Brian J Morrison Resist, Resist, Release.

Photo UCLAN lecturer and MA Course Leader, Brian J Morrison is producing a new exhibition in collaboration with Artist Emily Warner and contemporary art critic Jonathan P Watts as part of four week public art program, DOMINO in Norwich.

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DOMINO is proposed as the first of a sequence of SAVORR led programmes that will launch a self-supporting network with other regional art scenes. Here, two artists from Birmingham, Brian J Morrison and Emily Warner, have been invited to create new work for the first floor of The Shoe Factory. Working in dialogue with contemporary art critic Jonathan P. Watts, the progression of the invited artists’ ideas will be documented and such material will be on display for visitor insight and discussion.

Resist, resist release, will see Brian and Emily work collaboratively to produce works informed by crossovers in their practice. Both Artists are interested in the body and its relationship to art and will develop a response to each other and the exhibition space.

As part of the exhibition Brian and Emily will be acting as judges for a film/moving image open call. To submit to this please follow the link below.

https://www.savorr.co.uk/open-film/

More information and documentation of the project will be updated on the SAVORR webspace during the production week.

 

North Publication, free download.

To celebrate the launch of our second edition of NORTH, a publication of undergraduate, postgraduate and staff projects along side commissioned pieces of writing and interviews, we are making the first edition available for free download.

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The first edition of North was an attempt to challenge the traditional degree show model, giving students the opportunity to be featured in a publication with distribution across the UK and Europe.

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The success of this new model, has inspired a new edition of the publication which will be launched on Wednesday 9th at the Fieldwork Conference. To receive your free copy of Volume one simply click here and follow the download request information.

We hope you enjoy these two editions of PhotoUCLan’s best and brightest visual practitioners.

Brian J Morrison at Manchester Contemporary

BA and MA Photography lecturer, Brian J Morrison will be showing some new and existing works at this years Manchester Contemporary with two exhibition spaces based in the North West.

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Alongside artists, Deborah Bowmann, Holly Hendry and Mollie Milton, Brian will make up a quartet of artists represented by Manchester based curatorial collective Collar. Work from Brian’s exhibition Tension at The Birley, Preston will also feature in a booth curated by the Harris Museum’s Clarrisa Corfe.

The Manchester Contemporary runs from 23rd to 25th September with a preview on the 22nd.

Sara Foryame featured on Dazed Digital

Recent Photo UCLAN graduate, Sara Foryame, has seen her work featured in an article on Dazed and Confused magazines digital platform, Dazed Digital.

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Sara is one of five artists discussed in the article exploring young female Muslim artists and raises questions around representation, identity and faith.

“Keen to shatter the media’s one-sided portrayal of the Muslim experience, Foryame’s work melds many themes and methods – from photography and collage to reappropriation and surrealism

You can read the whole article here…

56th Venice Biennale

Last week staff at UCLAN visited the 56th International Art Exhibition titled All The World’s Futures, curated by Okwui Enwezor and organized by la Biennale di Venezia chaired by Paolo Baratta.

89 National Participations are exhibiting in the historical Pavilions at the Giardini, at the Arsenale and in the city of Venice.

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