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Art & Culture Press Releases & News distributed via EuropaWire

University of Bristol and the Bristol Naturalists’ Society to offer programme of Biodiversity Events

BRISTOL, 28-Mar-2017 — /EuropaWire/ — The rich horticultural history and biodiversity of some of Bristol’s most beautiful gardens will be revealed to the public through a series of guided tours and events, starting next month. The University of Bristol is inviting … Read the full press release

Rubbish Takes Centre Stage in Art Installation

NEWCASTLE, 16-Mar-2017 — /EuropaWire/ — A new art installation on Newcastle University’s campus takes rubbish and puts it centre stage. Academic waste Helena Lacey has gathered the things thrown away at the University and has turned them into the artwork … Read the full press release

University of Leeds hosts 25th Eye on Asia competition, 13 to 23 March

LEEDS, 14-Mar-2017 — /EuropaWire/ — A lens-eye view of Asia is presented at an exhibition of photography launched today at the University of Leeds. Now in its 25th year, the Eye on Asia competition runs in Parkinson Court from Monday … Read the full press release

Vintage Find: Retro Dundee Footage Surfaces

DUNDEE, 10-Mar-2017 — /EuropaWire/ — Remarkable footage from the 1970s, a time when the hair was longer and the trousers wider, has been discovered in the University of Dundee archive and now made available as part of the University’s 50th anniversary … Read the full press release

University of Warwick selects Royal Institute of British Architects competition winner Feilden Clegg Bradley to design its new Faculty of Arts

COVENTRY, 21-Feb-2017 — /EuropaWire/ — Following a design competition run by the Royal Institute of British Architects (RIBA) the University of Warwick has selected Feilden Clegg Bradley Studios (FCB) to design a new multi-million pound purpose-built building for the Faculty of … Read the full press release

University of Warwick and British Sugarcraft Guild restore historic replica of Queen Elizabeth II’s wedding cake

Pioneering technology at WMG, University of Warwick brings Queen Elizabeth II’s wedding cake back to life Replica of 1947 cake by designer Peek Frean restored to original grandeur thanks to 3D scanning technology Historic replica almost destroyed in 2015 by … Read the full press release

University of Sussex to present ‘The Public Life of the Private Diary’ seminar on February 22

BRIGHTON, 16-Feb-2017 — /EuropaWire/ — The public’s fascination with diaries and their writers will come under the microscope at the University of Sussex during the latest in the School of English’s colloquium series. On 22 February at 5:00pm, ‘The Public Life … Read the full press release

New book explores intimate link between languages and economics

Half of the world’s population is bilingual or multilingual, with over 6,000 different languages spoken in the world today. But language is much more than just communication. As well as expressing cultural identity, language also enables trade and, perhaps surprisingly, … Read the full press release

Artists to join Antarctic Biennale — a 12-day creative expedition from Argentina to the Antarctic and back

Eugene Kaspersky, Chairman and CEO of Kaspersky Lab, will be joining the first ever Antarctic Biennale – a creative journey that will bring together artists, scientists and technology visionaries from all over the world, to explore and create a universal … Read the full press release

14 objects and artefacts reimagined in Nottingham Castle Museum exhibition

Leicestershire, UK, 30-Jan-2017 — /EuropaWire/ — British artist Matthew Darbyshire is working alongside University Professor Daniel Watt, to launch a new arts exhibition based on Polish theatre marker Tadeusz Kantor. Tadeusz Kantor was an artist, painter and theatre director, renowned for … Read the full press release

Arts at CERN and FACT call on artists to enter submissions for the COLLIDE International Award

Geneva/ Liverpool, 18-Jan-2017 — /EuropaWire/ — Today (16 January 2017) Arts at CERN and FACT (Foundation for Art and Creative Technology) announce its international call for artists to enter submissions for the COLLIDE International Award. This is the second year of this … Read the full press release

The Van Gogh Museum spring exhibition: ‘Prints in Paris 1900: From Elite to the Street’

On view from 3 March until 11 June 2017. AMSTERDAM, 18-Jan-2017 — /EuropaWire/ — The Van Gogh Museum is devoting itself this spring to ‘Prints in Paris 1900: From Elite to the Street’ – a major exhibition of work from … Read the full press release

Van Gogh Museum announces the appointment of Martijn Pronk as Head of Digital Communication

AMSTERDAM, 18-Jan-2017 — /EuropaWire/ — Martijn Pronk has been appointed Head of Digital Communication at the Van Gogh Museum in Amsterdam, effective 1 February 2017. His tasks will include giving further shape to the museum’s updated digital communication strategy, expanding its … Read the full press release

UK Live Music Census on March 9: a world first that will measure live music’s cultural and economic value

GLASGOW, 11-Jan-2017 — /EuropaWire/ — A volunteer army of music lovers is being recruited to take part in the UK’s first live music census. For one night in March organisers aim to track performances in cities across the country, from lone … Read the full press release

Gudny Aspaas Returns with a New Album

Norwegian rock legend Gudny Aspaas is to launch her new album – “No Stranger” – at a concert to take place at the Rockefeller Music Hall, Oslo on April 5. OSLO, 06-Jan-2017 — /EuropaWire/ — Tickets for the concert are … Read the full press release

