Award-winning poet, Fiona Benson, has been selected for the Arts and Culture 2019-20 ‘Urgency’ Arts Commission. She is continuing her exploration of insects, which started in partnership with radio producer, Mair Bosworth, for their 2018-19 ‘Urgency’ Arts Commission.
Working with researchers Professor John Plunkett and Professor Joe Kember at the Bill Douglas Cinema Museum, choreographer, artistic director and filmmaker Lea Anderson will explore 'Embodied Viewing: Peepshows, Panoramas, Magic lanterns and Victorian Optical Devices' in her 2019/2020 creative fellowship.
As part of 2020 Fellowships, scientist and musician Domenico Vicinanza is working with Dr Genevieve Williams and Julie Lewis-Thompson on Human Movement: Translating Data into Art.
Artist, curator, producer and Wellcome Trust Engagement Fellow Alex Julyan is working with Dr Kath Maguire and researchers at the European Centre for Environment and Human Health, My Blue Health and members from the Health and Environment Public Engagement group in Cornwall to explore how water-based environments (coasts, canals, lakes, ponds, rivers etc.) can affect health and wellbeing.
Artist Catherine Cartwright explores the nature of Automatic Facial Recognition and questions its possible impact on our future behaviour. One of a series of three artists commissioned by University of Exeter Arts and Culture in Summer 2019.
Poet Fiona Benson and radio producer and sound artist Mair Bosworth are collaborating on a series of six sound art-works about insects, each with a poem at their heart.
Joumana Mourad is a dancer and choreographer. In her artist commission she will bring together technology, the arts and science, to unlock our bodies' potential.
Bram Thomas Arnold joins the Environment and Sustainabilty Institute for an Arts and Culture Fellowship, collaborating with a transdisciplinary team of researchers on the A Transect for Trelowarren project, and creating a composition of narrative gestures and performed texts from fragmented conversations.
Arts and Culture Fellow Leo Jamelli is developing ideas for a creative intervention and creative public engagements to support the project "Care, the great human tradition: A multi-disciplinary collaborative exploration of family care across time and culture"
Judy Brown is a poet and poetry tutor. Her fellowship sits within the Institute for Data Science and Artificial Intelligence (IDSAI) at the University of Exeter where research is taking place in the area of Uncertainty Quantification.
Exploring Diagnosis is a research project based at Egenis, part of the University of Exeter. The research explores the role that diagnosis plays in society and in medicine, using diagnosis of autism spectrum disorder as a case study. On the way, it aims to celebrate and value the abilities and attributes of the neurodiverse community.
‘Creative Dialogues’ is a series of ‘in-conversation’ events, bringing high-profile leaders from across the creative arts, journalism and the creative industries to Exeter. Our November 2019 Creative Dialogue is between journalist, author and TV presenter Sathnam Sanghera and executive producer and creative director of Sugar Films Narinder Minhas.
Students and artists from Blind Ditch have produced and shown a new video work after inviting Exeter bus passengers to share their ‘thoughts looking sideways’ from journeys along the route D bus (which connects the city with the University’s Exeter campuses).
A one-day symposium exploring the purpose and practice of place-based contemporary arts commissioning. Led by stewardship organisations National Trust, Forestry Commission England, Canal & River Trust and Churches Conservation Trust in partnership with Exeter University. Supported by Arts Council England.
Creative coding workshop with 2Times Do to make an 'air piano'
Art Week Exeter are working with us to perform part of a piece of music designed to play for a thousand years. Alongside the work we will be presenting a conversation with the artist and invited guests exploring non-human scale.
The Observatory: perspectives on landscape, society and spirit, was an exhibition that showed a series of forty artworks inspired by research at the University, created by artists from across the South West.
The University of Exeter's Arts and Culture programme is taking a new approach to art commissions around our campuses.
We have commissioned Sea Post Press to produce a publication of poetry and new writing about the 'Ope' (or Cornish alley)
Working with Kaleider, we have commissioned Duncan Speakman to make a digital work that helps us think about, and experience, environment in different ways.
Working with Ginkgo Projects, we have commissioned Anna Best to work with local groups to make a film about the University's main campus and a nearby new town.
a series of three sound commissions undertaken by Ed Baxter, with Michael Umney for Arts and Culture Exeter
A project with the aim of engaging a wider public in the innovative work and practice of academic-artistic collaboration at the University of Exeter.
Pandora Mond, Leverhulme artist in residence in the Astrophysics Department at the University of Exeter 2014-15.
Arts and Culture Fellows
Arts and Culture Fellow Tania Kovats worked on representing global systems and different use of drawing
Arts and Culture Fellow Nick Green took part in the Education Incubator residential and researched less-obvious use of marginal spaces, to produce an exhibition box of maps, photos and principles.