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How to Curate a Fringe Festival

BA (Hons) Fine Art alumnus and former Student Union President Dan Broadbent isn’t afraid of a challenge. In 2015, he curated Bournemouth’s second Emerging Arts Fringe festival. He explains how he showcased almost 500 artists through 150 different events.

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How to Work Together

Liv and Dom Cave-Sutherland graduated from BA (Hons) Illustration in 2015. They have since established an international craft brand under the name Liv & Dom, creating and selling quirky (and mainly nude) characters.

They explain what it’s like to build a brand and work together as identical twins.

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Exploring the work of Kiran Tasneem

Kiran Tasneem graduated from BA (Hons) Photography in 2015 and went on to win the FloatArt award that same year.

In 2016, she was shortlisted for the Ashurst Emerging Art Prize. Her work, exploring issues of culture, religion and gender, has been exhibited everywhere from London to New York.

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Exploring the work of Twinks Burnett

BA (Hons) Fashion alumna Twinks Burnett is a Fashion Stylist, Creative Director and Accessories Designer.

After graduating in 2014, she went on to win the ‘Fashion Styling and Creative Direction’ award at Graduate Fashion Week.

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From Kickstarter to Café

With a successful Kickstarter campaign and a proven pop-up cycle café under his belt, BA (Hons) Fine Art graduate Daniel Armstrong explains how he brought Velo Domestique —...

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How to Build Bars, Bikes and Ice Rinks

Josh Kay and Jamie White graduated from BA (Hons) Graphic Design in 2014. Working under the moniker of The Syrup Room, the pair have designed everything from bikes with pyrotechnics, to trendy East London bars.

For their latest trick, they partnered with local business, THAT Group, and BA (Hons) Interior Architecture and Design students to build Bournemouth’s Christmas ice rink.

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Exploring the work of Adama Jalloh

Since graduating from BA (Hons) Commercial Photography in 2015, Adama Jalloh’s photography has seen her win a British Journal of Photography Breakthrough Prize and found a home on the cover of the Financial Times Magazine.

Her work on race, culture and identity has been featured everywhere from Buzzfeed to the New Statesman.

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