Critical thinking skills are vital if you are going to be successful in your undergraduate studies but organising your thoughts in this way can feel confusing and mysterious. From the conversations I have had with many of you on the textile’s forum and with my individual students it is clear that lots of you desire more support and guidance. What I also picked up is that there is a feeling you need a safe place to ask questions and voice your concerns. Therefore, during this coming November, I will be leading 3 online study workshops for textiles students based around the critical thinking skills required for degree level study.
Interested in attending Hull International Photography Festival this weekend 13 October? Join OCA tutor Les Monaghan.
There is a fantastic opportunity for a limited number of students to enjoy a curator hosted visit to Chloe Dewe Mathew’s In Search of Frankenstein exhibition, find out more about how a leading photography gallery works with artists, and receive feedback on their own work as part of a group portfolio review session lead by Anne McNeill and Dr Pippa Oldfield from Impressions.
Join OCA’s Helen Warburton in Cardiff on the 27 October.
This virtual study visit has been designed by way of a resource pack to give students adequate resources to either attend the exhibition physically or complete research online to then partake in an online discussion. This is a pilot initiative so please do sign up and give it a go!
Join OCA tutor Jayne Taylor on Sunday 21 October for a thought-provoking visit to the annual Koestler Trust exhibition at London’s Royal Festival Hall.
Join OCA tutor Jayne Taylor on the 6 October in London at the Photographers’ Gallery.
From 26 to 28 October OCA will be running a weekend study visit to the Brighton Photo Biennial. The weekend will run from 2pm on Friday to 2pm on Sunday and students can attend for the whole weekend or specific days.
Join OCA tutor Jayne Taylor at the Barbican in London on the 1 September.
The next OCA North Group will be meeting on the 8 September in Newcastle at Newcastle City Library. The morning will begin with an…
Join OCA’s Gerald Deslandes on the 15 September in London.
Please note there are only a couple of spaces remaining for students who have not previously attended a study event but do register your interest and we can look to add another date.