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Astaire Art Prize judging taking place in the ECA Sculpture Court
Astaire Art Prize judging taking place in the ECA Sculpture Court
Edinburgh College of Art

34 students on the prize shortlist presented their work in the Sculpture Court on 7th April 2017.

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Still from a film called Poison the Cure
Still from 'Poison The Cure' (2017) by Jenna Bliss
Image courtesy of the artist

PhD student, Naomi Pearce, tells us about her work on a new London exhibition blending the historical and the contemporary.

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Lara Hirst's proposal features interlocking metal hoops
Lara Hirst's proposal features interlocking metal hoops

The winners of a two-part competition which was open to both current ECA students and alumni are getting to work on their newly commissioned pieces.

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Photo of two watercolours on a shelf
Works in progress by Natalie Nadja
Image courtesy of the artist

Eva Cameron Coutts talks to third year Intermedia students about their site-specific work at Lauriston Castle.

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An external shot of the building containing Ed's studio
The building containing Ed's studio on the grounds of Dumfries House
Image courtesy of Ed Compson

Ed Compson was given the freedom to take the three weeks to work on whatever he liked.

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Students in the library at Lauriston Castle
Students in the library at Lauriston Castle

The project is a collaboration with Edinburgh Museums and the team at Lauriston Castle.

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The group of over 60 art students on the steps of Glasgow's Gallery of Modern Art
The group of over 60 art students on the steps of the Gallery of Modern Art in Glasgow

Over 60 students from ECA's School of Art visited a number of Glasgow galleries.

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Some work by Geri Loup-Nolan
Image courtesy of Geri Loup-Nolan

Geri studied at ECA as a mature student, graduating with a Painting BA (Hons) in 2010. Recently she took part in a residency and exhibition in China.

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Renzo and Elvis after taking part in the exercise with students
Renzo and Elvis after taking part in the exercise with students

A new collaboration between ECA and the University's vet school will allow students to investigate the field of Animal Studies.

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