Visiting Artist Lecture Bedwyr Williams

Renowned Welsh artist Bedwyr Williams will be visiting the Fine Art department at CSAD on Friday 24 February to deliver a guest lecture. Williams’s performances, films and installations often involve comic narratives about dystopian futures, in which serious concerns are undercut by moments of absurdist humour or banal observations. Previous projects have seen Williams build an observatory in homage to amateur astrologers and assume a … Continue reading Visiting Artist Lecture Bedwyr Williams

Angharad Pearce Jones

Exhibition: Angharad Pearce Jones – ‘Ffordd Yma Plis….’ ‘This Way Please’

‘THIS WAY PLEASE’ is an interactive piece that relies on the viewer’s participation. It was conceived in response to an unsuccessful attempt to obtain tickets for the 2012 London Olympic Games and its construction references the utilitarian use of steel and wood at sports venues, in agriculture and public conveniences. A myriad of barriers and borders, some negotiable, others closed and frustrating, its underlying concept … Continue reading Exhibition: Angharad Pearce Jones – ‘Ffordd Yma Plis….’ ‘This Way Please’

BA Illustration

Polish Visit Inspires Future Engineers of the Imagination

Cardiff School of Art and Design students on the Second Year cross-disciplinary Field module, ‘Engineers of the Imagination’, have enjoyed a successful inaugural visit to Poznan. The Santander-funded field trip links with a humanitarian-based project and has provided real insight to the five CSAD students who visited and took their work out to public arenas. Student Jacob Courtney said: “This was the first time I had … Continue reading Polish Visit Inspires Future Engineers of the Imagination

Sue Hunt books exhibition in Jaipur

Sue Hunt’s book exhibition pictures from Jaipur

CSAD Fine Art lecturer Sue Hunt has sent images from an exhibition in Jaipur, Rajasthan, with which she she is closely involved. The books, part of a touring show which has already visited  China, Australia and Wales,  form part of an exhibition exploring the many techniques employed in the production of unique books.  Along with Sue, artists from China and Canada are also visiting Jaipur … Continue reading Sue Hunt’s book exhibition pictures from Jaipur

Carwyn Evans CSAD Exhibition

Carwyn Evans: ‘Pader’, 9th Jan – 3rd Feb 2017

Artist’s Reception & Q&A Time: Thursday 19 January 2017, 5:30 – 7:30pm Venue: Cardiff School of Art & Design, B Block, Cardiff Metropolitan University, Western Avenue Cardiff CF5 2YB ‘Pader’ (Welsh for ‘grace’) is a new sculptural installation by Carwyn Evans. Utilising his own translations of minimal sculptures – rendered into hardwood forms – they become supports for found objects and materials that reference his … Continue reading Carwyn Evans: ‘Pader’, 9th Jan – 3rd Feb 2017