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Making Futures 2021: Call for Contributions

Making Futures is Plymouth College of Art’s (@plymouthart) international research platform, exploring how contemporary crafts are practised, consisting of an international biennial conference, staff research groups, an online open-access journal and more... Making Futures is Plymouth College of Art’s international research platform that explores contemporary art, craft, design-to-make and other forms of artisanal production. It investigates and promotes sustainable and socially-engaged forms of practices and maps the emerging trend towards locally-embedded and environmentally responsible production and distribution. Making Futures brings together creative practitioners in ways that enrich cross-disciplinary dialogue and facilitate knowledge exchange. It highlights ways in which these practitioners enrich our societies by constructing resilient communities capable of embracing social and environmental justice alongside purposeful economic regeneration.

Atlantic Youth Creative Hub has big impact on creative business and entrepreneurship

Young people from Plymouth and across Devon join partner organisations from four European countries in a transnational project supporting their journeys into the creative industries  After 44 months of work connecting young people, creative and social business leaders, with experts in emerging and disruptive technologies and creative industries, the Atlantic Youth Creative Hub (AYCH) is drawing to a close at Plymouth College of Art and partner organisations among 36 Atlantic regions in four European countries.

MIRROR launches at Plymouth College of Art

Plymouth College of Art has announced the launch of MIRROR, an updated public gallery, events programme and online resource based within the college and built on the legacy of The Gallery at Plymouth College of Art, which was established in 2006.

Skills for Green Jobs: a vocational outlook on ecological learning in the arts

#GreenSkillsWeek2021 - Way back before the world changed and we all started wearing strange masks, in the dim and distant past of 2019, students around the world were taking to the streets in their thousands to protest about the need for education to reflect and address the climate and ecological crisis.

Professor Andrew Brewerton to step down as Principal & Chief Executive of Plymouth College of Art

Professor Andrew Brewerton (@ajbrewerton) has announced his retirement as Principal & Chief Executive of Plymouth College of Art (@plymouthart)  in July, after eleven years of service to the independent, university-sector art school (established in 1856), and a career of twenty-seven years in academic leadership.

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