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After keeping his video blog on Degrees unedited since November 2012, Joshua Tyson tells us of ‘The soap factory’ and its culture, in time for degree shows at University Campus Suffolk.
After joining Degrees unedited in March 2013 Jasper Weinstein Sheffield has showed us there’s much more to his conceptual approach than a blade of grass. He tells us more as prelude to degree shows at Northumbria University.
Ali Reed joined the Degrees unedited blogs in November 2012, since then we have seen her work develop site-specifically and professionally. Here she tells us of her plans for degree shows at Staffordshire University.
After joining Degrees unedited in February 2013 Catriona Meighan has explored book works and large scale installations during her time at Edinburgh College of Art. In time for degree shows she tells us of her aspirations for negative space.
We catch up with Sikander Pervez, as he enters his final term at Staffordshire University, to talk material, machinery and the function of repetition in his practice.
We talk to third year student Val Jones as she secures her own voice through painting, in time for 2013 degree shows at University Campus Suffolk.
Born in Spain, 33-year-old student Mercedes Ferrari now lives in Brighton and studies Sculpture at the University of Brighton. Here we talk about her work in the final term of her degree leading up to degree shows 2013.
We picked a good time to catch up with Rosemary Marchant, right before her degree show in Brighton. After the install we then followed up with her plans for practice and research post-graduation… so here’s the before and the after!
We settle in to Theo Wood’s fictional space, The Museum Of Space Exploration, to talk museum objects, planets bereft of water, Arnolfini workshops and preparation for her MA show at University of the West of England.
We catch up with Clare Mills in the third year of her Fine Art degree at Norwich University College of the Arts, to talk about teaching and the printing process as it corrolates with researched subject matter.
We catch up with Beth Webster, in her final year of her Fine Art degree at Lincoln University, and talk about the concept of beauty, histories of found-objects in art and the ‘spin’ of self in one’s practice.
During his final year of Fine Art at Coleg Menai, Maurice Lock fills us in on the sublime, its theatrical placing in his practice, and the use of materials as variants in finding and staging the artist’s answer.
In her final year at University College Falmouth, Suzy Waldron tells us about perspective in her work and balancing visual-practice with her written dissertation.
Richard Taylor talks to Lee Devonish in the final year of her Fine Art course at the University of Kent as she moves across disciplines and kick starts degree show plans for the year group.
As John Harris approaches his degree show at Nottingham Trent, he takes some time out to talk to Degrees unedited about a developing art practice, text appropriation and the likening of sculpture to a modern day comedian on stage.
Antonia Dewhurst talks to Degrees unedited Online editor Richard Taylor during her final year at Coleg Menai, Bangor, North Wales.
Social media is never out of the headlines, whether we’re talking about privacy issues or how it has allowed niche political groups to reach a wider public.
There’s a fine line between art making for its conceptual purpose and for its commercial value. Janet Hollins’ MA seems to offer opportunities to pursue both, but how does her blog tell the story? Richard Taylor investigates.
Graphic design supplied an impetus, as skateboarding provided public space for experimentation. Soon to be in his final year at Birmingham City University, Ryan Hughes continues to transform public sites with the durable object alongside textual intervention.
The penultimate year of part-time study is imminent and this ex-carpet designer plans to paint and scale her way through dissertation research. Richard Taylor finds out how before the summer draws to a close.
Richard Taylor in conversation with Craig Hudson from University Campus Suffolk on the skills to learn, the ideas to express and how the human sculptural form embodies the materiality for both.
Richard Taylor converses with a third year student James Clarkson at Sheffield Hallam University on not always having something to say but having plenty to show instead.
Richard Taylor talks to an ex systems engineer during his final year of Fine Art Drawing at Swindon College School of Art.
Richard Taylor in conversation with Northumbria University Fine Art student Nathalie Bouleau Chabot.