As students prepare for the Foundation Show 2018, we take a look back at Waterlow Art Park – a large-scale, public project in which 120 Foundation Art and Design Diploma: Fine Art students took over Waterlow Park and its buildings.
As the Foundation Show is about to open, we take a moment to celebrate a stellar year for the course.
The College is about to open the door on the Foundation Show sharing the work of this year’s Foundation Diploma in Art and Design students. A stepping stone from school to undergraduate study, the one-year course is key in giving young artists and designers the time and experience to define their futures. That means a lot of events and projects crammed into one busy year and this year has been no different from the cross-Channel collaboration with Paris College of Art to an eccentric interstellar four-day residency in the Futuro House on the roof of the College.
Brooke Wilson, Foundation Diploma in Art and Design (Fine Art) student, discusses her final project ‘Essence by Reduction’ ahead of this year’s Foundation Show (11 – 13 May 2017).
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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.
Last Sunday Granary Square was host to ‘Draw the World’, a day of illustration as part of The Big Draw, the world’s largest drawing festival.
Visitors gathered to take part in events ranging from an impressive attempt to draw the world using mobile phones and a drone to an illustration seance, designing emojis and drawing classes in the Crossing.
Mireille and Hans Burkhardt from Swiss bookbinder BUBU challenged Central Saint Martins Foundation Fine Art students to re-imagine the concept of the book. After one month of research and development eight students presented their ideas to Mireille and Hans in an exhibition as part of the Foundation Show. Continue reading