VIEW Filmmaking Workshops for Local School Pupils
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VIEW Filmmaking Workshops for Local School Pupils

Back in March, The George Washington Wilson Centre held a two-day filmmaking workshop for school pupils aged 16+ from Aberdeen and Aberdeenshire at the University of Aberdeen’s Media Lab. The pupils had one week to plan, shoot, and edit a short 1-5 minute film that would be shown at the University’s May Festival. The workshop … Continue reading

George Washington Wilson Centre VIEW events at the May Festival, 24-26 May
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George Washington Wilson Centre VIEW events at the May Festival, 24-26 May

The School’s George Washington Wilson Centre for Visual Culture is proud to present its VIEW programme of events at this year’s University May Festival on 24-26 May. Please see below for a full list of events being organised by GWW Centre members, in chronological order, including a round-table to accompany two exhibitions at the Suttie … Continue reading

Visualising Revolution losses and a win
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Visualising Revolution losses and a win

Along with congratulating students on their exams, I would like to share the three losses and one win which we didn’t always have time to discuss as the course progressed. 26 January – composer Michel Legrand, lost two days after our lecture on Cleo from 5 to 7, for which he wrote the music to “Sans … Continue reading

The Market Town
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The Market Town

Huntly, tagged as “the town is the venue” due to its engagement with the arts by Deveron Projects is a small town in the North-East part of Scotland, Aberdeenshire to be precise. Deveron Projects [1] is located in the town square of Huntly. The body is an arts organisation that spearheads the engagement of people … Continue reading

Fully Funded PhD: How Children Experience Theatre and Dance
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Fully Funded PhD: How Children Experience Theatre and Dance

Valuing Young Audiences: how children experience live theatre and dance, and why it matters Fully-funded AHRC PhD studentship Summary Applications are invited from prospective candidates for an AHRC-funded PhD on the value for children of experiencing live theatre and dance as audience members. This is a new collaboration between the University of Aberdeen and Imaginate, … Continue reading

A tribute and an invocation: Raúl Ruiz was #botd in 1941
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A tribute and an invocation: Raúl Ruiz was #botd in 1941

The great, sadly missed filmmaker Raúl Ruiz was born 77 years ago today. Since his death in 2011, he has unfortunately been releasing fewer and fewer feature films. The most recent was The Wandering Soap Opera which finally premiered at Locarno last August to the customary mix of elation and puzzlement, before dipping from sight. As … Continue reading

Summer Roundup
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Summer Roundup

It may be summer, and the campus may be (relatively) empty, students far away, lecturers off doing research, but we here at the GWW are hard at work, and there are a lot of exciting things brewing over the summer—some already launched and others to look out for in the coming academic year. SERG Partnership … Continue reading