Jemimah Gilpin

The lost art of writing

The world is crammed full of arts, skills and talents. Society values some more highly than others, leading to certain forms of art being frequently overlooked.  One art form that often isn’t even considered as such is writing. Writing seems to be disputed as an art in all but name....
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Posted Sep. 19, 2017

Are intelligence and creativity mutually exclusive?

I[dropcap]n the world of academia and higher education, intelligence and creativity are often perceived to be separate entities, with a stereotype that insists that if you are one, you cannot be the other. There is a case to be made about the sometimes-turbulent relationship between the two. STEM based subjects and...
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Posted Jul. 12, 2017

Subways as art: tunnels to a stronger community?

Subways, Tubes and Metro lines are crowded yet impersonal places. Thousands of people with thousands of opinions pass through each day, with little or no communication. Such a busy and disengaged place hardly seems ideal as a space for displaying art. But maybe these qualities are what makes these places...
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Posted Dec. 8, 2016

Are Warwick students ‘creative’ enough for the creative sector?

The creative industry is a popular destination for BA holders. Why? It’s a place where passion and individuality thrive. It’s a dynamic environment filled with opportunities, challenges and a diverse range of job roles, and it’s growing. Since 2014 the creative industry has been the fastest expanding sector in the...
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Posted Nov. 24, 2016