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STAFF-ONLY: Call-out for Public Art Commission Expressions of Interest

The University of Reading is seeking Expressions of Interest for the second in a series of public art commissions for campus. The commissions will use ‘the library’ as a conceptual, metaphorical, academic, physical, spatial and poetic starting point.   Following … Continue reading

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Public Art Examples – Long term and temporary

I’m Tom, a third year student of Art and English at the University of Reading, on placement with Arts Development Officer Miranda Laurence. As part of a series of guest posts, I will now be exploring some examples of Public Art. I’m … Continue reading

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Public Art at University

Hi, first of all I would like to introduce myself. My name is Tom. I am a year three UoR student studying English Literature and Art. I am on a placement with Miranda Laurence the Arts Development Officer at UoR. … Continue reading

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never closer to midnight: live performance 26 September

never closer to midnight Thursday 26 September 1pm and 3pm, Palmer Quad, Whiteknights Campus; 6pm, Reading Town Centre   A meditative, rhythmic outdoor live art installation, exploring our felt sense of urgency in the face of climate change. The project … Continue reading

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Arts Ambassadors sought: never closer to midnight

Arts Ambassador role – paid required for up to 10 hours between 24-26 September, £8.38 per hour   I am looking for up to four Arts Ambassadors to help spread the word about a free, live art event happening on … Continue reading

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Public Art Commission: Artists announced

A sculpture incorporating recycled waste materials will be installed at the University of Reading as part of a wider public art project. Artist duo Ben Cain and Tina Gverovic have been awarded a commission of £40,000 to create a sculpture … Continue reading

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Future Thinking

What would happen if… … we had breathalyzer cars? … all meat was grown in labs? … teachers were replaced by robots? Artist David Lisser explored these questions and their spiralling consequences with a number of young co-researchers during a series … Continue reading

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Hybrid Practices @ Urban Room

Hybrid Practices @Urban Room Friday 7th June, University of Reading, London Road Campus Exploring space through hybrid practices of movement, design and theory Please join us for a series of dialogues exploring notions of collaboration and exchange in action. We … Continue reading

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Urban Room : Arts Programme 14 May – 7 June

Be curious, be adventurous, be welcomed! Second-year students from the University of Reading’s School of Architecture have collaborated in the design and build of an Urban Room, a temporary timber structure which carries the potential for enabling conversation and encounters … Continue reading

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Urban Room: May-June 2019

“Every town and city should have a physical space where people can go to understand, debate and get involved in the past, present and future of where they live, work and play. The purpose of these Urban Rooms is to … Continue reading

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