Creative Graduate Festival

Creative Graduate Festival 2018

The USW Creative Graduate Festival showcases and celebrates our creative industries students and their work in Cardiff Campus. The festival runs throughout May, June and July with many shows free to the public, in Cardiff, Treforest, Bristol and London. Follow the events on Twitter and Instagram with #CardiffGradFest.

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Advertising Design presents: Fuse

Where: Milk & Sugar, Yr Hen Lyfrgell, The Hayes, Cardiff CF10 1BH

When: 17th May, 4pm onwards

What: Showcasing a range of Advertising Design skills from creative direction, copywriting and planning to social media, digital design and campaign strategy.


Advertising and Illustration at D&AD New Blood Festival

Where: The Old Truman Brewery, Shoreditch, London

When: 12th-14th July

What: Advertising Design and Illustration students will be exhibiting among the best around the United Kingdom at the New Blood Festival.


Instagram: @USWAdvertisingDesign, @USWIllustration

Twitter: @USWAdvertising, @USWIllustration

Animation

Animation (2D and Stop Motion) and Computer Animation presents:
USW Animation Show

Where: Cineworld, Mary Ann St, Cardiff, CF10 2EN

When: 7th June

What: All the very best clips and short films from our amazing Animation (2D and Stop Motion) and Computer Animation students!


Instagram: @USWAnimation, @USWComputerAnimation

Twitter: @USW_Animation

Mellisa Leho Art Practice

Image by Mellisa Leho

(MA) Arts Practice presents:
Markers Dozen

Where: West Wharf Gallery, Top Floor, Jacobs Market, West Canal Wharf, Cardiff, CF10 5DB

When: 10th May, 6pm-8pm; 11th-12th May, 9.30am-5pm

What: An exhibition of artworks from students on our two MA Arts Practice courses.


(BA Hons) Arts Practice presents: Manifest

Where: USW Pontypridd Campus, K Block, Treforest, CF37 1DL

When: 2nd June, 10am-4pm

What: An exhibition of innovative graduate works in ceramics, printmaking, painting, photography, time-based digital media, 3D mixed media and installation. 


(MA) Arts Practice Interim Show

Where: USW Pontypridd Campus, Oriel y Bont and B Block Foyer, Treforest, CF37 1DL

When: 2nd June, 10am-4pm

What: An exhibition of artworks by students currently engaged on our Masters courses in Arts Practice (Fine Art) and Arts Practice (Arts Health and Wellbeing).


Creative Sound and Music

Creative Sound and Music presents: Macro Effect

Where: Chapter Arts Centre, Market Rd, Canton, Cardiff, CF5 1QE

When: 3rd May, 6.45pm onwards

What: A collective of diverse musicians and sonic artists from University of South Wales. This is an eclectic gathering of acts incorporating lofi beats, minimalist piano sketches to funkadelic guitar chops. Creative Sound and Music will open up a diverse spectrum for all listeners.
Luke Withers Documentary Photography

Image by Luke Withers

Documentary Photography presents: Anything That Burns You

Where: Candid Arts, 3 Torrens St, London, EC1V 1NQ

When: 7th June, 10am-4pm


Instagram: @docphotusw

Twitter: @DocPhotUSW

Trinitie Norton Fashion

Image by Trinitie Norton

Fashion Grad Show

Where: Tramshed, Clare Rd, Cardiff, CF11 6QP

When: 24th May, 7pm


Instagram: @uswfashiondesign, @usw_fashion_marketing, @usw_fashion_promotion

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Film Graduation Screening

Where: Cineworld, Mary Ann St, Cardiff, CF10 2EN

When: 7th June, 5.30pm-8.30pm

What: A showcase of documentary and fiction films from this year’s Class of ’18 Film graduates.


Instagram: @USWFilm

Twitter: @USWFilm

Moo Moo Move

Check out @MochiMode for more on the above screenshot of their first game Moo Moo Move!

Games

Where: Unit D, Tramshed Tech, Pendyris Street, CF11 6BH

When: 8th June, 6pm

What: A showcase of innovative and exciting playable games, prototypes, and artwork from our games courses, including some brand-new VR work. This is your chance to meet the creatives of tomorrow, play their games and discuss the influences on their work. The showcase will celebrate the long history of our games courses, their past influences and the thrilling new directions the industry is heading in.


