A Mask Hunting Expedition in Berlin

In January 2017, Dr. James Green, Lecturer in Fine Art, took students from Cardiff School of Art & Design BA courses to Berlin on a Mask Hunting Expedition. The trip was part of the second year Field module project Magical Objects: Masks and Reliquaries of the World. This project encourages students to consider the ways in which masks and other magical objects, such as reliquaries … Continue reading A Mask Hunting Expedition in Berlin

Socialite – An Collaborative Experimetal Film

Socialite is the result of a new collaboration between second year CSAD students and students from the Royal Welsh College of Music and Drama. Students from CSAD‘s second year Field project “Athletes of the Heart”, led by Lecturer for Animation, Tom Edgar, have collaborated with Dan Soley, a 3rd year student of Composition at the RWCMD to create an abstract visual response to music exploring … Continue reading Socialite – An Collaborative Experimetal Film

Field Project at cardiff School of Art & Design (CSAD)

The Monster is His Secret Father

‘The monster is his secret father’ an ensemble of work by second year students from Cardiff School of Art & Design, lead by Programme Director for Illustration, Amelia Johnstone. Time: 6:00PM, Thursday 16 February 2017 Location: The High Street Arcade, Cardiff The work extrapolates a quote from Robert Calasso, mythographer author and publisher, who looks to mythology to try and bring understanding to the present. … Continue reading The Monster is His Secret Father

Morocco Field Trip

An inter-disciplinary group of our Second Year students have recently been out to Marrakech, Morocco, as a part of their Field module studies. The Cultural Colours of Morocco project offers second year students an intercultural experience of material culture and differing cultural values. Experiencing international travel to northern Africa assists students in defining their ‘cultural self’ as an artist or designer, within their chosen disciplines. … Continue reading Morocco Field Trip

BA Ceramics student explores South Korea as part of ‘Field’

The Field module is undertaken by all CSAD students and is designed to facilitate their experience of different ideas in collaboration with students from other courses. Second Year BA Ceramics Student Toni De Jesus chose, from a list that also included India and Morocco, to take part in a visit to South Korea. Toni writes: “Field modules are all about going beyond the boundaries of … Continue reading BA Ceramics student explores South Korea as part of ‘Field’

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

Circle Line: A collaboration between RWCMD & CSAD

Circle Line: A Journey Upstream

In the Autumn Term 2016 students from CSAD and the Royal Welsh College of Music and Drama collaborated to create an experimental documentary film with original music. Led by Senior Lecturer for Illustration, Chris Glynn, the piece was created in seven sections, each made by a multi-disciplinary team of students including those from our Illustration, Fine Art, Graphic Communication, Textiles, and Artist Designer Maker programmes. … Continue reading Circle Line: A Journey Upstream