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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.

Read the full blog by Professor Jackie Hodgson.

Mon 13 Dec 2021, 14:41 | Tags: Events research Projects Updates Community

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.

Fri 20 Aug 2021, 10:14 | Tags: Events research Projects Community

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.


Coventry Creates 2021

Loneliness and solitude, palliative care during Covid-19 and the increasing autonomy and infiltration of artificial intelligence into daily life are just some of the topics featured in the second instalment of Coventry Creates.

These 12 collaborative projects will culminate in a digital exhibition in December 2021.

Tue 10 Aug 2021, 17:13 | Tags: research Projects

Coventry Creates: An evaluation

Read the full evaluation report of Coventry Creates 2020, including the impact and benefits to both artists and researchers,

Wed 21 Jul 2021, 10:44 | Tags: research Projects

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.

Fri 02 Jul 2021, 13:54 | Tags: Events research Projects Community

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...

Fri 28 May 2021, 09:24 | Tags: Events research Projects Updates Community

City of Culture Collaborative Research Projects and the AHRC Summit

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...

Thu 13 May 2021, 17:01 | Tags: research Projects Community

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