site’s programming methodology and the second, in semester 2, an account of the history of Site Gallery in the city and beyond at a significant moment in that history.
Transmission is an annual series of lectures and symposia, now in its fifteenth year, and is a collaboration between Fine Art, the Art & Design Research Centre at Sheffield Hallam University, and Site Gallery. Convened by Sharon Kivland in 2001, Transmission was developed collaboratively with Lesley Sanderson from 2001 – 2004 and with Jasper Joseph-Lester from 2004 to 2012. The series is now convened by Sharon Kivland, TC McCormack, Hester Reeve, and Julie Westerman, in association with Site Gallery, Sheffield. The lecture series has an annual theme, and involves students from Fine Art, from undergraduates to Ph.Ds.
Transmission is the passing of information via a channel, and this is the intention of the Transmission project. We enquire about the aesthetic and discursive forms required by practices in the field of contemporary art and theory that address sociality and subjectivity. 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.