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Field trip to Rajasthan - November 27th, 2014 -

As part of their Second Year ‘Field’ studies, a group of CSAD students elected to visit the Indian state of Rajasthan. Their trip, which continues until early December, has made the front page of the local newspaper. In the featured image below (l-r), Amanda (BA Artist Designer: Maker), Eve (BA Graphic Communication), Catherine (BA Fine Art), and Imogen (BA Artist Designer: Maker) visit a textile factory.

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- November 27th, 2014 -
Paul Granjon promotes ‘Geek Cool’ - November 26th, 2014 -

‘Geek Cool’ by CSAD senior academic Paul Granjon is one of ten new ‘Pop Pi’ videos commissioned and produced as part of Sonic Pi: Live and Coding.

Ten artists were asked to make a three-minute pop video using Sonic Pi, a new piece of software developed by Dr. Sam Aaron to allow people to create music by writing code. All of the music in the videos has been written and sequenced using Sonic Pi.

http://www.sonicpiliveandcoding.com/

- November 26th, 2014 -
Stelarc inspired Painting Performance - November 25th, 2014 -

Second year Painting Performance module students explore mechanical paint application and an old school technology rendition influenced by the work of performance artist Stelarc.

- November 25th, 2014 -
Deck the tree! - November 25th, 2014 -

The CSAD Christmas Tree will be going up soon but we need some new decorations for it. We’d love our staff and students to put their imaginations into action and make a decoration for the tree. A box of chocolates will be awarded for the ‘best’ entry!

The tree will be installed during the last week of November, so hand in your decorations to CSAD B Block front reception any time between now to the end of term.

Cardiff School of Art and Design Christmas Tree

- November 25th, 2014 -
Affordable Art Auction - November 24th, 2014 -

CSAD Fine Art students have arranged an “Affordable Art Auction” to help raise money for their 2015 degree show. Hosted by local gallery G39, the auction will feature works by 52 Fine Art third year students and 10 members of CSAD staff who have donated a piece of A5 framed work. The work is extremely diverse and includes, amongst other things, print, photography, video, drawings and paintings.

The auction will begin at 6.30pm on the 3rd December, at G39, Oxford Road, Cardiff.

G39 will be open on weekdays between Thursday 4 December and Friday 12 December, from 11:00am until 5:00pm. You will be able to bid anytime throughout this period. The closing night will be on the Friday 12 December at 6:30pm, at which time bidding will close and the winning bidders announced.

Bidding begins at £10!

csadfineart2015.wordpress.com/

- November 24th, 2014 -
Weds 26th November: research seminar - November 24th, 2014 -

Our next research seminar will be the School’s Dean, Professor Gaynor Kavanagh, discussing ‘Material Difficulties’, 5:30pm, Wednesday 26th November, ‘B’ Block heart space. All Staff and students welcome.

- November 24th, 2014 -

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Upcoming Undergraduate Open Days for 2015 entry:
7th March 2015
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Upcoming Postgraduate Open Days for 2015 entry:
20th February 2015
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