Rhianna Yates

Artist Designer: Maker student showcases performance piece at UK festivals throughout the Summer

As part of a second year Module, Artist Designer: Maker student Rhianna Yates was encouraged to pursue her ideal creative dream ‘to perform at festivals all around the world with my creations’ and seek real-world opportunities. She says “For my first year final project I made a 7m x 7m dragon puppet (Y Ddraig Arian – The Silver Dragon) designed as a processional performance piece for festivals. … Continue reading Artist Designer: Maker student showcases performance piece at UK festivals throughout the Summer

Locale: an exhibition of contemporary objects and material interventions by Artist Designer: Maker students

Locale 22nd May – 29th May 2018 Insole Court, Cardiff, CF5 2LN Level 4 and 5 BA Artist Design Maker students will be displaying work and work in progress inspired by and in relation to Insole court. The Staff and students of Maker are really excited to be working with this local cultural organisation and such an inspiring location which includes landscaped gardens and arts and … Continue reading Locale: an exhibition of contemporary objects and material interventions by Artist Designer: Maker students

Sophie Hall

Artist Designer: Maker student wins award in national ‘Design and Make’ competition

We are delighted that Sophie Hall, a Level Five Artist Designer: Maker student at CSAD recently won 3rd place in a National Design and Make Competition sponsored by Axminster Tool and Machinery, through the Furniture Makers Company. Students were asked to design a piece of innovative, pioneering wood based furniture and were judged in 2 stages. The first was an initial design/concept element where students … Continue reading Artist Designer: Maker student wins award in national ‘Design and Make’ competition

Field animation CSAD

Collaborative animation project conjures the creative spirits that haunt CSAD

A cross-disciplinary collaboration project between second year CSAD students has resulted in a short animated film entitled ‘Space the Animated Place’. The film conjures up the creative spirits that haunt the spaces of Cardiff School of Art & Design, with a soundtrack by the band Zefur Wolves. Continue reading Collaborative animation project conjures the creative spirits that haunt CSAD

Honourable Mention for Students at Los Angeles Film Festival

Last years Second Year Field students, from the Athletes of the Heart project, have been awarded an honourable mention for their collaborative experimental animated film “Socialite” at the Experimental Forum Film Festival in Los Angeles, California. The festival judged the experimental abstract animation and visualisation of music worthy of an award and added this comment: “We would like to take this moment to recognize your … Continue reading Honourable Mention for Students at Los Angeles Film Festival

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

James Richards, Venice Biennale

Venice Biennale 2017: BA Fine Art student Angela’s first week as invigilator

Life in Venice after a whirlwind first week by Angela Magee, Second Year Fine Art Student Well it was an eventful, full-on first week of my five week residency in Venice, invigilating at the Wales Pavilion at the Biennale and developing my own work, and this is the first chance I’ve had to post a news story… Press week is always busy, and especially so … Continue reading Venice Biennale 2017: BA Fine Art student Angela’s first week as invigilator