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Lāsma Poiša

Lasma Poisa work

Lāsma Poiša
(graduated 2012)

Lāsma Poiša is Latvian lens-based artist, currently living and working in Manchester.
Poiša’s practice uses methods of portraiture, self-portraiture and performance through both still and moving image.
Since graduating in 2012, Lāsma’s work has been exhibited widely and was recently published in German Magazine, Nido.  She has held a number of residencies and currently works at University of Salford. 


Pål Henrick Ekern

Paal Henrick Ekern

Pål Henrick Ekern
(graduated 2011)

Artist & Curator - currently working at Norway´s national photography gallery, The Preus Museum.

“During my studies in Swansea College of Art UWTSD, I met a lot of really good friends and as a group of students we helped each other out through critical discussions about our work.

I still have contact with a lot of people from the course, both socially and professionally, as we have projects running together and have exhibited together since university”


Ossi Piispinen

Ossi Piispinen

Ossi Piispinen
(graduated 2011)

piispanenossi.com

London-based photographer originally from Finland. He works on personal projects alongside commercial work with clients such as Levi’s, Adidas, Sony, Nike & Jack Daniels.

“The 3rd year major project was very important for me. By being given a whole year to work on a project, it gave me the freedom to try everything, and I found experimenting and sharing the results in seminar groups very useful. Constructive criticism within a group is an essential process in defining your individual interest and style in photography”. 


Johanne Lian Olsen

Johanne Lian Olsen

Johanne Lian Olsen 
(graduated 2009)

http://www.lianolsen.com

Internationally experienced graphic designer working with type design, editorial design and illustration. Clients include IKEA, Nike and Unseen.

“Although acquiring technical knowledge is something I have had great use of in my work, to me the most important thing I learned at Swansea College of Art has been the theory behind photography. Working as a designer I use artists and their use of this media as a reference when talking with clients. In addition to this, the final major project gave me time to find my visual language and discover who I was as an artist”.


Tom Pope

Tom Pope

Tom Pope
(graduated 2008)

tompope.co.uk

Photographic artist and co-director of Art Lacuna in London

“Whilst studying in Swansea College of Art UWTSD I developed an experimental approach to making work. Using performance combined with photography, I transformed the act of making a photograph into an event… This process of making photographs, embracing fun, chance and repetition is still engrained in the work I create now.”


Mark Gostick

Mark Gostick

Mark Gostick
(graduated 2000)

markgostick.com

Filmmaker & Producer based in London, working with international clients such as Marks and Spencer, Pronovias, Vero Moda and Outnet.

Fashion, Celebrity and Commercial Showreel