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News Blackout – D&AD Winner

Carlos Cortés wins a New Blood Award from D&AD. His (and collaborator Andrea Molero-Cuartin’s) winning project ‘News Blackout’ took censorship and the media as their theme. ‘Newspapers are the cornerstones of freedom of speech; unfortunately they often are regarded as

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News Blackout – D&AD Winner

Carlos Cortés wins a New Blood Award from D&AD. His (and collaborator Andrea Molero-Cuartin’s) winning project ‘News Blackout’ took censorship and the media as their theme. ‘Newspapers are the cornerstones of freedom of speech; unfortunately they often are regarded as

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Dismaland

The street artist Banksy has brought together over 50 international artists to create a new theme park in a derelict lido in Weston-super-Mare, previously called the Tropicana. The theme park or ‘bemusement park’ as he calls it, mixes the language

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Dismaland

The street artist Banksy has brought together over 50 international artists to create a new theme park in a derelict lido in Weston-super-Mare, previously called the Tropicana. The theme park or ‘bemusement park’ as he calls it, mixes the language

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John Smith – A Hastily Written Transcript

The avant-garde film maker was talking at the Arnolfini, Bristol on 25/02/15. Thank you all for coming. I’m going to mainly show film. Don’t worry its mainly looking at film… …and of course you can only show a certain amount

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John Smith – A Hastily Written Transcript

The avant-garde film maker was talking at the Arnolfini, Bristol on 25/02/15. Thank you all for coming. I’m going to mainly show film. Don’t worry its mainly looking at film… …and of course you can only show a certain amount

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Get to know some Venezuelan Graphic Design

Carlos Cortés joined us on MA Graphic Arts this year and he points the way to five graphic designers from his home country of Venezuela that we should know about. He writes: While this list is only 5 of who

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Get to know some Venezuelan Graphic Design

Carlos Cortés joined us on MA Graphic Arts this year and he points the way to five graphic designers from his home country of Venezuela that we should know about. He writes: While this list is only 5 of who

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Catching Up with Oli-T

I had an unexpected visit this week from the graphic artist Oli Timmins. (Oli completed MA Graphic Arts in 2011). It quickly became apparent why he had not answered any emails over the year – he had been far too

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Catching Up with Oli-T

I had an unexpected visit this week from the graphic artist Oli Timmins. (Oli completed MA Graphic Arts in 2011). It quickly became apparent why he had not answered any emails over the year – he had been far too

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The Matter with Books

by S.P. (Bookbarn International) It is difficult to explain why books matter without sounding self absorbed, trite or falling into some self-fulfilling cliché, which just would not do when you are writing about a love of books. Books matter, because

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The Matter with Books

by S.P. (Bookbarn International) It is difficult to explain why books matter without sounding self absorbed, trite or falling into some self-fulfilling cliché, which just would not do when you are writing about a love of books. Books matter, because

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Peter Bryngelsson – A Sound Transcript

A lecture given in Bristol on the 04/02/14 at the invitation of BA(Hons) Drawing and Applied Arts. We know about England in Sweden. We all look towards this direction. Everyone listens to music. My wife is quite uninterested in music.

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Peter Bryngelsson – A Sound Transcript

A lecture given in Bristol on the 04/02/14 at the invitation of BA(Hons) Drawing and Applied Arts. We know about England in Sweden. We all look towards this direction. Everyone listens to music. My wife is quite uninterested in music.

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Richard Deacon – A Sculpted Transcript

From his talk at the ICIA Bath on Thursday 5th December 2013     The list you can see up there on the board is a list of all the materials I have used to make sculpture over the last…

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Richard Deacon – A Sculpted Transcript

From his talk at the ICIA Bath on Thursday 5th December 2013     The list you can see up there on the board is a list of all the materials I have used to make sculpture over the last…

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Steve Edge: Design, Dyslexia and Dressing for a Party

Extracts from a brilliant, funny and inspiring talk by Steve Edge from Edge Design Ltd. Hosted by the West of England Design Forum at the Arnolfini in Bristol, 02/10/13   I’m an east end boy. This thing about belonging. We

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Steve Edge: Design, Dyslexia and Dressing for a Party

Extracts from a brilliant, funny and inspiring talk by Steve Edge from Edge Design Ltd. Hosted by the West of England Design Forum at the Arnolfini in Bristol, 02/10/13   I’m an east end boy. This thing about belonging. We

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The Most Famous piece of Graphic Art Ever?

It is 80 years this month since Alfred Leete died (28/08/1882 – 17/06/1933). Leete was a self taught artist and designed the First World War recruiting poster with Lord Kitchener on it pointing his finger at ‘YOU’ in 1914. It is probably

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The Most Famous piece of Graphic Art Ever?

It is 80 years this month since Alfred Leete died (28/08/1882 – 17/06/1933). Leete was a self taught artist and designed the First World War recruiting poster with Lord Kitchener on it pointing his finger at ‘YOU’ in 1914. It is probably

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Jem Southam – A Geographical Labourer

An edited transcript from his talk at the Exeter Pheonix on 22/05/13.   A Geographical Labourer. Thank you for coming into this dark box on a sunny afternoon. We work, we are photographers, we work. What does it mean to

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Jem Southam – A Geographical Labourer

An edited transcript from his talk at the Exeter Pheonix on 22/05/13.   A Geographical Labourer. Thank you for coming into this dark box on a sunny afternoon. We work, we are photographers, we work. What does it mean to

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Noma Bar – Graphic Storytelling

Noma Bar was at the West of England Design Forum, Arnolfini, Bristol, 13/03/2013. A selective transcript by Efisio Nicolò Sabiucciu from the talk: I symbolize graphic design with a pencil. I’m interested in saying things without words. Basic shape and pure communication. Comedy without

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Noma Bar – Graphic Storytelling

Noma Bar was at the West of England Design Forum, Arnolfini, Bristol, 13/03/2013. A selective transcript by Efisio Nicolò Sabiucciu from the talk: I symbolize graphic design with a pencil. I’m interested in saying things without words. Basic shape and pure communication. Comedy without

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