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Creative Events Management Graduate: Lauren Townsend

Lauren Townsend 

Programming and Producing trainee, Sheffield Theatres & Committee Member, Stage Sight (led by UK Theatre) 

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Foundation Students Open Matchbox Art Exhibition

Foundation art exhibition opens

An art exhibition has opened at AUB, exhibiting Foundation students’ matchbox art.

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Fine Art Students Visit Milan for VPK Residency Project

Current BA (Hons) Fine Art students, Ezgi Kaya and Po Alamaa were selected for the VPK residency project in Milan, Italy.

The VPK residency project is commissioned by Course Leader, Richard Waring, curated by Ex-voto and is run in collaboration with Viafarini-in-residence, Spazio Tilde and VisualcontainerTV – supported by Non Riservato. This year’s residency was run in the Viafarini Spaces and focused on the relationship between video art practice and performative processes.

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Rachel Mortlock graduated earlier this year in June 2018 and has been establishing grounds for her practice with fervour since then.

Following a successful graduate exhibition in London, Rachel was selected for the Graduate Platform Award at Aspex Gallery in Portsmouth – an exhibition which is on until the end of December 2018.

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Architectural Artist Brian Clarke Visits AUB For His Talk ‘Designs On Architecture’

Architectural Artist Brian Clarke Visits AUB

Arts University Bournemouth is delighted to Invite Brian Clarke to give a guest talk to BA (Hons) Architecture (ARB/RIBA Part 1) and MArch Architecture (ARB/RIBA Part 2) students. Clarke’s work includes ‘Two Cultures’, a series of prints dedicated to C.P. Snow’s 1959 Rede Lecture ‘Two Cultures and the Scientific Revolution’, as well as designs for The Shard in London and his work with the Seibu Museum of Art in Tokyo.

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Third year Fine Art students visit Copenhagen

This year fifteen current students studying the third year of their BA were selected to be taken to Copenhagen, Denmark’s capital.

This annual opportunity organised by Senior Lecturer, Harry Meadows, encompasses a variety of artist workshops and tours around the city before coming together to form an exhibition of new work at Kiosk7.

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University Choir to perform Handel’s Messiah

University Music’s annual performance of Handel’s Messiah takes place in St. Ambrose Church, Westbourne on Sunday 9th December at 4.30pm.

The University Music Choir and orchestra is made up of staff, alumni and students from both Arts University Bournemouth and Bournemouth University.

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The Incredible Value of the Design Industry

The Design Council’s new research recognises the imperative value the design industry makes to the economy, highlighting the skills design occupations will require in the future.

AUB recently attended the launch of the Design Council’s new research report ‘Designing a Future Economy’. The report identifies that “design skills are vital to UK productivity, but that businesses face a growing skills gap“, demonstrating the need for specialist art and design education. It is the first time that the contribution of design skills to the UK economy has been measured so thoroughly.

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MA Commercial Photography student shortlisted for the Magenta Flash Forward Award

MA Commercial Photography student Luke Archer wins award for the Magenta Flash Award; Emerging Photographers Competition, alongside other artists

Luke’s work that made the shortlist was a series documenting the Magnificent Seven cemeteries in London. 

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Have You Got Four Candles? Alumnus book brings Poole history to life

BA (Hons) Graphic Design alumnus, James Addison, is delighted to have released his first book, exploring inside one of Britain’s oldest hardware stores.

The book goes behind the scenes at W.E. Boone & Co – well known locally for its Aladdin’s cave interior filled with unexpected delights. Addison documents its 195 years of heritage that includes scandal, fire and the effect of two world wars. James worked with Photographer Rose Duffy who graduated from BA (Hons) Commercial Photography in 2011.

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Degrees Worth Shelling Out For

AUB celebrates 97.7% graduate employment rate* – a result which puts AUB in the top 5 of all the 160 plus universities and colleges awarding degrees in the UK.

If there was any doubt it also proves that creative degrees lead to careers.

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