Tag : david shearing

InTheMiddle with David Shearing

10 months ago / 0 comments

Arts Editor, Rose Crees interviews David Shearing, an award winning Leeds-based artist and lecturer in the University of Leeds’ School of Performance and Cultural Industries. His immersive piece, Christmas With Us, is being revived this December as part of the #ChristmasInLeeds initiative. In December 2016 an unassuming, plywood box appeared … Read More

Immersive ‘Black Rock’ Shows What It Is To Be Human

10 months ago / 0 comments

From the creator of ‘The Weather Café’, ‘Black Rock’ is another of David Shearing’s innovative and immersive performances with the aim of imitating the sensations of climbing. Arts Writer, Liberty Anstead, describes her experience with this deeply personal and transcendent piece of art. Not knowing what to expect, my friend … Read More

News | PhD student lands £30k prize

5 years ago / 0 comments

A talented Leeds student has landed a £30,000 fund for his theatre project. David Shearing, a 30 year old PhD student, was among five artists last month who won the Sky Academy Arts prize. Through the use of video, light and sound design, the project looks to change the way … Read More