University of Nottingham


A number of Landscape and Environment projects have included public exhibitions among their outputs (either through the direct staging of an exhibition or through the project team acting as advisors/contributors to other related events). These exhibitions are detailed below alongside links to online resources from the exhibitions and project research pages.



Art and the sublime

Project: The sublime object: nature, art and language

Location: Tate Britain

Duration: 1st February - 14th November 2010

Catalogue: Riding, C. (2010). Art and the Sublime: Terror, Torment and Transcendence. (London: Tate Publishing)




An archaeology of 'race': Exploring the northern frontier in Roman Britain

Project: Tales of the Frontier: political representations and practices inspired by Hadrian's Wall

Location: Segedunum Roman Fort, Baths and Museum, Wallsend, and Tullie House Museum and Art Gallery, Carlisle

Duration: 4th July - 13th September 2009 (Wallsend) and 19th September - 25th October 2009 (Carlisle)

Catalogue: Tolia-Kelly, D. P. and Nesbitt, C. (2009). An Archaeology of 'Race': Exploring the Northern Frontier in Roman Britain. (Durham: Durham University Press).




Project: Land art and the culture of landscape, 1967-77

Location: Djangoly Art Gallery, Nottingham 

Duration: 20th June - 9th August 2009

Catalogue: Sleeman, A.J. and Alfrey, N. (2009). Earth-Moon-Earth. Djanogly Art Gallery, University of Nottingham: Nottingham.



The beat goes on: From the Beatles to the Zutons

Project: Popular musicscapes and the characterisation of the urban environment

Location: World Museum, Liverpool

Duration: 12th July 2008 - 1st November 2009 

Catalogue: Leonard, M. and Strachan, R. (eds.) (2009). The Beat Goes On: Liverpool, Popular Music and the Changing City. (Liverpool: Liverpool University Press). See chapter by Cohen, S., and Lashua, B.D. 'Re-Mapping the Precinct: Music, the built environment and urban change in Liverpool'.




 Guiding dilemma

Echo Valley/A Guiding Dilemma

Project: Touchstone test-piece

Location: Void Gallery, Derry

Duration: 20th May - 20th June 2008



Project: From the technological sublime to the urban pastoral: rethinking urban and industrial landscapes

Location: Myles Meehan Gallery, Darlington

Duration: 14th August - 27th September 2008

Catalogue: Tucker, J. (2008). Tense. See 'The complicity of the mundane'.




Imagining the garden

Project: Writing the landscape of everyday life: lay narratives of the home garden

Location: Jubilee Library, Brighton and subsequently part of 'Photographs Matter: an exhibition of participant-directed photography' at the RGS-IBG Annual Conference 2008.

Duration: Five days in June 2007 and August 2008 and online



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University of Nottingham
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