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MA Design

Rebecca Barnes

TEXTILE DESIGN

The physicality of light is encapsulating; it is precise and predictable yet ambiguous and elusive. These contradictory qualities unite two seemingly disparate subject areas – textile design and advanced technologies in science. An investigation into Nano scale coatings and optics reveals an exciting array of aesthetic and perceptual qualities. Nano structuring creates a perpetually light-filled space on a microscopic scale, which optically scatters light iridescently across a surface. Multiple visual transitions take place during Nano scale processes, through capturing sequences and freezing layers of light interacting with fabric, the wonderment and mystery of light reveals visual voids and unexpected pockets of space. This new perceived reality aims to mesmerise and offer real or imagined space for you to ‘dissolve’ into. Experience a sense of stillness as you discover captured light transitions, or allow your inner mind to move more freely as you follow a perceived physical motion in light.


MA Design

Quang Khanh Bui

FASHION DESIGN

quangkhanhbui@gmail.com buiquangkhanh.blogspot.com

The collection is basically inspired by the costumes of ethnic minorities in Northern Vietnam and the people of the Soviet Union’s traditional dresses, with supportive ideas are based on architectural lines and exaggerated shapes. More than sixty sketches focus on desired customer - a young sophisticated woman who is intelligent, cultured and ambitious; works in arts and media related line. Six chosen outfits for the final show cover a various range of clothes, indicate the strong look of the whole collection - from one-piece pleated dresses to ensembles with trousers and manipulated tops - display the simple, elegant look for daywear and dramatical appearance for evening occasions. Neutral and different shades of grey are the main colour board. This palette presents my point of view in design in general: a tranquil background would be the smart choice to let the main idea show its best. Lightweight fabrics with polished and steely surfaces were selected as they show the required volumes while the garments are not heavy although having lots of pleats and tucks.


MA Fine Art

Martha Cadle

PRINTMAKING

Martha@robertnisbet.com

The work featured in this exhibition is a response to homesickness. My use of migratory birds as a symbol throughout the exhibition suggests a nomadic existence, never feeling at home and constantly planning the next move. Everyone has felt homesick at some point in life, and I have used my own experience of this to make the work. The project has produced three clear pieces that relate closely to one another; a deconstructed book that is a journal of thoughts, feelings and experiences relating to homesickness, a piece that is suggestive of wallpaper and asks the viewer to think about the idea of home and what home is, and a set of prints that are representative of my family, using images of the birds that I closely associate with where I grew up and to where I will return.


MA Design

Pimchanok Champadang info@thaipography.com www.thaipography.com

My design combines the traditional printmaking technique with a contemporary style of design. I feel that the amalgamation of old and new suggests a sense of unity thereby communicating a strong message in a bold visual manner.

Communication Design


MA Design

Gayatri Deshwantrao Chavan

“Weaving Fashion with art” This collection is about bringing out the essence of the famous paintings of late Raja Ravi Varma, a legendary Indian Painter who bought a whole new meaning to art. The collection consists of traditional Indian techniques of appliqué details, artistic variations in line, stitches and screen printing of bold brush stroke patterns, blended on classic Indian drape details. Light weight Chiffons and voiles are beautifully draped to create elegant pieces, collaborated with smart and fashion forward breathable linen trousers. Bright colours are prominently used with series of colour blocking, immaculately balanced with dark shades of earthy elements to complete the ensemble. The relaxed stylised jumpsuits, casual glam soft draped silk dresses attract a wide range of clientele from the young to the middle aged. The collection embodies an international look, which is contemporary, chic and personifies grace with élan. The colours and styles used in the line enhance the beauty of a woman who wears them.

FASHION DESIGN


MA Fine Art

Jing Chen

PAINTING

Drink0626@hotmail.com

The pure landscape of my paintings functions as a ‘lost domain’. Plunging the viewer into an austere illusion where time is still. On the horizon is a toy played with in childhood. Old memories stir as you observe this ‘Punctum’. In adulthood we yearn for the sense of childhood again.


MA Design

Xing Chen

Communication Design

My final project is to develop a system of pictogram based signage for Beijing’s transportation system. The reason for this is that I feel that much of the recent design in the city, post Olympics, has become too international, losing key aspects of a rich culture and some of the unique Chinese characteristics and history of this city. I have tried to create a consistent, recognizable and accessible image through my signage system that would connect Beijing City to Beijing Airport. I have based some of the visual design around traditional image production of Chinese paper cuts which will not only appear as a small icon, but also at large display sizes, patterns and colours to delineate different areas. With the signage system is a series of printed information including extensions of the signage, pocket subway map and the map of Beijing Airport etc.


