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Commercial Photography student featured in Huck Magazine

Third year Commercial Photography student, Mark Leaver, has seen his work featured by Huck Magazine.

Picked up by the radical culture publication, Mark’s Facial Tattoos project saw him capture those involved in the often misunderstood world of facial tattoos, revealing the people beneath the ink.

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Hannah Houston revamps Amigo Loans as Chief Designer

Hannah Houston from BA (Hons) Interior Architecture and Design has completed a project for Amigo Loans as chief designer, working with Michael Grubb studios who were the lighting designers for the London Olympic Park, 2012. She tells us about the new design:

“I was employed as the chief designer for the project which ran from June to November 2013. Amigo Loans had approached me as their current setup was not working very well for them – they had multiple office locations all around Bournemouth town centre and a large cafe just for staff and they wanted to have all of this under one roof.

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Architecture transform underpass into carol venue

Working with students from the BA Architecture and MArch courses, visiting tutor Richard Eastham helped transform a pedestrian underpass beneath the Wessex Way dual carriageway into a magical carol concert venue for an hour on Wednesday 18th December.

The fabulous choir was drawn from the nearby Malmesbury Park Primary School on Lowther Road, led by their fantastic assistant head teacher, Mr Sam Fuller.

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Music Architecture Poole

For the third year running, Music Architecture Poole [MAP] exhibits the 2013 Music School final design project by Level 5 BA (Hons) Architecture curated by Channa Vithana (Senior lecturer at AUB).

The work is inclusive of acoustics, structural engineering and materials with emphasis on the haptic experience of architecture and local urban context incorporating the cultural significance and technical expertise of Lighthouse, Poole’s Centre for the Arts. The majority of the exhibition is crafted using sustainable means including unused plywood offcuts provided by timber engineering Specialist Shopfitters TEKNE (Poole) and with minimum waste inclusive of installation and removal.

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Film Production student creates workshops for underprivileged children in Pakistan

In 2012,  2nd year Film Production student Myriam Raja launched Cine Pak, a not for profit project which aims to offer filmmaking workshops to underprivileged children in Pakistan.

On 9th December 2012 she flew out to Pakistan and ran 6 full days of filmmaking workshops to a group of schoolgirls in the rural district of Toba Tek Singh, in Punjab. This December, she is going to do it all again.

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MA / BA Costume Graduate Art Director for BBC 3 ‘Fuzzbox’

MA / BA Costume Graduate Sarah Dicks is Art Director for BBC3 Comedy ‘Fuzzbox’.

Sarah designed all the costumes for the puppets, which were heavily influenced by the teenagers whose voices appear in the show.

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AUB Headline Sponsor of Bournemouth Arts by the Sea Festival

Bournemouth Arts by the Sea Festival is back for the third year, bringing an eclectic multi-art form programme of over 50 events to the south coast. Highlights this year include Mutoid Waste fresh from adorning the Pyramid Stage at Glastonbury, who will be bringing a huge animatronics parade to  the beach. The festival opens with a spectacular weekend of free events, from Fri 20th – Sun 22nd September with the programme running until 12th October.

Arts University Bournemouth is proud to be the headline sponsor, and this year brings the most diverse work yet from our creative community.

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Yellow is the colour of success for AUB at D&AD New Blood Awards

AUB was successful at the recent D&AD New Blood exhibition winning the prestigious ‘Student of the Year’ and a Yellow Pencil Award.

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AUB gets on its bike!

Arts University Bournemouth (AUB) is quite literally ‘getting on its bike’, with the delivery of a custom made bicycle from Boscombe Bike Club, a group of AUB students who are dedicated to the upcycling and refurbishing of unwanted bicycles to turn them into a working piece of cool visual art.

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A celebration of print in former press room of the Bournemouth Echo

A group of Illustration students from Arts University Bournemouth (AUB) are bringing traditional printmaking skills back to the Print Room with a site-specific project for the former press room of the Bournemouth Echo newspaper in Richmond Hill, which is now elegant restaurant, The Print Room.

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