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A Brief History of Japanese Animation with Jasper Sharp

Saturday 1st November 2014 2pm to 4pm Gulbenkian, Canterbury   A Brief History of Japanese Animation Animation is among the largest and most visible of Japan's cultural exports, and enjoys a massive popularity across the world. Japanese film specialist Jasper Sharp explores its history, from its origins in 1917 as essentially little more than a cottage industry in the hands of a small number of trailblazers such as Oten Shimokawa, Sanae Yamamoto an...

19th September 2014

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TAZM Silence of Light

Studio ROSA from Poland presents TAZM Silence of Light, a performance, in the School of Arts' Jarman building: Saturday 20 September @ 7pm Sunday 21 September @ 6pm & meet the company @ 8 pm Based on This Blinding Absence of Light, an account by a former prisoner in Morocco who survived 18 years in the darkness of TAZMAMART Support by Univ...

15th September 2014

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Digital Image – Digital Art: ARC Seminar 22nd September 2014

The Aesthetics Research Centre is pleased to announce its next research seminar: Monday 22nd September, 4pm 6pm, Keynes Seminar Room 17, University of Kent Katherine Thomson-Jones, Oberlin College of Arts and Sciences Digital Image - Digital Art Abstract My paper explores the sense in which digital images are digital and how this bears on the proper appreciation of artworks that comprise digital images. Drawing on Goodman...

11th September 2014

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‘Playing Identities – Performing Heritage’ : Funding Allocation

'Playing Identities, Performing Heritage: Theatre, Creolisation, Creation and the Commons' is a two-year interdisciplinary collaboration between the Department of Scienze Storiche e Beni Culturali at the University of Siena, Italy (Principal Investigators), the Drama Department at the University of Kent, and four Academies of Dramatic Arts in Romania (University Babes-Bolyai, Cluj-Napoca), Spain (Institut del Teatre, Barcel...

9th September 2014

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Theatre and Adaptation: Return, Rewrite, Repeat by Dr Margherita Laera

We are delighted to announce the publication of Dr Margherita Laera's new book, Theatre and Adaptation: Return, Rewrite, Repeat, published by Bloomsbury Methuen Drama. Contemporary theatrical productions as diverse in form as experimental performance, new writing, West End drama, musicals and live art demonstrate a recurring fascination with adapting existing works by other artists, writers, filmmakers and stage practi...

9th September 2014

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