UWE Degree Show 2015

From MST member David Smith:

If you find yourself in Bristol, UK between the 5th and the 11th of June, you are invited to attend the University of the West of England, Bristol Creative Industries Degree Show on Friday 5 June. The Private View is on the 5th of June, with general opening running from the 6th to the 11th of June.

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Our annual Degree Show at Bower Ashton and Spike Island is a real highlight of the year, showcasing the outstanding work of over 500 new graduates from undergraduate and postgraduate courses at the UWE Bristol School of Art and Design and the UWE Bristol School of Film and Journalism.

At the Bower Ashton Campus:

A spectacular range of work from programmes including Animation, Drama, Drawing and Applied Arts, Fashion, Filmmaking, Fine Art, Graphic Design, Illustration, Journalism, Media Culture and Practice, Photography, and Printmaking. Directions to Bower Ashton.

At Spike Island:

Work by undergraduate Fine Art and Art and Visual Culture students will also be exhibited at UWE’s Spike Island Studios. Directions to Spike Island.

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The Map is Not the Territory: Parallel Paths — Palestinians, Native Americans, Irish

map-webThe catalogue for The Map is Not the Territory: Parallel PathsPalestinians, Native Americans, Irish is available nowIt records the touring art exhibition, conceived by Jennifer Heath and co-curated with Dagmar Painter.

Featured in this catalogue are the powerful artworks of 39 contemporary artists, along with nine essays by scholars and art critics Aisling B. Cormack, Valerie Behiery, Phoebe Farris, John Halaka, Valentin Lopez, Rawan Arar and Nessa Cronin, as well as a foreword by Painter and an introduction by Heath.

“Given the current climate around the Middle East, and especially around Israel’s predations in Palestine, few in the world of the arts have had the courage to approach the subject, or the intelligence to approach it reasonably. This exhibition and publication make amends for such omissions, and do so with fierce integrity.”

— LUCY R. LIPPARD, writer, art critic, activist and curator, author most recently of Undermining: A Wild Ride Through Land Use, Politics and Art in the Changing West

To learn more about the exhibit and the catalogue, visit our website