Venice Diaries: At the Giardini’s British Pavilion

by Rhian Sullivan New Fine Art graduate Rhian Sullivan is one of the CSAD participants in the Wales in Venice Invigilation Plus programme organised by the Arts Council of Wales. As well as invigilating at James Richards’ exhibition at the Wales Pavilion Rhian has been taking time to develop her own work and ideas and to visit the Venice Biennale’s other exhibitions. Here are her … Continue reading Venice Diaries: At the Giardini’s British Pavilion

Julian Charriere

Venice Diaries: ‘Arsenale’ – My Favourite Piece, by Rhian Sullivan

As well as being part of the Wales in Venice Invigilation Plus team at the Wales Pavilion at the Venice Biennale, Rhian has been very busy visiting the Biennale shows and the many other museums and galleries the city has to offer. Here are some of her highlights so far:- The pieces in the Arsenale, one of the main Biennale venues, that I got really … Continue reading Venice Diaries: ‘Arsenale’ – My Favourite Piece, by Rhian Sullivan

Venice Diaries: reflection on personal practice leading up to Venice invigilation

Rhian has been part of the Wales in Venice Invigilation Plus team at the Wales Pavilion at the Venice Biennale for four days now but here are her thoughts on how the experience might help her develop her work and ideas that she wrote just before leaving for this career changing experience. In less than a week I will be in Venice. I have recently … Continue reading Venice Diaries: reflection on personal practice leading up to Venice invigilation

Heledd Evans

Venice diary: Lost and Found – and a Monteverdi concert

Heledd Evans, First Year Fine Art student and Wales in Venice Invigilation Plus Programme member: On the day after I arrived I went off to explore. I had just finished my first day invigilating so I went off for a gander around Venice to familiarise myself. I got horrifically lost, which seems to be a talent of mine, but I did find my way eventually. … Continue reading Venice diary: Lost and Found – and a Monteverdi concert

Picture shows Gweni Llwyd.

Venice Biennale invigilator Heledd reviews fellow invigilator Gweni’s Summer Show exhibit

While she takes part in the Wales in Venice Invigilation Plus Programme with the Arts Council of Wales at the Wales Pavilion, first year Fine Art student Heledd Evans aims to explore her writing skills. Just before she left Cardiff for this career changing experience, Heledd reviewed fellow invigilator Gweni Llwyd’s degree show piece, ‘Dwylo Blewog’. Over to Heledd: I chose pieces that explored concepts … Continue reading Venice Biennale invigilator Heledd reviews fellow invigilator Gweni’s Summer Show exhibit

International Design Students’ Fashion Shoot

Students from the BA (Hons) Photographic Practice programme recently captured some behind the scenes footage of a fashion shoot put together by our final year BA (Hons) International Design students. They’ve compiled the resulting imagery into the video above. Thank you to Tony Charles and Ian Clark for the lovely camera work! Continue reading International Design Students’ Fashion Shoot

Ceramics students travel to La Pedrix, France for artist residency

The annual undergraduate trip to La Pedrix, France took place over the Easter break, involving both first and second year ceramics students. They were set tasks devised to heighten the immersive experience of an artist residency. Students were set a double brief. In one week they needed to: design an interlocking nest of camping cook ware, bowls, plates and cups and also devise sculptural kilns … Continue reading Ceramics students travel to La Pedrix, France for artist residency