Alexandros Kontogeorgakopoulos presents ‘Music in the Body’ at European Art-Science-Technology Network

CSAD Staff member Alexandros Kontogeorgakopoulos spent one week in Manchester University for the European Art-Science-Technology Network (EASTN-DC)* festival on 25-30th June 2018. It was the first festival organised by the network and the scope was to celebrate innovations in digital media with concerts, installations, workshops, and discussions with media industry partners from around Europe. The 6 days festival took place at the School of Music, … Continue reading Alexandros Kontogeorgakopoulos presents ‘Music in the Body’ at European Art-Science-Technology Network

Ingrid Murphy contributes to exhibitions in Ireland and India

CSAD staff member Ingrid Murphy takes part in the .OBJ exhibition as part of the Kilkenny Arts Festival in Ireland, starting on 11th August 2018. .OBJ: Digital Handmade at the National Design & Craft Gallery showcases the works of Irish and International makers, whose practices are situated at the intersection of the digital and analogue. These makers draw on emerging digital tools and processes to experiment … Continue reading Ingrid Murphy contributes to exhibitions in Ireland and India

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Philippa Lawrence joins ‘Whispering Colour’ artist talk panel at Bo.Lee Gallery

Artist Designer: Maker staff member Philippa Lawrence joins a panel for an Artist Talk on July 12th as part of her contribution to an exhibition entitled ‘whispering Colour’ currently being held at the the Bo.Lee gallery in Peckham. Philippa’s diverse practice embraces land and environmental art, the use of textiles in a fine art context, and the relationship between art, craft and design. Her work … Continue reading Philippa Lawrence joins ‘Whispering Colour’ artist talk panel at Bo.Lee Gallery

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Principal Lecturer Philippa Lawrence exhibiting two works in the 2018 Royal Academy Summer Show

Principal Lecturer Philippa Lawrence has two works on show in this year’s Royal Academy Summer Show. Grayson Perry RA co-ordinates the biggest, brightest and most colourful Summer Exhibition yet, in the 250th annual celebration of “art made now”. Each summer the Royal Academy galleries are jam-packed with contemporary art made by internationally renowned artists and exciting new talent. This year, Grayson Perry RA and his … Continue reading Principal Lecturer Philippa Lawrence exhibiting two works in the 2018 Royal Academy Summer Show

Animating Action Man

Our Lecturer in Animation, Tom Edgar, was contacted recently to help animate this latest commercial for moneysupermarket.com through the production company MJZ. Tom said “Having worked with the crew before it was great to meet up with them again, as they had just stepped off Isle of Dogs” (Wes anderson’s latest stopframe movie). How amazing it was to be surrounded by my childhood toys (many … Continue reading Animating Action Man

CSAD industry partnership wins at Insider’s Business and Education Partnership awards

A collaboration between CSAD and Window Cleaning Wearhouse was recognised last night at the Insider‘s Business and Education Partnerships Awards 2017. Held on 2 November at the Marriott Hotel, Cardiff, the awards celebrated the ways in which companies, universities and colleges work together to achieve brilliant results.   Bethan Gordon accepted the Partnership Award on behalf of CSAD. Bethan supervised a Knowledge Transfer Partnership between CSAD … Continue reading CSAD industry partnership wins at Insider’s Business and Education Partnership awards

The Power of the Mud

CSAD Fine Art lecturer Paul Granjon has collaborated with bio-engineer Michka Melo and the FabLab at CSAD to develop a new robotic installation powered by microbial fuel cells. They will present the result of their experiments during the Digital Design Weekend in the Victoria and Albert Museum on 23/24 September 2017. Microbial fuel cells are batteries that use the electron-carrying capabilities of certain bacteria found … Continue reading The Power of the Mud