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Free Range at the Truman Brewery: Best of the Rest Photography Graduate Show 2011 Review

The best photography at Free Range from Farnham Foto Flux, University of West London, Barking and Dagenham College, New College Swindon and Cleveland College of Art and Design. All in one hefty blog!

Written by Amelia Gregory

Chris Spackman Unstill Life
Chris Spackman's Unstill Life.

There was so much to see at the Free Range photography shows that I've decided to amalgamate the rest or I fear I will never get it all written up. Here then are the best of the rest.

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Chris Spackman tulips
I liked the Unstill Life from Chris Spackman at Farnham Foto Flux - long exposures of flower arrangements as they keel over and die are oddly beautiful.

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University of Central Lancashire Ba Hons Photography Graduate Show 2011 Review

UCLan is launching the first ever MA in Travel Photography - and on the strength of this showing from Christopher T. Finch, Lizzie Godfrey, Teresa Roberts and Richard Lewis Pryce it should be a bloomin' good course.

Written by Amelia Gregory

Photography by Christopher T. Finch.
UCLan, University of Central Lancashire presented a very clear collection of experimental work in their stand alone space as part of Free Range at the Truman …

Swansea Metropolitan University Ba Hons Photography Graduate Show 2011 Review

Excellent work from Lowri Davies, Marie Helgesen, Pål Henrik Ekern and Irene Fearnside at Free Range, exploring a wide range of photographic techniques.

Written by Amelia Gregory

Photography by Lowri Davies.
Swansea Metropolitan University had a very strong selection of exploratory photographic works on the walls at Free Range.

Lowri Davies used a Lomo to create a large …

University College Falmouth Ba Photography Graduate Show 2011 Review

Fabulous work from Falmouth, where every student had a website. Yay! Particularly loved photographic projects by Josie Ainscough, Matthew Fessey, Kim Clarke and Aidan Rumble.

Written by Amelia Gregory

University College Falmouth took up the basement area at the Truman Brewery. Josie Ainscough was next to the entrance with four very strong images exploring how clothes create identity in …

Edinburgh College of Art Ba Photography Graduate Show 2011 Review

Black, red and white were common elements in very different work from Kate Edwards and Claudine Quinn in the Six Hens and A Cock ECA Free Range exhibition.

Written by Amelia Gregory

Photography by Kate Edwards.
Edinburgh College of Art titled their exhibition Six Hens and A Cock.

I liked the bold graphic art of Kate Edwards, who showed four close up shots …

Cambridge School of Art Cut Grass BA Photography Graduate Show 2011 Review

Some of the work from the Cambridge School of Art, part of Anglia Ruskin University. I particularly liked photography by Mary Humphrey, Mark Box and Jessica Gibbon, but there were loads of interesting ideas here.

Written by Amelia Gregory

The invigilators of the Cambridge School of Art show (part of Anglia Ruskin University) were very eager to deliver an explanation for the artwork on display and thrust a lovely …

Amersham and Wycombe College BA Photography Graduate Show 2011 Review

Great work from Christine Leheup, Antonia Dolani and Will Aldersley at Free Range.

Written by Amelia Gregory

I liked the bold graphic logo for the Amersham and Wycombe College exhibition very much, curiously similar to a food label or vintage cigarette packet.

The model in Christine Leheup’s We …

Goldsmiths University: BA Fine Art & History of Art + BA Art Practice graduate shows 2011

Experimental and conceptual were keywords for Goldsmith University of London’s graduating classes in BA Fine Art & History of Art and BA Art Practice.

Written by Jessica Furseth

Ciarán Wood
Three whole years to explore and learn is what you get with a Bachelor degree – the freedom to focus on the process of discovery. After having spent …

University of Westminster: Photography Ba Hons Graduate Show 2011 Review

Outstanding work from University of Westminster students at Free Range - look out for names such as Beth Vieira, Tomas Hein, Ed Hannan, Zara Ilic and Aniela Michalec-Perriam.

Written by Amelia Gregory

Detail of photograph by Zara Ilic.
University of Westminster had the lion’s share of the Free Range showspace last weekend, taking up the entirety of the huge hangar like space, which …

University Campus Suffolk: Photography Graduate Show 2011 Review

Fabulous photography from the Allsorts crew: anarchists as traditional figures of painting by R.G. Brown, interior portaits by James Roffe and up close and personal male nudes from Thomas Ford.

Written by Amelia Gregory

Detail of The Anatomy Lesson after Rembrandt by R.G.Brown.
From University Campus Suffolk there was an intriguing selection of experimental photography in their Allsorts exhibition at Free Range.

