Game Jams are highly social events in which teams of people try to make a computer game in a very short space of time. For the University of Portsmouth Game Jams, the teams are allowed one week to design, make and present their game. Teams can make any type of game they wish, but the main idea must be inspired by one of three random articles generated from Wikipedia by the organisers on the first day.
In 2011, Dr Jackie Batey produced artwork for the HOME collaborative artists’ book, which consists of 50 die-cut houses exploring notions of ‘home’ by 50 British illustrators and is now on display at the V&A Museum.
The Law School conducted an unscripted mock trial in the Anglesea courtroom. The scenario was that a young woman had been attacked in a nightclub by an “unlicensed” bouncer.
Sites of exchange: materialising conversations is a research-led exhibition that explores ‘making’ as a way of investigating and sharing ideas. The project questions how acts of ‘doing’ inform research and interpretation. The Faculty of Creative and Cultural Industries’ Space, will act as an inter-disciplinary laboratory bringing together unique ideas, opening new dialogues through the ‘art of inquiry’.
A fantastic opportunity has arisen for CCI students to attend a talk by Tony Lamsdale, the graduate recruitment manager from IBM, about careers at IBM discussing not only what roles they have, but also about the selection process giving insight into how bigger companies operate.
Date: 11th – 12th – 13th February
Time: Check Listings
Venue: University of Portsmouth Eldon West EW1.10
Additional information: Students: £2 per screening £6 for all 3 Public: £5 per screening £10 for all 3
University of Portsmouth Eldon building has been transformed into a state of the art facility for the creative arts, thanks to £14 million of investment. The Eldon Building West wing opens this week and provides the Faculty of Creative and Cultural Industries with brand new purpose-built facilities.
The Faculty of Creative and Cultural Industries at the University of Portsmouth has commissioned two artists, Joe Ross and Jo Hummel-Newell, to work with six FE and 6th Form colleges (Highbury, South Downs, St Vincent, Portsmouth, Fareham and Havant) for the Creative Campus New Creatives 2011 Project culminating in the exhibition of students creative works in SPACE and Eldon Gallery