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Barbie60: Celebrating 60 Years of a Cultural Icon

To celebrate the 60th birthday of Barbie, Arts University Bournemouth (AUB) has been creating content and design work throughout the year to highlight the important role that the popular toy has played in educating and inspiring children across the world.

This month, AUB has showcased its students’ costume design work through Barbie60, a video that reflects 60 years of Barbie in 60 seconds by showcasing her diverse range of careers, costumes and lifestyles.

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BA (Hons) Commercial Photography London Summer Show – Triggered

BA (Hons) Commercial Photography graduating students showcased their work in Hoxton Arches Gallery, this June, in an exhibition named Triggered.

Triggered presents the work of 42 of the third-year cohort’s work who have recently graduated from the course.

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Bournemouth Film School Grad Screenings 2019

Bournemouth Film School graduates took the opportunity to view their short films on the big screen at the annual BFI screenings this June.

Graduating students from BA (Hons) Animation Production, BA (Hons) Film Production and BA (Hons) Visual Effects (VFX) for Film and Television attended the celebration on Thursday 27 June, held at the BFI Southbank. The event is open to the public and industry as well as the courses in attendance, and provides a brilliant opportunity for the new graduates to network.

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Bournemouth Film School selects winner of Rycote Sound Award 2019

AUB’s Bournemouth Film School has awarded Film Production student Rebeka Andersone the Rycote Sound Award 2019.

Rebeka Andersone has been awarded the Rycote Sound Award 2019 at Arts University Bournemouth’s 2019 Graduation Ceremony for her work specialising in sound production and design across both documentary and fiction film.

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BA (Hons) Textiles Summer Show – New Designers

BA (Hons) Textiles London summer show 2019: New Designers

New Designers is an annual show that aims to present the work of more than 3,000 hand-picked creatives across a two-week programme of discovery, discourse and design excellence. BA (Hons) Textiles graduates will be exhibiting their works from 26-29 June 2019 at the Business Design Centre in Islington, London.

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Cultural Education Matters: The Way Forward

Arts University Bournemouth, in partnership with Wave Arts Education Agency, were delighted to host a schools’ conference on campus in June 2019, focusing on the importance of culture and arts in schools.

The conference covered both the regional and bigger, national picture within education, upcoming curriculum initiatives and how cultural organisations and initiatives can help schools with their wider agendas. More than 90 delegates attended, making up an audience of Governors, Headteachers, and Arts Subject Specialists from Primary and Secondary Schools, Arts Development organisations, and The Arts Council from across the local and regional district.

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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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BA (Hons) Illustration student wins first prize in the Macmillan prize for Illustration 2019!

Win for graduating BA (Hons) Illustration student

BA (Hons) Illustration student, Jake Alexander has won first prize for his submission in the Macmillan prize for Illustration, for his work Can I Read My Books, Please?

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MA Present a New Showcase: Work In Progress

Interested in studying a Masters Degree at AUB? Why not come along to our new MA Showcase ‘Work in Progress’ to see work of our Postgraduate students.

AUB’s MA graduate show occurs over the summer period when undergraduate students have finished for the year.  This means that undergraduate students rarely get to see what is happening at AUB at Postgraduate level.

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AUB Photography Alumni exhibits at ICA (Institute of Contemporary Arts), London

AUB Alumni Rohini Kapil’s work will be exhibited at the ICA (Institute of Contemporary Arts), London as part of a well-reviewed curation of the exhibition I,I,I,I,I,I,I, Kathy Acker.

Rohini graduated AUB in 1997. At this time, Arts University Bournemouth was known as ‘Bournemouth & Poole College of Art and Design’. Rohini studied (HND and CED Photography). After this, she went on to study an MFA in photo and media in 2011 from The California Institute of the Arts (CalArts).

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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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