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Tradition and Innovation!

Tradition and Innovation Blog

Just thought it was worth celebrating with all 3DD students, some of the fine achievements of Level 5 students who have completed the Tradition and Innovation Unit. Alongside the Unit, some students became involved in BCB events and Birley Fields (culminating in an exhibition in the Library- check it out!), so it has been a very hands on and active Unit.

In brief, the project explores historical precedent, requiring students to research the history behind various objects, established processes and materials. They research a Tradition, whether this is a material, process or culture, and then reinterpret, reinvent and  ‘innovate’ it in their own practice. Some students elected to work more hands-on with materials, whilst others selected digital applications, or a wonderful blend of the two!

This research informs and develops ideas, encourages experiments with form, materials and techniques and questions known and unknown territory and functions.  Ultimately it led to the production of new three dimensional objects.

Here are some images of student work below to inspire and aspire too! Well done!

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