Good News In Brief
22 March 2017
A round-up of the latest news in March, from the School of Art, Architecture and Design.
Anna Pepe exhibiting photographer in Los AngelesSenior Lecturer in the School of Art, Architecture and Design, Anna Pepe, has been curated in ‘“ABSTRACTS: The Alternative Eye” International Juried Photography Exhibition’ in Los Angeles with her photo, “Geometric Progression”. The exhibition explores the world of Abstract Photography: It is a world of "anything goes" - where the elements of light, shadow, texture, colour and line combine to form images of emotional power or visual beauty, stark contrasts or subtle shades of tonality. It is a world without boundaries, real or imagined, as unlimited as the photographer's imagination.
Architectural success in Cyprus
Lecturer, Costandis Kizis has been invited by 'The Greek Institute of Architecture' to lecture about the recently opened Museum of Mastic Gum, which was designed by his practice Kizis Architects. Costandis’ proposal for the New Cyprus Museum was shortlisted among 129 submissions in an international architectural competition and is now in the second stage of design.
Fashion student secures placement at Ralph LaurenSecond year BA Fashion student, Nguyen Yeats-Brown, has successfully sourced a month placement with Ralph Lauren as part of her Industrial Placement Year.
Belfast’s Punk Scene in pictures
Ricky Adam, Senior Learning Officer and world class photographer has recently published his book, ‘Belfast Punk’. Ricky captured the grassroots punk scene of the Warzone collective in late 90's Belfast. His book has met with serious critical acclaim with reviews in the Guardian and ID magazine.
Pete Ellis - Entraptions
6 April - 13 May 2017
Entraptions: The idea of contraptions that entrap, a solo exhibition by Pete Ellis. His sculptures combine collections of found and salvaged objects and use traditional techniques such as bronze casting, which are frequently animated by electric motors. Working with photography and through drawing, Peter has increasingly used film as a means to explore his longstanding interests in everyday experience, nostalgic popular culture and the overlapping of serious thought.