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March 15, 2020
Repositioning Graphic Heritage project featured at the Heritage For Global Challenges event in West Bek’aa, Lebanon. 24–26 February, 2020
Dr Robert Harland was invited to present the Newton Fund Repositioning Graphic Heritage project at the Heritage For Global Challenges event in West Bek’aa, Lebanon. The event, organised by Praxis: Arts and Humanities for Global Development from the University of Leeds, is part of Praxis’ remit to consolidate GCRF projects funded by the Arts and Humanities Research […]
March 15, 2020
Johnny Xu promotes urban graphic heritage at Shanghai University of Engineering Science 7th November 2019
Research Associate, Johnny Xu, was invited to present the AHRC Repositioning Graphic Heritage project at Shanghai Universityof Engineering Science, School of Art and Design. This seminar provided an opportunity for the project reach a wide audience and extend the collaboration with potential institutional partners in Shanghai. Johnny also visited the UK-China Centre at the School and to discuss future […]
July 16, 2019
Prof. Cees de Bont addresses the cultural significance of graphic heritage at Creative Cities forum in Shanghai
UNESCO Creative City (Shanghai) Promotion Office invite Dean of Loughborough University’s School of Design and Creative Arts, Prof. Cees de Bont, to share his views on ‘Visual Quality for Better Urban Environments’ at the International Creative Cities Design Innovation Forum, Shanghai, 15th May 2019. This followed initial discussions with Dr Pan Jin at UNESCO during […]
April 12, 2019
Research team meeting in Shanghai with academy, research and creative industries.
Dates have now been established for the ‘Repositioning Graphic Heritage’ research team meeting in Shanghai, when the project members will be planning participatory design workshops and a forthcoming symposium about design for heritage.
April 11, 2019
Graffwerk visit in Leicester
Dr Robert Harland and Johnny Xu visit the new Graffwerk headquarters at North Mills, Frog Island, in Leicester, to meet Company Director, Antony Overend. The discussion explored the Leicester street art scene, and potential future collaboration. Graffwerk develop legal street art sites, offer workshop activities and engage with the Arts Council, contributing t the local arts […]