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Christian Lloyd & Emma Powell – Tracy McDermott, Lina Homer & Joanna Beaumont

Christian Lloyd & Emma Powell look at the visual communications work of Tracy McDermott, Lina Homer & Joanna Beaumont.

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Barbara Henderson – Eve Turner

Barbara Henderson, programme leader, tutor and assessor for Creative Writing, looks at the flash fiction work of Eve Turner on her level 3 (HE6) course. Barbara Henderson – Eve Turner from Open College of the Arts on Vimeo.

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Textiles: presenting work at assessment

The basic aim is that your work looks coherent and that the assessors can effortlessly navigate it. It may take you a couple of assessment events to get this right but as you progress through the degree programme, repeatedly sending work for assessment you will develop and perfect ways of organising your work.

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From OCA student to published author – one student’s experience.

“Take your writing seriously. If you don’t, no one else will. Don’t try to do a perfect first draft. You should see mine – they’re pathetic. Writing is re-writing.”

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London Group study day

The first meeting of the London Group will be held on Saturday 14 April 2018, starting at 10.00am and finishing at 16.30pm This interactive day will be led by Fine Art Programme leader Caroline Wright.

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Student work: Lindsay Peaston

OCA tutor and assessor Liz Cashdan looks at the work of BA (Hons) Creative Writing student Lindsay Peaston.

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Student Work: Therese Livonne’s Sketchbooks

Sketchbooks are personal and can reveal much about how a student goes about the business of discovering and learning. I like to see books that are bursting with work as it is generally evidence of a submission full of speculation and discovery.

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In conversation with: Martin Evans

It has given me the confidence to believe in my work and my ability as a composer, justifying the efforts I made in the writing, developing and refining this score. Also, as mentioned above, it fulfilled my dream of hearing one of my compositions performed live, by other musicians.

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Jumping to solutions

OCA Visual Communications tutors and assessors look at the work of Brian O’ Carroll, Harry Kidd and Lina Homer.

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Collaborating with MoMa – a modern day fairytale

If you aren’t too busy and find yourself at a loose end in New York, the exhibition runs until the 25 January, and as an added bonus, for the same entry fee you can see the “Demoiselles d’Avignon” by Picasso, “Starry Night” by Vincent and a host of other modern masterpieces too numerous to mention, five floors above “Greenberg Contradictions 1”, Mickos is on the low floor, of course, to catch the passing trade.

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