The New Music Collective met at Iklectik in London on 17 March, for a study day based on collaboration. A month before the event, the students were asked to work in pairs to produce new work to be presented on the day. Each student had to take part in the project both as a performer and composer, but they were able to choose how whether to write together or separately.
Relative Poverty would be stories – based in fact, as we understand documentaries to be – and the intent was overt; to show the lives lived in as much detail as it takes to overcome the naysayers. A tall order I know.
Join OCA’s Gerald Deslandes on the 14 July at Tate Britain in London. This must-see exhibition brings together the giants of 20th century British figurative painting
On June 30, there will be an OCA photography study day at the Martin Parr Foundation in Bristol led by OCA tutor and Programme Leader for Moving Image Matt White.
As part of the OCA’s charitable purpose, each year our Learner Support Scheme helps new and existing students with a low household income to access our courses.
This is in the form of partial bursaries towards the course fees, dependant on household income. Applicants must not be eligible for other sources of funding, such as Student Finance.
Leading on from our last article on study tips, we tackle the next item in our mini-series: organisation and preparation.
The main problem with using magic (with a few literary exceptions) is that it has to have rules, otherwise every problem can be solved with no effort.
OCA’s Kimberley Foster has a busy June ahead of her.
Join OCA tutor Derek Trillo on the 23 June to visit an exhibition depicting very different representations of ‘The North’ in Manchester’s Central Library.
Join drawing and painting tutor Bryan Eccleshall on Saturday 16 June in Liverpool to see the work of Austrian Egon Schiele alongside the work of American Francesca Woodman
OCA tutor Andrew Conroy will be leading the OCA-North group’s first get together on the 2 June in Leeds at the Old Red Bus Station.
“We prepare a face to meet the faces that we meet.”