‘From Bedroom to Billions’ tells the story of the beginning developments of the computer gaming in the UK from the late 70’s to early 80’s to the billion dollar video game industry of today.
Portsmouth Cultural Trust are delighted to be the first to exhibit Tyran Hawthorn’s series, Seven Ages of Woman, since he graduated from UoP this summer with a First in BA (Hons) Photography. The series of seven photographs, showing the ageing process over time, are linked by Tyran to Shakespeare’s ‘Seven Ages of Man’ from ‘As You Like It’.
At 10am on Monday 15 September the Big Screen Portsmouth located in the Guildhall Square was refreshed. Since the introduction of a collaboration between Portsmouth City Council and the University of Portsmouth, a revamp, brand and new feel has been introduced to the Big Screen Portsmouth giving it a new personality, identification, format and added professionalism.
A fashion graduate’s degree project has landed her a show during London Fashion Week.
Leonora Asomanin, who graduated from University of Portsmouth in July with a degree in fashion and textiles with enterprise, will be taking part in the Emerging Trends show, which features seven new designers from countries as diverse as Dubai, Hungary and the United States.
Claire Sambrook, senior lecturer in the School of Creative Technologies is building on her portfolio of innovative creative projects that collaborate with the creative industries and communities in the City of Portsmouth, such as Love Your Bike Portsmouth, Southsea Deck Your Chairs, the Round Tower exhibition, Creative Portsmouth book and last year’s Creating Balance Project.
A public lecture by a panel of experienced and published authors
Thanks to recent quantum leaps in technology, independent publishing has never been more affordable or feasible. In this event a panel of independent publishers discuss everything you’d want to know about the business: from funding to formatting, editing to design, printing to publicity.
You will have noticed the huge wonderful creative boards in our Eldon Courtyard. These are on loan to the Faculty from Portsmouth Cultural Trust, the charity managing Portsmouth Guildhall, who commissioned them for Portsmouth Street Games held earlier this summer. Supported by Arts Council England, the festival is part of the Trust’s three year plan to invigorate Guildhall Square.
A cultural, social and political BREW HA! HA! will be open to the public September 15th – 26th 2014, 9 am – 5pm, weekdays
Meet the Artists 26th of September 2014, 4 – 7 pm – all welcome.
University of Portsmouth Creative and Cultural Industries’ MA Fine Art postgraduates’ works’ focus on social and political expressions, cultural exchanges and interactions.