MA Design

Yun-Lu Chen

TEXTILE DESIGN

littlefrog7351@gmail.com www.wooloo.org/abbychen

Printed & knitted textile design Everything starts from here. Is it the raindrop or the tear? Is it delight or sorrow? Is it infinity or limit? This still needs a subject to define.


MA Design

Alexandra D’Aeth

TEXTILE DESIGN

alexdaeth@yahoo.co.uk

The meaning of Circles ‘In various Hybrids, circles surround us in nature, art, architecture and engineering’ (Hampshire 2006: P06) Prior to studying for my Masters degree in textiles, my textile printing had focused upon fractals and cells. During my Masters degree when I was reviewing my research I found pieces of Aboriginal art together with the work of Chris Ofili, which inspired me to change the way I had worked previously. The use of Dots in my work took me out of the creative rut I have found myself to be in and helped me to make significant changes in my creative ability. Firstly I explored creating ink dots on paper and fabric. Using ink I could not plan how it might react to the fabric; due to this I spent a few weeks testing the ink dots on different fabrics, acetates, tracing paper and foam. After testing the ink dots on those materials I heat pressed them at different times to discover how they would react. Alongside the ink dots I experimented with the use of foils and foil glue on different fabrics, acetates, tracing paper and foam. I found that heat pressing and foiling acetates created a different texture. When heat pressed, acetate takes on a warped appearance, then foiling the acetate creates a second

surface texture, which I found to be the more interesting sample in my experiments. Using the foil glue to create dots on the acetate then foiling and heat pressing creates three different textures in one piece of work. When the foil sheet is removed after heat pressing one is left with the negative of what is left on the acetate. Dots are used in display configurations for LEDs. In graphic language the dot matrix is seen as ‘old school’ but it’s a source of creative inspiration on low-tech art, graphics and products. After researching into Dots, I found that Dots are used in Braille. I was inspired to design the exhibit for my Masters degree using the Braille alphabet.


MA Fine Art

Helena Eflerova

SCULPTURE

eflerovah@seznam.cz www.eflerovah.com

Trimester I am undertaking investigation of underwater environment and human body behaviour in weightless space; exploring breathing and floating techniques. I am representing human prenatal experience, foetus development and behaviour. Promoting global multi-faith views on foetus and clarifying the elements that have an impact on the postnatal life.


MA Fine Art

Ioannis Eleftheriades tinratsasas@hotmail.com

Place and displacement are the issues that are the core of my work. Being Cypriot my work is always somewhat politically motivated. Can an image, a memory, a place be completely real, truthful? Is it the same if reconstructed by the same image? By playing with this fundamental idea of reality I would like to challenge the viewer’s perceptions.

SCULPTURE


MA Design

Lara Ellison

Communication Design

larafugi@aol.com Laraellison.carbonmade.com

To best describe what I do, I would say my work is like Pick ‘n ‘ Mix; Illustration, Typography, Print and Photography. I like to throw them all together, shake it. Then have a look and see what I can work with out of the beautiful mess.


MA Fine Art

Pam Evans

PAINTING

pamcevans@btinternet.com

‘….The Uncanny is not a property of the space itself nor can it be provoked by any spatial conformation; it is in its aesthetic dimension a representation of a mental state of projection that precisely elides the boundaries of the real and the unreal in order to provoke a disturbing ambiguity, a slippage between waking and dreaming’ Anthony Vidler. Experiencing my claustrophobia in an MRI scanner and being able to see the resultant images of the inside of my own head opened a rich seam of investigation for my current work. The duality of the functions of the brain is difficult to reconcile. On the one hand the physical evidence shown on the scans and on the other the mental states such as claustrophobia which are not. Expressed in poetry my thoughts on these considerations are combined with images taken from the scans both in painting and photography.


MA Design

Maryam Farahbod

Communication Design

Maryam@farahbod.com www.maryamfarahbod.com

Art is an indispensable element of my life. I am continually striving to improve my knowledge and skills crossing many different disciplines, including painting, photography, graphic design and illustration. I communicate with different people and cultures through my art and design practice. For over seven years, I have been producing artwork as a graphic designer, photographer and illustrator and I have exhibited internationally including in Florence in 2009, where I exhibited some of my book illustrations. During my MA Communication Design course I have designed a number of books, one of which was on cookery and one on the recent Iranian Presidential elections which was for my final project. I designed the front and inside covers, layouts and illustrations for all these books. I am interested in working within visual communication usually on projects that expand upon my own interests and give new experiences about design.


