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Into the Woods

BA (Hons) Acting / Costume and Performance Design / Make-up for Media and Performance Industry News / Shows – Published 23rd Mar 17

Third year students from Arts University Bournemouth are excited to be collaborating with Bournemouth Symphony Orchestra’s (BSO) contemporary music ensemble, Kokoro, on a production of Into the Woods at the Lighthouse Poole.

The production will run from 30th March – 1st April 2017.

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Graduate in residence blog: Workshop with Richmond College

BA (Hons) Fine Art Graduate in Residence Blog / Course news – Published 20th Mar 17

Fine Art graduate in residence, Sian Hutchings, recently ran a workshop entitled ‘A Composition for Drawing’ for students from Richmond College, along with final year student, Joseff Morgan.

Sian tells us more about the event: “After the success of running the sonic journals workshop for South Downs College, I was asked to run a fine art/illustration based workshop for art students from Richmond College.

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Graduate in residence blog: Composition of a drawing

BA (Hons) Fine Art Graduate / Staff Graduate in Residence Blog / Course news – Published 28th Feb 17

On 20th February, I had the opportunity to run a workshop along with BA (Hons) Fine Art Course Leader Richard Waring and two students helpers (Charles Pritchard & Joe Morgan) for 26 Japanese students from Kyoto University of Art and Design (KUAD).

The day started with a short presentation about the course from Course Leader Richard Waring.

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Graduate animation selected for screening at ANIFILM

Full Time courses / Higher Education / Undergraduate / BA (Hons) Animation / Animation Production Graduate / Alumni Course news / Industry News – Published 22nd Feb 17

International Festival of Animated Films (ANIFILM) has selected the work of recently graduated BA (Hons) Animation students for the International Competition of Student Films.

The animation, entitled Phone, will be screened at the festival, which takes place from the 2nd to 7th May 2017 in the city Třeboň in Southern Bohemia in the Czech Republic.

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FAD win for Fashion student

BA (Hons) Fashion Student Course news / Achieve / Industry News – Published 22nd Feb 17

BA (Hons) Fashion student, Sophie Whatling, has been awarded runner up at FAD Competition 2017.

Described by Vogue.com as an “undeniable springboard”, the FAD Competition exists to inspire, support and promote young designers at the earliest stage in their careers.

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Graduate in residence blog: Invited to talk at Making Space

BA (Hons) Fine Art Graduate / Staff Graduate in Residence Blog – Published 8th Feb 17

I was invited by Making Space (a community-based arts organisation) in Hampshire to talk about my practice at their bi-monthly networking lunch.

As the lead craft organisation in Hampshire and the only visual arts organisation funded by Hampshire County Council, Making Space initiates opportunities for new networks and partnership working to raise the profile of craft. This includes working with local arts organisations and contributing to regional and national developments around craft and community engagement.

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Graduate in residence blog: Workshop with Southdowns College

BA (Hons) Fine Art Graduate / Workshop Graduate in Residence Blog – Published 8th Feb 17

Sonic workshop at Southdowns College

It was really exciting for me to have the chance to run a workshop with my old college class. I studied my Foundation Diploma in Art & Design at Southdowns college before coming to AUB and it was through that course that I became more aware of my future aspirations as a practicing artist. The art department at Southdowns is home to a superb set of lecturers that not only encouraged my educational development but also inspired me to pursue my aspirations.

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