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Fovolab website launched - April 15th, 2015 -

Fovolab fovography

Fovolab studies visual perception by combining ideas and research methods from art and science.

Primarily interested in the perceptual structure of visual experience and how it can be represented, Fovolab combines knowledge and methods from art and science with the aim of advancing the understanding of visual perception in a way that neither could achieve alone.

Fovolab is based in Cardiff School of Art and Design.

Read more about Fovolab here.

- April 15th, 2015 -

On Monday 20th and 27th April 2015 CSAD and FabLab Cardiff will play host to a group of University staff and students visiting from Lucerne in Switzerland.

Over the two days around 70 students and 10 staff will be participating in workshops and activities organised by the Cardiff FabLab.

- April 15th, 2015 -

Fri, 20th March 2015 – Sun, 10th May 2015
Craft in the Bay: Oriel 2
Cardiff
CF10 4QH

Currently on display at Craft in the Bay are medals made by Second Year Artist Designer: Maker students.

The work displays the combination of traditional skills and the use of new technologies that is part of what makes this undergraduate course so unique and exciting. Bridging the gap between traditional skills and new technologies, students work in a myriad of ways, including producing work for batch production, bespoke one-off pieces or manufacture.

We see evidence of concept and craft coming together in these small hand held sculptural artefacts.

- April 13th, 2015 -
Learn more about our students - April 13th, 2015 -

Through a series of recently commissioned videos, you can find out more about our current students, what inspires them and their work and why they chose to study at the Cardiff School of Art & Design at Cardiff Metropolitan University.

You can also find out more about the range of subject areas students explore by viewing individual stories on the Cardiff Met Vimeo website.

- April 13th, 2015 -

CSAD Senior Lecturer Dr Jonathan Clarkson has been interviewed by the New York Times for a recent article on a misattributed Constable masterpiece.

Following the publication of his monograph on Constable, Dr Clarkson was asked to comment on how the painter’s distinctive brushwork can be identified by his paintings: “He leaves bits of the primed canvas showing through a finished painting; he leaves these visible brush strokes; he doesn’t smooth out the tones of his colors so there’s an even gradation […] at the time people just thought this was sloppy practice, that it was because he couldn’t paint better rather than he was choosing to paint this way.”

The full article is available here.

- April 1st, 2015 -

Cardiff School of Art & Design is home to 1200 students, united by ambition and a true passion for creative enquiry. We are makers and thinkers in the fields of fine art, design, architecture and a range of craft practices. We have workshops and studios that ensure our students can operate as professionals from the moment they start their studies.

Why choose CSAD? Read three big reasons here.

CSAD Summer Show 2015

The 2015 Summer Show runs from 30th May - 5th June. Click here to visit the Summer Show web page.

150 years of Cardiff Metropolitan University

2015 marks our 150th anniversary and what a year it's going to be! Join us as we celebrate all that we have achieved over the last 150 years and look forward to what is yet to come.

Read more on the Cardiff Met website.

Open Days

Our next Undergraduate Open Day for 2015/16 entry is 3rd June 2015.

The next Masters Open Day on Friday 19th June 2015 at 12pm. Please email CSADpostgradopenday@cardiffmet.ac.uk to book a place.

Visit the Open Day web page for more information.

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