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VaroomLab Journal Issue four

  Download Issue Four: VaroomLab Journal Issue 4 Visionaries ISSN 2052-1820 Issue Four contains papers submitted and peer reviewed for the Visionaries call for papers, investigating the way visionary approaches are able to expand the way we perceive the world, and also how influences from the past continue to resonate today Including papers on the illustrated […]

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Visionaries conference 2015

  5 and 6 November 2015 Venue: Birmingham City University - Book here This two day VaroomLab/Birmingham City University symposium in November will be held in Birmingham, with talks presented by practitioners and academics on the illustrated map as a mode of communication, tracing the link between visionary J.G. Ballard and the cultural and virtual fabric […]

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How Can Graphic Design / Communication Be Art? Symposium

Message 89, Research Symposium Friday 18 September 2015 Plymouth University Organised by the Message research group School of Art and Media / Plymouth University The symposium includes lunch and refreshments and costs £30 for the day. (Plymouth University staff / students – no charge) To book please go here Download more information here: MESSAGE 89 SYMPOSIUM INVITE 1   […]

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VaroomLab Journal issue three

Download Issue Three: VaroomLab Journal Issue 3 Interpretation VaroomLab Journal issue three Interpretation Issue Three contains papers submitted and peer reviewed for the Interpretation call for papers, and explores ways in which illustrators interpret, re-interpret and misinterpret information through illustration practice. Subjects include gender representation in illustration, creating ‘artefacts’ to illustrate The Prisoner of Zenda, interpretations of […]

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Interpretation event – who said what

The Interpretation symposium was held 18-19 September 2014, Arts University Bournemouth, Bournemouth. We present a short report on the content of the event: Interpretation was the theme of September 2014’s VaroomLab symposium on illustration, held in partnership with Arts University Bournemouth (AUB). Illustrators, students and academics all attended the event, which explored ways in which illustrators interpret, re-interpret and misinterpret information through illustration […]

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Interpretation: Joel Lardner & Paul Roberts

Speaking under the Error strand of the Interpretation illustration conference 18-19 September at AUB, illustrators and educators, Joel Lardner and Paul Roberts answer a couple of questions about illustration, the event and what they’ll be doing.   Tell us a bit about your presentation Our presentation sets out to examine glitch, and the glitch-like, making reference to the resurgence of craft […]

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Interpretation: Chris Campe

  Interpretation illustration conference speaker, Chris Campe, tells us what she’ll be talking on and her thoughts on illustration conferences. Interpretation is on 18-19 September at Arts University Bournemouth, hosting a great array of speakers covering a compelling variety of topics. Tell us about your presentation I will talk about gender representation in commissioned illustration. What […]

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Interpretation: Andrew Kulman & Roderick Mills

The Interpretation illustration conference 18-19 September at Arts University Bournemouth is hosting a great array of speakers covering a compelling variety of topics. Here we ask illustrators and educators, Andrew Kulman and Roderick Mills a couple of questions about illustration, the event and what they’ll be doing. Andrew is talking under the Error strand of the symposium. Andrew Kulman Tell us […]

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Message journal

A new visual communication journal ‘Message,’ has just been published by Plymouth University Press. The Theme, Mapping Eclecticism Through Practice brings to the fore academic research on the following question; where, if any, do the mutual theoretical frameworks and methodologies lie within communication design, graphic design, illustration and visual communication? In this inaugural edition, the […]