MA Fine Art

Margot Fee

FINE ART BY PROJECT

My practice involves working with discarded plastic objects that I pick up from the beach. For my latest project I have been working with Video, tracking the life and movement of the objects, most of which are sea-born and could have travelled thousands of miles. I try to create a ‘grim but beautiful‘ aspect to the work.


MA Fine Art

Louise Foster

PAINTING

Reflecting my interest in gender ambiguity, gender as performance and the way these things play out within cultural space, I assemble artworks that explore these themes through the use of projection and readymade objects. My conscious rejection of spectacle shares a certain sensiblity with the post-minimalist artists such as Ceal Floyer whose minimal projections inparticular ‘manage to fix our attention to what is seemingly insignificant: the projection of a nail on a wall, or of a light switch.’ And in doing so ‘create a paradox between what is real and what is imaginary.’ A sort of fragmentation recurs in my present art practise, the use of a ‘fragment’ of literary text, or the fragmentation of a collage of objects a kind of visual disordering of things. The aim is to engage the viewer, using these placements of signs and signifiers of the everyday with a conscious rejection of spectacle and an emphasis on the minimal.


MA Fine Art

Iris Giotaki

SCULPTURE

irisgiot@yahoo.gr

I am interested in communicating the ambivalence of happiness/sadness. The domination of monochrome tones in my work allow for an opposing sense of death and motionless balanced with a feeling of immortality. Everything in my installation remains stationary waiting for the touch of the viewer’s living flesh in order to give it action again. The viewer knows that this place is fiction, an untruth, but feels it is real.


MA Design

Alice Goldie

TEXTILE DESIGN

alice.goldie@me.com www.weartearandrepair.com

I am a textiles designer working across knit, print and stitch. My range, Wear Tear & Repair, is all about origin and rediscovering the beauty in discarded treasure, then reinventing it into a collection of precious, hand crafted, treasured pieces. Wear Tear and Repair is a range of bespoke luxury heirloom accessories for you and your home, to give and to keep. Mrs Day’s collection of household lace has been passed onto me. I have found this box of otherwise discarded, unwanted treasures which are torn, marked, worn, broken, discoloured, patched and mended. Their provenance and record of ownership fascinates me. The identity of the collection comes from a one-off box of beautiful old found items. I continually source reclaimed textiles and reinvent them, giving new life thus making the story of each collection unique. Personalisation comes from the origin of elements used, rather than who they are going to.


MA Fine Art

Jane Green

FINE ART BY PROJECT

jane@artandarch.co.uk www.artandarch.co.uk

Jane Green is a Hampshire-based artist. The core of her work is informed by her experience as an architect, showing architecture as the framework for people’s lives. She contrasts their movement against the static environment: life against death. She works in collage, photography and time-based media.


MA Fine Art

Sarah Hartland

PRINTMAKING

shartlan@stvincent.ac.uk

‘There is a natural process in the terrain through erosion, growth, dilapidation that also seeks to blot out events.’ The verdant landscapes of children’s literature and of European utopian painting create an idyll of a ‘natural’ England. Our landscape is, however, artifice and a by-product of industrialisation, farming and settlement. The British landscape is then, an accurate mirror of social and economic change that does reveal its history. Identity and memory are connected to a sense of place. The notion of a ‘farm’ with it separate parts all working together, helps to define my own working practice. The idea of a farmhouse, out buildings, fields and pastures, relates to my use of different media. Each piece is integral as part of the narrative theme that explores our relationship with agriculture and the land.


MA Design

Khushboo Jain

Communication Design

(+44) 7594315657 kj_idea@yahoo.com

My main inspirations for my projects in masters were recent past history of graphic design and its style. After researching through different eras, I discovered that I am more inclined towards 60’s POP art and its culture. Moreover, I widely use bright colors and their dramatic arrangements to provide vibrancy in my work. I produced a series of ‘Retro Graphic’ posters from 1920’s – 1970’s for an exhibition, along with an informative brochure, which acts as a logical partner for the visually appealing posters. I have huge admiration for the amalgamation of cultures between different countries as I have been traveling a lot. I have combined Indian Henna Tattoo designs with the western pop art shapes for my final project. Work experience: Ogilvy & Mather Pvt. Ltd, New Delhi, India, 2007. Sejal Handicraft (House of Art), Gujarat, India, 2008. Nominated for Lalit Kala National Academy award for Photography, India, 2007.


