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Morag Mysercough runs installation workshop

BA (Hons) Visual Communication had Honorary Fellow Morag Myerscough in to work with students on a half day installation workshop in the VisCom studios.

This was followed by a lecture by Morag who gave students a brilliant insight into her practice and influences.

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Fashion student up for Harrod’s ‘Star of Tomorrow’ writing comp

BA (Hons) Fashion final year Eleanor Hamilton has been been shortlisted as a finalist for the prestigious Harrod’s ‘Star of Tomorrow Writing’ Competition.

The annual competition aims to scout and nurture emerging British talent, providing a platform to launch their careers in a particularly competitive and dynamic industry.  The prize will allow the two winners to get a taste of the world’s most famous department store and its leading publication – the Harrods Magazine.

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2012 Grad Animation ‘Marionette’ for Zurich Dentists

FANTOCHE are working with the public Dentistry Service of Zurich for a special animation screening project, in which 2012 graduate animation ‘Marionette’ from BA (Hons) Animation will play a part. 

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“Taking a line for a walk” – A celebration of Drawing

As AUB prepare to install the brand new Drawing studio, this week has been a celebration of the art which sits at the heart of our creative community.

Wednesday 18th March saw a BSO concert at Poole Lighthouse to celebrate the design and construction of the new drawing studio, designed by Professor Sir Peter Cook of CRAB studio who told us:

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Foundation students on Amelia’s Magazine site

Sarah Stendel and Will Broomfield’s work have been featured on Amelia’s Magazine Website

They responded to a Valentines Open Brief:  ‘Please create art that would look great on the wall year round, and be inspired by all things amorous… including well known romantic movies’. 

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AUB 24 + RNLI – The collaborative live brief

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Commercial Photography work with British Airways on New York photo diary

BA (Hons) Commercial Photography 1st years went to New York and created a photo diary – with one image per day being chosen to feature on the British Airways highlife site.

BA posted the series on the site from 20th February.

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Fashion student makes FAD 2015 Final

BA (Hons) Fashion student Alice Polley has made the finals of FAD – ‘Physics meets Fashion’ 2015.

Mass.Matter.Forces An Experiment – is a collection inspired by Polley’s own experimental photographs documenting the effects caused by forces on different fabrics.

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MA Illustration students long-listed for Book Illustration Competition

The Book Illustration Competition is a unique partnership between House of Illustration and The Folio Society.

MA Illustration student Sooyeon Kim has been longlisted for the 2015 prize. She tells us about her work:

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‘The Message’ Foundation show

Students from the Fashion, Costume, Textiles and Illustration Foundation course pathways have exhibited work they had to post to their tutors.

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Costume work with Cirque Bijou on Bristol Green Capital

BA (Hons) Costume with Performance Design Alumnus and now Cirque Bijou’s costume designer Sarah Dicks is working with David Wood, current Costume student to create a costume using reclaimed materials for the opening of Bristol European Green Capital.

Cirque Bijou and Arts University Bournemouth have a successful history of working together. In 2012 they won award for the costumes created for the opening celebrations of the London 2012 Olympic and Paralympic Sailing Events in Weymouth and Portland.

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Illustration work with The Paper Cinema

The Paper Cinema perform a unique form of live animation and music, and have been working with BA (Hons) Illustration students to create beautiful pieces of live scored ‘paper cinema’.

Founded in 2004 by Nicholas Rawling, with Imogen Charleston and Christopher Reed, they tour bespoke pieces around Britain and internationally.

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