New Faculty of Arts Building puts collaboration and engagement at the heart of a new campus ‘cultural quarter’
On 6th December, the new Faculty of Arts Building will open its doors to students, staff and the public. The £57.5m eight storey building, designed by Feilden Clegg Bradley Studios and constructed by Bowmer + Kirkland, brings together a diverse and international mix of minds from all walks of life, creating the optimum environment for generating a universe of ideas.
Using a wealth of rarely-seen archive film, together with voices from yesterday and today, the new documentary Coventry Cathedral: Building for a New Britain (BBC Four, Wednesday 9th June 21.00) will tell the unique story of the rebuilding of the cathedral following its destruction in 1940.
Partying, pantomime, feasting and gift-giving are all established traditions of the Christmas season. At the same time of the year over 2000 years ago, Romans had the very same customs in celebration of a different festival – Saturnalia.
Warwick’s Venetian campus will host ‘Italy is Out’, a unique exhibition of photographer Mario Badagliacca’s work during this year’s Art Night Venezia, on Saturday 17 June.
Dr Lorenzo Pericolo, Associate Professor in History of Art at the University of Warwick and author of two books on Caravaggio, joined Royal Shakespeare Company rehearsal room to answer questions about the notorious artist.