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Genetic conditions explored at Arts University Bournemouth Oxo Tower exhibition

Our Human Condition will explore the lives, thoughts and feelings of those in the UK living with a range of genetic conditions.

Award-winning photographer and academic Professor Paul Wenham-Clarke’s exhibition Our Human Condition, held at gallery@oxo at London’s Oxo Tower until Sunday 19 January, will delve into the human impact of genetic conditions through sibling relationships.

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A Day in the Life of a Junior Packaging Designer

We’re taking a peek into the life of 2019 BA (Hons) Visual Communication Graduate, Rhiannon Street.

Rhiannon now works as a Junior Packaging Designer for the world-famous brand, Molton Brown. Widely renowned as London’s fragrance experts, Molton Brown is a luxury brand established in 1971 and loved all over the world. You’ll probably find a bottle in most bathrooms as well as of the most luxurious hotel bathroom around the world! Read more about what happens behind the scenes of a brand that hold the Royal Warrant for the supply of toiletries by appointment to Her Majesty the Queen.

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Flock! exhibition: exploration of the diverse and dynamic uses of flock.

Flock? – Flock is an important surface treatment created by fine individual fibre strands (flock) applied to adhesive coated substrates (surfaces).

From wallpaper to floor covering, and toys to car interiors, flock reigns across a multitude of uses. Whilst often mistaken as velvet and referred to as furry or fuzzy, flock has a number of qualities that make it enduring and endearing. Flock can provide a luxury finish; it can protect, insulate and reduce noise; it can provide an intricate and attractive decorative surface; it can aid the grip of an object; it can look and feel good. Flock is important.

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One of Britain’s greatest contemporary artists exhibits at AUB

Brian Clarke, recognised as the world’s leading architectural artist, has worked to create a huge variety of stained-glass designs and art installations in locations worldwide since the 1970s, and will now be hosting an exclusive exhibition at Arts University Bournemouth.

Jointly curated by Professor Paul Greenhalgh and Francesco Brusatin, Brian Clarke: On Line at Arts University Bournemouth (AUB) features more than 50 of Clarke’s most distinctive works including paintings, works on paper and stained glass that trace his love of drawing, of ‘line’, and the pivotal role it plays in his life and work.

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Climate change, pop culture and Donald Trump feature in AUB matchbox competition

Foundation students have battled it out for AUB’s Matchbox Competition, using random words to generate artwork inside a matchbox

The competition, which asked Foundation students to create artwork inspired by a word found by chance, featured more than 200 entries from across the main art and design programme.

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AUB Illustrators create digital paintings for ‘What’s Your Superpower?’

Illustration students from AUB’s BA and MA Illustration courses have created unique digital paintings for a performance at Bournemouth’s Pavilion Dance South West.

What’s Your Superpower? is a cross-course collaborative production between Dance, Costume and Performance Design, Creative Writing and Illustration, and tells the story of eight women exploring their own uniqueness in a society increasingly concerned with perfection; discovering the strength of their own individuality through collaboration and friendship.

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An AUB academic and his student are winners of the Portrait of Britain exhibition

Arts University Bournemouth (AUB) academic Professor Paul Wenham-Clarke has been chosen to exhibit his work at a national photography exhibition alongside MA student Camilla Murray and AUB graduates Gianluca Urdiroz Agati and Arthur Comely.

The group are winners of the Portrait of Britain, a national photography exhibition showcasing the variety and diversity of life across the UK, with AUB alumni Kate Wolstenholme being among those shortlisted for the competition.

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Architecture students visit top Architecture School in South Korea

AUB Architecture students have embarked on a four month exchange trip to South Korea’s Hongik University as part of their third year studies.

The RIBA/ART Part I Architecture students have been studying at Seoul-based university in South Korea as part of an exchange programme between Arts University Bournemouth (AUB) and the Hongik University.

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Hand and Lock awards recognise AUB graduate for digital fashion work

An AUB BA Fashion graduate has been recognised for her work in digital fashion at this year’s Hand and Lock Embroidery Awards.

Daisy Rawson, who graduated from AUB’s BA (Hons) Fashion course last year, has won the Wilcom Award for Digital Fashion Embroidery at the Hand and Lock Prize for Embroidery 2019.

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Sustainability takes centre-stage for AUB’s Treasure Island

Sustainability will play a lead role for AUB costume students creating a range of garments and accessories for Treasure Island which opens at Poole Lighthouse next year.

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AUB graphic design work inspired by Brownsea Island’s Pollution Pods

Graphic Design students at Arts University Bournemouth have created an exhibition of artwork in response to Brownsea Island’s Pollution Pods installation.

Students from AUB’s BA Graphic Design course were tasked with using a group of five geodesic domes situated at Brownsea Island in October as inspiration for student work, resulting in an exhibition of work highlighting the environmental dangers posed by climate change.

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AUB printmakers celebrate international showcase

Printmakers from Arts University Bournemouth have celebrated a hugely successful year after exhibiting their work at prestigious events in both the UK and Spain.

Alongside AUB Technician Demonstrator Preeti Sood, MA Fine Art students Joshua Hill-Walsh, Ida Golebiowska and Connor Brewer have been exhibiting their work at the International Mini Print Exhibition in Spain.

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