Slade School of Fine Art



1 2 3 (Unfinished)

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.

Spinning Out Time - Mayte Alonso

Mayte Alonso, from Madrid funded by the Miro Foundation, was artist in residence at the Slade in spring 2014. Her work, Spinning Out Time, was developed during her residence at the Slade, and shown at UCL Library.

Big Painting

The Big Painting Project has been a feature of the Undergraduate Painting Area since academic year 2007- 8. The project allows students to explore ‘large scale’ in painting. The project is funded by the area project money and has a particular focus on process.

Cinema as Object

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.

Slade Performance Day 2013

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

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 was a collaboration between the Slade School of Fine Art, UCL The One Minutes Foundation, Amsterdam and  the Flemish/Dutch house de Buren, Brussels.

Activating Sculpture and Performing Spaces

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.

Graduate Research 2012

The Graduate Research Weeks' research themes 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.

Cities Methodologies

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

Making Space

A project exploring artistic process organized by Patricia Townsend and the Slade PhD students.

The Voice and Nothing More

The Voice and Nothing More (vanm), curated by Sam Belinfante and Neil Luck, is a week-long festival exploring the voice as both medium and subject matter in contemporary arts practices.

Notations 2008

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.


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

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.

Experiments in Digital Surface Generation

Honorary Research Fellow, Dr Simon Schofield had an exhibition of new system-based artworks produced during a two year NESTA Fellowship, Experiments in Digital Surface Generation, at the Slade Research Centre, in November 2007.

Lost Narratives

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.

Grahame Weinbren: Artist-in-Residence

Grahame Weinbren was artist-in-residence at the Slade School of Fine Art in the Autumn of 2007. He developed two pieces during this period, in studios at the Slade Research Centre, Woburn Square and Wells Street (in association with CARTE, University of Westminster).

Vince Dziekan - Researcher in Residence

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.

Postgraduate Research 2011

The aim was to present research themes, which could be productively explored in the space; basic notions which continually inform the production of art, and hence are key to the development of artistic research: Weight, Water, Touch, Body, Land, Air.

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