Events in the School of Art and Design
Find out about the latest events in the School of Art and Design.
- Masterclass in Large Format Camera Photography and Printing Silver Gelatine Darkroom Prints
13/07/2020 - 16/07/2020
In this four day masterclass, participants will work with course tutor Frank Menger to learn about and use vintage and modern 5x4 large format cameras, making best use of camera movements, such as shift, tilt and swing, as well as the Scheimpflug principle to control depth of field.
- Idea as Machine: Random Rules & Imperfect Systems
15/07/2020 - 16/07/2020
This course will examine how rules and systems can be used to generate ideas within a visual arts or writing practice.
You will explore concepts of unoriginality, the influence of context and the use of appropriation to create content and meaning. Students will work with drawing, writing, collage or a mixture of all three.
- Masterclass in Early Photographic Printing Processes
20/07/2020 - 24/07/2020
This Centre for Fine Print Research course led by Dr Peter Moseley will introduce participants to five important early photographic processes - you will be able to make at least one print with each processes using your own images. All the specialist materials and fully stocked darkroom are provided, all that is necessary is to bring along those special images ready to be made into stunning and unique prints.
- Japanese Scroll (maki-mono) & Accordion (ori-hon) Book Making
23/07/2020 - 24/07/2020
This is an intensive two-day workshop on the traditional Japanese art of scroll making and accordion book making.
Participants can expect to complete the course with two structures of approx. A5 size, both a cloth-covered scroll and a cloth-covered accordion book to take home.
- The Poetry of Artists' Books
29/07/2020 - 30/07/2020
Join Jeremy Dixon, the poet and artist's book maker, for two days of inspirational, practical work devoted to producing your own unique poetic artists' book.