We are very excited to have finally launched our 2013 (My Work) Degree show website, we are happy to say it’s now ready. The website showcases the 2013 Art and Design students work, viewers are able to select and pick between each subject area.
Last night the Division of Art and Design at the University of Bedfordshire celebrated the work of the first and second year BA (Hons) Fashion Design students in the annual Fashion Show.
Grupo Etcetera, an Argentinian Art collective recently visited the department to talk to students and staff about their varied and exciting practice.
Pixar Animator & Co-Director of upcoming Asterix film, Louis Clichy talks about pre-production and narrative in feature length animation and gives free daytime storyboarding workshops to students. Alongside an exhibition of animation pre-production work
Students in Art and Design got the chance to hear a talk and see work by celebrated Luton born, Graphic Designer and Typographer Jonathan Barnbrook this week.
Students from a local sixth form college enjoyed an open day of workshops, activities and fun. To see some of the photos taken at the end of the day go here: uobphotographyworkshop
Post graduate student and staff member Ben Hodson has recently had the honour of having an exhibition he curated opened by a member of government. The exhibition Iraq – The Forgotten Story is touring through the Welsh valleys. Ben is exhibiting alongside Ian Rowlands the touring project Iraq – The Forgotten Story in Wales. 05.03.12 [...]
Staff member Ben Hodson is taking part in an arts council funded exhibition called “The Re Show”. The Re… Show is a group show of 12 artists. The venue for the show is the ‘Street Dreams’ workshop in High Wycombe. Street Dreams is a charity that equips young people with life skills and provides them with personal development opportunities.
If you are coming to the University of Bedfordshire open day tomorrow or if you are visiting any time soon, make sure you stop by and check out the thousands of images we have put up in the main entrance to the campus centre. The images show recent; events, work, staff, students, projects, exhibitions, trips and lots of the exciting stuff which goes on in the Art & Design department. If you are a current or recently graduated student come and see if you have made it on the wall!
Unusual suspects is an exhibition opening at the Hat Factory, created by five students who met on photography course at University of Bedfordshire. They have come together to bring you their own interpretations of the medium in variety of forms. Ksenija Kucerova’s works varies between drawings combined with found images, stop motion animation, and [...]
The University was pleased to welcome a visit by Double Negative this month, Europe’s largest visual effects company, who were responsible for the visual effects that secured this year’s Best Visual Effects Oscar Award for the film ‘Inception’. Double Negative is also famously known for its work on the Harry Potter Films. Despite the economic [...]
Exhibition: Escape from Colditz – Annette & Erasmus Schröter 22 January – 5 March, 2011 Opening Reception: Saturday January 22, 5 – 8pm, Admission free, all welcome. The Exhibition will be formally opened at 6pm by Cord Meier-Klodt Cultural attaché at the German Embassy, London Artists Annette and Erasmus Schröter are based in Leipzig, South [...]
Departure Lounge is a new contemporary arts and media initiative, which will bring the work of UK and International contemporary artists to Luton. Presenting exhibitions within and beyond the traditional gallery environment, Departure Lounge will occupy temporary premises in Luton’s High Town Road for an inaugural exhibition entitled Disruptive Members featuring emerging British artist Nigel Grimmer. There has been [...]
The Art & Design department are again at the “Design Your Future” UCAS fayre in the ExCel Centre in London. Why not drop by and say hello, we would love to chat to you about all the courses we have to offer.
All of the Spatial Design tutors would like to give a very warm welcome to the new students, who have just joined the BA(Hons) Interior Design and BA(Hons) Interior Architecture courses. With the induction week under their belts, the students have began work on the Introduction to Art + Design programme, this has started with [...]
“Making Performance” is a collaborative project between Spatial Design students from the Luton Campus and ‘Contemporary Theatre Practice’ students from the Bedford Polhill Campus. The idea behind the project was for the students to have the opportunity to work and develop creative thinking together – across differing disciplines – allowing for a broader creative experience. [...]