This Machine Could Bite by Paul Granjon

Paul Granjon discusses the role of ‘non-benign Art Robots’ in The Fibreculture Journal

CSAD Fine Art academic staff member Paul Granjon has just published “This Machine Could Bite, on the Role of Non-Benign Art Robots”, a paper in Fibreculture Journal’s special issue on Creative Robotics. The article examines how robotic artworks can provide an original point of view on the progress of social robots, usually designed to be friendly and useful. At a time when intelligent machines are … Continue reading Paul Granjon discusses the role of ‘non-benign Art Robots’ in The Fibreculture Journal

Cardiff School of Art and Design

Commendations for CSAD after review

A panel of internal and external experts recently spent time with CSAD students and staff to discuss the School’s curriculum and experience the atmosphere of the institution while scrutinising the delivery and implementation of our range of programmes. The feedback from the panel recognises the curriculum delivery as very special, delivering 5 commendations in their report: 1. The scheme as a whole is unique, adventurous, … Continue reading Commendations for CSAD after review

Amelia Johnstone – Giving Puppets a Voice

Amelia Johnstone, Programme Director for Illustration at Cardiff School of Art & Design, has been confirmed as the keynote speaker for the Puppetry Research Conference at the Newcastle Puppetry Festival 2017. Amelia will present a paper entitled ‘Manipulated – Puppetry, Society & Storytelling‘ and will discuss how puppetry should not only be considered as an art form, but as a form and mode of research. … Continue reading Amelia Johnstone – Giving Puppets a Voice

Textiles Student Reflects on her Study Trip to India

If you follow Cardiff Met on Instagram, you might have seen the #CardiffMetTakeover posts from Textiles student Jenny Evans on her study visit to India as a part of her field module earlier this term. A group of students from across all CSAD courses had the most incredible time exploring the cities of Jaipur and Udaipur. In addition to exploring the cities and landscapes students … Continue reading Textiles Student Reflects on her Study Trip to India

A Typography Talk by Dalton Maag

BA (Hons) Graphic Communication at Cardiff School of Art & Design present an evening of typographic wonderment with Bruno Maag and Tom Foley from the London based independent type design studio Dalton Maag Dalton Maag will be visiting Cardiff School of Art & Design On Wednesday the 22 March 2017 to deliver a guest lecture. Dalton Maag has worked with a range of high profile … Continue reading A Typography Talk by Dalton Maag

Geoff Swindell

Geoff Swindell discusses careers and skills with Ceramics students

The ceramist Geoff Swindell gave a demonstration on behalf of South Wales Potters on Saturday 25th February 2017, hosted by CSAD Ceramics. Members of the association and students at both undergraduate and postgraduate level were in attendance, learning about the career trajectory and skills base of this esteemed maker. Geoff will also be giving a talk about his curation of the ‘SuperBowls’ exhibition this coming … Continue reading Geoff Swindell discusses careers and skills with Ceramics students

Travelling Circus Exhibition

Travelling Circus An exhibition by third year Illustration students from Cardiff school of Art & Design. Dates: 9 – 12 March 2017 Location: 3 – 5 Duke Street Arcade (opposite Cardiff Castle) There will be 12-15 illustrators working within the space for 4 days. The aim is to invite people in for conversations and to give people an insight into how we work as creatives. Continue reading Travelling Circus Exhibition