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Blog: Artist-Researcher Collaborations in Coventry UK City of Culture
This has been an amazing few weeks, during which we have showcased a huge variety of artist-researcher collaborations inspired by our research and engagement around City of Culture – in our major digital exhibition Coventry Creates 2021; through our collaboration with Warwick Arts Centre’s Feelings of Freedom festival; and our ongoing support for researchers working with artists in the Coventry Biennial.
Resonate Festival in November - Coventry in the World
This month’s Resonate Festival theme is COVENTRY IN THE WORLD – Coventry is here, there, everywhere… a city which is enriched by the diverse communities that have made their home here. At Warwick, we have staff and students from all over the world and our research reaches all around the globe too. This month we will bring the world to Coventry and take Coventry out to the world. Resonate is celebrating this global diversity and highlighting a series of festivals and events that share a wealth of research, engagement and inclusivity.
Words and Voices - September Resonate Festival Events
September in the Resonate Festival is all about Words and Voices.
Through events on 5 and 19 September, we’ll be exploring the power of words - spoken, written and sung. We’ll be taking up residency in the Assembly Festival Gardens in Coventry this September, with events curated by the Connecting Cultures GRP.
Policing, Culture and Community: WM Police as City of Culture Partners
This research asks how the police can use City of Culture as a platform to engage the public, whilst also managing crime and protecting event attendees. The project explores the potential for police partnerships around arts and culture, and how this can support crime reduction and protecting vulnerable people.
Sampling Sounds of Coventry’s Future
What does the future of Coventry sound like? Artist Adele Reed reports on the first meet-up of the project, “Small Folk Found Sounds,” part of the Warwick Institute of Engagement-funded Sampling Sounds of Coventry’s Future.
As part of the Warwick Institute of Engagement's Community Partnership fund, we have been working with the Coventry Society on their 'Coventry Grotesques' project. Read about their recent walking tour here and find out more about some of the hidden faces watching as you explore Coventry.
Modern Mercia: Art and design in post-war Coventry and Warwickshire, 1945-70
Discover an exciting and inspiring array of art and design from post-war Coventry and Warwickshire, 1945-70. The 60 exhibits comprise architectural perspectives, sculpture, drawings, paintings, stained glass designs, photographs, archive films, textiles, ceramics and homeware. The exhibition runs until 19 September 2021 at Leamington Spa Art Gallery & Museum. Find out more.
June City of Culture Highlights
Discover highlights for this month’s City of Culture programme – including Coventry Moves and the Resonate Festival. Find out what's happening this month...