Nice review of the recent exhibition by the 2014 graduates from BA Graphic Design and Illustration on Amelia’s Magazine here.

The 2014 BA Graphic Design and Illustration graduates’ recent exhibition Brighton Show received a couple of good reviews from People of Print.

Their review of the private view night is here

…and their round-up of a few selected pieces from the show is here.

'VHS' (Video Home System) - a Lament, and why we should all resist the forced viewing of Ads in the digital age Now consigned to history as a redundant medium, superceded by all things digital, but before we acknowledge and celebrate the crystal clear benefits and easy access of digital media, we may forget one defining, crowning achievement of the VHS format .. You were never, ever, enslaved to watching advertisements (you could fast forward at any point) .. can you think of any situation in the digital sphere, be it watching a video on YouTube, a DVD, even a video clip on the BBC website where you have to watch a preceding advert before you get to your intended destination. At least sound is still under our control - we have the power to mute the audio, for now .. It makes us obsequious to our media content providers. There were times before forced ads pervaded all ..
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'VHS' (Video Home System) - a Lament, and why we should all resist the forced viewing of Ads in the digital age

Now consigned to history as a redundant medium, superceded by all things digital, but before we acknowledge and celebrate the crystal clear benefits and easy access of digital media, we may forget one defining, crowning achievement of the VHS format ..

You were never, ever, enslaved to watching advertisements (you could fast forward at any point) .. can you think of any situation in the digital sphere, be it watching a video on YouTube, a DVD, even a video clip on the BBC website where you have to watch a preceding advert before you get to your intended destination. At least sound is still under our control - we have the power to mute the audio, for now ..

It makes us obsequious to our media content providers. There were times before forced ads pervaded all ..

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Road Signs - Languedoc Region, France

Enamel and ceramic, beautiful typographic forms.

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The Disappearance of the Fireflies
Prison Sainte Anne, Avignon, France
18 May > 25 Nov. 2014

Fantastic exhibition in the former prison Sainte-Anne in Avignon, France. Part of the Lambert Collection (Avignon) and includes artists such as Nan Goldin, Joseph Beuys, Duncan Gordon, Louise Bourgeois, exhibition spaces are the former cells of the prison (decommissioned in 2002, and according to the gallery attendant, has remained as it was when it closed). A fantastic exhibition, very inspiring ..

http://www.collectionlambert.fr/en/

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Our graduating Graphic Design and Illustration students have just got their website online – find mini-portfolios of their work and information about their upcoming show in London at brighton-show.co.uk.
You can also follow them on Tumblr, Twitter and like them on Facebook for news and updates.
They’ve set up a Kickstarter to help get the show up and running – if you want to support them, make your pledge and choose a reward here. They’ve come up with some great incentives to thank any kind donors!

Our graduating Graphic Design and Illustration students have just got their website online – find mini-portfolios of their work and information about their upcoming show in London at brighton-show.co.uk.

You can also follow them on TumblrTwitter and like them on Facebook for news and updates.

They’ve set up a Kickstarter to help get the show up and running – if you want to support them, make your pledge and choose a reward here. They’ve come up with some great incentives to thank any kind donors!

Open-Story Symposium Audio Recordings

Audio recordings of the recent Open-Story Symposium, curated by the  Visual Communication Programme at the University of Brighton.

open-story:

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Panel 1: Story Experiences (MP3 Audio 85 Minutes)

Robert Pratten, Mark Dunford, Ben Barker, Chair: Paul Sermon

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Panel 2: User Performance (MP3 Audio 110 Minutes)

Birgitta Hosea, Jeremy Radvan, Charlotte Gould, Roderick Mills, Chair: David Garcia

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Panel 3:…

Symposium Speakers

More information on the upcoming Open-Story Symposium.

open-story:

OPEN-STORY Symposium, Monday 23rd June 2014, 9:30am to 5:30pm

The Sallis Benny Theatre, School of Art, Design & Media, University of Brighton, Grand Parade, Brighton, BN2 0JY

Speakers include leading creative media professionals, independent artists, research experts and Brighton visual…

Creative Review - Talent Spotters: Brighton graphic design

Brighton Show:

A nicely written roundup of some of our Graphic Design students’ work by Gill McPhee on the Creative review blog

She discusses work by Sarah Todd, Florence Wood, Dan Mountford and Lina Rumbutyte.

(Source: brighton-show)

Reblogged from the 2014 graduates’ blog:
Brighton Show:

One week to go until University of Brighton’s Faculty of Arts Graduate Show!
Come and say hello to us there and see what we’ve been up to.
We’ll have a shop outside our show space, selling all kinds of beautiful things by our artists, designers and craftspeople. Expect various handmade items by Marianthi Aldridge, Disa Wallander, Catherine Faulkner and many others.
If you can’t make it down to Brighton, we’re going to be in London in late July as well. More information on that shortly… 
Follow our twitter account for more news and updates: @BrightonShow.
Hope to see you soon!

Reblogged from the 2014 graduates’ blog:

Brighton Show:

One week to go until University of Brighton’s Faculty of Arts Graduate Show!

Come and say hello to us there and see what we’ve been up to.

We’ll have a shop outside our show space, selling all kinds of beautiful things by our artists, designers and craftspeople. Expect various handmade items by Marianthi Aldridge, Disa Wallander, Catherine Faulkner and many others.

If you can’t make it down to Brighton, we’re going to be in London in late July as well. More information on that shortly… 

Follow our twitter account for more news and updates: @BrightonShow.

Hope to see you soon!

(Source: linatyte, via brighton-show)