A requiem for an art school

Tullett, Barrie (2014) A requiem for an art school. [Artefact]

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The original text poem was a celebration of the 8 letter codes used to identify the Lincoln School of Art’s core subjects and was inspired by a very long exam board which took place at the end of the academic year – as the students’ names and grades scrolled past on the screen, one thing was a constant on each page:


The original piece appeared as a site specific artwork, which was on display in the ProjectSpacePlus – which connects the new and old AAD buildings.

The University has since restructured, and the Art School is no more. We are instead a College of the Arts and Graphic Design is now part of the School of Architecture and Design. What was a Song has become a Requiem. But like the Phoenix, we have risen again from the ashes.

Keywords:Artists‘ Book, Word Art, Concrete Poetry
Subjects:W Creative Arts and Design > W820 Poetry Writing
W Creative Arts and Design > W211 Typography
W Creative Arts and Design > W781 Bookbinding
W Creative Arts and Design > W700 Crafts
W Creative Arts and Design > W210 Graphic Design
Divisions:College of Arts > School of Architecture & Design > School of Architecture & Design (Design)
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ID Code:17246
Deposited On:24 Apr 2015 08:29

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