Organisation: Southampton Solent University
Southampton Solent School of Art, Design and Fashion is leading innovation in the creative industries. Voted as being one of the UK’s most creative universities by students taking part in the 2014 Which? University Student Survey. SSU has Post Doc experts in the creative sector. The University offers creative knowledge and resources across all visual art forms including Graphic Design, Visual Communication, Illustration, Fine Art, Fashion, Architecture and the built environment.
SADF also run an art gallery and award winning creative retail enterprise:
– Re:So is the first fully fledged student enterprise space to open in a UK shopping centre, As well as being a successful student run shop. Re:So is both an inspirational space for exhibitions, and a forum for educational projects, seminars and guest lectures, where creative industry professionals can meet and share ideas
– Solent Showcase was the first major addition to Southampton’s emerging culture and arts district. The gallery strives to encourage engagement, discussion and participation across the entire local community.
Project in the filed of visual arts
Southampton Solent University are interested in partnering on a projects in the field of visual arts and creative retail (Re:So) Gallery (Showcase)
Areas of expertise include: Research, enterprise and innovation; Support for early career artists, residencies, digital product development for audience engagement; Participatory arts; Internationalising emerging artist’s careers;
Cross sector project that combines eg. arts and culture with science and technology, sports and arts, enterprise and arts, environmental and sustainable arts;
Previous projects include:
– TNCE Trans National Creative Exchange
– VIVID (Value Increase through Visual Design) VIVID. http://www.vivideurope.net/
Joe Ross, Project and Communications Officer
T: +44 7894 939521