We are pleased to announce that Vauxhall is this year’s Degree Show Main Sponsor. During the show they will exhibit their new car Adam. Our supporting organizations are: Luton Hoo The Walled Garden, Bonfire and Nicolas Tye Architects. .
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.
School students from the University Technical College Central Bedfordshire visited the department last week to give them a taste of what studying Design at University is like.
Fine Art and Art & Design students have a new exhibition called SKIN DEEP. Featuring the work of Sandy Campbell, Natalie Tyler Kay, Agne Fedaraviciute and Pandora Hadjichristoforou.
‘Reality Is An Illusion’ A student art exhibition depicting the changing realities in which we live.
Departure Lounge Gallery, 61 George Street, Luton, LU1 2AL (opposite of Primark, entrance on King Street)
Show open from 14th of March to 23rd of March; Thursday, Friday, Saturday 2-6pm
Grupo Etcetera, an Argentinian Art collective recently visited the department to talk to students and staff about their varied and exciting practice.
As part of the M1 animation network we projected students work directly onto the brand new post graduate centre. It became quite a talking point and numerous passers by were blown away by the quality of the content and the novelty of a screen that size.
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 on the Graphic Design course have just finished working on the RSA student brief called Changemakers directed by Chris Wigan creative director with ethical communications agency Provokateur.
Departure Lounge is delighted to present its second exhibition in its new Luton Base. Fragmentations and Cohesions brings together four emergent contemporary artists Ben Hodson, Karolina Lebek, Michael Radford and Andrew Rickett.
A new group of Spatial Design first year students have been developing their creative skills in the induction studio sessions, here we see them presenting random/abstract images, chosen by themselves to their peers.
Recent graduate of University of Bedfordshire, Karolina Lebek presents a mixture of photography, video and sound works which explore ideas of memory, distance and emotional loss.
>IMPORT/EXPORT> the title of this year’s graduation exhibition to reflect the fluid nature of art and design practice and education. A toing and froing of ideas between disciplines/tutors/students and, most importantly, cultures. The exhibition title captures the ethos of the course.
Lecturer Slawa Harasymowicz is showing her prints and drawings at the Freud Museum in London. The show combines an installation of silkscreen prints and drawings, including images from the recently published graphic novel ‘The Wolf Man’
Photography and Video Art Senior Lecturer, Leah Gordon’s new photographs are on show at The Riflemakers Gallery in London from the 11th of June till the 14th of July. They investigate the practice of the grading from black to white of skin colour, referred to as Caste, which revealed the extent of racial mixing in 18th [...]
Design For Communication Course Leader Noel Douglas was one of the key speakers at a discussion on how Artists and Designers could redesign the economy at the Royal College Of Art as part of the New Economics Foundation’s Festival Of Transition a series of events all over the country thinking about how we can move beyond the current economic and social impasse.
Design For Communication Course Leader Noel Douglas has just returned from doing a Mural workshop in Havana, Cuba. The workshop theme was the key slogan of the Occupy movement the ’99%’ against the ’1%’. In an intense 4 days working with a great group of artists, designers and students from Havana ideas were mulled over [...]
Writer Richard Appignanesi and artist and University of Bedfordshire Lecturer Slawa Harasymowicz guide us though the fascinating subject of their latest graphic novel, The Wolf Man.
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.
Course Leader for Design for Communication, Noel Douglas features in an exhibition organised by 6 Central St.Martins art students at the Guardian Newspaper’s galleries in Kings Cross, London this April, the show called ‘Our Demonstration’ features work that deals with the ‘art of protest’ and art activism since 1968.
From the 26 April – 24 May 2012 there will be an exhibition of Latvian student and alumni work in The Gallery Space at the University in the Campus Centre at Park Square.
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
Graphic design students form the University of Bedfordshire are working on a number of real projects for clients ranging from commercial business’ to the local authority.