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Visiting Tutor exhibits at Petworth House

BA (Hons) Illustration Visiting Tutor, Richard Allen, was named Sky Arts Landscape Artist of the Year in 2016. He’s now exhibiting his work at Petworth House.

Richard is the subject of a solo exhibition at Petworth House of his commissioned work for the National Trust. Petworth has long been associated with acclaimed artists and has a collection shaped by a family of collectors and patrons.

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Graphic Design student awarded first place in Shine Awards

Third year BA (Hons) Graphic Design student Ben Gale has won first prize £2000 and a 3 month paid placement at Coley Porter Bell as part of the Shine Awards. 

The annual competition is run by branding and packaging company, Coley Porter Bell. This year the project brief was to prepare a concept for RAF ‘ACTIVITY’, a range of events run across the UK during Summer festivals and shows. The aim was to connect a younger audience (9-25) with the world of the RAF. This required the design of a brand identity flexible enough to be applied across a broad range of physical environments and digital platforms.

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Acting students collaborate with Arts4Dementia

Second year BA (Hons) Acting students have partnered with Arts4Dementia on a series of workshops.

Students will work with participants with early-stage dementia, as well as their families and carers. The workshops are part of the course’s Applied Theatre Project, which encourages students to collaborate with specific target groups outside of the course.

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Students collaborate with Bournemouth Symphony Orchestra on West Side 360°

Arts University Bournemouth is pleased to sponsor Song and Dance, a live performance by Bournemouth Symphony Orchestra (BSO).

The performance features the music of Adams, Rachmaninov, Bernstein and Gershwin and took place on Wednesday 22 March at Lighthouse Poole.

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Wolfgang Tillmans gives guest lecture

Wolfgang Tillmans, critically acclaimed Photographer and AUB alumnus, recently visited the University to give a guest lecture to students.

The lecture is part of the BA (Hons) Commercial Photography Guest Speaker programme, which includes speakers from a variety of areas within the creative industries, including set designers, art directors, picture editors, agents, stylists and photographers from a variety of genres.

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Acting Alumni production to show at Edinburgh Fringe Festival

BA (Hons) Acting Alumni Elliot Warren and Olivia Brady’s production, FLESH & BONE will be showing at Pleasance Courtyard at Edinburgh Fringe Festival, having won £10,000 as part of the Charlie Hartill Fund.

The pair started Unpolished Theatre Company in September 2016 and Flesh and Bone is their first show. Described as “A show that gives the gritty residents of an East London Tower Block a stage, through their wickedly eloquent voices we are thrust into their stories, held by the scruff of the neck, and made to listen” FLESH & BONE follows the lives of five characters, three of which are played by AUB Alumni, Elliot Warren, Olivia Brady and Alessandro Babalola.

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FAD win for Fashion student

BA (Hons) Fashion student, Sophie Whatling, has been awarded runner up at FAD Competition 2017.

Described by Vogue.com as an “undeniable springboard”, the FAD Competition exists to inspire, support and promote young designers at the earliest stage in their careers.

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Redesigning the Guides uniform – looking back on Founders Day

This Founders Day, we look back on the redesign that four BA (Hons) Fashion students led in 2014 to create a new Guides uniform.

Recognising AUB’s commitment to promoting body confidence and challenging beauty stereotypes, students from BA (Hons) Fashion were chosen by Girlguiding to lead the redesign, which is now worn by thousands of Guides across the UK.

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Graphic Design Network Event 2017

AUB Graphic Design Network 2017 – #AUBMAKERS

BA (Hons) Graphic Design students are currently preparing for their network event on Thursday 23rd February.  The event will give second year students the opportunity to present their website portfolio to an industry professional and receive feedback. 

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