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Radar is Loughborough University's contemporary arts programme commissioning new work that responds to the context of the campus.
Radar is Loughborough University's contemporary arts programme commissioning new work that responds to the context of the campus. Radar aims to stimulate participation and debate through its cross disciplinary working with artists and academics identifying research and using it as a stimulus for developing new artistic outputs that are presented across the campus and the town. Radar offers audiences the opportunity to engage with ideas being explored within each programme through commissions, films and critical debate.
Documentation of a performance involving dancers undertaking a last dance within empty shop units in Loughborough town centre will be presented on bus shelters along Leicester Road, one of the main routes into the town centre. The images will be accompanied by a text written by the curator/critic Will Bradley.Read more
Mitra's work, which documented the decline of the Victorian buildings and the manufacturing industries of Leicester can currently be seen in The Wapping Project in London.
Artist Maria Pask has been invited to develop a new work that responds to current theory around value and labour and more specifically differently valued making activities, particularly those that are seen as gendered or domestic. Maria recently undertook this project, which shared some of these concerns, at Ellen de Bruijne in Amsterdam.Read more
Manifestos that arose out of workshops with students that considered the current usage and organisation of spaces within their halls of residence have now been installed in the relevant space, including the laundry, the canteen and the kitchen. Read more