sightseers exhibition at g39

CSAD students and graduates feature in g39 ‘Sightseers’ exhibition 27 April – 2 June

CSAD students and new graduates work features in g39’s latest exhibition, Sightseers, that previews on Friday 27 April and runs until 2 June. g39 has created the exhibition with artists, writers and curators including a group of our current students and new graduates who were invigilators for James Richards’ exhibition at the Wales Pavilion at last year’s Venice Biennale with the Arts Council of Wales … Continue reading CSAD students and graduates feature in g39 ‘Sightseers’ exhibition 27 April – 2 June

Juncture// Cyswllt

Juncture// Cyswllt

Juncture // Cyswllt 5th to 19th February 2018 Cardiff School of Art & Design B Block 200 Western Avenue CF5 2YB Cardiff In 2017, 2 students and 6 graduates from Cardiff School of Art and Design went to the Venice Biennale to invigilate James Richards’ exhibition “Music For The Gift” for Wales in Venice. “Juncture” is a culmination of how that experience continues to impact … Continue reading Juncture// Cyswllt

Venice Diaries: Efflorescence / Subflorescence by Gweni Llwyd

Gweni Llwyd is CSAD’s final new graduate taking part in the Arts Council of Wales Cymru yn Fenis Wales in Venice Invigilator Plus programme, invigilating James Richards’ exhibit at the Wales Pavilion. ‘Salt is rotting the walls, eating the bricks, leaving a dusty residue on the terazzo and marble. ‘The foundations of Venetian buildings are immersed in sea water, causing a permanent capillary rise. Sea water is … Continue reading Venice Diaries: Efflorescence / Subflorescence by Gweni Llwyd

Venice Diaries: ‘Freesa’ by Gweni Llwyd

CSAD’s last new graduate from the Fine Art progamme to take part in the Arts Council of Wales Cymru yn Fenis Wales in Venice Invigilation Plus programme is Gweni Llwyd. Gweni is invigilating at James Richards’ exhibit at the Wales Pavilion and taking time to develop her own ideas and practice on her month in the city. The Biennale closes on Sunday 26 November so … Continue reading Venice Diaries: ‘Freesa’ by Gweni Llwyd

Venice Diaries: Ella Jones asks what is a Sculpture?

Ella Jones is the latest CSAD new graduate from the Fine Art progamme to take part in the Arts Council of Wales Cymru yn Fenis Wales in Venice Invigilation Plus programme, invigilating at James Richards’ exhibit at the Wales Pavilion. Ella is also spending time developing her own practice, and here she tells us how the experience is making her think again about her approach … Continue reading Venice Diaries: Ella Jones asks what is a Sculpture?

Venice Diaries: Mark and Anna’s creative collaboration

Mark Hicken is our current new graduate taking part in the Arts Council of Wales Cymru yn Fenis Wales in Venice Invigilation Plus programme. As a part of the programme the invigilators have time to develop their own art work and so Mark is collaborating with the last CSAD invigilator Anna Rogers on their pieces. Over to Mark… ‘Anna Rogers, one of the previous WIV … Continue reading Venice Diaries: Mark and Anna’s creative collaboration

Mark Hicken

Venice Diaries: Lost and Found in Venice

Mark Hicken is our latest new Fine Art graduate to join the Arts Council of Wales Cymru yn Fenis Wales in Venice Invigilation Plus programme. Here are his first thoughts on being immersed in the Venice Biennale. ‘Since finishing my degree in May I have gone through all the cliché post uni phases – “Yay freedom can’t wait to make whatever I want”, “Oh my … Continue reading Venice Diaries: Lost and Found in Venice