Miyoko Yamashita McGregor

Encounter 2018: An afternoon with Miyoko Yamashita McGregor

Text and Photography by Iqbal Ahmed On a beautiful sunlit Saturday afternoon on 24 February, the Ustinov College opened an art exhibition called Encounter 2018: Exploring the Encounter of Human Agency with Nature at the Sheraton Park Café.  The exhibition is to showcase artwork from a number of local artists in the period from 24 February […]

Lumiere: Behind the Scenes

By Nadin Hassan This past November, the streets of Durham were filled with energy as the city hosted the biennial Lumiere Festival, with dozens of installations scattered around the river, churches, court house, cathedral, and other heritage sites and landmarks. Organized by the arts charity Artichoke and commissioned by Durham County Council, it is the […]

Sentence: A Work in Progress

Alan O’Cain, Artist Exhibition at Ushaw College (Article by James O’Neill, Café des Arts lead) “If there was a means to picture my inner self, picture my thoughts and traumatised sensibilities, picture the suffocation caused by lack of freedom, then this is it” (subject to artist – 31.08.15) The fragility and perseverance of humanity is most […]

Challenges of Careers in Arts and Culture

By SeowLi Khor On Saturday 11th March 2017, three speakers talked about their experiences and the skills needed to succeed in their careers. Postgraduate students from a variety of backgrounds and disciplines attended the event. There were Q&A sessions after each talk which allowed the audience to ask questions. In addition, there was also a […]

 International Dress Day

By James O’Neill The International Dress Day, which fell this year on Saturday March 4th, is a relatively new event to Ustinov College. The day has been created as a celebration of Durham Universities’ most diverse college as a casual and informal platform for meeting other cultures and celebrating the many cultural differences of the […]