An exhibition by Drawing and Applied Arts students at the Corinium Museum in Cirencester

Archaeology lends understanding to our sense of time and place; human beings have a need to relate to and compare symbols and concepts, and discovery – a key facet of the learning process – is at the heart of this.

Drawing and Applied Arts students have unearthed a range of creative responses to some of the artefacts on display in the Corinium Museum. Their work, centring around the theme of archaeology, is displayed in the museum to highlight the influence they have drawn from its artefacts. Collectively, the work explores the meaning of archaeology in its broadest sense, with self-discovery a thread that runs throughout.
Echoing the mosaics in the museum, the pieces reflect many different journeys. In their practice, students used media relevant to their work, exploring different methods of communicating their own interpretation of the theme. Although the range of materials used throughout Unearthed is diverse, the tone, ideas and themes flow as one.

This series of on-going solo exhibitions by students from Level 1 and Level 2 has been organised by Junior Fellow Catherine Ingram. The challenge is to see how students use the restricted space to show their art work. Documentation photos are updated with each exhibition to go on show.

Marja Nurminen       9.1.2013

Drawing Laboratory at Aalto University School of Arts, Design and Architecture

From 8th of April to 12th of April 9 am to 4 pm

In the evenings there will be optional study visits in museums, galleries, artist studios and so on.

Place:   Aalto University School of Art, Design and Architecture, Helsinki,   class 903

Who:  8 Students Aalto University School of Arts, Design and Architecture

8 Students  University of the West of England,  Bristol from Study Programme: Drawing and Applied Arts

Teachers: Senior Lecturer John France (UWE) University Lecturer Marja Nurminen (Aalto Arts), Senior Lecturer Peter Ojstersek (University of Gothenburg, Valand Academy)