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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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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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Tree Conversations artist residency – reflections

Artist Rachel Barbaresi writes about her experience developing an artist residency for the University, which aimed to give University members new ways to interact with and notice their surroundings on campus. Participants were invited to join a series of ‘tree … Continue reading

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Tree Conversations: Artist Micro-Residency

Artist Rachel Barbaresi invites you to take part in her micro-residency at the University, as part of the ‘What is Public Art?’ series of activities this March. Rachel will lead a series of creative research walks in the campus grounds, … Continue reading

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Artistic Practice, Health Humanities and Collections Workshop

It’s quite difficult to describe the frisson that went around the room as everyone realised that in front of them, to look at and indeed touch, were original copies of some of the most famous books in medical history.   … Continue reading

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