2023 Episode 6: Amy Jordan

Magical Menagerie: An Exploration of the Importance of the Relationship between the West and its Fantastic Creatures through Art

This episode features a conversation with Amy Jordan, a final year undergraduate student on the BA (Hons) Artist Designer Maker course at Cardiff School of Art & Design, about their final year research which explores the importance of Fantastic Creatures in Art.

In conversation with Amy are CSAD’s Deputy Dean, Dr Martyn Woodward, and Senior Lecturer in Illustration, Amelia Huw-Morgan

If you would like to follow up on some of the ideas discussed in this episode you may find the following resources interesting:

  • Lise Gotfredsen’s The Unicorn
  • Daniel Ogden’s The Dragon in the West
  • Boria Sax’s Imaginary Animals: The Monstrous, the Wondrous and the Human
  • Jack Zipes’s Breaking the Magic Spell
  • Art Matters Podcast: Mermaids and Mythical Creatures in Art and the Queer Community or the accompanying article

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