Centre for Visual Arts and Culture
The Centre for Visual Arts and Culture at Durham University promotes interdisciplinary research on visual culture, which is defined in a generous manner and encompasses work on the arts and humanities, social sciences, medicine and the natural sciences. It fosters collaborations both within the University and with other institutions, including museums and galleries and cinemas.
Durham Leverhulme Doctoral Scholarships: Interdisciplinary Training Programme in Visual Culture
During the course of this film, the Director of the Programme, Professor Ludmilla Jordanova explains the various components of the programme, with current PhD students commenting on the values of each of the distinct parts of the course and the training that this programme offers. This programme provides collaborative, interdisciplinary training in Visual Culture.
Our Forthcoming Events
Public Lecture: Richard Taylor - The Origins of London Transport's Visual Identity
Since emerging in 1916 the London Underground bullseye logo and unique sans-serif typeface have become symbols not just for transport but for the capital itself. How did Edward Johnston, an Uruguayan-born student of mediaeval calligraphy, collaborate with a manager from the north-east’s own railway company to bring about this revolution in graphic design?
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