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Durham University

Centre for Visual Arts and Culture

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
Durham Leverhulme Doctoral Scholarships: Interdisciplinary Training Programme in Visual Culture
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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

Visual Arts in Rural Communities Seminar

9th March 2021, 16:00 to 17:00, Zoom Webinar , Cynthia Morrison-Bell and Alix Collingwood-Swinburn

CVAC in partnership with St Cuthbert's Society, Durham University, warmly invites you to a discussion between Cynthia Morrison-Bell and Alix Collingwood-Swinburn on Tuesday 9th March 4-5pm. This event is open to all.

Cynthia is a curator and Director of Art Circuit Touring Exhibitions, who has been a trustee of VARC since 2013. Visual Arts in Rural Communities is based at Highgreen, Tarset, Northumberland. VARC funds and manages an on-going programme of twelve-month residencies for visual artists and projects with special schools. Through the residencies it aims to offer opportunities to artists to develop new work in response to the remote rural landscape and its community and to offer benefit to the community and visiting groups in engagement with art and artists, through contact and creative activity. It also aims to benefit young people with special needs, particularly those with autism spectrum condition, through creative projects with artists.

Alix Collingwood-Swinburn is Curator of Western Art in Durham University's Museums. Her previous post was at the Middlesbrough Institute for Modern Art (MIMA).

All are welcome to attend but registration is required

Register in advance for this webinar:
https://durhamuniversity.zoom.us/webinar/register/WN_g_mhaLoFR1-3wFppcTLm0Q

Contact cvac@durham.ac.uk for more information about this event.