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Immense drama and subtle changes: Weather Photographer of the Year 2017 competition launches

The Royal Meteorological Society (RMetS) and The Royal Photographic Society (RPS) has launched their second joint photography competition to award Weather Photographer of the Year 2017 and Young Weather Photographer of the Year 2017.

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Now You See Us… – 10 to watch from Plymouth College of Art’s Graduate Shows 2016

Plymouth College of Art’s end of year showcase, which runs from Saturday 11 June toFriday 24 June 2016, sees the college transform from a vibrant workshop and studio complex into a dynamic, public showcase for new work in art, craft, design and digital media.

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‘The role of the artist is to open new avenues of perception’: Canadian artist Jordan Baraniecki

Jordan Baraniecki is an artist who explores the relationship between material and paper through his drawings. He lives in Canada, and we got in touch to find out more about his work and how artists have the responsibility to raise questions

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International Donkey Art Prize from Blindonkey has €2000 on offer for photography and painting

Blindonkey – the Italian not-for-profit cultural association which aims to establish a link between art, photography, fashion and music – has launched it’s third Donkey Art Prize – with €2000 on offer for the winners.

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The search for the next Wildlife Photographer of the Year begins

Essence of elephants by 2013 Greg du Toit: Wildlife Photographer of the Year - Grand title winner
Essence of elephants by 2013 Greg du Toit: Wildlife Photographer of the Year – Grand title winner

From displays of extraordinary animal behaviour to unexpected views of nature, the hunt is on for the planet’s best wildlife images for the 50th Wildlife Photographer of the Year Competition.

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Beautiful decay in a post apocalyptic world – The Last of Us

For its latest post-apocalyptic foray with Playstation game The Last of Us, developers Naughty Dog got to work mining the depths of beautiful decay redolent in the ruin photography genre – that’s ruins porn to you hipsters.

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Between East & West, celebrating the role of British-Born Chinese in modern society

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Zoe Chan: “If people asked me I would say I was British because I’ve lived in Britain my whole life…it was simpler that way. Obviously I looked Chinese…but I was never that comfortable saying I was Chinese because I never spoke the language.” Between East & West: The British Chinese by Mike Tsang

The ideas around British-born Chinese identity are beautifully, powerfully and personally portrayed by Devon artist Clem So, and leave you with such universal questions, that when news of photographic exhibition Between East & West: The British Chinese popped up, we thought it deserved a closer look.

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Art of Building international digital photography competition is now open

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Art of Building image by Zoltan Balogh

The Chartered Institute of Building has announced that its annual Art of Building international digital photography competition is now open for entry. The contest, which celebrates creativity in the construction industry, will also raise much-needed funds for a major project to build hurricane and earthquake resilient schools in Haiti, organised by development and disaster relief organisation, Article 25.

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Plymouth art students open pop-up photography studio in the city centre

Plymouth College of Art photography students
Plymouth College of Art photography students prepare for city centre studio

Photography students from Plymouth College of Art are inviting members of the public to come in for a free photo shoot at their pop-up photography studio in the college’s city centre shop, One Zero Nine on Cornwall Street.

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Life journey of an artist

A Magical Monarch View by Lisa Garness Mallory
A Magical Monarch View © Lisa Garness Mallory

I truly feel I was born to be an artist. I knew at an early age being an artist would be my destiny and life long journey. Both of my parents had artistic talent, my mother was an oil and acrylic painter, and my father designed and made sterling silver jewelry. Thankfully, I received a tremendous amount of encouragement to pursue my art career from them.

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Shifting Sands – Guy Martin’s images of the Arab Spring unfolding in Egypt and Libya

Guy Martin – Egypt
Shifting Sands – Guy Martin's exhibition of photographs during the uprisings in Libya and Egypt © Guy Martin

Guy Martin’s photographs of the Arab Spring of 2011 in Egypt and Libya will be on display in an exhibition at The Poly, Falmouth.

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Snowdon portraits at Burton Art Gallery and Museum

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Burton Art Gallery & Museum’s winter exhibition includes around 65 iconic photographs by Snowdon, capturing some of the most important figures in recent art history including Frank Auerbach (pictured), Peter Blake, William Coldstream, John Piper, Graham Sutherland, Joe Tilson, David Hockney and many others.

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