What's On (CALENDAR)

Feminist Wikipedia Edit-a-thon

28 March 2019, 1:00pm
Seminar Room 1, Pilkington Library

Some Thing Not No Thing

2 April 2019, 12:00pm
Martin Hall Exhibition Space

Radar Lunch

8 May 2019, 12:30pm
LU Arts Office, Martin Hall, Room 0.13

Things We Like

Nightcleaners: A Screening & Discussion

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On 20th March, Radar will be screening Nightcleaners (1975) - a landmark work of experimental political film recently named one of the BFI’s ‘10 great films about England’s radical history’. Following the film, there’ll be an audience discussion with invited respondents: a Loughborough University cleaner; Marlous van Boldrik, who is studying for a PhD in artists’ uses and representations of cleaning; and Miffy Ryan, an artist who has both worked as a cleaner and used cleaning in her arts practice. 

This event is FREE and open to all.


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New Radar Website Launch

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We are pleased to announce the launch of our new Radar website! The new site makes it much simpler to find out about our current projects, who we are working with, upcoming events and the outcomes of the work we commission. It's also easier to access our archive of past projects. Take a look at the new website now: radar.lboro.ac.uk

We would love to know what you think. If you have any comments about the new website, please email them to luarts@lboro.ac.uk

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Artist in Residence: Ian Nesbitt

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Our artist in residence, Ian Nesbitt has been exploring the geographies of care on campus and within the wider community. He will be creating a series of films, with students, whilst walking around the boundary of the University campus. This film will then be screened in Loughborough this year. Ian describes himself as a social artist, which means that his work often takes the form of engaging in social situations through collaboration with individuals, communities, organisations and institutions. An interest in social change and social justice runs through his work, which is why he feels that working with the Action group of students is a good fit.

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Feminist Wikipedia Edit-a-thon

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A communal updating of Wikipedia entries will be taking place on 28 March to combat the lack of representation from cis and transgender women as well as non-binary folks. This drop in session will run from 1-5pm and has been co-organised by the Centre for Doctoral Training: Feminism, Sexual Politics, and Visual Culture.

There will also be two preparatory sessions taking place on 14 and 21 March. These sessions are bookable and will discuss topics such as gender bias and inequality.

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Loughborough University Arts

Martin Hall Building

Loughborough University

Loughborough LE11 3TU, UK

luarts@lboro.ac.uk

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