News and Events

Three new funding schemes for 2014-15 are now available from CePRA for events, workshops, performances, or other activities relating to practice-led research. For further details, visit our Funding Opportunities page.

A new CD release from composer Scott McLaughlin has been made possible with funds from CePRA: ‘There are neither wholes nor parts. Listening is the act of choosing the scale on which we perceive forms — each part is merely a whole on a deeper stratum. The pieces collected here...

5 March 2014, 10:30 – 16:00 Phil Taylor Cinema, School of Media and Communications CePRA (Centre for Practice-Led Research in the Arts) is excited to be hosting a workshop and talk by the anthropologist Tim Ingold on March 5th in the “Phil Taylor Cinema”. The event is focussed on Ingold’s research...

1 – 31 January 2014 Sam Belinfante, Simon Lewandowski and Project Space Leeds invite artists to submit sound works to the Palindrone Jukebox, as part of their exhibition The Reversing Machine at Leeds’ new contemporary art space The Tetley opening in January 2014. The Reversing Machine was originally commissioned for...

Thursday 28th and Friday 29th November 2013 PhD-staff masterclass / symposium: Considering place in practice-based research An interdisciplinary event focused on place orientated practice-based research in visual arts and creative writing convened by Dr Judith Tucker, School of Design, University of Leeds. Keynote Speakers Mary Modeen, University of Dundee Dr...

Two Deputy Directors have been appointed to support the work of CePRA. We would like to welcome Scott McLaughlin and Fiona Bannon, who will share the Deputy role from 2013-14 onwards.    

16 October 2013, 16:00 – 17:00 Conference Room, School of Music, 12 Cavendish Road, LS2 9JT The next meeting of CePRA will be primarily to discuss the following objectives: improving the centre’s visibility, especially among postgraduate students. improving the centre’s effectiveness as a resource for practice-led/based research, and using CePRA...

Applications are invited from staff in the faculty of PVAC for this new role. Centre for Practice-led Research in the Arts (CePRA) Deputy Director Expressions of interest should be directed to: Ewan Stefani (e.j.stefani@leeds.ac.uk) by 16th September 2013. Role Description The length of the Deputy Director’s appointment will normally be...

19 June 2013, 15:00 – 16:00 Conference Room, School of Music, 12 Cavendish Road. All welcome!

8 – 11 May 2013 at 19:30 stage@leeds http://www.stage.leeds.ac.uk A new version of Sophocles’ “Antigone” addressing issues of personal identity, political freedom and three doomed weddings. Set in a wedding shop, this performance of “Antigone” updates the original text with a vibrant, contemporary physical production. It features the work of 20...