Spineless Wonders is a network of artists, writers, academics and librarians, creating and researching small press publications including artists books.
How can artists flag the importance of political action on climate change? Organised by Susan Collins (UCL), Harriet O’Neill (BSR; RHUL) and Marta Pellerini (BSR).
Global Photographies was founded in spring 2020, in the first wave of the Coronavirus pandemic. It recognised an opportunity: teaching online allowed photographers, students, writers curators and academics to connect and collaborate across borders.
Over Spring 2021 Jo Volley created a timeline charting the specific colours used by Van Gogh across his lifetime.
The Rock Room Project is a research and exhibition project based in Graduate Sculpture and was set up in 2013. The project collaborates with the Department of UCL Earth Sciences and UCL Museums.
How the arts and humanities can contribute to Healthcare Education and facilitate improved intercultural understanding in Japan and the UK.
Poetic Interlude – various speakersColour & Poetry: A Symposium is a cross and interdisciplinary four-day event held by the Slade in celebration of International Colour Day, World Poetry Day and World Pigment Day.
Join us for a series of talks on Microsoft Teams, presented by The Pigment Farm.
Terrain Vague scheduled for 26 - 28 March 2020 has been cancelled. We hope to be able to reschedule this in the future.
The Colour and Poetry Day scheduled for the 19 - 21 March 2020 has been cancelled. We hope to reschedule this in the future.
Drawing An Arc Through Our Digital Lives is part of a speculative research project co-led by Professor Dryden Goodwin (Slade School of Fine Art) and Jack Southern (University of Gloucestershire / City + Guilds of London Art School).
The works presented in OBSERVATION are the result of the knowledge exchange between UCL Slade School of Fine Art’s Scientists in Residence, Professor David Dobson and Dr Ruth Siddall.
Colour & Poetry: A Symposium takes place at the Slade Research Centre, Slade School of Fine Art, on 20 - 21 March to celebrate both International Colour Day and World Poetry Day.
This year's Small Press Project 04, Visions of Protest: BLAKE THE MARCH, has been used as a critical lens through which we can focus on what connections exist between the democracy of print, their aesthetics and the autonomy of artists’ books and publishing. It takes place from 4 - 9 March 2019.
This interdisciplinary conference and object-led-learning workshop will explore the interconnectedness of humans and nonhumans.
In an era of widely disseminated digital images, online publishing platforms, the Small Press Project responds to a material turn for publishing.
The Colour & Emotion exhibition is the outcome of an interdisciplinary and collaborative research project looking at colour, sensation and emotion.
Graduate Research Weeks are held at the Slade Research Centre and provide MFA, MA and PhD students across all three areas with a forum to explore an aspect of their work under a particular research theme.
This trio of events explores the concept of situated practice in contemporary art, architecture and urbanism. Set across the three months of the 2017 Folkestone Triennial, they will take place in three ‘edge’ locations linked by the High Speed One rail link between London and Folkestone.
This one-day PhD workshop hosted by the Bartlett and the Slade, and funded by LAHP, the London Arts and Humanities Partnership, focuses on ethical dilemmas in art and architectural research and practice.
Graduate Research Weeks are held at the Slade Research Centre and provide MFA, MA and PhD students across all three areas the opportunity to explore an aspect of their work under a particular research theme.
The Small Press Project encompasses a one-day symposium, a publication project, an exhibition and a mini artists’ book fair.
A symposium on the Post-Factual, followed by an exhibition.
This event will explore a range of international and interdisciplinary approaches that can help us better understand encounters with pain both within and beyond the clinic. It will divert radically from the traditional academic conference format to encourage exchange between different groups affected by pain.
Graduate Research Weeks are held at the Slade Research Centre in the Autumn and Spring Terms and provide MFA, MA and PhD students across all three areas the opportunity to explore an aspect of their work under a particular research theme, which can be imaginatively developed in the unique studio space of the Centre.
Inaugurated in 2009, Cities Methodologies is a pan-UCL initiative to showcase innovative methods of urban research.
Deep Material Encounters, a symposium bringing together researchers and artists from across the arts and sciences was held at Clearwell Caves in the Forest of Dean, one of the country’s oldest iron ore mines, on Friday 15 April 2016.
The Small Press Project Event will host discussions about a range of artists’ publications, and the qualities a good publication should or could have.
Motion in Form II is a four-day event at the Slade Research Centre, Woburn Square, investigating film and moving image through workshops, live performance, lectures, discussions and a public exhibition of film installations.
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.
Practice-Led PhD candidate Sarah Fortais borrowed NASA lunar specimens from the STFC and hosted an event titled Lunar Salon at the Slade Research Centre.
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.
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.
UCL will commemorate the twentieth anniversary of Derek Jarman’s death with a study day on 13 February 2014 focused on the spaces of his life and work.
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.
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, Big and Body.
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.
The Slade Research Centre, Woburn Square, has hosted collaborations and events involving researchers from many different fields, from the Slade School of Fine Art and UCL, as well as researchers and practitioners from the wider community nationally and internationally.
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.
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.
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.