Bite Size: Portraying Power, as Part of the Kehinde Wiley Exhibition

Join an in-depth conversation about Kehinde Wiley’s fascinating career and how the successful New York based artist has become a symbol for black communities and their empowerment. The discussion takes the diverse artworks exhibited in Kehinde Wiley: Ship of Fools as a starting point to examine the ways in which the artist challenges the conventional depictions and aesthetics of power, taste and privilege. This podcast is an opportunity to familiarise with Wiley’s unique vision of the world.

Free to access online. Book via The Arts Institute website .

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Apartheid as an Idea - international and domestic contexts

Professor Saul Dubow, Queen Mary College London

Saul Dubow has published widely on the development of racial segregation and apartheid in all its aspects, and his most recent book is Apartheid, 1948-1994 (OUP). His lecture focuses on the analysis of power, paying attention to the importance of ideas, institutions, and culture, and setting South African history in its international context.

Date/time: Tuesday 8 March, 19:00

Running time: 80 mins

Venue: Theatre 2, Roland Levinsky Building

Ticket info: £6.60 / £4.50 / free to Peninsula Arts Friends and...

Pre-war pole renovation underway in Plymouth

Authored by Mary

Engineers from Western Power Distribution (WPD), the electricity distributor for the South West, are removing steel poles in Plymouth that have been in place since before the First World War.

Western Power Distribution (WPD), the electricity distributor for the region, is committed to investing in its network to further improve supply reliability and customer service levels.


Ground-shaking research into the power of winter storms

Authored by Mary

The violent winter storms that rocked the country in 2014 had the power to physically shake cliffs to a degree in excess of anything recorded previously, say marine scientists.

A team at Plymouth University used seismometers, laser scanners and video cameras to evaluate the impact of the massive waves – up to 8 metres high – that struck the cliffs in Porthleven, West Cornwall, during...

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