Picture of the Day | Bar Tur Award

posted by Bridget on 21 August 2012

Opening tomorrow - 22nd August at Paradise Row are the winning images in this year's Bar Tur Award

Founded in 2011 in memory of British artist, Ann Lesley Bar-Tur (1947-1984), a graduate of Chelsea School of Art, the Bar-Tur Award draws on the wealth of talent and creativity amongst the students and alumni (200,000 worldwide) of the University which is made up of six leading London colleges.

In 2012, the theme for the award was "Olympian". Central St Martin's Graduate Paul Greenleaf won the Alumnus prize for a project The Sporting Life which depicts the activities of grassroots sports clubs commissioned London Borough of Waltham Forest in the run up to the London Olympics.

Bar Tur Award

Blaise Chatelain, currently at London College of Communication, took first prize in the Student category for his hair-raising image of a man flying over a lake, while his bicycle falls to earth, illustrating that heroic endeavour is possible outside of Olympic contest.

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