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Course Leader’s painting featured in Hollywood blockbuster

BA (Hons) Fine Art Course Leader, Richard Waring’s painting featured in the latest Bourne film, Jason Bourne.

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Turlin Moor Youth Centre Photography Project

BA (Hons) Commercial Photography students have been working with Turlin Moor Youth Centre.

The 4 week project was part funded by Poole Housing Partnerships LTD and AUB.

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Exploring the work of Twinks Burnett

BA (Hons) Fashion alumna Twinks Burnett is a Fashion Stylist, Creative Director and Accessories Designer.

After graduating in 2014, she went on to win the ‘Fashion Styling and Creative Direction’ award at Graduate Fashion Week.

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#BoomBoxBus

A giant retro ghetto blaster will be seen on the roads of Bournemouth for the next academic year, thanks to an innovative bus design from AUB.

Unveiled today, the wrapped 11m x 4m double-decker bus has bass speaker cones for wheels, a tape deck between its windows and is covered with over 80 dials, switches and speakers. The long top window takes the place of an AM/FM radio display.

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Have You Got Four Candles? Alumnus book brings Poole history to life

BA (Hons) Graphic Design alumnus, James Addison, is delighted to have released his first book, exploring inside one of Britain’s oldest hardware stores.

The book goes behind the scenes at W.E. Boone & Co – well known locally for its Aladdin’s cave interior filled with unexpected delights. Addison documents its 195 years of heritage that includes scandal, fire and the effect of two world wars. James worked with Photographer Rose Duffy who graduated from BA (Hons) Commercial Photography in 2011.

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Graphic Design students’ summer internships

Over the summer, second year BA (Hons) Graphic Design students undertook a wide range of exciting internships ahead of their final year of study.

They give an insight into how they found studio life.

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Commercial Photography student in C-Heads magazine

Third year BA (Hons) Commercial Photography student, Tanyel Jessie Arif, has been featured in C-Heads magazine.

Tanyel spoke to the magazine, which shows a snapshot of youth culture, about her work The body as Subject.

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One Piece of Advice podcast with Andy J Ryan fresh from Rio 2016

One Piece of Advice offers advice for the next generation of creatives from the community at Arts University Bournemouth.

Episode three of the podcast features 2013 BA (Hons) Photography alumnus, Andy J Ryan.

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Commercial Photography alumni featured in Portrait of Britain

BA (Hons) Commercial Photography alumni, Adama Jalloh and Clare Hewitt, have been featured in the British Journal of Photography's Portrait of Britain, celebrating the country's unique...

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MA student featured in RPS Documentary Magazine and BBC Radio 4

MA Commercial Photography student, Sue Macpherson, has been featured in The Royal Photographic Society Documentary Magazine, The Decisive Moment, as well as speaking to BBC Radio 4’s In Touch about her project.

Sue spoke to BBC Radio 4 about her social documentary project, LOOK, at GRAFT MA Summer Show Private View.

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MA Show – GRAFT

On Monday (5th September) visitors to AUB are invited to explore work designed and created by graduating MA students at the Private View of the University’s postgraduate exhibition, GRAFT.

 AUB’s Fine Art Studios will host work from across the MA degree courses at AUB, including Commercial Photography, Fine Art, Graphic Design, Illustration and Spatial Practices.

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Lord Norman Foster commissions Modelmaking students to recreate lost model

Earlier this year, students at AUB worked hard to recreate the original model of one of Berlin’s most iconic landmarks, following a commission from Lord Norman Foster.

Seven Second Year students on AUB’s BA (Hons) Modelmaking course were tasked by Lord Foster to build a replica of the original model of the Reichstag dome for The Norman Foster Foundation. The dome was designed by Lord Foster in 1993 to symbolise the reunification of Germany and the original model was lost.

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