MA Design

Newsha Jalilibal

FASHION DESIGN

njb_3000@yahoo.com newshajb@hotmail.co.uk www.newshajalilibal.co.uk I was born and bred in Tehran, Iran. My MA project sets out to explore Achaemenid Kingdom - a powerful period in the Persian Empire’s history from 550-330 BC. During that period Persia’s geographic borders ranged from Egypt to India, embracing many different art styles, although my specific inspiration is their stone-cutting style. In this project, I illuminate this forgotten kingdom’s art and culture, bringing it back to life through simplicity and innovative cutting, strong lines and careful details. I explored the drapery, pleating and clever folding from the original costume in this period. My colour choices were drawn from the fact that only the King could wear purple in this time and I have played this strong colour against whites for showing purity and greys as symbol of stone. While in my inspirations all the images are male, my project is evening spring-summer womens wear, so my garments are combination of masculine and feminine tokens.


MA Fine Art

Ling-Ting Kao

PAINTING

lk2e08@googlemail.com

‘Colour possesses me. I don’t have to pursue it. It will possess me always, I know it. That is the meaning of this happy hour: Colour and I are one. I am a painter. ’ - Paul Klee


MA Fine Art

Jacqueline Knee

FINE ART BY PROJECT

jackie@trikeshed.freeserve.co.uk

My practice questions architectural space using an investigative methodology of sculpture and drawing. I play with the invisible and the visible, with multiplicities and pliancy, with smoothness and the potential for change. Practice is a continuum with pauses. Exhibition exposes the slippery nature of the language of space and site-specificity.


MA Design

Wen-Ya Kuo

Communication Design

k.wenya@gmail.com www.wenyakuo.com

For me, illustration is a tool which can be used to tell people some true stories. Through these, I don’t want to force people into doing something for our environment and innocent creatures but try to make them see what I see, feel what I feel and the answer is out there.


MA Design

Wei Li

FASHION DESIGN

Lw918@hotmail.com

My inspiration is from the traditional Chinese paper-cut, using chiffon, wool and suede combined with pleats and pierced work to design this all black collection. The target group is 24-40 years old women, who is highly educated, independent, confident and likes classic, simple fashion. The research of this collection is based on the change from translucent to opaque, like the modern women had tough personality from feminine, natural to masculine.


MA Fine Art

Tonia Maddison

PRINTMAKING

Toniam609@hotmail.com

My work is an exploration of the question of whether it is possible to express through drawing something of the experience of being in a specific place; of its touch, texture, temperature, form, sounds and silences; the essence of a place? It is a sense of connectedness that is, like fossils, something embedded in the earth, in the memory, that I want to evoke. The working process is an essential aspect of that. The process of layering reflects embeddedness, an intertwining; the evolutionary process of transformation of a place over time and the building of an image that is sometimes transparent, sometimes opaque, an image or place that is as ephemeral as memory itself. It is about the pace of change, of stillness and flow.


MA Design

Siddhi Mehta

Communication Design

Since my bachelors in Advertising I have been quite interested in creating awareness for social issues. As a graphic designer I use different modes and materials e.g. bags, flip books, posters etc to communicate these messages. In the future I aim to work on projects with similar objectives.


MA Design

Nicola Wing Yiu Ng

FASHION DESIGN

My collection is a dress collection. Dress is identified with femininity. My collection is simple day wear dress in summer adding on it a fancy look as cocktail dress. My printed fabric patterns are different kinds of colourful flowers showing the sunshine, lightness and cheerfulness of summer. My main fabric is light silk satin and enter some plain satin and rainbow colour. My design ideas are based on my theme board. My theme is “ Dreams”. “Dreams” is something one is looking for, pursuing and expecting to come true. It is like surrealism. It is out of life visualization. As you can see in these pictures, my collection is colorful, playful, frisky and felicitous, reflecting the brightness of summer and the excitement in pursuing dreams. I would like to take this opportunity to thank all the professors, lecturers, tutors and staff of the university for their kind guidance, assistance and time in my design and completion of my collection.


