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Collaborate - 2/4 - Arts University Bournemouth

BFX competition challenges UK students to create standout animation

This summer, the BFX Competition (July 11th – August 26th 2016) is open to students or recent graduates of Visual Effects or Animation at any UK University or College.

BFX is a student competition, designed to give students direct exposure to cutting-edge practices and showcase their skills to some of the best supervisors, producers and artists in the VFX and animation industry.

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Wimborne Community Theatre Collaboration

Third year BA (Hons) Costume and Performance Design students are busy at work creating the costumes and setting for the upcoming production of What They Left Behind by Wimborne Community Theatre

What They Left Behind is a new immersive play, exploring the legacy of objects and memories and their effect on people in Wimborne during the First World War, and how they connect with our lives today.

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BA (Hons) Dance explore tech collab and live streams

BA (Hons) Dance students are working with Wayne Sables on a project that will see performances live streamed each evening this week.

Wayne Sables is fascinated with the relationships between dance, technology and space, and how they can be used to engage and empower an audience. Through an intensive week’s work, Wayne will be working with the first year BA (Hons) Dance students to create a series of short performance works. Each work will be presented in a different space, exploring a different dance and technology relationship. Live streamed each day, it places the concept of dance performance in a new light.

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Costume, Vis Com, Film & Acting collab on #ShakespeareSuperhero

What if Superheroes were around in Shakespearean times?

The BA (Hons) Costume and Performance Design course has transformed DC Comic superheroes such as Batman, The Joker and Catwoman and reimagined them as Shakespearean characters in full Jacobean costume complete with ruffs, patterned silks and ornate cuffs and collars. The project is to commemorate the 400th anniversary of Shakespeare’s death on 23rd April 2016 and to celebrate the release of two DC movies this year – Batman v Superman in March and Suicide Squad in August.

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AUB 24 + Virgin StartUp

Arts University Bournemouth becomes biggest creative agency in the South West to deliver Virgin brief.

This week, students will be given 24 hours to come up with innovative creative solutions for a brief from Virgin StartUp.

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AUB research proves importance of following creative career #noregrets

Research released by AUB reveals we are a nation of frustrated creatives, with 63% of Brits wishing they were in a career where they could make more use of their creative skills.

The research also found over half (54%) of Brits have a number of career regrets, including not investing enough time when choosing a career in the first instance (23%), their choice of school, college or university (21%) and wishing that they had been offered more career guidance at the beginning of their career path (20%).

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AUB 24 + Larmer Tree Festival

AUB 24 turns Arts University Bournemouth into the largest creative agency in the South West.

Students work in cross course teams for 24 hours, on a real brief, for a real client with the opportunity to produce real work.

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Interior Architecture work on town Ice Rink

Ten students from BA (Hons) Interior Architecture & Design have been working with THAT Group to design, develop and build an information kiosk for the Lower Gardens Ice Rink

Student Jane Lee tells us about the project:

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‘Exchange’ at ArtSway

BA (Hons) Fine Art students have been in residence at ArtSway and the Silver Hind Restaurant and village inn.

The exhibition took place across the two venues in the form of an exchange. The students collaboratively curated the exhibition treating the ArtSway gallery as a site for communal and social interaction and the pub as a platform to exhibit artwork. The art collection was removed from the pub walls and installed at the ArtSway Gallery.

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Graphic Design students win Enterprise Library job

BA (Hons) Graphic Design students, Daniela Osorio and Adam Hassen have won the design job for Poole Enterprise Library.

The brief was to create a campaign that would reinvigorate people’s interest in starting their own business. Daniela and Adam’s campaign plays on the well known phrase “Be Your Own Boss”.  

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