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Suki Dhanda: Race, Place & Diversity by the Seaside in The Gallery at Plymouth College of Art

Race, Place & Diversity by the Seaside | Suki Dhanda
The Gallery at Plymouth College of Art, ‘Race, Place & Diversity by the Seaside
22 March 2018

British Asian photographer Suki Dhanda, whose portraits of subjects for The Observer and The Guardian include Blue Planet presenter Sir David Attenborough, actress Karen Gillan (Guardians of the Galaxy), former Prime Minister Tony Blair, singer and actress Rihanna, and artist Yoko Ono, returned to the South West art college where she began her photography journey, with a new exhibition commissioned by The Gallery at Plymouth College of Art, ‘Race, Place & Diversity by the Seaside’. The exhibition will be open to the public until 22 March 2018.

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Seeking the Marvellous: Ithell Colquhoun, British Women & Surrealism conference

Seeking the Marvellous is a two-day interdisciplinary symposium that will examine the work of Ithell Colquhoun (1906 – 1988) and other women connected both with Surrealism and with Britain. Organised by Plymouth College of Art in partnership with the Black Mirror research network, the symposium will be held at the college on 22 & 23 March 2018.

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Factory Settings at Tate Exchange – Exploring personalised journeys through creative education

From Wednesday 31 January to Friday 2 February 2018, Plymouth College of Art and Plymouth School of Creative Arts invite members of the public to hit factory reset on mainstream models of schooling by clocking into Factory Settings, the college and school’s education factory.

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Suki Dhanda: Race, Place & Diversity by the Seaside in The Gallery at Plymouth College of Art

Race, Place & Diversity by the Seaside: Suki Dhanda
The Gallery, Plymouth College of Art
8 February 2018 until 22 March 2018.

British Asian photographer Suki Dhanda, whose portraits of subjects for The Observer and The Guardian include Blue Planet presenter Sir David Attenborough, actress Karen Gillan (Guardians of the Galaxy), former Prime Minister Tony Blair, singer and actress Rihanna, and artist Yoko Ono, will return to the South West art college where she began her photography journey, with a new exhibition commissioned by The Gallery at Plymouth College of Art, ‘Race, Place & Diversity by the Seaside’.

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Geoffrey Bertram, chairman of the Wilhelmina Barns-Graham Trust, gives a free public lecture at Plymouth College of Art

Geoffrey Bertram, chairman of the Wilhelmina Barns-Graham Trust, gives a free public lecture at Plymouth College of Art
Wednesday 24 January
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Geoffrey Bertram, chairman of the Wilhelmina Barns-Graham Trust, will give a public lecture at Plymouth College of Art on the works and career of British printmaker Wilhelmina Barns-Graham CBE, recognising her lasting legacy of abstract geometry and rich colour observation. The lecture will take place on 24 January 2018 at 5pm.

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Plymouth College of Art awards Honorary Fellowships to Sir Nicholas Serota and Richard Deacon CBE

In a ceremony held at Theatre Royal Plymouth, 300 students graduated from Plymouth College of Art, with a range of creative degrees at BA (Hons), Foundation and Masters levels, including Animation, Photography, Graphic Design, Fashion Media & Marketing, and Ceramics.

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Internationally-acclaimed Dutch design collective Envisions in The Gallery at Plymouth College of Art

As the realms of design and manufacturing converge and the designer increasingly takes on the role of both inventor and maker, the traditional production process is subject to change.

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Designed in Plymouth showcased in London: Plymouth College of Art graduates at London Design Fair 2017

This September, graduates from Plymouth College of Art will be kickstarting their creative careers by showcasing their work at the internationally renowned London Design Fair, 21 to 24 September 2017, at Stand K11 in The Old Truman Brewery.

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Sand in hand: Looe welcomes new Plymouth College of Art Extended Degree students

Nearly 50 new students, from ages 18 to 60 and over, from Plymouth College of Art’s BA (Hons) Extended Degree course visited Looe beach to work together creating sand sculptures as part of an annual competition during their induction to the college.

