DMC Newsletter #18-09-18

DMC operations are moving to Camberwell ! 

In 2016 the DMC found itself a small room at Chelsea College of Arts which became the main base camp & operations room for the DMC, see an early tweet from room A216 Chelsea College of Arts. 

From next week the DMC will begin a new chapter in Camberwell, Wilson Road where the Modular building is due to be launched as the Playground: A new Centre for Social Enterprise. 

The new building will have lots of space for DMC meet-ups, and will provide a fantastic opportunity to work collaboratively with the local neighbours, friends, general public & industry partners. News about the Camberwell, Chelsea & Wimbledon college MakerSpaces will hopefully follow soon so we can also plan to meet in the other colleges.

Tate Exchange Planning 2019 & DMC Meet-ups

With the move to Camberwell & waiting on news of the CCW makerspaces, we will have to put a hold on DMC meet-ups until early October, we will propose a date & place to meet asap.

Its likely the Tate Exchange activities will focus on DMC activities with the local Camberwell communities and on socially engaged practice. 

The 18/19 Tex theme is Movement and the lead artist for Tate Exchange is Tania Bruguera who is the artist commissioned to install the Turbine Hall Commission for 2018/19.

Last week some of Tate Exchange associates met with Tania Bruguera to talk about the challenges of socially engaged practice & collaboration ! Looking forward to experiencing Tania Bruguera's Turbine Hall commission in a few weeks.

Image below: Tania Bruguera chalk board notes from the meeting.

External Opportunity

Call for entry to get involved in an exciting and altruistic creative project!!

Please note:  this is an opportunity with an external company and not directly affiliated with UAL or the DMC, please consult with Happy Finish regarding your contribution and IP rights etc.

Happy Finish (see below) are hosting a charity art exhibition event in London on 29th November called Art: Disrupted and are looking for talented young creatives to collaborate with in producing artwork for the event.

The theme of the artwork is 'Disruption'. See all the call details and how to apply here https://www.happyfinish.com/art-disrupted/

Happy Finish are looking for students and recent alumni from a range of disciplines to pair up with our in-house digital artists and/or developers to create some amazing original pieces.

Happy Finish have a wide range of specialisms in house (retouchers, CG, 360° capture, developers for VR/AR etc, creative technologists) and are looking to get a variety of young talent involved so they can produce some really innovative and creative pieces together, from retouched prints to digital displays and VR/AR experiences.

Happy Finish will be auctioning off the pieces at the event, with all proceeds going to charity - Happy Finish chosen charity is Mencap. Happy Finish will be inviting along all of our industry contacts from the biggest agencies and brands, so it will be a great opportunity for students to get exposure, rub shoulders with major players in the creative industries and also get experience working with us in a real studio environment during the creative process.

About Happy Finish, a creative production studio specialising in high end Retouch, CGI, VR, AR, MR and Creative AI. Happy Finish create experiences and tell stories for the biggest brands and agencies around the world, but ultimately Happy Finish passion is creativity and love to be inspired by other artistically minded people! You can find out more about us on our website - www.happyfinish.com

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