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Expression of Interest: Kurt Schwitters & The Merz Barn & DA Da Land

Further to recent e-mail with regards the Merz Barn, please find attached further information. Essentially a bit of a call out for interested parties, really just to initially register an expression of interest, with the aim of developing an MMU Merz Collective to work in collaboration with the Merz North Collective. Please spread the word and feel free to e-mail back if interested or have any thoughts/ideas, thank you. The research proposal is to further develop the already established relationship with The Merz Barn and the Littoral Trust. The vision is to formalise this relationship, as a faculty wide resource ...

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Call for Entries: Aesthetica Art Prize – deadline 31st August

I am writing to you from Aesthetica, the international arts and culture publication. Aesthetica holds talent development at its core, presenting opportunities for emerging and established practitioners to showcase their talent to wider audiences. We are currently open for entries for the 11th international Aesthetica Art Prize, presenting a fantastic opportunity for students, graduates and staff at Manchester Metropolitan University to showcase their talent to wider audiences and further their involvement in the art and world. To date, the awards have supported a wealth of practitioners, many of them academics, who have achieved further recognition through exhibitions and publication in ...

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CfP: New Modes of Art Writing 2 – deadline 1st September

Please find attached a call for contributions to New Modes of Art Writing 2, a symposium organised by School of Art PhD students. The symposium provides a space to rethink writing as an agency of creative practice, encouraging exploration of its potential as an artistic form and as a method of critical enquiry. The one day symposium encourages applications from PhD researchers and staff as well as independent scholars. We invite applicants to submit abstracts for 20-minute papers and performances or to run a workshop. http://newmodesofartwriting.harts.online/ newmodesofartwriting@harts.online Dr Myna Trustram Research Degrees Associate Manchester School of Art M.Trustram@mmu.ac.uk

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CfP: Cumulus Conference – Letters to the Future – deadline 10th July

This call for papers for the Culumus conference may be of interest (particularly for those in art and design). Note the submission date is 10 July 2017 (200 words is all thats needed). Professor Martyn Evans Head of Manchester School of Art Research Centre Manchester School of Art CfP: Cumulus Conference Letters to the Future Hosted by Srishti Institute of Art, Design and Technology, Bengaluru, India November 20 – 23, 2017 In accordance with the general theme “Letters to the Future” we would like to offer three tracks for the letters that can be submitted for this conference. Letters to ...

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CfP: Addressing designed form – deadline 25th June

This call for papers may be on interest. Deadline is 25 June. Professor Martyn Evans Head of Manchester School of Art Research Centre Manchester School of Art This is a reminder of a CfP. I have extended the deadline. It is open to non-PhDs as well. The Design School Kolding Microconference: Call for papers Addressing designed form The conference´s aim is to draw the attention of design research back to the form of designed objects. Full paper *draft* (5000 words including abstract): June 25th  2017 (extended) Notification of acceptance: August 15th 2017 Final paper: August 15th, 2017 Registration closes: August ...

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Call for papers & participation: DESIGN 2018 – The 15th INTERNATIONAL DESIGN CONFERENCE

This conference call may be of interest to colleagues in design (and Dubrovnik is beautiful). Professor Martyn Evans Head of Manchester School of Art Research Centre Call for papers & participation DESIGN 2018 – The 15th INTERNATIONAL DESIGN CONFERENCE May 21 – 24, 2018 Hotel Dubrovnik Palace, DUBROVNIK, Croatia ============================================================= Please, feel free to forward this message to interested people. ============================================================= The forthcoming DESIGN 2018 Conference will continue to be a great event founded on tradition and excellence. Although we live in a networked world communicating and exchanging ideas by emails, virtual meetings and social networks DESIGN 2018 conference will ...

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Call for Creative Extracts: Feminisms In Public & Bad Language

Dear Colleagues, Please see attached call. If you are interested in performing, please email a short prose or poetry extract of no more than 200 words as a Word document attachment to feminismsinpublic@gmail.com by 5pm on Tuesday 23 May. The work must ultimately correspond to a piece that you can present within a six-minute time-slot at the event which takes place on Tuesday 13th June at 6:30pm Please respond to feminismsinpublic@gmail.com. Many thanks for circulating, Cat McDermott PhD Student, Department of English

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On Screen Talent Market at Sheffield Documentary Festival

The On Screen Talent Market at Sheffield Documentary Festival is now open for applications. This is an opportunity for experts who wish to present their subject on radio and TV. It takes place in Sheffield on Wednesday the 14th June. It consists of a morning of training led by TV presenters and executives, and an afternoon of curated meetings with producers, development producers and commissioners. It is designed to launch and further the careers of experts as new on screen talent. For more information and details on how to apply see: https://sheffdocfest.com/articles/459-apply-for-on-screen-talent-market-2017   Helen Darby Faculty of Arts and Humanities Project ...

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