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Lost and Found Exhibition and Book Launch

A collaborative project exploring themes around losing and finding in relation to objects and collections.  Roaa Assas, Sue Blatherwick, Sara Davies,Jan Fyfe, LOkesh Ghai, Sarbjit (Sabbi) Kaur, Ralph Mills, Liz Mitchell, Derek Trillo. Preview 2nd April between 5.00 pm – 7.00 pm Exhibition between 2nd April and 25th April MMU Link Gallery Faculty of Art & Design Chatham Building Cavendish Street Manchester M1

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Tacit e-journal + blog

Tacit is a new e-journal and blog dedicated to debating and documenting new approaches to arts research practice, especially those enabled by evolving digital technology. The e-journal will offer opportunities to submit papers, experimental academic writing and practice-led research. As part of its commitment to exploring new approaches, Tacit will use an online open peer review system to edit and select work for publication. Although it is primarily a digital publication, the e-journal will be accompanied by a limited edition print version. The e-journal will be supported by a blog which will be a point of focus for reviewers, authors ...

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Common Senses

Common Senses is a series of exploratory events and discussions around ‘the commons’. In a time of sociopolitical crisis and economic austerity, we are witnessing an increasing interest on the intersections between collectivity and communality; the right to knowledge and the city; shared experiences in and around the private and public sphere; existing and possible practices of resistance. 30 April, 14.00 – 18.00 The Public Library Project, Marcell Mars Book via Eventbrite: http://www.eventbrite.co.uk/e/common-senses-the-public-library-project-tickets-9419587239?aff=es2&rank=1&sid=4ae5079cac5711e3aa9122000a9f38e9 As academic researchers, we are concerned with the increasingly restricted access to knowledge as a result of financial cuts and privatisation. In addition, the internet, which once heralded ...

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Landscapes of Identity

A student-led symposium for postgraduate researchers, their supervisors and early career researchers. It will present diverse perspectives on identity of place and society from leading experts who have made their marks on fields such as architecture, urban landscape design, arts and media, popular culture, music and animation. Join us for a multi-disciplinary symposium, networking opportunity, and debate that will focus on the socio-cultural-physical characteristics of Manchester and visions of its future. Chair: Emma Anderson (The Atkinson) Guest Speakers: Tom Bloxham MBE (Urban Splash) – Identity through Urban Regeneration Chris Woodworth (Travellers’ Tales Warner Bros) – Virtual Identity Dave Haslam (Fac 51 The Haçienda) – Representation of Identity through Nightclubs and ...

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