James Roffe’s project …

Wiltshire College: Photography Graduate Show 2011 Review

Interesting installations from Laura Haskell, Kiri Nicholetts, Sharon Smith, Danielle McDonald and Laura Holmes. Lovely fashion portraiture photography by Liz Daziel.

Written by Amelia Gregory

Installation by Danielle McDonald.
The most interesting part of the Wiltshire College Photography degree show was the clever installations that some of the students had put together.

Laura Haskell had imagined …

Plymouth College of Art: Photography Graduate Show 2011 Review

Best photography from Plymouth at the Free Range shows: Jeremy Morris, Lisa Birch, Paul Critchley and Euan Barker.

Written by Amelia Gregory

Detail of photograph by Jeremy Morris.
There were a few photographers whose work I really liked at Plymouth College of Art Photography degree show:

Working together with Ba Fashion student Christopher …

Nottingham Trent University: Photography Ba Hons Graduate Show 2011 Review

Lovely work from Jonathan Marsh, Gabrielle Brooks, Jodie Herbage, Lydia Anne Stott and Kat Borvinko. Plus, an interesting artists' dilemma...

Written by Amelia Gregory

Solitudo by Lydia Anne Stott.
Nottingham Trent University had a huge range of styles on show at Free Range.

I was most taken by Jonathan Marsh’s large photograph Now Fades the …

City of Westminster College: Photography Graduate Show 2011 Review

Stunning work from City of Westminster College graduates Vikki Ellis, Harry Allington-Wood and Edward Shaw.

Written by Amelia Gregory

Vikki Ellis – Returns.
Some of the very best work that I found in the whole Free Range photography exhibition came from Vikki Ellis at City of Westminster College.

Vikki Ellis – …

Burton and South Derbyshire College: Photography Graduate Show 2011 Review

The best work from the Subject to Change exhibition by Burton and South Derbyshire students at Free Range came from Stephanie Gilbert and Hipstamatic fan Georgina Woolford.

Written by Amelia Gregory

Reminiscing by Georgina Woolford.
From Burton and South Derbyshire eleven photographers showed at Free Range as part of the Subject to Change exhibition.

Georgina Woolford is clearly a lady after my …

UEL: Digital Arts and Visual Communication Graduate Show 2011 Review

Excellent work from Gosia Kaczmarczyk, Luke Gray and Sarah-Jane Evans on the Digital Arts and Visual Communication degree course at the University of East London.

Written by Amelia Gregory

There was some very strong work from Digital Arts and Visual Communication at the UEL graduate exhibition. Naturally I was drawn to the photographers, illustrators and print makers.

Gosia Kaczmarczyk showed …

Middlesex University: Ba Hons Photography Graduate Show 2011 Review

Gorgeous documentary photography of the Saharawis by Bernat Millet and young mothers seen as renaissance Madonnas by Pearl Rustean.

Written by Amelia Gregory

Young Mother as Madonna by Pearl Rustean.
I whisked through the Middlesex University graduate shows at the Free Range Art and Design Show on Friday, stopping only when something really caught …

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London Fashion Week A/W 2011 Catwalk Review: Emilio de la Morena (by Helen)

The audience perched on benches at the BFC tent on Tuesday afternoon, beheld a strong, feminine silhouette. in a demure palette; bar the bright and beautiful RED.

Written by Helen Martin

Emilio de la Morena LFW A/W 2011 Collection: Illustration by Faye West
Apparently Emilio de la Morena has lengthened his silhouette. His pieces are now touching, or over the knee, ‘signalling …

Scruffy does it: Suzie Winsor presents ‘Beard and Wonderful’

A beard makes a man in the world of Suzie Winsor. We caught up with the illustrator at the opening of her first solo show, ‘Beard and Wonderful’.

Written by Jessica Furseth

Charles Darwin
Charles Darwin, Alec Guinness, Byker Grove’s Geoff Keegan and Rolf Harris are among the great and bearded in Suzie Winsor’s collection. Even Edmund Blackadder has a spot in the …

London Art Fair: Hunting for treasure

The London Art Fair is an inspirational whirlwind of paintings, sculpture of photography, with over 100 galleries presenting at what is the UK’s biggest contemporary arts fair. We made a special trip to visit Deptford gallery Bearspace, and took a good look around.

Written by Jessica Furseth

Boondocks by Suzanne Moxhay
I gave up and asked for directions to the Bearspace stand after wandering around looking for it for nearly half an hour. ‘Yes it’s two floors up, …