MA Fine Art

Umppa Niinivaara

SCULPTURE

My working process starts from personal experiences and takes shape in an installation; personal and found objects, photographs and lighting. As an attempt to reach my past, I am creating an illusion of floating and weightlessness, a world of silent dusk, like memories fade and fail to stay accurate and right.


MA Fine Art

Nikolaos Politopoulos

My work is about drawing perplexed graphics and creating compositions consisting of items, decorative patterns, and different forms. The themes revolve around memories and nostalgia. I explore the way memories link between them as a continuous stream, waiting for one to remember. My works involve the use of layers (transparency, different tones and layers of colours) as a parallelism with the unity of memories.

PAINTING


MA Fine Art

Junko O’Neill

Space and Time Emptiness is the beginning Time is space’s company What occupies it is all but transient The emptiness is what is left after everything has disappeared (Junko O’Neill 2009)

PAINTING


MA Fine Art

Di Peisley

FINE ART BY PROJECT

dianapeisley@aol.com

Through the media of film, seeking for a heightened awareness of the inner self, a desire for “the other�, to encourage reflection and meditation, to ponder on the extensive visual world inside ourselves, an unseen world of feeling, memory and unfulfilled yearning.


MA Design

Gergana Plummer

Communication Design

ask@gergana.co.uk www.gergana.co.uk

Exploration of the idea to create a physical object to a non-physical one: Series of boxes created as a package and specimen book of the typefaces: Baskerville, Goudy, Scotch Roman and Century Schoolbook. The package itself is a self contained box that includes history and usage of the typeface.


MA Design

Venket Abhishek Premkumar Communication Design chotureddy@gmail.com

An aspiring photographer and poet who has combined the works of both worlds to one during his tenure as a student at WSA. He’s placed an intriguing pathway to where his career might lead him through an understanding of consumer’s psyche, awareness and needs in the global market along with the visual styles of the photographic, print and video world that is demanded today, all rolled into a rich learning experience at Winchester School of Art. With all the necessities of theory and practice at the School, he’s hoping to lean toward commercial photography followed by filmmaking in the ad world as a career move. The picture shown in this page is a part of one of his projects at the School- a poetry photobook entitled, ‘Tales in Hue and Rhyme’, a collection of photographs and poetry created by Venket himself. The reviews and comments in general about this image and the poem for it given below, together have been nothing but praise and wonderment over how potent words and images can be.

If I… If I were to give up myself, I wouldn’t be a person at all If I were to part from reality, Life would remain a fantasy forever If I lend a helping hand, I would expect nothing more in return If I were to remain alone for a while, Then time would be my only companion If I lose life’s battle, I may weep But if I win, I will not rest, Until I have reached that Kingdom If I were to choose, Between right and wrong, I would choose the wrong, To make the right better If I were asked of my desired gift, It would be nothing more priceless than life itself.


MA Design

Rajalakshmi Ramasubbu

I was always told that graphic design was all about minimalism, breaking down a message to the bare essentials with a designer’s role to create the simplest, most neutral form of communication. However, I feel my work is unattached from this concept as I have learnt from my experiences that neutral design has no feelings and as humans there is always a need for warmth and feeling. Design can only be memorable when emotion is added to it. I am interested in visual communication for public wellbeing and the responsibility that is attached to this. I feel my messages need to be memorable, sustinable and well considered for target audiences.

Communication Design


MA Fine Art

Rose Rose Ranov

PAINTING

I consider my work portraits of my inner landscape; they are made with inks and acrylic paint on cotton rag paper. The subjects of my paintings are fragments of time, stains from transitions, with thread-like lines linking hints of form. The image bleeds, and the sense remains, in this way they act as moments acknowledging my place in time through a process where I have a momentary synthesis. The interaction between the water and pigments dictate and inform these images. This process allows for an ephemeral quality where elements emerge, submerge, and remerge, before absorbing into the surface of the paper. The absorption has a subtle variation to each seasonal change in the immediate environment; therefore the liquid reacts differently as do my marks. My interpretation shifts subtly in reaction to my surroundings and this is echoed in the palette and composition where the space between becomes an integral part of the work.


