Monday, 12 March 2012

Brief 5 Re-addressed

In the progress tutorial with Andy I asked him whether he felt like there was anything missing within my portfolio as I wanted to change my brief 5 (D&AD body shop brief) to something else as I already have a packaging brief within my FMP. He said my portfolio is very retail based ...what i've been aiming for, but maybe this would go against me when applying for jobs that work for more than just retail clients. So in keeping with my rationale... but also adding something a little different Andy suggested making an advertising campaign for a gallery, as me and jonny are already doing branding and promotion for our own culture festival I thought it might be interesting to advertising and promote a current event in a museum or similar, keeping with the arts and culture section of my rationale.

A few places researched so far and events I'm interested in:

Thackray Museum:

-Medicine at Sea
100 year anniversary of the Titanic

Leeds City Museum:

-Cafe Scientifique
(Sun, 15th April (11:30am))
A chance to talk to an expert over a cup of tea!  This month's talk is Star Birth in the Milky Way with Professor Melvin Hoare.  Local scientists chat about all sorts of things in the comfort of our cafe.  Suitable for ages 8 to 108!

Café Scientifique
(Sun, 13th May (11.30am))
A chance to talk to an expert over a cup of tea – ‘Mass Extinctions’ with Professor Paul Wignall.
see website for other nights

Lotherton Hall:

-The Victorian Look Book: Fashion and Furnishings 1837-1901
(2nd March to 31st January 2013)

based on fashion, history of fashion.

Armley Mill:

-Old Textiles mill (clothing influence) 


St Mary's

-A Temple of a Thousand Bells
Our installation for 2012 is composed of a thousand cast glass bells and a specially composed polyphonic sound piece, creating a 3-D effect to the sound of a narrated story.


FIlm Media Museum

-In the Blink of an Eye
Our world is constantly in motion. Since the earliest cave paintings, people have been fascinated by the representation of movement. This exhibition explores the relationship between media and movement, revealing how artists, photographers, inventors and scientists have responded to the challenges of capturing and simulating movement, creating images which transcend the boundaries of Art, Science and Entertainment.
In the Blink of an Eye is part of imove, a Cultural Olympiad programme in Yorkshire. imove has been funded by Legacy Trust UK, creating a lasting impact from the London 2012 Olympic and Paralympic Games by funding ideas and local talent to inspire creativity across the UK.


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