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).
We caught up with Stephanie Shaw to talk science fiction, synthetic fibres and her plans for the future. Continue reading
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
The Foundation Show opens tomorrow and we spoke to Foundation Fine Art student Anais Comer about her experience on the course and how she is feeling about the show.
With the Foundation Show next week, we spoke to Foundation Fine Art Painting student Laila Majid about how she has been working towards the show and her experiences on the Foundation course at Central Saint Martins.
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
CSM Foundation student, Adam Castle, has been chosen as the winner of CARA Art competition by Deborah Swallow, Jane McAdam Freud and Maggi Hambling.