MA Communication Design Symposium  

15 – 17 March, 10am – 4pm | LVMH Lecture Theatre


The MA Communication Design Symposium is a three-day annual conference highlighting post-graduate research. Speakers include: Nick BellBillie MurabenPolly O’Flynn and James Langdon.

In addition to student presenters, each day will begin with keynotes delivered by speakers from industry and academia, followed by three panel presentation and discussion sessions.

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Art and Action

Exhibition | Screening | Performance

Thursday 17 March | The Street


Art and Action is the culmination of Foundation Fine Art students’ engagement with energy usage, housing, waste and disaster. The project collaborates with Art Action UK, an arts organisation founded by CSM Foundation tutor Kaori Homma in response to the Fukushima nuclear disaster.

This event will showcase two and three-dimensional works, films, performances, and a postcard fundraiser. The audience can also participate in debates and workshops, beginning at 1pm with Jessica Holtaway’s ‘Art and Social Change’ lecture.

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Our Laughter Will Drown Your Sorrows

MA Interim Show

18 – 20 March, 11am – 5pm | The Laundry, E8 3FN


Our Laughter will Drown Your Sorrows showcases the work of over 70 CSM postgraduate art students, all in the first year of their Postgraduate courses, MA Art & Science, MA Fine Art, and MA Photography. 

Exhibiting work from across the full scope of media available to artists today, including, painting, sculpture, video, performance, and interactive works, Our Laughter Will Drown Your Sorrows showcases work that needs to be made and needs to be shown.

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Gender Without Borders – Noreen O’Connor

 All welcome

16 March, 6.30 – 8pm | Room C202


In the last of the series Dr. Noreen O’Connor, relational psychoanalytic psychotherapist and author of Questioning Identities; Philosophy in Psychoanalytic Practice, will speak on: “Self-identity? Listen and Hear Exiles Speaking”.

Visit the event page to book your free ticket.

Tracing the Future, Naoya Hatakeyama


All welcome

17 March, 6 – 8pm | LVMH E003


In response to the 5th anniversary of Great Tohoku Earthquake and Tsunami in Japan, “Tracing the Future, Naoya Hatakeyama” directed by Yohei Hatakeyama in 2015 will be screened in conjunction with an exhibition at the Victorian Vitrine entitled “Rikuzentakata”, the name of a city that was swept away by the tsunami on 11 March 2011.

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Grey Gardens


Fashion Film Club: Grey Gardens

All UAL staff and students welcome

18 March, 5.30pm | LVMH E003


The weekly Fashion Film Club will be screening Grey Gardens hosted by Claire Robertson.



AIR presents: King’s Cross Walking Club


All welcome

17 March, 1.05 – 1.55pm | Square Trees in Granary Square 


Join AIR for their weekly walking club and explore King’s Cross and the surrounding areas. The club is free and open to the all, simply meet them at the square trees in Granary Square to join. Visit the King’s Cross Walking Club website for details.

Spotlight 2016


Spotlight 2016

22 February – 25 March

Window Galleries


Building on the success of last year’s exhibition that showcased the work of 6 CSM PhD students, including an accompanying symposium, this exhibition will display the ongoing work of CSM Doctoral students that are integral to the College’s educational function, including events, seminars, exhibitions and publications.


Learn more 

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.

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