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Students host ‘Wellbeing’ Exhibition at Selby Abbey

Tuesday 3 March 2020

Higher Education Art & Design students curate ‘Wellbeing’ Exhibition at Selby Abbey

A group of Selby College Year 2 HND in Art & Design (Arts Practice) students have curated an exhibition of work based round the theme of ‘Wellbeing’ at Selby Abbey.

Their project work which covers a number of pathways including graphics, fine art, moving image, photography and architecture will be on display until Thursday 5th March.

Ceddina Baxter's work 'Healthy Living' exploring vegetarianism

The students have organised, curated, planned and hung the display by themselves, as well as designing all the Marketing material, such as the exhibition poster and accompanying booklet, as part of the collaborative project for their HND programme.

The display includes documentary footage by Georgia Fernandez, 19, who was recently involved in an exciting project to create a film about the ‘Pilgrim’ illuminations for Selby District Council and Selby 950 as part of the 950th anniversary of Selby Abbey's foundation.

Rafael Carvalho's 'Fragility' portraying a sense of Wellbeing

Sienna Preston, 19, has created a projection piece entitled ‘Embodiment’ to illustrate a ‘sense of wellbeing’ which aims to ‘alter audiences' emotions and feelings, allowing for a more relaxed and calm state of mind’.

Sienna Preston's projection piece 'Embodiment'

Mollie Robey's work 'Patterns from Nature'

Beth Davenport's 'Rebrand' project for a healthy living company

Mollie Robey, 19, has created work using nature and colour entitled ‘Patterns from Nature’, exploring the purity of the colour white and patterns to represent the environment and beauty in nature, while Beth Davenport, 19, has taken a different approach and created a rebrand of a well-known healthy living company to target a younger audience, incorporating a new logo, packaging and a moving image piece.

Students Sophie Heptonstall and Georgia Fernandez also created a promotion video of the exhibition.