Joseph Lee – War Poet and Artist: An Online Exhibition on Art UK’s Curations platform

Ranked alongside Owen, Brooke and Sassoon, Joseph Lee was in his day regarded as one of Scotland’s finest First World War poets. Although his reputation has since been unfairly eclipsed, his poetry and war memoirs remain powerfully evocative. What makes Lee particularly remarkable is that he was also a highly skilled artist who illustrated his…Continue Reading Joseph Lee – War Poet and Artist: An Online Exhibition on Art UK’s Curations platform

The Art, Design and Architecture Graduate Showcase 2020: 12th – 21st June

The Art, Design and Architecture Graduate Showcase 2020 celebrates the achievements of our graduating students from University of Dundee’s Duncan of Jordanstone College of Art & Design and the department of Architecture within the School of Social Sciences. In the absence of a physical exhibition at this point in time, this website will provide an…Continue Reading The Art, Design and Architecture Graduate Showcase 2020: 12th – 21st June

Signs Meanings Riddles: Film into Poetry – Experimental Writing Workshop (online)

The Cooper Gallery has still got a few spaces open for this Thursday’s upcoming writing workshop led by Poet and Writer Jane Goldman. Please see below for information on how to sign up for this experimental poetry workshop, being held via Zoom on 28 May between 5-7pm. Signs Meanings Riddles: Film into Poetry Workshop led…Continue Reading Signs Meanings Riddles: Film into Poetry – Experimental Writing Workshop (online)

Chronicle: The Archive and Museum Anthology – A Comic by PhD Student Hailey Austin

“I created this comic in collaboration with undergraduate students, master’s students and artists in order to promote the comics collection in the University of Dundee’s Archives as well as the Museum Services. It is a public information comic that tells how different collections got into the archives, how to access the items, as well as…Continue Reading Chronicle: The Archive and Museum Anthology – A Comic by PhD Student Hailey Austin

Video: The Needlework Development Scheme Collection at DJCAD

While the University’s museums and galleries are temporarily closed due to the coronavirus emergency, we’re sharing more of our collections online. This is the latest in a series of films in which museum curator Matthew Jarron tells the stories behind some of our most interesting objects and artworks. In this video we look at a…Continue Reading Video: The Needlework Development Scheme Collection at DJCAD

Rhythmic Marks and Misprints, A Science Art Collaboration

Rhythmic Marks and Misprints are two interconnected art science projects that took place during 2018-19. The project involved artist/researcher Daksha Patel creating artwork in response to current research into Parkinson’s disease led by Professor Miratul Muqit and his team based in the Medical Research Council Protein Phosphorylation and Ubiquitylation Unit in the University. Miratul is…Continue Reading Rhythmic Marks and Misprints, A Science Art Collaboration

#WellTogether: Art at the Start

The Art at the Start project is a collaboration between art psychotherapist Vicky Armstrong and experimental psychologist Dr Josephine Ross. We are interested in the impact participation in art can have upon the social well-being of young children and how shared art experiences may help to build strong attachment relationships: What happens when young children…Continue Reading #WellTogether: Art at the Start

Screening & In Conversation Event – Riddles of the Sphinx: Thursday 21 May

The Cooper Gallery has just released details of an incredibly high-profile screening and in-conversation event with acclaimed filmmakers Laura Mulvey and Margaret Salmon. It takes place next Thursday, 21st May and you can read all of the details about the event below! Screening & In-conversation | Riddles of the Sphinx Laura Mulvey and Margaret Salmon Thursday…Continue Reading Screening & In Conversation Event – Riddles of the Sphinx: Thursday 21 May