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Philip Cowan shortlisted for the BAFTSS Best Practice Research Portfolio

I would just like you to know that I have been shortlisted for the BAFTSS Best Practice Research Portfolio for my submission “The Use of Colour as a Function of the Cinematographer in The Sleeping Mat Ballad”, which consists of a film commission I shot for Welsh National Opera, and my related article on the use of colour “Democracy of Colour” in Journal of Media Practice 16:2 (139-154). Article link: http://www.tandfonline.com/doi/full/10.1080/14682753.2015.1041806 Film link: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=rM53p31Aip0 The Awards are being announced at the BAFTSS conference in April: http://photographic.research.southwales.ac.uk/news/en/2016/feb/22/philip-cowan-has-been-shortlisted-baftss-best-prac/

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Call for Contributions – MIRIAD Newsletter

Dear PGRs, We would like to invite you to contribute to the upcoming issue of the MRIAID newsletter. The newsletter is a vital and successful way of broadcasting the exciting work that you have been up to. From events, activities, exhibitions, projects, talks, conference papers and workshops to art works, photography and anything else of interest, we would like to see what you have been up to. Are you part of the MIRIAD writing group and have something you would like to share? Do you have imagery from a recent event that you would like others to see?… Get in ...

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Subject: WAR-Net has a new website!

From: WAR-Net [WAR-NET@JISCMAIL.AC.UK] on behalf of Kate McLoughlin [kate.mcloughlin@ELL.OX.AC.UK] Sent: Tuesday, February 16, 2016 9:41 AM To: WAR-NET@JISCMAIL.AC.UK Dear WAR-Netters, The WAR-Net pages have moved! Check out our new site at: http://war-net.org/. Do link to it from your own sites. If you have any publications that you’d like listed, please get in touch. And please do continue to advertise your news, events and publications via jiscmail. As of today we have 455 subscribers, so are in an excellent state of health! Best regards, Kate & Gill

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Border Crossings: Exploring the ‘visible’ and the ‘invisible’ in the humanities – Call for Papers

University of Stirling Arts and Humanities Postgraduate Conference 2016 Border Crossings: Exploring the ‘visible’ and the ‘invisible’ in the humanities Friday 3rd June 2016 http://www.ahpgconf2016.wordpress.com This year ’s University of Stirling School of Arts and Humanities postgraduate conference seeks to explore the broad theme of the visible and invisible across various disciplines, and in particular the processes by which individuals, groups, influences and ideas cross between these two categories. The theme ‘border crossings’ could refer to either physical territorial boundaries or metaphysical symbolic and social boundaries. Boundaries are both a tangible and intangible mechanism which preserve, maintain, and legitimise authority ...

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Grosvenor Gallery

Manchester School of Art have announced that the side gallery space in the Grosvenor building (adjacent to the Holden Gallery) has been renamed Grosvenor Gallery. This space is programmed by Manchester School of Art students, and showcases both student and staff exhibitions. Visit the website for further details of upcoming exhibitions. Also on the website is information about exhibition proposals and guidance for exhibitors. For further enquires contact Poppy at grosvenorgallery@mmu.ac.uk. Poppy is a 2nd year Art History and Curating student who is co-ordinating the programme of exhibitions. Grosvenor Gallery Website Grosvenor Gallery Facebook Twitter: @GrosvenorGall

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On the Cover…

Cristina Rodrigues, Enlightenment II, 2014. Iron, plastic paint, glass beads, crystals, and ceramics, 2.1 x 1.8 meters. View of Installation at Manchester Cathedral, England. Photo: Courtesy the artist The work of MIRIAD postgraduate researcher Cristina Rodrigues is explored in the current issue of Sculpture Magazine, whilst her work is featured on the front cover of the magazine. The interview with Rodrigues examines her work in detail and can be found here.

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