Foundation Fine Art students help create Roksanda’s London Fashion Week set

Five students from Foundation Diploma in Art and Design were recently commissioned to help create a series of paintings for the Roksanda AW16 fashion show.

A Central Saint Martins alumnus, Roksanda Ilincic graduated with a masters degree in Womenswear in 1999. Two years later she launched her eponymous label, and has been showing her collections on the London Fashion Week schedule since 2005.

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Fine Art Practice students consider the idea of Exchange

Foundation Auction The term exchange implies the process and activity of transaction or interaction. It suggests that something is given up or changed for something in return.

Exchange was a project involving 65 Foundation Fine Art Practice students culminating in a live auction staged in the Street at Central Saint Martins in January 2015.

Students were invited to explore the idea of exchange, investigating aspects such as; commodity, sacrifice, cause and effect, and consumerism. The students responded by creating objects and then organised an auction to trade ‘lots’, not for money, but for alternative values. For example, a student book was exchanged for a winning bid of fifty detective novels.  Continue reading