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Top 10 Ones to Watch – Plymouth College of Art Breaking Through Degree Show

Those good arts bods over at Plymouth College of Art have put together a list of their 10 artists to watch at their Breaking Through degree show, 2017.

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Plymouth College of Art invests in city centre home for Foundation Diploma in Art & Design students

Palace Studios, Plymouth College of Art’s new dedicated building for Foundation Diploma in Art & Design students, is due to open August 2017 on Buckwell Street in the heart of Plymouth’s city centre, adjacent to the planned British Land-owned Bretonside multiplex and cinema redevelopment and on the same street as the college’s new Palace Court campus, which was shortlisted for Building of the Year Award last year by The Building Forum for Devon and Cornwall.

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Dehumanising labour practices and working class struggles in Noam Toran’s new exhibition for The Gallery at Plymouth College of Art

The Gallery at Plymouth College of Art will host international artist Noam Toran’s solo exhibition The Jungle, the first in a series of immersive works drawing from the traditions of political theatre and performing arts from the first half of the 20th century.

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Handmade glass and ceramic artwork inspired by nature: Emerging Natural Beauty in Ocean Studios, Plymouth

Three BA (Hons) Ceramics & Glass students from Plymouth College of Art have collaborated to create Emerging Natural Beauty, an exhibition of handmade glass and ceramic artwork inspired by nature, which will take place at Ocean Studios, Royal William Yard, from 12 April to 15 April 2017.

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Plymouth inspires Stuart Robinson’s new exhibition – ‘Promontory’

For the second part of The Gallery at Plymouth College of Art’s South West Showcase, artist Stuart Robinson has created ‘Promontory’, an exhibition of sculptural installations utilising ideas and themes including signage, props, scale and model-making. Continue reading Plymouth inspires Stuart Robinson’s new exhibition – ‘Promontory’

Plymouth College of Art student heads to Cambridge for ARTiculation finals

17-year-old Rose Lovegrove, a first year UAL Level 3 Extended Diploma in Creative Media Production student at Plymouth College of Art, has won the South West regional final of the UK’s tenth national ARTiculation public speaking competition for her presentation based on the work of surrealist filmmaker Švankmajer.

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Digital innovation in Oliver Sutherland’s solo show in The Gallery at Plymouth College of Art

As part of The Gallery at Plymouth College of Art’s South West Showcase, artist Oliver Sutherland is presenting ‘And Then…’, a solo exhibition of moving image artworks situated within real-time simulations. The exhibition, which explores possibilities for agency in digital production and the anxieties that spawn from submerging a body within technology, runs until Wednesday 15 February.

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Plymouth in Practice – 2 new ceramics exhibitions at the Leach Pottery, St Ives

Between 21 January and 19 March 2017 a selection of students, staff and alumni from Plymouth College of Art will exhibit in ‘Plymouth in Practice’, two new exhibitions at the Leach Pottery, St Ives, showcasing the rich and creative ceramic practice exemplified by the college.

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Artist Oliver Sutherland explores innovative digital simulations in The Gallery at Plymouth College of Art

As part of The Gallery at Plymouth College of Art’s South West Showcase, artist Oliver Sutherland will present a solo exhibition of moving image artworks situated within real-time simulations, opening with a free public launch from 5pm until 7pm on Wednesday 11 January 2017. Booking is not required and the free launch is open to all.

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B.O.S.S – The Best Of Summer Show in The Gallery at Plymouth College of Art

Following the overwhelming popularity of this year’s Graduate Shows, The Gallery at Plymouth College of Art has selected some of the most exciting graduating students from across the college to create B.O.S.S, the Best Of Summer Show exhibition. B.O.S.S. collects works that demonstrate excellence, innovation and the ambitions of their creators, and is free and open to members of the public until Wednesday 24 August 2016.

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