EBU supported acts on Eurosonic 2017 Groningen, Netherlands

Eurosonic, the leading festival promoting new European music, has announced the full line up for 2017. Members of the European Broadcasting Union (EBU) have nominated 29 of the 300 acts who will take to the stage between 11-14 January in … Read the full press release

EBU welcomes European Parliament’s move to recognize the major contribution culture can make to boost European competitiveness

The European Parliament has asked for the launch of a comprehensive and coherent industrial policy framework to support Europe’s cultural and creative sector. The EBU welcomes this move which recognizes the major contribution culture can make to boost European competitiveness … Read the full press release

University of Warwick: Artists’ work that bridges the art-science divide will be exhibited at the Fargo Village Box Gallery

COVENTRY, 24-Nov-2016 — /EuropaWire/ — To celebrate Coventry’s bid for the City of Culture in 2017 Dr Emma Parfitt, Sociology Researcher at the University of Warwick and Fargo village are bringing 17 artists and academics together for an exhibition of local … Read the full press release

Europeana Music launches with more than 250,000 unique cultural items for music professionals, academics and enthusiasts

Europeana Music, an exciting new web resource, launches officially on 4 November 2016. It brings together unique music content — from some of Mozart’s earliest recordings to Smashing Pumpkin concerts — from sound archives and other heritage institutions across Europe. … Read the full press release

Will Poulter and Edith Bowman join the EE Rising Star Award jury

Actor Will Poulter and BBC Radio 6 Music presenter Edith Bowman joined a panel of film industry heavyweights and media experts at BAFTA’s headquarters to choose the five EE Rising Star nominees for 2017 Other jury members included This Is … Read the full press release

VidCon Europe Launches in Amsterdam, Announces Featured Creators

Tickets are selling fast as VidCon — World’s Largest Online Video Conference — announces Featured Creators for first-ever VidCon Europe in Amsterdam AMSTERDAM, 02-Nov-2016 — /EuropaWire/ — VidCon (vidcon.com), the world’s largest online video conference for fans, creators, and industry … Read the full press release

2016 Philip Leverhulme Prizes winners announced

LONDON, 25-Oct-2016 — /EuropaWire/ — Philip Leverhulme Prizes have been awarded annually since 2001 in commemoration of the contribution to the work of the Trust made by Philip Leverhulme, the Third Viscount Leverhulme and grandson of William Hesketh Lever, the founder … Read the full press release

Salini Impregilo’s engineering excellence in the construction of Stavros Niarchos Foundation Cultural Center in Athens recognized by leading trade publication Engineering News-Record (ENR)

NEW YORK, U.S.A., 19-Oct-2016 — /EuropaWire/ — Salini Impregilo S.p.A. received in New York an award from leading trade publication Engineering News-Record (ENR) for the construction of the Stavros Niarchos Foundation Cultural Center in Athens, Greece, the latest recognition of its … Read the full press release

University of Warwick: The Belgrade Theatre to honour the remarkable achievements of the African-American actor Ira Aldridge this November

Coventry, UK, 14-Oct-2016 — /EuropaWire/ — The Belgrade Theatre has teamed up with the University of Warwick’s Multicultural Shakespeare Project and The Coventry City of Culture Bid 2021 to present an event honouring the remarkable achievements of the African-American actor Ira … Read the full press release

ZEISS Photography Award into its second year; submit photo series for free by 7 February 2017

Photographers are invited to submit their photo series by 7 February 2017. OBERKOCHEN, 13-Oct-2016 — /EuropaWire/ — ZEISS and the World Photography Organisation are delighted to open the second year of the ZEISS Photography Award. The competition gives photographers the chance … Read the full press release

The first Islamic Art Circle in the north of England to be held at University of York

YORK, 13-Oct-2016 — /EuropaWire/ — The University of York will host the first Islamic Art Circle in the north of England – a series of talks exploring Islamic art and heritage. A collaboration between the University’s Islamic Society and the Department … Read the full press release

University of Leicester: New painting to commemorate Sir David Attenborough’s 90th birthday

University supports commissioning of portrait of Distinguished Honorary Fellow to commemorate 90th birthday LEICESTER, 13-Oct-2016 — /EuropaWire/ — A stunning new portrait of University of Leicester honorary graduate and Distinguished Honorary Fellow Sir David Attenborough at Leicester’s New Walk Museum has been … Read the full press release

Petroleum Engineer Launched Book of Short Stories endorsed by Reader’s Favorite

HOUSTON, TX, United States, 13-Oct-2016 — /EuropaWire/ — Fans of short stories with a sting in the tail, are in for an exiling treat with the Citizen One new book, Unexpected, launched on October 7th. Written by P.F Citizen One, … Read the full press release

Gorenje Lifestyle Magazine nominated for two POMP awards for special achievements in content marketing

LJUBLJANA, 10-Oct-2016 — /EuropaWire/ — At this year’s POMP Forum event, Gorenje Lifestyle Magazine (year 2015) was nominated for two POMP awards for special achievements in content marketing: for “Best printed magazine/newspaper” and “Best design solution in content marketing”; in the … Read the full press release

University of Dundee commissioned human genome artwork on display at the UK home of the Human Genome Project

DUNDEE, 07-Oct-2016 — /EuropaWire/ — A unique artwork commissioned by the University of Dundee that explores the human genome has gone on display at the UK home of the Human Genome Project for the first time. Stutterer, created by renowned visual … Read the full press release