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About CVAC

The Centre for Visual Arts and Culture at Durham University (CVAC) promotes interdisciplinary research on visual culture in all its diverse forms, across visual materials, media and visual storytelling to the creation and curation of visual data and resources

The CVAC programme of events for 2023-24 offers seminars and workshops for researchers at all career stages. These events bring together expertise in innovative digital, technical and creative visual methods from across all disciplines with and beyond our University. We offer an engaging, open environment for connection and conversation, to share insights and seed new collaborations
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A visual of an abstract eye

Upcoming events

Tile Talks - A Victorian Decorative Tiles workshop (CNCS-CVAC joint event)

Monday 29 April 2024 - Monday 29 April 2024
10:00 AM to 3:30 PM
Palatine Law PCL054, Palatine Centre, Stockton Road, Durham, DH1 3LE
Victorian decorative tiles and tile press

Digital Twins: Understanding 3D and thinking of the methods of creation and reuse

Thursday 2 May 2024 - Thursday 2 May 2024
5:00 PM to 8:00 PM
Mathematical Sciences & Computer Science Building, Durham University, Upper Mountjoy Campus, Stockton Road, Durham, DH1 3LE. 
Digital Twin of Oil Rig (Image: Sumit Aiwanash; Wikimedia Commons CC BY-SA 4.0 DEED)

Cultural Analysis and 'the visual' - Professor Mieke Bal workshop (part 1: Seminar)

Tuesday 11 June 2024 - Tuesday 11 June 2024
2:00 PM to 5:00 PM
Teaching and Learning Centre, Durham University, South Rd, Durham DH1 3LS
Professor Mieke Bal

Cultural Analysis and 'the visual' - Professor Mieke Bal workshop (part 2: Practical)

Wednesday 12 June 2024 - Wednesday 12 June 2024
10:00 AM to 3:00 PM
Teaching and Learning Centre, Durham University, South Rd, Durham DH1 3LS
Professor Mieke Bal

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Enquiries about the Centre for Visual Arts and Cultures should be sent via the email below.

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Centre for Visual Arts and Cultures 
Durham University 
Elvet Riverside 
Durham, DH1 3JT