Graduate Research Weeks are held at the Slade Research Centre in the Autumn and Spring Terms and provide graduate students across all three areas the opportunity to explore an aspect of their work under a particular research theme,The research themes for the academic year 2014/15 were: Body, Colour, Scale, Sound.
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.
Inaugurated in 2009, Cities Methodologies is a pan-UCL initiative to showcase innovative methods of urban research.
The Big Painting Project has been a feature of the Undergraduate Painting Area since academic year 2007- 8.
About running, by runners, for runners - as well as non-runners, sceptics, and everyone else from all walks of life (and those who prefer to sit on the fence).
Mayte Alonso, from Madrid, was artist in residence at the Slade, funded by the Miro Foundation, in spring 2014. Her work, Spinning Out Time, was developed during her residence at the Slade, and shown at UCL Library.
Artists from the MPhil/PHD programme at the Slade School of Fine Art explore a range of views, approaches, and ideas in relation to material manifestations of creative thinking and research.
Practice-Led PhD candidate Sarah Fortais worked with musician Edmund Gorrod during Sundays in February 2014 in order to film a quintuple exposure video depicting a 5-part drum performance.
Difference or Sociality was a student led research project centred around the text ‘Difference or Sociality’ by Scott Lash, written in 1996 for symposium at the Jan Van Eyck Academie called ‘Towards a theory of the image’.
The research themes for the Graduate Research Weeks involve basic notions that continually inform the activity of art-making, and hence are key to the development of artistic research. The research themes this academic year were: Drawing, Colour, Projection and Body.
MA student Anja Borowicz has been investigating the politics of spatial identity through engaging with packaging and clothing, their design patterns and folding architectural forms.
The exhibition and study day Cinema as Object aimed to bring into relief the recent interest in the ‘objectness’ of cinema in art practice and scholarship, and to explore why such focus and interest has emerged at this moment in time.
The first Slade Performance Day offered an innovative, non-hierarchical platform for discussion for over sixty Slade staff and students (from BA/BFA, MA/MFA, MPhil/PhD) to share their work and research in performance.
Andrea Canepa obtained a grant from the Fundació Pilar i Joan Miró a Mallorca for a three-week stay in London to attend the Slade School of Fine Art.
Videoooooh, a Slade Olympic-related initiative, took place at the Slade Research Centre, Woburn Square, London WC1H 0AB, from 12noon - 5pm, 24 July - 3 August 2012.
The research themes for the Graduate Research Weeks involve basic notions that continually inform the activity of art-making, and hence are key to the development of artistic research. The research themes this academic year: Colour, Material, Body, Extra-Large, Light and Shadow.
This project comprised six separate weeks of concentrated activity by clusters of graduate students electing to work under the respective umbrellas of specific research themes: speed, light, time, colour, scale and space.
Working with the Slade School of Fine Art, UCL in London, four artists – in China, Uganda, Israel and Australia –each filmed a 12 minute video in a locale connected to their work, under the title The View From Here.
The Voice and Nothing More (vanm), curated by Sam Belinfante and Neil Luck, was a week-long festival exploring the voice as both medium and subject matter in contemporary arts practices.
Henrietta Simson, Clare Winsten Scholar was at the Slade Research Centre, from Monday to Friday 17-21 November 2008, developing work from her research in Italy.
During the Spring of 2008, Vince Dziekan was a visiting research fellow with Slade Centre for Electronic Media (SCEMFA), based at Slade Research Centre, Woburn Square.
To mark the 40th anniversary of John Cage's seminal publication Notations (Something Else Press, 1968-9) Notations 2008 presented a range of investigations into what notation is - and can be.
Grahame Weinbren was artist-in-residence at the Slade School of Fine Art in the Autumn of 2007.
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.
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.