CSM library invites established and radical zine makers to lead the series making; Library Zine Workshops. You will get a chance to see the CSM Zines Library, an ongoing project supporting visibility, inclusiveness and unlicensed knowledges within our library and then participate in a group zine-making activity lead by artists such as Rudy Loewe and Jacob v Joyce who will be leading a session on de-colonising drawing. Students can take a look at our full programme and visit Academic Support Online to book.
Networking TUESDAY 24 APRIL, 6 – 8PM | ST PANCRAS & SOMERS TOWN LIVING CENTRE (NW1 1DF)
Creating Connections is a regular networking event that brings together staff and postgraduate students from University College London (UCL) with representatives from community organisations, charities, residents’ groups, social enterprises and statutory organisations. We have a mixture of themed discussions in small groups and the potential for more informal networking throughout the event with the aim being to find areas of common interest and encourage collaborative working. At this event there will be a particular focus on health, wellbeing and co-production in research. Find out more.
Talk WEDNESDAY 25 APRIL, 3 – 5.30PM | DESIGN MUSEUM
This Industry Insights event co-hosted by Central Saint Martins will explore some of the core themes emerging from the Design Museum’s exhibition Hope to Nope: Graphics & Politics 2008-2018, which has been co-curated by GraphicDesign& (GCD Programme Director Rebecca Wright & Lucienne Roberts). Find out more.
Makerversity are running a two day hack to tackle air pollution using our community of designers, makers and technologists. Join them for the opening activation session where we will be learning insights from the latest research on the global perceptions on climate change, interrogating the brief, defining specific problem areas and beginning the ideation process. Find out more.
Exhibition UNTIL 28 AUGUST | DESIGN MUSEUM (W8 6AG)
Hope to Nope has been co-curated by GraphicDesign&, the publishing house founded by Graphic Communication Design Programme Director Rebecca Wright with Lucienne Roberts. Public engagement with politics has changed dramatically since 2008; Internet memes, posters and protest placards are being used by the marginalised and powerful alike to shape political messages like never before. Find out more.
In 1977, Cooper co-founded The Feminist Improvising Group (FIG) with Scottish singer Maggie Nicols. FIG’s debut performance was at the “Music for Socialism” festival at the Almost Free Theatre in Soho, London in October 1977. Their pioneering and experimental act focused on female experience and the mundane through music and comedy.
Lindsay Cooper: The Art of Rebellion is an exhibition curated by Central Saint Martins MA students of the Criticism, Curation and Culture course. The exhibit includes never seen before archive material donated to University of the Arts London. Find out more.
Curated by Central Saint Martins’ MA Culture, Criticism and Curation students, CVIVS is an exhibition that uncovers the mystery of the Roman alphabet by going beyond its familiarity and examining the practice of lettering as an interpretation of ancient letterforms and as an aesthetic representation of language. Find out more.
It’s the year 1947, and a significant shift has started within the Central School of Arts and Crafts (which is now Central Saint Martins); William Johnstone, a Scottish, abstract painter-turned-educator, has become Principal. Recruiting artists such as Eduardo Paolozzi and Richard Hamilton to teach, a level of esteem and creativity is brought to the school, reimagining the notion of an art education.
Curated by MA CCC students,Freedom From Within The Frame will demonstrate the aesthetic transitions that took place during this period and its lasting impact on the College.
Due to popular demand, we are re-opening the CSM roof terrace to students on the following dates throughout the summer term!
18, 25 April | 2, 9 and 16 May
The garden will be open 13:30 – 15:30. The space has beenmaintained by the Green Roof society, an ongoing project transforming the underused roof terrace into an exciting outdoor space. The space now features an urban garden, growing trees, plants and delicious edibles – all made possible by a small, dedicated group of students and staff. Entry is via M block (Platform Bar end) on the 3rd floor of the building.
The Doctoral Platform at CSM offers PhD candidates the space in which to meet, share research, as well as co-ordinate, curate and participate in a variety of events.