Tuesday, March 24, 2015

Audience research symposium 29th April

Registration is now open for a one day symposium hosted by the
Sheffield Performer and Audience Research Centre (SPARC) on
'Understanding audiences for the contemporary arts', to be held in the
Humanities Research Institute, University of Sheffield on Wednesday
29th April, 10.30-5.00pm. All those with an interest in contemporary
arts, from a practitioner, researcher or spectator position, are
warmly invited to join us and contribute to our discussions.

The event will include presentation of an ongoing collaboration
between the SPARC research team and Birmingham Contemporary Music
Group, invited talks from Dr Philip Thomas (University of
Huddersfield) and Kealy Cozens (Sound and Music), as well as shorter
papers on three themes relating to research with audiences: methods
and ethics, communication and collaboration, and impact and

Full details of the programme and how to register are available on the
SPARC website -

Questions about the event can be directed to the organising team on

Sheffield Performer and Audience Research Centre