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Manifesto - 5/29 - Arts University Bournemouth

Collaborative Project Success

BA (Hons) Costume and Performance Design collaborate on Inside Out Dorset Performance Festival.

The festival saw a range of inspiring and uplifting performances and installations on the subject of climate change and the natural environment. Multi-disciplinary company Arbonauts presented Soaring Sky, a site-specific performance in the sand dunes (Whitepits) of Hengistbury Head.

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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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Drawing Studio shortlisted in Blueprint Awards 2016

AUB’s Drawing Studio has been shortlisted in the Blueprint Awards 2016.

The Drawing Studio, which is the first of its kind to be built in the UK for 100 years, has been shortlisted in the Blueprint Best Public-Use Project (with Public funding) 2016 category.

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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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Fine Art Visiting Tutor exhibits solo show

Fine Art Visiting Tutor, Marisol Malatesta, is exhibiting My Nose Grows Now!, her first solo exhibition since leaving Peru in 2001.

The show, curated by Rosanna Del Solar, presents a collection of works of her last five years of production.

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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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Illustration Lecturer exhibits at Museum of Witchcraft and Magic

MA Illustration Course LeaderHayley Potter, has recently exhibited at the Museum of Witchcraft and Magic.

Hayley’s pop-up exhibition at the Museum of Witchcraft and Magic featured a selection of drawings and sketchbooks from Hayley’s studio, that have all taken a role in a drawing based research project which investigates The Witch, one of the most iconic characters in British History, who for centuries has blurred the boundaries between the real and the imagined.

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Illustration workshop in Tokyo

Earlier this year Hayley Potter, Illustration Lecturer, visited Sacred Heart International School in Tokyo.

Hayley visited the school alongside Chizu Frankish, Senior International Officer, to meet prospective students and share her own experience of studying and teaching Art & Design in the UK.

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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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