Art on Campus
Nov23

Art on Campus

Last Thursday the second year fine art students had a get together in the level 2 studio corridors to show off what they had achieved so far this semester. The corridor was converted into a gallery complete with drinks, snacks and posters around DJCAD inviting others to come and see the work produced so far. With the help of some staff the works were mounted on walls and placed on podiums, a small studio had even be converted into a...

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Day In The Life: DJCAD Level 2 Fine Art / Philosophy
Oct01

Day In The Life: DJCAD Level 2 Fine Art / Philosophy

I thought it would be interesting for people to see what University of Dundee students do in their day to day lives, so here’s  day in my life.   I woke up at 7:50am got ready and left the house. I grabbed a tea and a steak bake on my way to DJCAD because, frankly, I needed a pick-me-up and, I confess, I was too lazy to make oatmeal and we’d run out cereal. When I arrived at DJCAD around 9am I sat at a desk and opened a...

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Out and About in Dundee
Jul07

Out and About in Dundee

This week I have had two whole days off work which is a rarity these days and so I decided to make the most of it and be as productive as possible!  My boyfriend and I compiled a list of things we want to do and places we want to eat at during the summer and throughout the rest of our time here and set off this week to get a start on it! On Saturday we got up bright and early and ended up having lunch in the Dundee Contemporary Arts...

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Charting New Waters – Gallery Exhibition
Jun26

Charting New Waters – Gallery Exhibition

Yesterday, I found myself at the McManus Gallery in the Centre of Dundee. I had heard of the new exhibition ‘Charting New Waters‘ and it seemed fascinating, so I figured I’d head over to take a look. The exhibition has a collection of model ships, paintings and even a pair of shoes. It celebrates Dundee’s history regarding voyages and whaling. Dundee is known for Jute, Jam, and Journalism; and whale oil was...

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Degree Show: Architecture and DJCAD

Today, I went to look round the degree show properly, as it was a bit of a squeeze on the opening night, with so many people there! Here are some highlights from the architects, which I photographed mainly as inspiration for techniques that I could try in the future, rather than for the design necessarily.   Following on from all that very inspirational work (and much more besides), I visited the DJCAD (Duncan of Jordanstone...

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