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School of Arts

  • Audiograft 2018

    Every year, we bring to Oxford some of the most exciting, accomplished, rare and misunderstood sound artists and musicians, for a festival that celebrates the variety and range of what it means to work with sound and music. 

    6 - 18 March 2018

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  • Welcome to the School of Arts

    Where creative practitioners and writers about the arts and culture work closely to create a stimulating environment. Our courses combine the academic rigour of traditional programmes with practical and vocational components. Arts students at Oxford Brookes are well placed to pursue a variety of careers in the creative industries.

  • Get in touch

    Campus tours are a great way to get a feel for the School of Arts. Run regularly throughout the year in small groups, these tours are a perfect opportunity to find out more about living and studying at Brookes.

  • News and events

    • Audiograft 2018

      Audiograft returns with its annual mix of new exploratory music and sound. This year's festival opens your ears to more extraordinary and surprising sounds with performances and installations featuring the sounds of digital dystopia, dismembered instruments, and domestic appliances. 
      18:00, Tuesday, 06 March 2018 to 18:00, Sunday, 18 March 2018

    • Unnatural Histories

      Unnatural Histories, an exhibition of fine art photography by Paul Kilsby, explores our relationship with nature, suggesting that it is far from straightforward. Our experience of the natural world, Kilsby proposes, is increasingly mediated by our pervasive televisual culture.
      9:00, Thursday, 05 April 2018 to 17:00, Thursday, 03 May 2018

    • BA (Hons) Fine Art Degree Show 2018

      An exhibition of work from final year Fine Art degree students, continued also in the Richard Hamilton Building.
      9:00, Saturday, 12 May 2018 to 17:00, Thursday, 17 May 2018

    • Get some chalk on your boots! The Sounding Cultures of Football

      Get some chalk on your boots! investigates football through an exploration of its sounding cultures: from the ephemeral football soundscapes of the parish council pitches of South Oxfordshire to the terraces of the Stadio Mario Rigamonti, home of Brescia 1911.
      9:00, Friday, 15 June 2018 to 17:00, Sunday, 15 July 2018

  • Research in the School of Arts

    The School of Arts provides a vibrant environment for staff and students to develop their research and is committed to building research excellence by nurturing existing and emerging strengths. The School currently has researchers engaged in practice-based research, and theoretical and archival research across the fields of Art & Design, Digital Media, Film, Music and Publishing.