Institute of Advanced Studies (IAS)


Bandstand design: commission for UCL Slade and Bartlett students

21 January 2022

Are you a current UCL student at the Slade or Bartlett? If so, UCL Music Futures is offering you the chance to win a commission to design a modern re-imagining of a musical bandstand for Bloomsbury’s garden squares, to be used for the project’s summer music festival.

A bandstand in a park, Photo by Ronnie Khan on Unsplash

The winner will work with artist and musician Mataio Austin Dean and musicians Bentham’s Body Ensemble, using UCL Special Collections' London History Collection as inspiration.

Find out more about the project, Re-imagining the musical bandstand 

Briefing meetings will be held Friday 11 February 1pm and 5.30pm. They are free, online and open to current UCL Slade & Bartlett students. 

Register to attend briefing and learn more

Music Futures is a one-year cycle of activities dedicated to thinking, writing and performing music. It is hosted jointly by the European Institute and the Institute of Advanced Studies, and features academics across UCL Faculties.

Photo by Ronnie Khan on Unsplash