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.
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.
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.
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.
Our Cities of Culture AHRC Summit is fast approaching! We would like to share some of the research projects that are part of this exciting, virtual two-day event. The summit will include three research focussed sessions, exploring how these collaborative projects are engaging with local communities, what they are doing and where they are going. Read more...
Research has been a key driver in the University’s partnership in Coventry City of Culture – including during the last year, despite the challenges of lockdown and home working. In the last three years, Warwick researchers have carried out more than 60 new research projects - working in diverse ways and settings with a wide range of organisations, artists and communities.