This Machine Could Bite by Paul Granjon

Paul Granjon discusses the role of ‘non-benign Art Robots’ in The Fibreculture Journal

CSAD Fine Art academic staff member Paul Granjon has just published “This Machine Could Bite, on the Role of Non-Benign Art Robots”, a paper in Fibreculture Journal’s special issue on Creative Robotics. The article examines how robotic artworks can provide an original point of view on the progress of social robots, usually designed to be friendly and useful. At a time when intelligent machines are … Continue reading Paul Granjon discusses the role of ‘non-benign Art Robots’ in The Fibreculture Journal

Marrakech Exhibition

A group of second year students from across the School visited Marrakech (Morocco), during January of this year as a part of their Field module studies. There will be an exhibition of selected finished works, works in progress, and sketchbooks, by students and staff who took part in this study trip. The exhibition features a variety of textiles, paintings, illustration, and print, as well as … Continue reading Marrakech Exhibition

The Joy of Painting

Our students are holding an event celebrating the Joy of Painting. There will be opportunities to paint-along with Bob Ross as well as casual and competitive ‘paint offs’ throughout the evening. The event is open to all CSAD students! Date: Friday 10 March 2017 Time: 5:00 – 7:30pm Venue: Life Drawing Room, N-Block Cost: £3 per person Contact Sophie Keen (Illustration) to purchase a wristband. … Continue reading The Joy of Painting

Exhibition: S. Mark Gubb – Bomb Works

‘Bomb Works’ by S. Mark Gubb is the latest show in the CSAD Exhibitions Series. Exhibition Dates: 6 March – 24 March 2017 Artist’s Reception with Q&A: Thursday 9 March 2017, 6:00 – 7:30pm Venue: Cardiff School of Art & Design, B Block, Cardiff Metropolitan University, Western Avenue Cardiff CF5 2YB The CSAD Exhibition Series presents a survey of contemporary sculpture by Wales based artists … Continue reading Exhibition: S. Mark Gubb – Bomb Works

André Stitt explores modernist architectural legacies and Britain’s ‘new town’ planning

CSAD Fine Art staff member Professor André Stitt has been researching and making work responding to the legacy of Britain’s New Towns and post-war brutalist architecture. Over the past year he has made several research trips to Sklemersdale in Lancashire a new town near Ormskirk and Edgehill University. Cathy Butterworth the curator and director of Edgehill Art Centre is visiting Cardiff to select work for … Continue reading André Stitt explores modernist architectural legacies and Britain’s ‘new town’ planning

Women in the Creative Sector Event

Date: Wednesday 8 March 2017 Time: 3.30pm – 5.00pm Venue: Heart Space, Cardiff School of Art and Design The Women in the Creative Sector event is a series of short talks highlighting and celebrating women’s achievements in the creative sector organised by current Fine Art students. This event is open to all and free to attend. No booking required Speakers include: Professor Olwen Moseley, Dean, … Continue reading Women in the Creative Sector Event

Wales in Venice Invigilation Plus Programme

Seven of the School’s Fine Art students have been selected to take part in the Wales in Venice Invigilation Plus programme co-ordinated by the Arts Council of Wales, Chapter Arts Centre, and g39. They will each be spending a month in Venice helping invigilate James Richards’ show at the former convent of Santa Maria Ausiliatrice Fondamenta San Gioacchino in the atmospheric Castello area of the … Continue reading Wales in Venice Invigilation Plus Programme