LCC Graduate Residency 2017/18
Theme: Diverse Communities
LCC is a truly diverse creative community of students, staff and graduates, whose work challenges, questions, inspires and positively impacts our disciplines and creative industries.
Graduates have been asked to submit project ideas that make a real and positive difference in diversifying the Design, Media and Screen industries and ensuring progression into these disciplines is open and inclusive.
Graduates in residency
Jessie McLaughlin - artist
Jessie is from London. They graduated from LCC’s MA Photography in 2016. Jessie's residency project explores social art practice, sport and intersectional identity, radical potential for supporting and empowering queer (non-normative) communities, helping queer and opening up the institution to a more diverse student base and challenging assumptions and practices.
Lisa Matzi – UX designer
Lisa is from Vienna, Austria. She graduated from LCC's BA (Hons) Design for Graphic Communication, (now BA (Hons) Graphic and Media Design) in 2015. Lisa is a product designer, using design thinking methodologies to develop and improve digital products and services. Lisa's work for the residency focuses on creating a podcast about diversity in the creative industries; 5 min open mic, giving voice to students, staff and teachers.
Ermina Takenova – animator, illustrator, designer
Ermina is from Almaty, Kazakhstan. She graduated from LCC's BA (Hons) Illustration Visual Media in 2014. Ermina’s work for the residency focuses on creating an animated World Slang Dictionary - collecting words and phrases that are unique to various countries, languages and cultures.