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  • Submissions are now open for a new Studio 3 Gallery exhibition, entitled ‘Derek’s Room’, which will be open from Tuesday 3 December to Saturday 7 December 2019. The exhibition is the first juried open submission exhibition in Studio 3 Gallery. The jury invites submissions from artists and other creatives within Kent. ‘Derek's Room’ aims to display the rich variety of creative practice... Continue

  • KTV Film, which is part of the award-winning student media group Kent Television, would like to welcome University of Kent students from any department to join them for a day of film oriented skill sessions on Sunday 13 October 2019. KTV Film produces a selection of student-made short films each academic year, and was recently celebrated at the National Student Television Association (NaSTA) awards. The skill sessions are designed to introduce students to KT... Continue

  • Dr Margherita Laera, Senior Lecturer in Drama and Theatre has organised a half-day conference 'Teaching Drama through Languages' to be held at King's College London tomorrow, 12 October 2019. This free event for secondary-school teachers brings together inspirational educators who work in the crossover area between Drama and Modern Languages. How can the two disciplines learn and benefit from one another? How... Continue

  • Shona Illingworth, artist and Reader in Fine Art, has co-organised two upcoming events which form part of a forthcoming art installation entitled ‘Topologies of Air’. ‘Topologies of Air’ examines the impact of accelerating geopolitical, technological and environmental change on the composition, nature and use of airspace. The work questions the terms by which airspace is currently understood, and invites us to look up and consider the... Continue

  • The film You Won’t Remember Me (2019), made by students from the School of Arts and KTV Film, has won ‘Best Student Film (Feature)’ at the Los Angeles Film Awards. It has also been selected for the New York Film Awards and has been selected as one of 15 finalists at Festigious International Film Festival. KTV Film is part of the award-winning student media group Kent Television, producing a selection of films each academic year. You Wo... Continue

  • Alumnus Marcus Brooker, who completed his BA (Hons) in Film this summer, has contributed to a news item about his father’s cancer diagnosis for the BBC programme Inside Out, broadcast on BBC1 last night, Monday 7 October 2019. The item uses footage from a documentary that Marcus is currently producing. Marcus conceived of making the documentary while at university, when he spoke to his father about his cancer diagnosis. After the story was featured in ... Continue

  • The latest issue of the journal Debates in Aesthetics, Volume 14, Issue 1, has just been published. Debates in Aesthetics is a peer-reviewed, open-access journal for articles, interviews and book reviews. Published by the British Society of Aesthetics, the journal's principal aim is to provide the philosophical community with a dedicated venue for debate in aesthetics and the philosophy of art. The issue is co-edited by Dr Shelby Moser, who complet... Continue

  • A short film Dr Richard Misek, Senior Lecturer in Film, will be premiered at the Moniker Art Fair in London, this Friday 4 October. Richard's film is entitled A History of the World According to Getty Images. The film was commissioned as part of Channel 4's Random Acts strand of artist-made films, supported by the Arts Council England. The event is open to Moniker Art Fair ticket holders. Tickets can be purchased here: www.eventbrite.co.uk/e/monike... Continue

  • George Turner, currently studying BA (Hons) Film at the School of Arts, has had his essay, entitled ‘The Spectacle of (In)Justice: The Ethics of the Judicial System in Documentary Cinema’, selected as ‘Highly Commended’ by The Global Undergraduate Awards 2019 in the category Music, Film and Theatre. The Global Undergraduate Awards is the world's leading undergraduate awards programme which recognises top undergraduate work, share... Continue

  • 1 October 2019

    Funny Rabbit, the comedy club created by Dr Oliver Double, Reader in Drama in the School of Arts, returns this month in the Gulbenkian café on Friday 11 October 2019. Funny Rabbit is the Gulbenkian’s monthly comedy club – radical and exciting, but also warm and snuggly as a bunny rabbit. October's line-up includes comedians Nathan Caton  and Mark Simmons. Two students from the School of Arts will be performing : Lauren Carroll, who graduated with a BA (Hons)... Continue

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