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Composing and winged horses

By | Creative Writing, Education, Fine Art, Music, Photography, Student Work, Textiles, Visual Communications

As an OCA tutor, one of the most fascinating parts of my job is reading through Learning Logs and seeing how different people approach the various challenges and concepts that the courses present. I have always felt that teaching is a two-way process, and that a good teacher can learn from their students, especially in terms of seeing things from different perspectives.

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Karlstad on fire

By | Fine Art, Student Work

OCA student Gwenyth Wilson Rudstrom created a piece of art for the annual Festival of Fire in Karstad, Sweden. The work was based on a photo of the city of Karlstad taken in the days following the great fire of 1865.

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Matthew Bristow

By | Fine Art, Student Work

Already showing signs of independence and risk taking student Matthew Bristol tried something different for his assignment 2 piece all the while and very importantly using his research to underpin the work he created.

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Still there

By | 100 Strangers, Beccles Airfield, Coconut Loft Art Gallery, Galleries, John Walker, Lowestoft, new topographics, oca, Open College of the Arts, Photography, Photography degree, Snape Maltings, Student Work

What is the role of the photographer in preserving that which is to be destroyed? How can photographers reveal stories that lie buried in buildings and in the ground? Is photography as an art form particularly adept at capturing the character of people living on the fringes of society?

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