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Fine Art Auction

Third year BA (Hons) Fine Art students will hold an art auction to raise money for their London degree show, with donations from John Baldessari, Jeremy Deller and many more.

The auction will be held on 16 March 2017 from 6-9pm in the Refectory with a silent auction that will feature students’ donated work and a hammer auction with works donated from established artists including work from the Fine Art course team.

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Graphic Design students intern at Pentagram

Two BA (Hons) Graphic Design students have recently undertaken internships at Pentagram, the world’s largest independent design consultancy.

Steven O’Neil and Perry Rowe, both third year students, were lucky enough to gain internships, whilst 20 second year students had the opportunity to visit and speak with associate partner, Jason Ching. Jason is an alumni of the Graphic Design course at AUB and has been at Pentagram for twenty years.

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Acting Alumni production to show at Edinburgh Fringe Festival

BA (Hons) Acting Alumni Elliot Warren and Olivia Brady’s production, FLESH & BONE will be showing at Pleasance Courtyard at Edinburgh Fringe Festival, having won £10,000 as part of the Charlie Hartill Fund.

The pair started Unpolished Theatre Company in September 2016 and Flesh and Bone is their first show. Described as “A show that gives the gritty residents of an East London Tower Block a stage, through their wickedly eloquent voices we are thrust into their stories, held by the scruff of the neck, and made to listen” FLESH & BONE follows the lives of five characters, three of which are played by AUB Alumni, Elliot Warren, Olivia Brady and Alessandro Babalola.

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Redesigning the Guides uniform – looking back on Founders Day

This Founders Day, we look back on the redesign that four BA (Hons) Fashion students led in 2014 to create a new Guides uniform.

Recognising AUB’s commitment to promoting body confidence and challenging beauty stereotypes, students from BA (Hons) Fashion were chosen by Girlguiding to lead the redesign, which is now worn by thousands of Guides across the UK.

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Graphic Design Network Event 2017

AUB Graphic Design Network 2017 – #AUBMAKERS

BA (Hons) Graphic Design students are currently preparing for their network event on Thursday 23rd February.  The event will give second year students the opportunity to present their website portfolio to an industry professional and receive feedback. 

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VFX students work on Marvel’s Doctor Strange

BA (Hons) Visual Effects Design and Production students were recently given the chance to work on Marvel’s Doctor Strange.

The students had just completed the first year of their three year degree when the opportunity presented itself. Recommended by two of the course’s teaching staff, who both work full time for Framestore, the students were deemed as ‘production ready’ and hit the ground running.

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Lucienne Day: Living Design

TheGallery, AUB, is proud to host Lucienne Day: Living Design in collaboration with the Robin and Lucienne Day Foundation.

The exhibition, curated by Arts University Bournemouth Deputy Vice-Chancellor Professor Emma Hunt and Dr. Paula Day, celebrates the life and work of one of most influential designers of the post-war generation.

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Commercial Photography alumnus shoots for Nike and Grey Goose

Mitch Payne studied FdA Commercial Photography at AUB, and has since gone on to create work for brands internationally renowned brands.

He talks about working on campaigns for the likes of Nike and Grey Goose.

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A Painting Exhibition

Fine Art Graduate in residence, Sian Hutchings has curated ‘A Painting Exhibition’ with twenty one artists including students, staff and alumni from AUB.

The exhibition catalogue includes contributions from John Baldessari, Alison Carlier and Salomé Voegelin.

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