Fri 15 Nov 2019, 17:30 – 18:30 'Homer and the Discovery of the Pacific', Professor Henry Power Inaugural Lecture
For his inagrual lecture Professor Henry Powell looks at the poets Thom Gunn, Alexander Pope and John Keats read and imagine Homer, and at how they speak to each other. It will also ask in what sense reading Homer is like discovering an Ocean.
Fri 15 – Sat 16 Nov 2019, 11:00 Future Proof Your Body: A Free Immersive Performance Experience
Future Proof Your Body 01 is a free, unique, immersive performance experience aiming to re-connect us with our physical space using VR, sound and movement. Join choreographer Joumana Mourad and her team of professional dancers as they guide you to explore mobility, creativity and gravity.
Tue 19 Nov 2019 Secret Ingredients - Being Human Festival
Ingredients come in many forms: they may be the foods that make a particular dish or cuisine, or the special insights that advance human knowledge. Taking place at Exeter Central Library, this event will explore ingredients in all their varieties.
Part of Being Human Festival 2019.
Wed 20 Nov 2019 The Secrets of Exeter Cathedral
From trawling for treasures in archives to discovering secret lives and overlooked histories, Being Human Festival is at Exeter Cathedral for a day of activities on Wednesday 20 November including a tour of medieval graffiti and a talk on the Cathedral's collections.
Fri 1 – Fri 22 Nov 2019, 10:00 – 22:00 Brave New World
Artist and printmaker Catherine Cartwright presents 'Brave New World', an exhibition which considers facial recognition technology and its possible effects on the nature of protest. Part of Arts and Culture's Urgency Commissions 2019.
Mon 25 Nov 2019, 18:15 – 19:45 College of Humanities: Creative Dialogues Series
The College of Humanities is proud to present a Creative Dialogue between executive producer and creative director of Sugar Films Narinder Minhas (an Exeter alumnus), and journalist, author and TV presenter Sathnam Sanghera. The discussion will range across Sathnam’s experiences in journalism and his non-fiction books, including The Boy with the Top Knot, a memoir which was turned into a television drama in 2017.
19 Sep – 20 Dec 2019, 09:00 – 17:00 From Damascus to Andalucia
The message from Adib Fattel from Damascus – conveyed to you through his paintings - is a message of love, peace, tolerance and the connections that bring us together. See the exhibition in the Street Gallery, Institute of Arab and Islamic Studies, University of Exeter until 20 December 2019.
8 Nov 2019 – 10 Jan 2020 A Stitched Survey of the Dyer’s Garden
Artist Christiane Berghoff mainly works with sustainable textiles, having studied Art and Environment at Falmouth University. For her Creative Exchange project she has been working in an area of the walled garden on the Penryn Campus, planting and nurturing a variety of plants selected for the purpose of botanically dying textiles and for their value to insect pollinators.
2 Nov 2019 – 26 Jan 2020 Unbounded: Contemporary Art Practices in Cornwall
Arts and Culture Creative Fellow Bram Thomas Arnold exhibits work as part of Unbounded at the Eden Project, Cornwall.
Sun 9 Feb 2020, 14:00 – 17:30 Reframing Vivien Leigh
A free exhibition tracing Vivien Leigh’s connections to the South West region through an exciting variety of materials from local museums including the Bill Douglas Cinema Museum, The Royal Albert Memorial Museum and Topsham Museum.