Instagram: @USWGameArt


Twitter: @USWGames

Marmite Man

Image by Lewys Williams

Graphic Communication presents: The Show

Where: The Pierhead, Main Gallery, Cardiff Bay, CF99 1NA

When: 23rd May


Twitter: @USWGraphics

Leah Brideaux Illustration

Image by Leah Brideaux

Illustration presents: Kaleidoscope

Where: Duke St Arcade, Cardiff, CF10 1AZ

When: 25th May, 6pm, 26th-30th May all day


Advertising and Illustration at D&AD New Blood Festival

Where: The Old Truman Brewery, Shoreditch, London,

When: 12th-14th July

What: Advertising Design and Illustration students will be exhibiting among the best around the United Kingdom at the New Blood Festival


Instagram: @USWIllustration

Twitter: @USWIllustration, @KaleidoscopeUSW


Interior Design

Interior Design presents:
2018 Degree Show

Where: Ruin Café, 3-7 Duke St Arcade, Cardiff, CF10 1QR

When: 18th May, 6pm
             19th May, 11am-4pm
             21st-23rd May, 11am-4pm


Instagram: @InteriorCardiff

Twitter: @InteriorCardiff

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Media Production presents: Flux

Where: High St Arcade, Cardiff

When: 17th May, 6pm-11pm
            18th-24th May, 10am-4pm


Instagram: @USWMediaProduction


Popular Music

Music and Sound Graduation Presentation

Where: Tramshed Tech Innovation Suite, Pendyris St, Cardiff, CF11 6BH

When: 9th May, 2pm-6pm

What: A showcase of innovation, enterprise, music and sound curated by students of the University of South Wales Creative Industries Faculty based in the ATRiuM Cardiff. Admission is free but please sign up over at Eventbrite to confirm your attendance.


Music and Sound End of Year Live!

Where: Tramshed, Clare Rd, Cardiff, CF11 6QP

When: 7th June, 5pm-11.30pm

What: A showcase of music and sound from our Music students, also featuring street food, a merchandise stall, Dizzy Pineapple glitter bar and Mr Potter Compere. Entry is free but booking is essential.


Instagram: @usw_music

Performing arts gradshow 2017

Image by Emma Wingate

Performing Arts Graduate Showcase

Where: CAB414, USW Cardiff, 86-88 Adam St, Cardiff, CF24 2FN

When: 21st May


Photography

Image by Kate Sturney

Photography

Where: BayArt Gallery, 54 Bute St, Cardiff, CF10 5AF

When: 9th June, 12pm-5pm


Instagram: @USWPhotography

Twitter: @USWPhotography

Rita Rocha Photojournalism

Photo by Rita Rocha

Photojournalism at XII: Exhibition

Where: Centrespace Gallery, 6 Leonard Lane, Bristol, BS1 1EA

When: 11th May, 6pm
             12th-16th May, all day

What: XII: Exposition is a collection of work produced by our third-year Photojournalism students. The work covers a range of mediums such as video, analogue and digital photography and illustrates different skills and techniques that each individual uses to convey stories.


Instagram: @PhotoJ_USW

Twitter: @PhotoJ_USW


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Theatr a Drama

Beth: CAB218, PDC Caerdydd, 86-88 Adam St, Caerdydd, CF24 2FN

Pryd: 18 Mai, 2pm-7pm


Instagram: @PDCTheatrADrama

Twitter: @PDCTheatrADrama

5 days of theatre

Theatre and Drama presents: Omega

Where: CAB004, CAB403, CAB414,
              USW Cardiff, 86-88 Adam St, Cardiff, CF24 2FN

When: 14th May

What: Come and watch a variety of incredible shows from our final-year Theatre and Drama students.


Instagram: @USWTheatreAndDrama

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TV and Film Set Design

Where: Pinewood Shepperton Studios, Studios Road, Shepperton, TW17 0QD

When: 24th May


Maia White VFX

Image by Maia White

Visual Effects and Motion Graphics presents: Motion 2018

Where: Tramshed, Clare Rd, Cardiff, CF11 6QP

When: 25th May, 7.30pm

What: This show entails screenings, artwork and digital displays from the VFX and Motion Graphics students class of 2018. It's your chance to see the amazing motion graphics, compositing, short films and visual effects from our talented students at Tramshed.


Twitter: @VFX_USW