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Jack Laurillo – 2013

Foundation Film Pathway Final Project piece exploring the bodies relationship to the elements, specifically water and the tide cycle. As the piece progresses the waves become stronger and the sound more intense. We are left unsure whether the body is safe or under threat. Is this pleasure or pain?

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Senior Lecturer Tom Hall’s latest artwork ‘Midnight’ Launches

The New Battery at High Down – one of the National Trust’s most exhilarating southern locations - is the site of an exciting new art installation that brings back to life the site’s instrumental role in Britain’s Space Programme.

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AUB + artSOUTH collaborations

This weekend – 7th September 2013 – brings the grand opening to celebrate the current exhibition in TheGallery. Arts University Bournemouth is delighted to present ‘Potential Architecture’ an exhibition of artwork by Lucy + Jorge Orta.

The exhibition brings together new work: sculpture, drawings and models created by Lucy + Jorge Orta during their research on new organic and modular architecture as a result of their collaborations with the Greenham partnership and other communities across Europe.

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A good read

From insects that live in your outside toilet to a critical dictionary that emphasises the open-ended, provisional and unfinished nature of language, Lecturers at Arts University Bournemouth (AUB) continue to publish tomes across a plethora of creative subjects that not only emphasise their specialism but also highlight their continuing involvement in the creative industries.

Over 30 books have been published in the last seven years, with the books being sold on bookshelves across the country, including in the Tate and on Amazon. The latest book to be published, ‘Insect Theatre’ by Tim Edgar, Senior Lecturer in Photography investigates the epic struggles of the insects that colonise his outside toilet, visually told through a series of intricate macro photographs. Although not the most conventional setting for a book, as Tim explained, he has always been drawn to “unspectacular natural history” and bringing it to life.

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D&AD New Blood nominations

A number of students from both the Graphic Design and Visual Communication courses at Arts University Bournemouth have been nominated for their work in the prestigious Design and Art Direction (D&AD) New Blood Awards, with winners being announced in early July.

The D&AD New Blood Awards are open to anyone in full or part-time education. Creatives all over the world value the D&AD Student Awards, and winning truly marks the students out as one of the best. The students are given real briefs set by real clients, which are then judged by representatives of the brand and top creatives.

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Balloons for Children

Tanya Pye, a third year BA (Hons) Costume and Performance Design student, runs arts and craft sessions encouraging children to explore their creative side.

The charity, Balloons for Children, was formed three years ago to help children with all types of disabilities to express themselves freely in an all-inclusive setting.

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Honorary Fellows help creative students celebrate graduation

Four creative industry specialists Pete Fowler, Mat Hunter, Dave Alex Riddett and Nick Dudman will be celebrating alongside the students, after receiving Honorary Fellowships for their...

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A campus of creativity

From Friday 21st – Thursday 27th June, Arts University Bournemouth (AUB) will be turning into a giant exhibition space, as graduating students from the specialist University’s arts, design, media and performance degrees will be exhibiting their work as part of the annual Summer Shows programme.

With 1,060 third year students from 21 BA (Hons) degree courses exhibiting their work, AUB will become a giant exhibition space – a campus of creativity for the week, culminating in the Graduation Ceremony at Wimborne Minster on Friday 28th June.

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Renowned costume course awarded kitemark of quality

The BA (Hons) Costume with Performance Design course at Arts University Bournemouth is the latest course – and the only Costume Design course in the UK – to be awarded the Creative Skillset Tick, the industry kitemark of quality, following a rigorous assessment process by experts working in the Creative Industries.

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AUB receives quality mark for care leavers

Arts University Bournemouth has been awarded the prestigious Buttle UK Quality Mark in recognition of its commitment to young people in and leaving care.

Created by Buttle UK – the largest grant-giving organisation in the country directly supporting children and families living in poverty – the charity awards the Quality Mark to colleges and universities which commit to support a young person who has been in care, to access further and higher education and successfully complete their studies and achieve their ambitions.

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Start up success for the Egg Den

A group of students from Arts University Bournemouth (AUB) made it to the national finals of the Young Enterprise Graduate Start-Up Scheme in May, following their university’s first venture into the renowned scheme which has been running for over 50 years.

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AUB collaboration for Costume Film Shoot

A collaboration from our BA(Hons) Costume with Performance Design degree. Costumes designed by Frances Tempest, Directed by Gareth Corke.

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