• Objects in Purgatory

    Objects in Purgatory

    The Campaign for Objects in Purgatory is a creative research project that collects the stories of uncherished gifts, which despite their negative associations for the owner, are still kept. These possessions offer rich potential for interpretation, because they usually embody a contradiction in emotional value; as much as a recipient might want to rid themselves of an uncherished gift, they may also feel compelled to keep it.

  • TIG welding in fine metalwork

    TIG welding in fine metalwork

    This project explores the creative and technical application of TIG (tungsten inert gas) welding in the field of contemporary decorative metalwork. Developed in the 1940s for industrial use, TIG welding has shown great potential for innovation in fine (craft)metalworking but has been slow to penetrate the subject area because of the costly investment needed in equipment.

  • Shadow Book

    Shadow Book

    Shadow Book is an illustrated volume that was written in Venice during 2001-2003. The book brings together fragments of writing from my writing journals in which I track my ideas and write notes for stories that I abandon and restart and rarely finish.

  • Monument


    Becky Shaw been selected to make new work for the Sainsbury Centre, Norwich in 2014, as part of MONUMENT, developed by Time and Place. The work is in its early stages, but currently focuses on traditions of Christmas tree giving as acts of reparation, hospitality, or commitment.

  • Bigger than the real thing

    Bigger than the real thing

    In 2010, three exhibitions articulated Zellweger's enquiry, using the exhibition format as discursive element: a joint exhibition with artist Emma Woffenden, the medical/artistic context of a group show for the benefit of a Breast Cancer Foundation, and a solo show as installation.

  • Who Cares?

    Who Cares?

    Who Cares? is a research project funded through the ADRC which sought to explore the use of objects and metaphors as a means of enabling individuals to articulate their experience of caring for a person with dementia.

  • Photography in care homes

    Photography in care homes

    This study used the medium of photography to explore the experiences of older people living in residential care settings in a city in the North of England

  • Moving Stories

    Moving Stories

    Building understanding of methods and approaches for the beneficial engagement of people with dementia in storytelling through animation

  • Excessories - Let's talk about FAT

    Excessories - Let's talk about FAT

    Excessories was an exhibition which confronts creative misunderstandings with the Art and Design Research Centre at Sheffield Hallam University.

  • Furniture


    Furniture, an exhibition by Paul Chamberlain head of the Art and Design Research Centre at Sheffield Hallam University.

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