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Textile and Architecture students collaborate on residency at Walford Mill Crafts

BA (Hons) Textiles and BA (Hons) Architecture students have collaborated on ‘Two Make’ exhibition, which is currently on display at Walford Mill Crafts, Wimborne.

As part of their events and engagement programme, Walford Mill Crafts in Wimborne offered two pairs of first year Textiles and Architecture students the chance to undertake a 3 week collaborative residency.

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Graphic Design student wins prestigious packaging competition

Level 6 BA (Hons) Graphic Design student, Emily Braybrook, has won the prestigious packaging competition brief set by Joyo Bank Ltd. based in Mito City, Tokyo and supported by British Council.

The brief, set to UK Universities, was to package a new powder format Japanese Tea developed by Makinohara. Emily’s prize is a trip to Tokyo in August to view her design being manufactured and displayed in store.

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Sylvain Chomet visits Animation students

BAFTA award-winning and Oscar nominated director and animator, Sylvain Chomet, has been on campus this week sharing his work with BA (Hons) Animation students.

Chomet presented a showcase of his work to students and is also holding a special screening of one of his most famous works, The Illusionist, followed by a Q&A later today.  

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AUB partners with National Writing Day

Arts University Bournemouth has become an official partner of National Writing Day.

Described as ‘a celebration of writing creatively’, National Writing Day is a collaborative initiative between First Story and partner arts and literacy organisations across the UK. It is supported by Arts Council England and Old Possum’s Practical Trust.

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The Spirit of Place. Learning from Giancarlo De Carlo

BA (Hons) Architecture and MArch lecture by Antonello Alici, Friday 21st April 2017.

Giancarlo De Carlo (1919-2005) is a major figure in the architectural debate and practice of 20th century for his capacity of listening, accepting and annexing the tensions of the city and its inhabitants. Born in Genoa in 1919 the son of a naval engineer, he spent his childhood in different port cities as Livorno, Trieste and Tunis. His university education in Milan Politechnic and in IUAV Venice provided the link with the modernist avant-garde, namely with Giuseppe Pagano and Ernesto N. Rogers and at the same time with William Morris.

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MA Fine Art student selected for prestigious New Contemporaries exhibition

MA Fine Art student Matthew Gough has two paintings selected for the prestigious 2017 New Contemporaries exhibition.

Inspired by mid-century design, interiors, and folk art, Matthew Gough’s work explores painterly language and how this can be used to visually describe a space. Ennui, absence and loneliness are key themes; other ideas that inform his practice include material culture, nostalgia, and play.

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Fine Art host audio takeover in the Drawing Studio

On Friday 31st March, The Noematic Collective held a sonic takeover in the Drawing Studio at Arts University Bournemouth.

Sian Hutchings, Graduate in Residence for BA (Hons) Fine Art, founded the collective after starting a sound group open to all students within AUB.

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Fine Art Senior Lecturer exhibits in two upcoming shows

What could it mean to make art for billions of years in the future?

BA (Hons) Fine Art Senior Lecturer Andy Weir aims to find out, b addressing this question through the deep time of Plutonium. Andy’s video work is to be shown in two upcoming events.

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Dance students work with The Training Room

First year students from BA (Hons) Dance recently collaborated with The Training Room on a beyond curriculum brief.

The students took part in a video, created by The Training Room, to support the Bournemouth Bay Run and promote the 80s dress code.

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