For her MA Communication Design project, Spatial Identity, Geli Luna reinterprets a musical artist’s visual identity through an immersive spatial experience.
Influenced by theories of depth and perception by Richard Gregory, the anamorphic art of Tjeerd Alkema and the Op art paintings of Bridget Riley, Luna applied her fascination with physical space and knowledge of 3D design to Spatial Identity.
Taking the band Alt-J as case study, Spatial Identity reimagines the band’s performances READ MORE
Zoe Alexandria Paton Burt looks at the power of words and identity in her MA Fashion project, Mind Your F*cking Language. To explore perceptions of gender and sexuality, Paton Burt shared her questions with others, asking them to remember in particular their own experiences of hearing sexist language. READ MORE
Join us from 6pm on 19 September to celebrate the opening of Radical Materiality, a curated exhibition of postgraduate work exploring the altering role of convergence between the digital and physical and its impact on how we create artefacts and shape experiences.READ MORE
Our postgraduate students have participated in a videomapping workshop deliverd by Blanca Regina. This workshop introduces projection mapping looking at the history of image projection, its language, techniques and its application in performances, installations and events.READ MORE
From the 1800s until the late 1980s, hundreds of thousands of Swiss children were taken from their parents and placed in ‘administrative custody’, exploited for cheap agricultural or domestic labour as ‘contract children’ or verdingkinder. Swiss children were subject to this state intervention if they were illegitimate, orphaned, or simply born into a poor family. READ MORE
“What would it feel like to be a fly?” Daniel Kim wonders in his MA/MSc Interactive Digital Media project. ‘Diary of a Fly’ is a concept that Kim has developed into a virtual reality film and game in which the story is told from the perspective of READ MORE
Earlier this year, Matt Collishaw’s Somerset House exhibition, Thresholds, presented visitors with a virtual experience of William Fox Talbot’s early photographyREAD MORE
Has an overwhelmingly fast-fashion, consumerism-driven fashion industry effectively blunted the means of resisting conformity through style? Where subcultural signs and styles have been co-opted by the corporate mainstream, what does rebelliousness even look like these days? READ MORE
“When Msc Applied Technologies student Jason Taylor was diagnosed with Pernicious Anemia, a late diagnosis meaning resultant nerve damage and a future where he may need to undergo amputation of one or both of his arms, his response was to use design in order to continue his design career.READ MORE