Friday, 20 November 2009
It would be interesting to take Hedige's 'Subculture: the theory of style' and apply his ideas about punk to contemporary drum n bass. (Possible dissertation topic?)
Jon Savage on Shy FX
Monday, 19 October 2009
Wednesday, 7 October 2009
Guardian cartoonist Steve Bell on the joys and challenges of caricaturing Tory MP's. Brilliant stuff.
A controversial ad campaign by ulstertrader.com has brought this old chestnut back up for debate. What do you think?
A wealth of theoretical and contextual information to frame this debate can be found on this excellent resource-
There are some excellent exhibitions in Manchester at the moment. It would be well worth taking a trip over to get valuable research for your various Contextual & Theoretical Studies / Studio briefs.
Home Grown @ URBIS
Angels of Anarchy @ Manchester Art Gallery
Richard Miles will be running a trip on Fri 23rd Oct (details here) predominantly for Graphics & Vis Comm level 2 but all are welcome to attend.
'Nobody will give you freedom. You have to take it' Lisa Jaye Young (Meret Oppenheim review)
Tuesday, 6 October 2009
The dust from an atomised passenger-jet engine; freeze-dried cow brain; the skull of a sperm whale; the face of Kenneth Williams – there is no shortage of curious sources for the artists on this year's Turner prize shortlist, work by whom goes on display at Tate Britain tomorrow.
Thursday, 1 October 2009
A new society for all who are interested in making, analysing and watching challenging and cutting edge cinema. View the blog here for more info.
The inaugural meetings will take place-
Thursday 22nd October between 4.30 and 6.00pm in the Mosaic Café
Wednesday 28th October between 4.30 and 6.00pm in the Mosaic Café
If you can come along on either of these dates that will be great but don’t worry if you can’t as there will be other opportunities.
Thursday, 24 September 2009
Monday, 7 September 2009
Tuesday, 25 August 2009
Videogame Nation @ URBIS, Manchester, 14th May-19th Sep
An interesting exhibition that should be of relevance to all BA (Hons) students in the School of Media & Design Communication.
A quick brush up on your Game Theory should allow you to get even more from the exhibition.
Loads of free 80's video games to play on also. Manic Miner anyone?