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AUB Human presents: Ethics and Creative Practice

AUB Human brings together industry professionals and award winning speakers for a series of inspirational talks and events in support of Global Ethics Day on 16 October 2019.

The Ethics and Creative Practice symposium, will explore the role of ethics in an interconnected world and confront the issues that will face creatives both personally and professionally.

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AUB works with Vivienne Westwood to champion sustainable fashion design

Arts University Bournemouth has been working with the iconic Vivienne Westwood fashion brand to develop a sustainable solution to fashion garment design.

The collaboration began in 2018 when AUB graduate Alice Kiernander won the Vivienne Westwood x Lectra Iconic Redesign Competition at Graduate Fashion Week. Alice’s designs were based on 18th century painting, and incorporated elements of tailoring with an emphasis on zero waste pattern cutting.

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AUB brings UN Summit Pollution Pods to Dorset

Fresh from a powerful unveiling at New York’s UN Climate Action Summit, artist Michael Pinsky’s ground-breaking Pollution Pods will now be seen on Brownsea Island in Dorset.

The Pods, which have been at the centre of continued calls for action over climate change at New York’s UN Climate Action Summit, will now be visiting Brownsea Island on Dorset’s iconic Jurassic Coast after funding from AUB, hosting from National Trust and a collaboration between Cape Farewell and Activate Dorset.

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AUB graduate challenges the stigma of mental health through photography

A surf champion, BBC journalist, musician, student and rugby player are among those featuring in Local Hero, an exhibition by AUB graduate Jon Mackenzie using emotionally powerful imagery to ask the public to consider the subject of mental health.

With more than 80 people taking their own lives in the region each year, AUB BA and MA Commercial Photography graduate Jon Mackenzie has been commissioned to work on a joint project between Cornwall Council, Wavelength and the male suicide prevention charity CALM, to photograph a range of subjects who’ve all been affected by mental health.

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Environment Committee recognises outstanding student work in AUB Sustainability Awards

The AUB Environment Committee is delighted to announce the winners of the Sustainability Awards.

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AUB Human was delighted to curate Weapons of Reason, a publishing project by Human After All to understand and articulate the global challenges shaping our world.

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BA (Hons) Visual Communication graduate Dan Cramer has won Gold for his work at the Creative Conscience Awards

BA (Hons) Visual Communication graduate Dan Cramer has won Gold for his work at the Creative Conscience Awards.

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AUB Graphic Design wins Gold, Silver and Bronze at Creative Conscience Awards 2019

AUB Graphic Design wins Gold, Silver and Bronze in Creative Conscience Awards 2019.

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Graphic Design student is winner of RSA Student Award for NHS England brief

Third year BA (Hons) Graphic Design student Emma McKell has won the NHS England award at the RSA Student Design Awards 2019.

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BA (Hons) Interior Architecture and Design student wins First Prize for palliative care design work

First year BA (Hons) Interior Architecture and Design student Jasmine Hunt has been awarded first prize for design work around centres providing palliative care in Bournemouth.

Winning first place for ‘best project presentation’, Jasmine’s awarding came as the BA (Hons) Interior Architecture and Design programme entered the Architects for Health Student Design Awards, hosted by the Wellcome Foundation, for the first time.

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BA (Hons) Illustration students take part in poster workshop day for the Greenpeace Summer Jam Festival in Boscombe

“Creativity does not need big resources to benefit the maker, the environment and the community”

Gabbi Hass, Senior Lecturer BA (Hons) Graphic Design and Sharon Beedon BA (Hons) Illustration held a day-long, optional workshop on 4th June 2019 for BA (Hons) Illustration students.

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