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June 2016

Graphic Design and Animation Taster Day

29th June 2016 @ 10:00 am - 3:00 pm
University of Huddersfield, Queensgate,
HD1 3DH ,
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About the course We know how important it is for designers to stay one step ahead in the highly competitive creative industries. At Huddersfield we offer an exciting mix of courses that aim to equip graphic artists, designers, animators and motion designers with the knowledge and transferrable skills needed to develop a unique portfolio of work and forge a successful career. Who is this for? Year 12/13 and FE Year 1/2 students interested in finding out more about studying graphic…

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A Window On… contemporary art and the Chinese Diaspora

29th June 2016 @ 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Centre for Chinese Contemporary Art (CFCCA), 13 Thomas Street,
Manchester, M4 1EU
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30 YEARS OF CFCCA | A WINDOW ON… Final Wednesday of each month, February-June Part of 30 years of CFCCA Jasmine Suite, 6-8pm, free attendance CFCCA presents A Window On... a series of talks that will provide an insight into contemporary Chinese culture and visual art followed by Chinese tea tastings provided by our partners, Proper Tea. Informative and accessible, these talks are tailored to give newcomers to Chinese contemporary art a valuable insight into the historical and contemporary significance of Chinese artists…

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July 2016

PROGRESS BAR: GRAPHIC NOVELS

7th July 2016 @ 6:30 pm - 9:30 pm
Lighthouse, 28 Kensington Street
Brighton, BN1 4AJ United Kingdom
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£4 - £5

Lighthouse presents Progress Bar, a series of events giving insight into the creative practice of contemporary culture’s most exciting names. This edition of Progress Bar is inspired by Lighthouse’s Wellcome Trust supported graphic novel Out of Nothing. A collaboration between graphic novelist Daniel Locke, artist David Blandy and author, broadcaster and scientist Adam Rutherford, the work traces the journey of a fiery-tempered young girl as she crosses time and space to tell the story of creativity, scientific discovery and human knowledge.…

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Comics Marketplace Registration Graphic Medicine Dundee

9th July 2016 @ 4:45 pm - 6:00 pm
Dalhousie Building, University of Dundee
Dundee, DD1 5EN United Kingdom
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Free

A comics marketplace will take place during the last hour of this years Graphic Medicine conference in Dundee on Saturday the 9th of July. Registered conference attendees and volunteers can participate in the Marketplace as buyers and sellers. If you are a budding comics artist attending this years conference who wishes to sell your work then please register for this event and fill in all the information required. For company name please use name you publish your work under. Please note…

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The Edwardians

16th July 2016 @ 8:00 am - 31st December 2017 @ 5:00 pm
Manchester Art Gallery, Mosley Street,
Manchester, M2 3JL United Kingdom
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Free

Glamour, rural nostalgia, evocative landscape and the city Curated as a complementary display to Vogue 100 and Fashion & Freedom and drawn from Manchester Art Gallery’s own collection, The Edwardians illustrates the glamour, rural nostalgia, evocative landscape and the city of the 1900s. Works that have not been displayed for decade will illustrate the Edwardian era as a sparking point between the Victorian and the Modern periods.

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Meet the World of Graphic Fiction

21st July 2016 @ 7:00 pm - 10:00 pm
St Albans Centre, 18 Brooke St
City of London, EC1N 7RD United Kingdom
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Free - £10

Do you want to know more about writing for comics and graphic novels? For this Arts Council England funded event The Writers’ Guild of Great Britain (WGGB) has brought together a panel of graphic novelists and publishers to tell you about the business and processes involved in the world of comics and graphic novels. The panel will discuss: How a writer and illustrator work together How best to approach publishers The changes and developments in this burgeoning industry The joys and…

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September 2016

Global Arts Expo Amsterdam 2016

29th September 2016 @ 4:30 pm - 1st October 2016 @ 9:00 pm
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Free

THE EVENT This is presently the most diverse Arts exhibition that promotes Contemporary Arts from Europe and Africa. Amsterdam was chosen this year beacuse it is a cultural hub for the Arts with notable places of interests such as the Van Gogh museum & Anne Frank house,    As an Exhibitor, a fora to integrate and collaborate with other Professionals in a wider range through great networking during the Event. Visitors will take a great educational trip down the Arts…

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April 2017

To be Human

1st April 2017 @ 8:00 am - 3rd September 2017 @ 5:00 pm
Manchester Art Gallery, Mosley Street,
Manchester, M2 3JL United Kingdom
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Free

Featuring mid-20th-century portraits from our permanent collection, this exhibition explores what it is to be human. Throughout history, artists have painted portraits to capture a likeness, often idealising the appearance of the sitter – this was particularly the case when the sitter also commissioned the portrait. However, as this collection of paintings demonstrates, capturing the individual characteristics and personality of the sitter was not the only aim: many of the artists exhibited here were seeking a way of expressing visually…

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May 2017

South Asian Design

19th May 2017 @ 9:00 am - 27th May 2018 @ 5:00 pm
Manchester Art Gallery, Mosley Street,
Manchester, M2 3JL United Kingdom
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Exploring how South Asian traditional crafts are inspiring exciting contemporary art, design and fashion. The South Asian countries of India, Pakistan, Bangladesh and Sri Lanka are famous for their vibrant regional costumes, luxurious textiles and intricately detailed ceramic, stone or metal ornaments. Colour and surface pattern are used with intensity and passion in designs inspired by subjects ranging from spirituality to food and from current affairs to kitsch. This exhibition, spanning the last three centuries, gives a taste of designs…

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June 2017

Lecture/Panel Art and Practice with For Freedoms

1st June 2017 @ 6:00 pm - 8:30 pm
MoMA PS1, 22-25 Jackson Avenue,
Long Island City,, NY 11101
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Art and Practice is a series of discussion-based seminars in which emerging and experienced artists can discuss challenges and possibilities in the field. Following each session, refreshments will be served from 8:00 to 8:30 p.m. Artist Eric Gottesman and art historian Michelle Woo, both members of the artist-run initiative For Freedoms, will host an open discussion about art as a tool for influencing culture and stimulating political engagement. Together, we will rethink what political action can mean, how creativity produces…

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