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Robert Atkinson, Architect of Cinemas @ UoB Arts and Science Festival

A review of the talk given by Dr Kate Ince on the architect of the Barber Institute as part of the Arts and Science Festival from UoB’s Blogfest…

Barber Institute of Fine Arts

Barber Institute of Fine Arts

Robert Atkinson, Architect of Cinemas @ UoB Arts and Science Festival.

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Culture Vultures


We’re all very excited on campus today: the University’s Arts and Science Festival has begun! Throughout the week there are lots of interesting events lined up for staff, students and the public to enjoy. Find out more by browsing the brochure here. We’re particularly keen to flag up our offer:

1) Dr Camilla Smith (History of Art) will be giving a talk entitled: ‘A Leg to Stand On: Prosthetics, Art and Robots’ with Dr Nick Hawes (Computer Science), Monday 18 March, 6-7pm in the Learning Centre, LG14.

2) Us Art Historians will be running an ‘Art History Speed Workshop’ on Wednesday 20 March, 2.15pm, Barber Institute, where we will be talking about 5 key paintings in the Barber’s collection. Interested? Email e.a.lestrange@bham.ac.uk to reserve a place!

3) On Friday 22nd March, 10am-4pm in Red Marley (32 Pritchatts Road, G1 on campus map) you can drop in and contribute to a time-capsule as part of an HLF-funded project, ‘Digbeth Speaks’, which some of our postgraduates are leading.

4) Throughout the week do.collaboration, co-directed by Dr Richard Clay (History of Art), are hosting a series of events, including today’s ‘multi-touch play time’ where you can play on multi-touch, multi-user equipment! (Monday 18 March 1-4pm, ERI building).


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