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Manifesto - 4/29 - Arts University Bournemouth

Richard Allen through to the finals of Landscape Artist of the Year

Our visiting course tutor A. Richard Allen has made it through to the finals of the Sky Arts Landscape Artist of the Year.

We’re very proud to see Richard selected as one of the final three contestants of this nationally televised competition. If you would like to see how he does in the final competition, the show will air Tuesday 29 November, 8pm on Sky Arts.

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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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Course Leader published in ‘Professional Practice: 20 Questions’ book

BA (Hons) Fine Art Course Leader, Richard Waring, has had a chapter published in Professional Practice: 20 Questions.

The book features interviews with UK undergraduate Fine Art staff, exploring how students are prepared for life after art school.

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Acting Course Leader wins Golden Joystick Award

BA (Hons) Acting Course Leader, Doug Cockle, has won a Golden Joystick Award for his performance as Geralt of Rivia in The Witcher 3: Wild Hunt expansion pack Blood and Wine.

The awards ceremony took place on Friday 18th November.

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Visiting Tutor through to Semi-Finals for Sky Arts Landscape Painter of the Year

A. Richard Allen, Illustration Visiting Tutor, has won his heat in the Sky Arts Landscape Painter of the Year television show/competition.

Richard has created illustrations and artwork for some of the most recognisable brands in the world, and has been a great help and inspiration to our Illustration students this year.

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Photography alumna wins South West Graduate Photography Prize

BA (Hons) Photography graduate, Mimi Chambre, has been awarded Foto Now’s South West Graduate Photography Prize.

She will now work on a paid residency in partnership with Fotonow CIC and Knowle West Media Centre.

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Make-up graduate working for the Royal Shakespeare Company

BA (Hons) Make-up for Media and Performance graduate, Kate Garett, has been working at the Royal Shakespeare Company (RSC) since September 2016, after graduating in June this year.

She said: “I got the job by knocking on the stage door. This led to a week’s work experience and then a permanent job.

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StoryPlaces at Arts by the Sea Festival

BA (Hons) Creative Writing Lecturer, James Cole, has worked with StoryPlaces on Mobile Stories for Arts by the Sea Festival, Saturday 8th October.

StoryPlaces, funded by The Leverhulme Trust, is an exciting interdisciplinary project between the Humanities and Electronics and Computer Sciences departments at the University of Southampton, the Bournemouth Natural Sciences Society (BNSS), and Southampton and Bournemouth-based writers.

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University Music present Goldberg Variations

University Music present Johan Sebastian Bach’s Goldberg Variations. The recital took place on 30th September at TheGallery, AUB.

The variations were played by Sam Hanson on University Music’s newly-acquired harpsichord, by the maker William de Blaise.

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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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