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The ESI Creative Exchange Programme is now open for proposals for projects to take place from Sep-May 2020/21. This is a great opportunity for Cornwall based artists and creative practitioners to work collaboratively with researchers at the University of Exeter's, ESI Penryn.
Emeritus Professor of English, Helen Taylor's new book explains how precious fiction is to contemporary British women readers, and how they draw on it to tell the stories of their lives.
Great ideas come from playing with possibilities and for 2019/2020 we have brought together three creative practitioners with three different academics and their research projects for our next set of Arts and Culture Fellowships. Taking places across our campuses, find out who they are here.
Throughout October and November we ran a series of events across Exeter and Cornwall, in relation to our 2019 Arts Commissions. These three projects creatively explored and responded to the theme of urgency in three very different ways.
‘It is important to me that there is a genuine exchange of ideas, that the work we create could not have happened anywhere else.’ More on 2019/2020 Creative Fellow Lea Anderson.
Exeter has been awarded prestigious UNESCO City of Literature status, it has been announced. Exeter is the only new place in the UK to be given the status, joining 65 cities across the world to become part of the UNESCO Creative Cities Network.
The Arts and Culture Fellowships offer creative practitioners the opportunity to engage with innovative research and teaching across the University's colleges and campuses. Open to practitioners from any artform (including visual, digital, sound, performing arts, film, literature and music) we delivered three Fellowships in 2018/2019.
Arts and Culture has selected three creative projects, working with practitioners of differing disciplines, to explore and create artistic responses to the theme of ‘Urgency’.
‘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.
To celebrate World Maths Day on the 15th October we're delighted to release Some Security Questions, a poem by Arts and Culture Fellow Judy Brown.
The University launches its Arts and Culture Strategy, with the aim of 'Activating Creativity' across all colleges and campuses.
Three creative practitioners are engaging with innovative research across the University’s colleges and campuses.
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.
Artist Naomi Hart has been creating opportunities to explore how art and science can benefit each other to increase our understanding of the world around us.
Sarah Campbell has been appointed as the University of Exeter’s first Associate Director for Arts and Culture.
The University of Exeter's Arts and Culture programme is taking a new approach to art commissions around our campuses.
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.
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.
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.
The Bill Douglas Cinema Museum has a huge collection of lantern slides, some of which are on display in the Museum on the Streatham Campus. Others can be seen in digital format on the Museum’s website.