Holden Holcombe’s ‘This Is How It Feels’ – PhD exhibition, School of Art, 22/11/2018 – 09/02/2019

Please be aware that the School of Art will be closed 21/12/2018 – 04/01/2019. It will reopen on Monday, 07/01/2019. 

HOLDENH_webThis Is How It Feels explores the intimate stories of eighteen transgender men and their journeys of transition from female-to-male. Holcombe uses new media art techniques, including augmented reality, to give audience members a glimpse of the FTM transgender experience through their own perspective. The exhibition features manipulated QR (quick-response) codes that explore the relationship between the lived experiences of the transgender man and the fabricated world of social media. These codes, in turn, ask audience members to participate in a new context of social media, both inside and out of the gallery space.

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Postgraduate Show September 2018 – Some Impressions

Our Postgrads have worked hard to create this exhibition and they can be proud of what they have achieved. Here are some impressions of the show and the private view, which was on Saturday, 19th September.

The show is still open Monday, 24th & Tuesday, 25th, 10am-5pm, and Wednesday, 26th September, 10am-3pm. You’re very welcome to visit and explore the postgraduate show and the Sea Change & Discourse: Reynolds to Rego exhibitions in our public galleries! The latter are still on until Friday, 28th, 10am-5pm daily.

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Degree Show & Postgraduate Show Opening, Saturday 19th May 2018 – A Photo Gallery

 

 

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‘In A New Light – Celebrating the Precious’ – New exhibition at the School of Art, 26/03-04/05/2018

Poster (Draft 2)ONE HUNDRED YEARS AGO, sisters Gwendoline and Margaret Davies of Plas Dinam, Montgomeryshire endowed £5,000 to the art department at Aberystwyth University. The gift was to help establish an Arts and Crafts Museum and build up a teaching collection in order that our students could appreciate original works of art. The first purchase using interest from the endowment was in 1920. Continue reading