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‘Little’ selected for Screening at the Foyle Film Festival

BA (Hons) Film Production grad film ‘Little’ has been selected for screening as part of the Light in Motion Awards for Best Short Film at Foyle Film Festival 2014.

The jury was impressed with the film and it will be screened during the Foyle Film Festival which takes place from 19-23 November in Derry-Londonderry, Northern Ireland.
Congratulations to all involved!

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Modelmaking alumnus Lucie Longford creates prop for Kate Bush Tour

Lucie Longford graduated from Modelmaking in 2002, and now works as a professional Modelmaker and Visiting Tutor at AUB.

“Recently, I did some costumes for Kate Bush’s ‘Before the Dawn’ launch of her new album and then it was also used in the live show. I was asked to make life jackets to look like they were from the 1950’s. I worked with Robert Allsopp who designed it.

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Visual Communication Students design new identity for Gigler

Leading digital infrastructure builder CityFibre has worked with students from AUB and local digital creative agency CROWD to overhaul and update the brand and identity of it’s flagship internet service provider Gigler.

The three-month project was undertaken by 1st year BA (Hons) Visual Communications students in response to a professional brief and provided them with their first taste of a real-world commercial project.

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Costume and Make-up collaborate for BeauBowBelles Video

1st Year Costume and Make-up students have created a1950’s inspired video for The BeauBowBelles.

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The making of ‘Wait for Me’

Watch an exclusive ‘making of’ 2014 Graduate film ‘Wait for Me‘, including the team constructing a 74ft trench above the ground in Salisbury.

Synopsis: Arthur and Annie Graham say farewell to their son William, as he departs for war, in the winter of 1914. Drifting further and further apart, the couple try to cope with their son’s absence.

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Graduate Fashion Week

AUB Fashion opened the Monday Catwalk at Graduate Fashion Week – wowing both press and industry with an eclectic and innovative show.

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Fine Art students raise £8000 for degree show

BA (Hons) Fine Art students have raised £8000 for their degree show with an auction of work from the likes of Jeremy Deller, Ralph Steadman and Kiki Smith.

The auction, which took place on Tuesday 6th March on the AUB campus, raised just shy of £8000. The money raised will go towards the BA (Hons) Fine Art degree show at Free Range in the Old Truman Brewery, London.

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Final year Tom Barker selected to design bar in new Hilton hotel

We are very pleased to announce that Tom Barker, final year student from BA (Hons) Interior Architecture and Design, has won the competition to design the “Skybar” in the new Hilton Hotel currently under construction in Bournemouth.

Tom pitched his ideas against other student finalists from both the AUB and Bournemouth University to the Hilton group and international architects practice Scott Brownrigg.

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Leanne Atkin Photography wins ‘Best in Show’

As Preparation for HE courses display latest work, Leanne Atkin from Diploma in Art and Design – Foundation Studies has been awarded ‘Best in show’ for her photographic retrospective exploration of her mothers illness.

Leanne said: “This work was for the body project. I was interested in the science behind the body and mind so I decided to materialise childhood memories of mine relating to my mums illness. I looked at the work of Jo Spence who did self portraits when she had cancer – that sparked the idea.

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BA (Hons) Textiles students run workshop for BLOCK PARTY Schools Day

On Thursday 23rd January three 3rd Year BA Textiles students led two, two hour workshops with students from local schools in Bournemouth.  The workshops were based on the Craft Council Exhibition in the AUB Gallery – Block Party: Contemporary Craft inspired by the Art of the Tailor, the students took inspiration from the block party exhibition using pattern pieces created from there own bodies.  The Textile brief the students then developed was to create a second skin by translating these into printed textiles inspired by the inner workings of the body and using heat reactive dyes and the heat press.

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