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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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Study event: OCA East of England – *now virtual*

Join the OCA East of England group on Saturday 28 March in a session led by OCA Student Andrea Norrington to understand the place of learning logs and/or sketchbooks within your studies.

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Study visit live! Ruth Maclennan at Pushkin House.

In association with Ruth Maclennan, BA Photography and OCA’s Arts & Environment series, Dan Robinson and Melissa Thompson will visit Ruth Maclennan’s study day at Pushkin House on 18 January, to help make this exhibition and event accessible to OCA students around the globe online.

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Study event: Stanley Kubrick archive

Join OCA tutor Jayne Taylor on a guided study trip on Friday 7 February to the Stanley Kubrick archive at the University of the Arts London Archives and Special Collections Centre.

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Engaging Places: Environment, Anthropocene & Ecology E-Meet Nov 27th

Our next Arts & Environment E-meet is November 27th, 6-7pm UK time. Link to join  https://oca.zoom.us/j/418087540 Please sign up for the meet first via this google form WHAT and WHY? Get involved. This is an informal online chat using zoom.  A 60 minute conversation to share ideas and resources to support each other’s work-in-progress. Our […]

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Study event: Zandra Rhodes

Join OCA tutor Priscilla Edwards on the 7 December in London.

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Study event: OCA East of England – Cultivating a reflective practice

As there is a strong emphasis on reflective practice in our learning logs, this workshop will be of interest to students on any course. Participants are asked to bring a couple of examples of their own work to aid discussion. Notebooks, pens and handouts will be provided on the day.

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