MA Fine Art

Norma Russell

PAINTING

norma_howlett@hotmail.com

Thoughts black, hands apt, drugs fit, and time agreeing, Confederate season, else no creature seeing, Thou mixture rank, of midnight weeds collected, With Hecate’s ban thrice blasted, thrice infected, Thy natural magic and dire property On wholesome life usurp immediately. Hamlet Act 111.11


MA Design

Fenil Shah

Communication Design

After earning a bachelors degree in Mass Media Advertising I choose pursuing my career as a Graphic Designer. As a designer my work is all about creating a logo, brand-identity, printed collaterals and websites. In future my interest will help me create professional identities and brand images for demanding accounts.


MA Design

Sneha Shah

TEXTILE DESIGN

Snehashah _17@hotmail.com

My design inspirations are from the motifs of traditional Indian textiles and folk art (Gond Art and Warli Art) and re-design those motifs into the contemporary version. I did research on historical and contemporary issues on the motifs and designs which increased my interest to combine animals and birds characters in unusual form and shape along with bold and at times subtle colours to create ethno-modern textile designs for the interiors. My collections are focused to give a posh look to the children’s room of high society by designing a ceiling panel, wall hanging, quilt, cushion and wallpaper. These articles are the combination of the tactile and the visual drama on fabrics and paper. The simplicity of my compositional style allows me to tackle a wide variety of surfaces whilst designing my collection. In my work, Digital printing is combined with textile screen-printing using procion dyes, pigment colours and puff binder to achieve the desired outcome and ornamented by using hand-stitch techniques to create both a range of luxurious fabrics and wallpaper for the interiors.


MA Design

Diya Tang

TEXTILE DESIGN

Diya1983@hotmail.com

An interior fabrics collection with a mix of pattern and movement within weave designs combine surface, texture and line in a contrast of dimensional structures which were designed following the research question: How to transfer the art of the cold, hard and three-dimensional shape architecture into warm, soft and twodimensional fabrics to prove there are some similarities in art between these two completely different objects.


MA Fine Art

Michael Toseland

PAINTING

mikeyt_07@hotmail.co.uk

At present I have moved towards a more limited palette, often preferring to stay with black and white as a solid starting point for ideas. This perhaps is due to the dramatic changes in my life over the past year and perhaps a change in mood which has been ever present within my thoughts. My sketchbook has been my focus of attention and has lead me to create what I feel are far more personal works and that which will eventually lead me towards a greater sense of myself. Perhaps singularly my work has more power, however I have enjoyed displaying an entire sketchbook as a whole and feel this in some way reflects on the journey that this work has taken. It is my hope that this work reflects not only on my thoughts but on a new direction that I have taken through not only a process of elimination but more importantly one of self discovery.


MA Fine Art

Ian Towson

SCULPTURE

itowson@talk21.com www.iant.biz

…tethered to the past through crumbling images, fragments of sound and the fading recollection of those that have passed before….. founded identity …tethered to the ground, catching the aleatoric vagaries to entrap and inspire natural creativity…. ascension from the flat and mundane …tethered to the harmonic…. balancing the dissonance ….’meeting the unmet’


MA Design

Chuo-Ying Tsai

TEXTILE DESIGN

What if there is an airplane that fails to fly and only exists in your mind? I am doing printed textiles both digitally and by hand. Red and airplane are the main factors in my work.


MA Fine Art

Marius von Brasch

PAINTING

www.mariusvonbrasch.co.uk

Notes for M. My interest is to create works that derive from and establish a dialogue between unconscious impulses and my conscious response. The experience of making work like this, of layering dream or mythological symbols and disparate elements that don’t necessarily add up but are potentially meaningful, touches on questions of the integration of difference and otherness, of ‘individuation’. The idea of psychological individuation is the process of the coming into being of an increasing integrated self. This contrasts with contemporary structuralist theories that re-evaluate the concept of ‘selfhood’. I am interested in exactly the paradoxes and creative tensions between these two positions. The ‘stills’ – both as my paintings and in my films – of such a becoming are fragments, surface and hidden layers of subjective and historically developed signposts, uniquely handmade and in different ways digitally manipulated. I chose to integrate partial images from medieval alchemical book illuminations that engage with this area. These include the broken frames, the red fold offered to a shadow figure, the butterfly, and certain flowers.

The paintings arrest and contain a time line of layers as a point of stillness, whereas the films both reveal and conceal an intended time line so that it remains with the viewer only as a somewhat fragmented memory.


MA Design

Hui-Hua Wang

Communication Design

The right, my D&AD project, the FCUK website shows an attitude about fashion, through the relationship between woman and man: ‘How do you look my love?’ ‘I have the final say’. Below, the small books are designed as an educational function that tell people the importance of ‘Reverse thinking’.


