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Take a good look…

…at this couple.

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A Few Brief Thoughts on the British Symphony 1940 to 1980

This is a post from the weareoca.com archive. Information contained within it may now be out of date.   As mainland Europe turned its back on what was its own main creation at the beginning of the 20th-Century strong lines of new symphonic traditions sprang up in Scandinavia (Nielsen, Alfven, Simonsen, Glass, and of course […]

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The seduction of the image.

I came to Arles with fashion and art camping in two separate parts of my head.  It wasn’t that I didn’t think the lines could be blurred…

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Iron Butterfly (In the Garden of Eden!)

This is a post from the weareoca.com archive. Information contained within it may now be out of date.   Revolution through peace love and music. That in a way was Iron Butterfly. Their name alone summed up what they sounded like and with a string of true psychedelic hits and one major blockbuster in their […]

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What it's not

This is a post from the weareoca.com archive. Information contained within it may now be out of date.   This week, Bank Street Arts in Sheffield announces the jury and student winners of the 4th Sheffield International Artist’s Book Prize, which OCA is supporting. There were 455 entries, a ten-fold increase on the number received for the […]

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Student work uncovered: Stephanie d'Hubert

This is a post from the weareoca.com archive. Information contained within it may now be out of date.   OCA assessor and tutor Sharon Boothroyd on Stephanie d’Hubert’s thought provoking work for the narrative project in the course Art of Photography

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Partnership is a good thing, but …

This is a post from the weareoca.com archive. Information contained within it may now be out of date.   This is a slightly unusual post, but we feel the need to alert potential OCA students. The OCA is an educational charity. Our purpose is to widen access to arts education and the principal way we […]

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You never see them like this

This is a post from the weareoca.com archive. Information contained within it may now be out of date.   Two years after Tim Hetherington’s death the Open Eye Gallery, Liverpool features an exhibition of work drawn from his book Infidel. Featuring images of American soldiers during ‘down times’ – ie the majority of their posting […]

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Sharing Photography and Photographs – Photography in a Connected Age

This is a post from the weareoca.com archive. Information contained within it may now be out of date. Join photography tutor, Keith Roberts, for this fascinating RPS workshop led by Jason Evans in London on 23 November. The OCA has twenty tickets which are free to students. To book your place email enquiries@oca-uk.com We are […]

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Social Media: Friend or Foe? – An interview with Marc Yeats

This is a post from the weareoca.com archive. Information contained within it may now be out of date.    Social Media: Friend or Foe?  – An interview with Marc Yeats Back in June, I read a news article regarding a concert given by pianist Krystian Zimerman in which he took issue with an audience member […]

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