Exhibition work raises awareness of sexual assault figures in England and Wales

Approximately 85,000 women and 12,000 men are sexually assaulted in England and Wales alone every year, a shocking statistic that Sadie Evans tackles in her exhibition work at this year’s Summer Show. Sadie writes: “I have created a jewellery collection to raise awareness of sexual assault. I have used these numbers to inform my work. My 1,848 brooch installation reflects the number of incidents in … Continue reading Exhibition work raises awareness of sexual assault figures in England and Wales

Art & Philosophy | Salon Style Debates

Cardiff School of Art & Design staff Dr Martyn Woodward, Amelia Johnstone & Prof. Clive Cazeaux will be leading two salon style debates as a part of the 2017 Diffusion Festival: Cardiff’s international festival of photography. Dates: Tuesday 2 & 9 May 2017 Time: 6:00pm – 8:00pm Location: Octavo’s Book & Wine Bar Running for two consecutive weeks these debates will be followed by continued … Continue reading Art & Philosophy | Salon Style Debates

CSAD Summer Show 2017

CSAD Summer Show 2017

May 27th – June 2nd 2017 The exhibition will take place at Cardiff Metropolitan University’s Llandaff Campus and will feature work from across CSAD’s undergraduate courses including: Architectural Design & Technology Artist Designer Maker Ceramics Fine Art Graphic Communication Illustration International Design Product Design Photographic Practice (Bridgend College) Textiles Opening Hours: 12:00 – 18:00   Saturday 27th May 12:00 – 16:00   Sunday 28th May … Continue reading CSAD Summer Show 2017

Cardiff School of Art and Design

Commendations for CSAD after review

A panel of internal and external experts recently spent time with CSAD students and staff to discuss the School’s curriculum and experience the atmosphere of the institution while scrutinising the delivery and implementation of our range of programmes. The feedback from the panel recognises the curriculum delivery as very special, delivering 5 commendations in their report: 1. The scheme as a whole is unique, adventurous, … Continue reading Commendations for CSAD after review

Discussion: Art and Its Materials

Our Professor of Aesthetics, Clive Cazeaux, will be exploring the relationship between metaphor and art making in a seminar at Spike Island, Bristol, on Thursday 2 March. Materials, technologies, found objects and situations have properties of their own, and a significant part of the pleasure in making is exploring what these properties can do, where they can lead, and what they make possible. This will … Continue reading Discussion: Art and Its Materials

Niall Griffiths talks to students about the literary heritage of Morocco

Niall Griffiths, the award winning Welsh author of controversial novels “Sheep Shagger” and “Grits” will be visiting CSAD on 17th January 2017 to deliver a lecture to students about the literary heritage of Morocco, particularly Marrakkesh. The following week the students will be travelling to the Morrocan city, where they and their tutors will work and experience the culture of the region. Continue reading Niall Griffiths talks to students about the literary heritage of Morocco