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Origins Creative Arts Festival 2019

Image credit: Jack by Jowans Taylor

Origins Creative Arts Festival is set to return in July 2019 at the Truman Brewery, Brick Lane from 26-28 July.

This creative arts festival celebrates the work and achievements of students completing UAL Awarding Body qualifications at centres across the UK, including our very own pre-degree centre, Palace Court and our Foundation campus at Palace Studios. 

A range of painting, drawing, sculpture, video and fashion will be exhibited and complemented by a programme of music. 

Plymouth College of Art students in the show include UAL Foundation Diploma in Art & Design graduate and photographer Jowan Taylor, whose project 'Voiceless' (pictured above) explores 18 and 19-year-olds who were too young to vote in the 2016 EU Referendum. "This is our future, and our voices must be heard." Influenced by the likes of Wolfgang Tillmans, Jowan's poignant and beautifully composed portraits are captured using analogue cameras and film.

You can also see the work of Abbey Valentina, UAL Level 3 Extended Diploma (Film, Animation and Media Production) graduate. An 18-year-old multimedia artist, Abbey specialises in film and photography. She created the film ‘Seeing Red’ for her final project at Plymouth College of Art. Using visual effects and contemporary dance, in this experimental video Abbey expresses her feeling that no-one is ever free from anger in 2019. 

What: Origins Creative Arts Festival 
When: 26 July, 10:30am - 5pm; 27 July, 10:30am - 5pm; 28 July, 11am - 4pm
Where: The Truman Brewery, 91 Brick Lane, Spitalfields, London E1 6QR

  • Exhibition
  • 91 Brick Ln, Spitalfields, London E1 6QR