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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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‘Unintentional art’ captures passive imagination at AUB’s Foundation Foyer

An intriguing set of artworks that might be more than familiar to AUB undergraduate students have appeared on walls at AUB’s Foundation Foyer.

The work, which has been displayed around the communal spaces of AUB’s Foundation area, is an instance of ‘unintentional or incidental art’ whereby materials adorning student working areas used during Foundation’s first term project chance, have been collected and curated into an exhibition that demonstrates the thinking processes involved in art development.

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MA Historical Costume students explore war, peace and power

Students on AUB’s brand-new Historical Costume MA explore exciting areas of research, from the grandeur of Korea’s last reigning dynasty to the conservative fashion of Queen Victoria and the diplomatically inspired dress of today’s Royal Family.

AUB’s MA Historical Costume programme launched earlier this year, with its first cohort of students developing ideas and research topics across a diverse variety of areas, including hat and dress making, industry sustainability and the politics behind monarchic fashion.

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Kick off your New Years’ resolution early with AUB’s finance and time management tips

AUB students and alumni will be able to take part in sessions on entrepreneurship, time management, and funding as part of AUB Advantage this month.

The free workshop events, which take place at AUB’s Wallisdown campus, will inspire, encourage and inform audiences across a wide range of self-employment and freelance business interests, including time management, start-ups and funding.

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Killing Eve-inspired AUB student film premieres at UK’s Aesthetica Short Film Festival

An AUB student has been shortlisted for an award at Aesthetica Short Film Festival, after being inspired by the work of acclaimed Killing Eve dress designer Molly Goddard.

Responsible for some of TV’s most striking garments worn by iconic screen anti-hero Villanelle in the BBC series Killing Eve, Molly Goddard has become synonymous with flowing gowns and long smock dresses worn by the likes of popstar Rihanna and actress-supermodel Agyness Deyn.

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AUB hosts evening to celebrate the work of renowned Braun designer Dieter Rams

Arts University Bournemouth will celebrate the life and work of one of the world’s first environmentally-friendly product designers, Dieter Rams.

Working in collaboration with Poole-based product design studio Aetha and the Museum of Design in Plastics (MoDiP), the University is hosting a special screening of the feature-length documentary Rams, which explores Rams’ penchant for sustainability of design.

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Lucienne Day: Living Design

Lucienne Day: Living Design celebrates the life and work of one of the most influential designers of the post-war generation, Lucienne Day (1917 – 2010).

Lucienne Day was one of Britain’s most pioneering textile designers, bringing contemporary colour to an otherwise drab post-war Britain. One of her most famous designs, Calyx, was designed for the Homes and Gardens Pavilion at the Festival of Britain in 1951 and launched her design career. From that moment on, Lucienne designed fabrics, wallpapers, ceramics and rugs on a commercial basis until later in her life when she focused more on one-off designs for her silk mosaics.

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A Day in the Life of an Account and Studio Manager

Sophia Taglialore graduated from BA (Hons) Visual Communication in 2011.

She now works as account and studio manager at Salad Creative: an award-winning brand digital agency based in Poole.

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