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AUB Commercial Photography examines life in lockdown

AUB’s Commercial Photography course has launched a new Isolation project to explore the COVID-19 lockdown and its impact on lives across the globe

Using the COVID-19 lockdown as a springboard, AUB Commercial Photography student Rachel Kolb has launched an online community to explore the pandemic and its global impact.

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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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Photography graduate named Best in Show at national photography awards

BA Commercial Photography graduate Gianluca Urdiroz Agati has been awarded Best in Show for his work at the Association of Photographers (AOP) Student Awards 2019.

Sponsored by Fixation, the Awards were announced at Wex Photo Video in Whitechapel, London, and saw more than 55 finalist images unveiled to more than 200 members, press and finalists across three categories; People, Places and Things.

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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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BA (Hons) Summer Shows: AUB Campus

The BA (Hons) Degree Summer shows are a showcase of the incredible, innovative work our graduating students produce at the end of their studies.

The exhibitions take over the whole of campus, turning into the largest gallery space in the region! Shows are open to the public until Friday 21 June.

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MA Commercial Photography course leader, Professor Paul Wenham-Clarke publishes new book: Urban Gypsies

Professor Paul Wenham-Clarke, Course Leader for MA Commercial Photography, has explored the social and cultural issues affecting the lives of a group of travellers living in West London.

The Westway Travellers, whom Professor Wenham-Clarke first noticed on a commute into London in 2013, are a protected ethnic group of around 20 families who’ve lived beneath A40 main road in the royal borough of North Kensington & Chelsea since 1975.

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Four AUB students in the running to win prestigious national photography award

Four AUB students are in the running to win one of the nation’s most prestigious student photography awards

The awards organised by leading manufacturer of monitor solutions, EIZO, are designed to celebrate young photography and creative talent across the UK and provide a vital career kick-start to students.

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AUB are hosting the Photography Research Group next March, and are looking for proposals on the topic of visualising changing realities in the age of the social media celebrity. The social...

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AUB Alumni and Visiting Tutor, Joanna Paterson talks to us about her career as a freelance photographer

Joanna Paterson studied BA (Hons) Commercial Photography at AUB, graduating in 2006. Since then she’s worked with a host of brands, such as John Lewis, Marks and Spencer and O2. She’s travelled to the other side of the world in pursuit of her craft, and even returned to AUB as a visiting tutor. Joanna talks to us about all things freelance, achieving goals and finding mentors.

“I came to AUB because it was still doing the two-year foundation degree”, says Joanna.

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AUB Photography Lecturer’s portrait features in Westminster exhibition marking 100 years since women could be elected to UK parliament

AUB Photography and Lens Based Media Lecturer, Lauren Forster has participated in a landmark exhibition at the Palace of Westminster, featuring portraits of 209 female MPs, photographed by 209 female photographers.

The ‘209 Women’ photographic exhibition, which is free and currently open to the public, coincides with the centenary of the first election where women could cast a vote. It also takes place one hundred years after women gained the right to sit in Parliament as MPs.

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Commercial Photography lecturer’s Amy Winehouse images acquired by National Portrait Gallery

One of AUB’s BA (Hons) Commercial Photography lecturers has had some of his work acquired by the National Portrait Gallery

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AUB’s Photographic Research Group to host inaugural lecture

The Photographic Research Group at Arts University Bournemouth is set to hold its inaugural lecture with some very special guests

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