Do more than work: Collaborate
No creative subject stands alone at AUB.
Cross fertilisation of ideas and techniques benefits everyone. And it’s exactly how students will experience the real world. Our collaborations extend beyond courses that work together, to the wider university world and links with the industry.
Alumni Christina Evans and Joe Walker have collaborated on Pample-mousse magazine, a platform for contemporary photography.
Christina graduated from BA (Hons) Photography in 2014, and Joe from BA (Hons) Architecture in 2015.
Three students from BA (Hons) Graphic Design have been working with Larmer Tree Festival to produce a festival newspaper.
Luke Brown, Amber Ruske and Emma McEvoy originally pitched the idea to Larmer Tree during AUB24, as a response to the 24-hour live brief: “How do we creatively and successfully roll out and embed the evolution of our identity in our marketing activity throughout the year, at the festival and beyond?”
Two third year BA (Hons) Modelmaking students, Phyllida Swift and Nic Browne, recently completed an installation for new Bournemouth restaurant, Ojo Rojo.
Phyllida and Nic were commissioned to build a bespoke installation for the new Mexican-inspired healthy eatery by co-owners Trevor Hill and JJ Adams, after making the door handles for the restaurant.
BA (Hon) Commercial Photography students have been commissioned by construction group Morgan Sindall to document various additions to the AUB campus.
Charlie Goodge, Gemma Thompson, Rebecca Milles, Will Ablett, Erin Sharp and Sam Bentley all worked to capture the projects.
Students and alumni from Bournemouth Film School at AUB are part of a short film that has received funding to be shot locally.
The Sunstone production company was chosen over 300 applications to receive £5,000 as part of the latest round of Creative England’s iShorts, delivered as part of the BFI NET.WORK – an agency which supports new and emerging filmmakers.
Earlier today, AUB received a visit from Professor Les Ebdon CBE, Director of the Office for Fair Access to Higher Education (OFFA).
Professor Ebdon met with students and academic staff to discuss access to Higher Education and to learn more about the creative work that AUB is doing to help those from all backgrounds to achieve their academic ambitions.
1st year BA (Hons) Costume and Performance Design students worked to put on a live performance in full costume, set in post-war Britain to celebrate the work of the WI.
The campus become a riot of music and colour as 1st years performed a flash mob style dance whenever an air raid siren went off.
This summer, the BFX Competition (July 11th – August 26th 2016) is open to students or recent graduates of Visual Effects or Animation at any UK University or College.
BFX is a student competition, designed to give students direct exposure to cutting-edge practices and showcase their skills to some of the best supervisors, producers and artists in the VFX and animation industry.
This term second-year BA (Hons) Costume and Performance Design students have been working with Arbonauts, a multi-disciplinary company with an experimental and collaborative approach to performance.
The brief has been to design prototypes for the upcoming Inside Out Dorset Festival featuring the company in September.
Third year BA (Hons) Costume and Performance Design students are busy at work creating the costumes and setting for the upcoming production of What They Left Behind by Wimborne Community Theatre.
What They Left Behind is a new immersive play, exploring the legacy of objects and memories and their effect on people in Wimborne during the First World War, and how they connect with our lives today.
BA (Hons) Dance students are working with Wayne Sables on a project that will see performances live streamed each evening this week.
Wayne Sables is fascinated with the relationships between dance, technology and space, and how they can be used to engage and empower an audience. Through an intensive week’s work, Wayne will be working with the first year BA (Hons) Dance students to create a series of short performance works. Each work will be presented in a different space, exploring a different dance and technology relationship. Live streamed each day, it places the concept of dance performance in a new light.
What if Superheroes were around in Shakespearean times?
The BA (Hons) Costume and Performance Design course has transformed DC Comic superheroes such as Batman, The Joker and Catwoman and reimagined them as Shakespearean characters in full Jacobean costume complete with ruffs, patterned silks and ornate cuffs and collars. The project is to commemorate the 400th anniversary of Shakespeare’s death on 23rd April 2016 and to celebrate the release of two DC movies this year – Batman v Superman in March and Suicide Squad in August.