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Ongoing Projects


Farafield

Farafield

– ongoing

Farafield is a field recording project at the Slade School of Fine Art. Originally set up with funds from UCL Changemakers in 2016-17, fifteen students were given travel awards to help fund a journey for the purpose of making audio field recordings.

Cities Methodologies 2014

Cities Methodologies 2014

Join UCL Urban Laboratory for an exhibition of innovative urban research and specially curated events exploring cities from artists, academics and independent researchers.

Deep Material Encounters - Clearwell Caves

Deep Material Encounters - Clearwell Caves

Deep Material Encounters, a symposium which brings together researchers and artists from across the arts and sciences will be held at Clearwell Caves in the Forest of Dean, one of the country’s oldest iron ore mines, on Friday 15th April 2016.

The Pigment Timeline

The Pigment Timeline

– ongoing

The Pigment Timeline Project is a collaborative, cross-disciplinary research project which investigates and establishes connections between all UCL departments that involve pigment and colour in any aspect of their research.

Splicing Time

Splicing Time

Liz Rideal’s Leverhulme Fellowship entitled Splicing Time focuses on Rome and the Roman Campagna.

Bronze Lab

Bronze Lab

– ongoing

The Bronze Lab aims to investigate experimental approaches to the use of bronze, explore bronze processes alongside other metal processes and encourage the development of new research projects that may encompass a variety of media and processes - analogue and digital.

Cities Methodologies

Cities Methodologies

– ongoing

Inaugurated in 2009, Cities Methodologies is a pan-UCL initiative to showcase innovative methods of urban research.

Nihon Gendai Chokoku, Japanese Modern Sculpture

Nihon Gendai Chokoku, Japanese Modern Sculpture

– ongoing

The project asks the question 'What is the relationship between the development of Modern sculpture in the West and Japan, taking the premise that modernization and Westernization are not the same?

Pain: Speaking the Threshold

Pain: Speaking the Threshold

– ongoing

This is a three-year interdisciplinary project to further research the value of visual images in the diagnosis and management of chronic pain. Funding comes from the Centre for Humanities Interdisciplinary Research Projects (CHIRP) Scheme.

Slade Centre for Electronic Media in Fine Art (SCEMFA)

Slade Centre for Electronic Media in Fine Art (SCEMFA)

– ongoing

SCEMFA is a research group at the Slade School of Fine Art. It opened in 1995 and for the past 15 years has provided the opportunity for leading artists to focus on research into Electronic Media and Fine Art.

Transcultural Art Network

Transcultural Art Network

– ongoing

Andrew Stahl started the Transcultural Art Network to instigate transcultural artist residencies at the Slade School of Fine Art from various sources of funding.

Word Image

Word Image

– ongoing

This is a Research Forum including artists, writers and academics from the Slade in dialogue with other researchers at UCL and other London and international institutions, who are working on the relation between words and images across various fields of creativity and scholarship.



Past Projects


The Beautifullest Place on Earth

The Beautifullest Place on Earth

This is a collaboration between The Slade School of Fine Art, UCL and Red House, National Trust. Red House is the iconic home of William Morris - writer, artist, craftsman, socialist and founder of the Arts & Crafts movement.

Abstraction and Holocaust Memory

Abstraction and Holocaust Memory

Mark Godfrey’s Leverhulme funded research project looked at the way American artists engaged the memory of the Holocaust resulting in the book Abstraction and the Holocaust (Yale University Press 2007).

FRAMED

FRAMED

FRAMED took place on 23, 24 and 25 March 2006, organised by Dr Susan Collins, Head of Electronic Media and scheduled to coincide with the NODE.London season for media arts and also to mark the 10th anniversary of the Slade Centre for Electronic Media.

Image/Text/Music: TURTLE

Image/Text/Music: TURTLE

TURTLE was a three-day event at the Slade Research Centre, Woburn Square, organised by Dr Sharon Morris, Head of Film and Video and Sean Borodale with musician/artist Anton Lukoszevieze and Michael Shamberg, artist and curator of TURTLE events.

Interdisciplinary Printmaking Workshop

Interdisciplinary Printmaking Workshop

This one-day printmaking workshop was organised by Dr Eleanor Morgan, Slade honorary research associate, with the support of printmaking technicians Dave Christopher and James Keith.

Liz Rideal's Indian Journey

Liz Rideal's Indian Journey

Liz Rideal was invited by Professor Gill Perry of the Open Arts Archive to consider recording her views about the nature of creativity and the processes of making art, whilst on a cotton research trip in India funded by the British Academy.

Materialising Time

Materialising Time

In Materialising Time new and innovative methods of visually representing time were explored through a series of Seascapes developed in partnership with Film and Video Umbrella, London and the De La Warr Pavilion, Bexhill.

Musical Equivalence

Musical Equivalence

Jayne Parker's objective was to make a group of 16 mm films that addressed the question: can film be a 'musical equivalent'?

Rapid Prototyping Project

Rapid Prototyping Project

This research project explored how digital methodology aligns itself with the tradition of sculpture and how these notions effect an alternative methodology to the materiality of a sculptural tradition?

Sculpting the Web

Sculpting the Web

This investigation aimed to contribute to our understanding of how global communications systems like the worldwide web are transforming the way we perceive the world around us.

Soundbox

Soundbox

Sound box is a an archive of sound and performance works from the Slade School of Fine Art.

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