Posts Categorized: WRoCAH News

  • STOP PRESS: AHRC awards further 5-year funding for WRoCAH

    We are pleased to announce that WRoCAH has been awarded renewed funding by the Arts and Humanities Research Council (AHRC) to support 240 PhD students over five years, with the first cohort starting in October 2019.

  • Refuse/Refuge Exhibition and Festival of Ideas Film Screening, by Kyveli Lignou-Tsamantani

    Kyveli Lignou-Tsamantani and Martha Cattell co-curated ‘Refuse/Refuge’ (York Art Gallery, July-September 2018), an exhibition featuring works by international artists and addressing issues of representation in relation to the contemporary refugee and migrant crisis, with support from WRoCAH. Here Kyveli explains more about the origins of the project.

  • A Shoe Full of Stars, by Omar Shahryar

    Earlier this year Omar Shahryar devised an opera about terrorism in collaboration with secondary school students. Read more and watch the Channel 4 coverage here!

  • Unlocking York Minster: Always unfinished ….

    Unlocking York Minster: Always Unfinished – In the third blog posts of the series about her work with York Minster, Kirsty Surgey reflects on how the ordinary can transformed into treasure.

  • Unlocking York Minster: A magpie method

    Unlocking York Minster: Magpie Method – In the second of her blog posts about this exciting performance-based project, Kirsty Surgey talks about challenges of finding objects for performance inspiration.