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    ***ESCALA Teaching and Research Space Closed***

    Posted: 30 April 2018 by ESCALA

    Due to unforeseen circumstances the ESCALA Teaching and Research Space will be closed until Autumn term (Oct 2018). This includes research visits and teaching events. Please check back with us in October. We apologise for any inconvenience caused. ESCALA artworks can still be seen in the ESCALA Gallery in the Silberrad Student Centre & in Wivenhoe Park.

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    ESCALA Autumn Term Highlights - 2017

    Posted: 20 December 2017 by ESCALA

    As we close for the Christmas break we would like to wish all of our students, staff and supporters, especially our artists, a peaceful time and a happy New Year.

    Below we have chosen some highlights from Autumn Term 2017. We hope you enjoy them.

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    Recent Acquisitions

    Posted: 10 October 2017 by ESCALA

    As an art collection at the University of Essex we value art that earns its place, tells a story and is committed. Our acquisitions since 2015, by (in alphabetical order) Alberto Baraya, Alejandro Jaime, Sandra Monterroso, Lucía Pizzani, and Eduardo Villanes, are very good examples of this kind of art.

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    Frontrunners’ placement

    Posted: 29 September 2017 by Sebastian Bustamante-Brauning

    It’s that time of year again. We are really excited to say that we will be offering one Frontrunner placement this year for a University of Essex student to work with the Collection.

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    Occupational Therapy and ESCALA

    Posted: 6 July 2017 by Sebastian Bustamante-Brauning

    How can artworks develop understanding of lifespan and extend conceptual thinking for those studying Occupational Therapy?

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    Object- Based Learning

    Posted: 13 December 2016 by Sebastian Bustamante-Brauning

    Since opening the ESCALA Teaching and Research Space in November 2015 we have been able to formalise our approach to using the Collection for learning. Our ambition is that artworks are a fully integrated part of teaching across the University

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