MA Fine Art

Rae-Sarah Weedon

FINE ART BY PROJECT

Recovered images define latent memories, yet also indicate a concern with our time of being. Various levels of intervention arouse the performative elements of positive and negative and create a consciousness suggestive of the fluctuating yet uniform quality of personal memory. The resulting images suggest unique, fleeting moments in recall.


MA Fine Art

Susan Wood

FINE ART BY PROJECT

Today’s society is fast moving, impersonal, technological. My aim is against the framework of the wide open thoroughfare of a harsh man-made structure, through drawings made with coloured pencils and graphite and sound recorded with portable equipment and referencing radio, a personal medium, to evoke the value of the individual.


MA Fine Art

Inass H.Yassin

FINE ART BY PROJECT

www.inassyassin.com http://inassyassin.tumblr.com

Projection 2009 Projection is one of my projects that deal with the transforming space within the Palestinian cities, specifically, Ramallah and Al Beireh. Al Waleed Cinema is of the buildings that are being destroyed in the last decades in favour of development projects. The fragmentation of the buildings and its beholds revealed different layers of the social and cultural history embedded within the space of the cinema through 50 years.


MA Design

Mengjia Yuan

Communication Design

Jiajia3250@hotmail.com / Jiajia3250@126.com my2e08@soton.ac.uk +44(0) 7595772744 This project is about a series of purses. In our daily lives, purse is the basic tool we need to use every day, so using purse to give information to public is a very effective way. Purse combines so many elements that can reflect the person’s personality, mind, mood and so on. I just start from this point to design a series of purses. I used fabric as the main material, because the texture is soft, stylish. Purse decorated by lines which is simple and can be matched very good with fabric. As well as I used cross-stitch to make the packaging which is decorated by buttons. Screen printing is also used on the packaging for decorating the packaging. Each month has its own astrology, so I choose astrology to combine with purses. Different purse has different image and colour. The multicolored color must be a best choice for youth.


MA Design

Farniyaz Zaker

TEXTILE DESIGN

farniyaz_zaker@yahoo.com farniyaz.zaker@gmail.com www.farniyaz.com “Art is the expression both of the imagination itself and higher truth conceived of imagination.� Sartre (1964) My artworks relate directly to the history and memories embedded in gardens and carpets. For me, the wings of imagination are framed in the childhood memories of a garden. That garden was a very small and simple garden based on the traditional design of Persian gardens; mirroring cultural imagination in its elegant simplicity. My flights of imagination take me there even though I am far from my garden. Although that garden doesn’t exist anymore, however my imagination allows me travel there through the boundaries of time. My memories of this little peaceful garden escort me as I shape my Eastern garden in the Western world; it also shows me where my conflicts and my dilemmas as an immigrant lie. This complex relationship in my designs which links my past to present oscillates between two complex issues, childhood memories from the East (home), and issues which I am confronting in the Western world. In this oscillation, am I willing to go back? Or am I just like thousands of Iranian immigrants who have left their homes only to become lost in the West with no will to go back home.

In my art works, I am attempting to use textiles and carpets as the medium for collage. In this way each piece could be a self-directed medium for conveying my message and altogether it can be shaped by the idea of imagination. Each piece of textile and carpet contains hundreds of small ingredients. Each of these little small ingredients is inscribed with fragments of messages that are highly evocative and include subtle references to personal experiences, memories, traumas, influences and my imagination of gardens. These little ingredients all together will merge to shape my Earthly Paradise.


MA Design

Yu Zhang

Communication Design

This is a packaging design for the Chinese traditional food, mooncake. The most important thing is looking at the moon. On that day, the moon looks brighter and rounder. We call this moon “the full moon”. On that day, families get together to enjoy the moon, so we call this day getting – together. Although the member of the family is far away from home, he also can enjoy the moon in the same time. The brand, “一品月” - means the highest taste of moon(cake). The target audience is the European who are 20-40 and interested in the Chinese culture and food. I want to combine the modern design and the Chinese traditional culture together. So you can see the Chinese elements and “less is more” in my design. I think the people in Europe also like the Chinese traditional festival. This project is focused on them. It is so much more than a food, and includes the legends about Mid-autumn Day, just like the Chang E flying to the moon, Wu Gang chopping the tree.


MA Show 2009