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25. June 2013

The magazine is produced by BA(Hons) Film and Television Studies students and features undergraduate writers from across the Faculty of the Creative Industries.

Click here to read the latest issue and back issues for free.  

18. June 2013

Re:So boutique, an innovative retail/education partnership between Southampton Solent University and The Marlands Shopping Centre has received national recognition from the British Council of Shopping Centres (BCSC) at their annual awards ceremony.

The project’s achievements were awarded a BCSC Purple Apple Marketing Merit award for Community Relations at an Awards ceremony, which took place in London last month. 

“We are absolutely thrilled to receive such a prestigious industry award,” says Lisa Mann, Programme Leader for the BA(Hons) Fashion Management with Marketing course.

18. June 2013

The ENLIVEN Fashion Project is an exciting annual event in Eastleigh supported by internationally acclaimed designers including Philip Treacy OBE, Wayne Hemmingway MBE, Mia Nisbet and Chris Liu. The project provides a platform for new talent in fashion design and also works with the local charity sector to create a one-of-a-kind ‘upcycled’ fashion collection using clothing, fabrics and other items sourced from local charity shops. There will be a town centre fashion trail during the first two weeks of June 2013 in the lead up to an extravaganza at The Point on Saturday 22nd June which will feature four catwalk shows, live photography shoots, a fashion and crafts market, live DJs and much more! Follow the journey of the ENLIVEN Fashion Project and discover new creative talent working in fashion, textiles and design. 


18. June 2013

A Hayward Touring Exhibition

20 June - 13 July 2013


Michael Craig-Martin (b.1941) is one of the most influential British artists of recent decades. In his recent series,
Alphabet, he has produced 26 screen-prints in which the letters of the alphabet are overlaid with everyday objects such as a book, a glass of water or an umbrella.

Created in his signature style, these visually arresting images are set against a background of vivid monochrome colours. Throughout his career Craig-Martin has explored the aesthetic and linguistic character of everyday, designer and iconic ‘art-historical’ objects, which he has realised through a variety of media including paintings, sculpture, prints and computer animations. In this series Craig-Martin plays with the idea of the ABC children’s primer. Instead of a direct ‘A is for Apple’, ‘B is for Ball’, the relationship between the letter and image depicted is not instantly obvious and requires some guesswork.

Over the past decade, Craig-Martin’s practice has embraced digital technology. He has used a computer to create an image bank of everyday objects employed in large-scale wall drawings and paintings. He drew upon this resource to create Alphabet, which was then produced using traditional screen printing methods.

Southampton Solent University Solent Showcase

Sir James Matthews Building, Above Bar, Southampton SO14 7NN

T: 02380 319120  E: showcase@solent.ac.uk  

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18. June 2013

Click here to visit the course’s tumblr blog and have a look at the amazing art work students created this year. 

28. May 2013

We’re very proud to announce the inclusion of a number of our BA Photography students in the Source Magazine Graduate Photography Online 2013!

"Very well done to the group of students who have worked hard on this initiative."

-Mandy Lee Jandrell, BA(Hons) Photography Course Leader.

Click here to see the students’ photography on Source Magazine.


28. May 2013

The Southampton Fashion Week has -sadly- now come to an end!

Have a look at our favourite SFW moments and let us know if you enjoyed the shows and events as much as we did!

Fashion Conference: 

Southampton’s fashion conference was a business to business event that aimed to help the growth of local businesses and independent retailers from the Southampton area.

Click here to see Southampton Fashion Conference’s photos. 

Contemporary Show:

Southampton Fashion Week’s contemporary show included sheer fabrics and contemporary designs with an injection of culture and vibrant colours alongside dance and music acts from all genres!

Click here to see the Contemporary Show’s photos.

Aspire Magazine & Careers Event:

Aspire magazine is a publication designed to helping you realise who you want to be. It includes interviews from industry professionals explaining their journey to give you an insight into the opportunities open to you from completing the Fashion Management & Marketing course. Be inspired to obtain your dream career with Aspire.

Click here to see the Aspire Magazine & Careers Event’s photos.


23. May 2013

Audio Addict is a music magazine/website that is produced by students on BA(Hons) Popular Music Journalism. Audio Addict has just  enjoyed a highly successful fifth year in existence with the production of two printed editions, seven digital editions, a web presence that receives 25,000 unique hits per month and a popular Audio Addict branded regular club night!

Click here for the Audio Addict Website or here for the Digital Magazine

23. May 2013

You are warmly invited to the preview of "Insolent Art" on Friday 14th June 2013, at Southampton Solent University, Below Bar Studios.

Insolent Art is the must see degree show exhibition that brings together the exciting works of 28 up and coming artists, celebrating the completion of their three years study at Southampton Solent University and their emergence into their professional artistic careers. 

Opening hours:

Sat 15th - 10am - 5pm

Mon 17th - 10am - 7pm

Tue 18th - 10am - 7pm

Wed 19th - 10am - 5pm

Thurs 20th - 10am - 4pm