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Virtual Study Event – OCA East of England & friends

Join the OCA East of England regional group’s next meeting via on Zoom on Saturday 25 July 2020 1.00pm – 3.00pm. The topic being discussed – Being Critical.

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Virtual study event: Write where you are

In this workshop we’ll explore the places we inhabit most, the views we see every day, the map we create on our daily walks. We’ll read poems and prose about place and spaces, and pay homage to the ones that we feel both connected to and stuck in.

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Virtual study event: Masterclass with composer Laura Rossi

On Saturday 4 July, acclaimed composer Laura Rossi (http://www.laurarossi.com) will be holding an online masterclass exclusively for OCA students on composing for the screen. This is an exciting opportunity to speak to a professional composer and get an insight into the film music industry.

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Virtual study event: A little magic

Whatever is your new reality, the OCA London group and Hayley Lock invite you to be part of a workshop that introduces, elevates and expands on new ways of thinking and working by offering new insights into the imaginative processes sustained by artists, by introducing wider reading, as well as support you through introducing imagination into your own making.

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Virtual study event: Susan Bright | Collaboration & Creative Practice

We are delighted to announce a special guest lecture by renowned international curator Susan Bright. The format is a zoom webinar-style meeting. You can watch, listen and ask questions using the chat box. Please register in advance to help us plan numbers.

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Virtual study event: OCA East of England and friends

On 30 May, tutor Andrea Norrington will lead a discussion on undertaking research including tips and techniques and how to feed into your sketchbooks/learning logs.

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Virtual study event: Writing the future

We’re living through increasingly strange times, and artists have an important role to play in articulating what is happening in the world. In this workshop we’ll consider how we can use our art to think and write about the future.

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Virtual study event: Politics of portraiture

Join OCA tutor Arpita Shah on 17 April for an insight into the ethics and politics of portraiture and community collaboration.

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Study event: Body of Land *cancelled*

OCA Tutor Arpita Shah will be facilitating this event and will be able to offer a very unique insight into the exhibition. Through her role as Fòcas Scotland’s creative director she has work directly with both artists for this exhibition and as a practicing photographer herself, her own work and research centres around the politics of representation, race and identity which she’ll discuss in the context of this exhibition.  You will also have the opportunity to hear both exhibiting artists discuss their projects from 1-2pm as part of Street Level Photoworks public artists talk event.  

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