Thanks to the generosity of the editor of independent street paper The Big Issue in the North, more than 600 photographs by around 100 OCA photography students have featured in the magazine.
OCA students have been busy again contributing and collaborating for issue 2 of their zine. Edge 2 is called Change and the students have reflected on the word creatively. As a festive favour we are going to print and post 100 copies to OCA students. “Be the change that you wish to see in the world”
Join OCA Moving Image course author Ruth Maclennan on the 4 February in London. Pushkin House in association with Open College of the Arts is pleased to present two recent films by Ruth. After the screening the she will be in conversation with Vlad Strukoff, Associate Professor in Film and Digital Culture at the University of Leeds.
The razzmatazz of celebrity endorsements that marked the last days of Hillary Clinton’s election campaign has led me to wonder this morning which performer Donald Trump will now appoint to sing at his inauguration in December. Whoever it is, their performance is unlikely to surpass Marilyn Monroe’s notoriously suggestive rendition of Happy Birthday, which she sang to her lover Jack Kennedy in 1962.
For his MA Photography degree show, ‘Traces’, at the University of Sunderland, Geoffrey Bradford created a series of unique assemblages built on the idea that an image can also be an object, something to be handled as well as viewed. They reference some of the qualities of daguerreotypes – unique images in three dimensions.