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Tutor News – Katrina Whitehead

Some of you will know me as your personal tutor, or you may have spoken to me when I have delivered one of the studio meetings. If you don’t know me, I have been working as a flexible tutor for OCA since 2008 and I have seen many progressive changes over this time, including video tutorials and group meetings, both in person and on-line. It has also been exciting to learn about student achievements including exhibitions, competition wins and of course, graduating with a degree. 

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Student stories: Luke Shephard

Photography What is The Food Bank Photo Project? Times are tough and what started out as an assignment for my photography degree has grown into a project that I have continued to pursue. Taking pictures of the locations of food banks around the UK. These are not pretty pictures, but they are important pictures of […]

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OCA News: Student Fees from August 2022

We are announcing today, Tuesday 17th May 2022, the fees which will apply to the next academic year (from 1st August 2022 to 31st July 2023).

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Augmented Reality – what place does this have in art?

The primary focus for Artivive, going by their website, appears to be its use in galleries, but I was beginning to see the potential beyond that context. What if artists could add an audio track for people with literacy difficulties? Or a video of themselves talking about the work? Or how about a video comprising photos showing how the finished piece came about? 

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