Friday, 30 May 2014

Clephan Computer lab moving to Queen's

Clephan's computer lab (00.16) moves to a different location during the coming weeks. If you have any work, which is not backed up yet, please do so now.
The lab will be re-imaged and set up in room 1.33 at Queen's building.

If you have any questions or need any technical support before the move, please contact the technicians.


Tuesday, 20 May 2014

Final year showcase event Friday 23rd May, 2.00pm, PACE Studio 1

Final year students present work created this year, including 'What Lies Beyond...Lies Within Us' by Sagnik Basu (8-channel music), 'Wind: Movement One, Power' and 'Pulsations' by Fenton Hutson, and audiovisual work by Rory Webster, Seb Ferraro, Sam Warren, David Gurney and Alex Cable. All welcome!

Sunday, 11 May 2014

3rd Year MUST3028 Installation Art projects this week

Do come along and support the third years as they present their final installations over the next few days.

Monday 12 May, 4.00-5.00pm
• Sagnik Basu, Hanging Gardens: A.D. 2077: This installation is set in the year 2077, a post-apocalyptic world where survival becomes the first priority of human life. With the constant diminishing of the human race due to a deadly virus that has been spread throughout the world, survivors have been assembled at the safest place on Earth; their new home - 'The Hanging Gardens'. A place that aims at creating a new civilization....a new beginning. (Foyer, PACE building)
Monday 12 May, 4.30-5.30pm
• Chris Inglis, Create. Record. Destroy: An interactive installation exploring the simultaneous creation and destruction of a recording. (The Looking Glass Pub, Braunston Gate )

Tuesday 13 May, 2.00-4.00pm
• Sam Topley, a little bag of thoughts: a reflection of shared nonsense (PACE Studio 1)

Wednesday 14 May, 2.00-4.00pm
• Szymon Gabrielczyk, In Ten Years Time: A created space that encompasses the audience to surmise about the decade to come (PACE Studio 1)
• Sam Willmer, [more info to follow] (Campus Centre 2.17)
• Fenton Hutson, Rhythmic Sounds of Trinity Gardens explores the sounds that can be heard and can't be heard of Trinity Gardens. Because the piece is influenced by John Luther Adam's piece Inuksuit, it emphasises on the rhythms of these sounds rather than their pitch. (Trinity House Gardens).

Thursday 15 May, 2.00-4.00pm
Josh Yates, [more info to follow] (PACE Studio 1)
Alex Gibbons, [more info to follow] (Campus Centre 2.17), 2pm onwards
Thom Lilley, The Distorted Urbanised Exponential Spiral: A negative slant on how Urbanism can have affects on quiet areas and how it is increasingly spiralling (Trinity House Gardens).

Friday 16 May, 10.30-11.30am
• Jamie Siddons, [more info to follow] (Vue Leicester Cinema, Meridian Leisure Park)
Friday 16 May, 2.00-4.00pm
• Alex Cable, Obsolete: Exploring the mechanical soul of music technology (PACE1)
• Sam Warren, Parallel Enviroment: A journey based installation, exploring changing environments throughout the day (Campus Centre 2.15/16)

Monday 19 May, 2.00-4.00pm
• John Durnford, [more info to follow] (PACE Studio 1)
• Josh Yates, [more info to follow] (PACE Studio 2)
• Max Quick, The Sight of Solitary: It has been documented that conditions of sensory deprivation often induce the mind to shift into a drastically altered state of consciousness and perception. This installation sets out to explore the audiovisual experience of this phenomenon.

Thursday, 8 May 2014

Third Year Work: Event Tomorrow Afternoon

Friday 9th May, 3.00pm, PACE Studio 1 A sample of final year work, all welcome! Programme: - Sagnik Basu The Gift 4'30" The Journey 7' (original soundtracks/av) -Chris Inglis (piano, keys, percussion), Seb Ferraro (percussion), Jack Allen (guitar and percussion) Improvisation (circa 20') - Ben Smith Untitled (eight channel acousmatic and emulated instrumental sound) 24' Be there or be square... (SA)

Employment Workshops at CLaSS

CLaSS is offering a series of workshops of interest to those of you who are thinking about how you can use and develop your current study skills that have synergy in the workplace. Come along and meet the CLaSS and Library teams who can support you in your work.

19th May 2014 - Effective self-management in the workplace
19th May 2014 - Building your commercial awareness
20th May 2014 - Using social media to develop an online profile
20th May 2014 - Reflection for personal development
21st May 2014 - CV, letter writing and email etiquette
21st May 2014 - Verbal reasoning skills for psychometric testing
22nd May 2014 - Visually map your employability
22nd May 2014 - Self promotion and promotion of ideas in presentations
23rd May 2014 - Writing a polished personal statement

For further information and to book a place, see:

Centre for Learning and Study Support (CLaSS)

Thursday, 1 May 2014

AVLoans Moving

The AV loans centre is moving!

The loan service will be available until Friday, 9TH MAY 2014, 5pm at its present location in Fletcher Low Rise (room 0.51). The new place will be open from Monday, 12TH MAY 2014, 9am and can be found in HUGH ASTON (room 2.01).


Sound Technician Volunteers Sought for Artbeat - Deadline 12 May

The ArtBeat Community Arts Festival in Clarendon Park (5-15 June) is seeking volunteers to help setup and run live sound setups for the festival. This is a chance for qualified students to put their skills to work, make some connections, gain experience, and build their CVs. We would tend to recommend this for current year-three students in particular.

More information is available here (PDF). Interested students should contact Wendy Manning at 0116 274 5770  or  0794 940 2418. Deadline 12 May.