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Operating as usual

18/09/2020
5 Days. 10 Years. 1 Planet.

At the moment, the Lethaby Gallery is not open for exhibitions. However, the @UAL Climate Emergency Network is hosting an exciting and thought-provoking 5-day online series of talks and workshops for all UAL students and staff. 5 Days. 10 Years. 1 Planet. addresses the intersecting climate, biodiversity and social justice crises that we are facing today.

Join the discussions about some key objectives for change over the next 5 years in our lives as artists, designers, researchers and citizens.

https://www.arts.ac.uk/about-ual/sustainability/five-days-ten-years-one-planet

Another look at Intravox, from the #LethabyArchive. A 2015 immersive, interactive, audio-visual installation created by ...
13/07/2020

Another look at Intravox, from the #LethabyArchive.

A 2015 immersive, interactive, audio-visual installation created by Professor of Digital Art, Fred Deakin, who previously shared this video about the exhibition: https://vimeo.com/153763714

https://bit.ly/lethaby2015

Next from the #LethabyArchive, Temporalities. A 2018 exhibition that drew on the rich history of fine art moving image a...
10/07/2020

Next from the #LethabyArchive, Temporalities. A 2018 exhibition that drew on the rich history of fine art moving image at the College and projected the practice into the future with Correspondence, commissioned responses to historical student film and video work. ⁠

Read more about the 2018 Temporalities: https://bit.ly/Temporalities

2017 exhibition, Altered Realities, featured works from students, staff and alumni that acknowledged and responded to th...
09/07/2020

2017 exhibition, Altered Realities, featured works from students, staff and alumni that acknowledged and responded to the altered states and twisted realities in which we find ourselves. #LethabyArchive

Read more about the response: https://bit.ly/AlteredRealities

Sadly we're not open, but here is a picture from our 2016 exhibition: We Are Open.⁠⁠In 2016, graduates from Graphic Desi...
08/07/2020

Sadly we're not open, but here is a picture from our 2016 exhibition: We Are Open.⁠

In 2016, graduates from Graphic Design, Fine Art and Spatial Practices were invited to create responses to the Gallery’s local communities and environments. Each graduate was a resident in the gallery for one week, using it as their studio while it stayed open to the public. #LethabyArchive⁠

https://bit.ly/lethaby2016

Another from the 2015 exhibition Elaborate.⁠⁠In March of 2015, the Lethaby exhibited moving image students and graduates...
07/07/2020

Another from the 2015 exhibition Elaborate.⁠

In March of 2015, the Lethaby exhibited moving image students and graduates of the time, who were looking into new ways of communicating and connecting with information, audiences and experiences.⁠

See more from #LethabyArchive: https://bit.ly/lethaby2015

In 2018, the second iteration of Creative Unions exhibited in the Lethaby Gallery, as part of London Design Festival.Sho...
06/07/2020

In 2018, the second iteration of Creative Unions exhibited in the Lethaby Gallery, as part of London Design Festival.

Showcasing the way in which our students address socio-political climates with urgency and ingenuity across 6 curatorial themes, read about the works in 'Shared Territories': https://bit.ly/creativeunions2018

#LethabyArchive

Some Like It Hot, a 2017 exhibition, from the #LethabyArchive where for the first time, staff from across the Jewellery ...
03/07/2020

Some Like It Hot, a 2017 exhibition, from the #LethabyArchive where for the first time, staff from across the Jewellery and Textiles Programme showcased their research and practice together, presenting projects through the perspective of temperatures.

https://bit.ly/lethaby2017

Real Dirty Blue, a 2016 #LethabyArchive exhibition chronicling a century of textile design at Central Saint Martins. Rea...
02/07/2020

Real Dirty Blue, a 2016 #LethabyArchive exhibition chronicling a century of textile design at Central Saint Martins.

Read an interview with Judy Willcocks, Head of the Museum & Study Collection and Curator Anna Buruma discussing the most influential historical pieces in the exhibition: https://bit.ly/RealDirtyBlue

The Intelligent Optimist, a 2015 exhibition explored ways in which creative practices and critical intelligence propose ...
01/07/2020

The Intelligent Optimist, a 2015 exhibition explored ways in which creative practices and critical intelligence propose provocative and hopeful new perspectives. Another from the #LethabyArchive.

Read more: https://bit.ly/lethaby2015

Normal to Dissent was a 2018 exhibition split across our Window Galleries with a series of conversations and workshops i...
26/06/2020

Normal to Dissent was a 2018 exhibition split across our Window Galleries with a series of conversations and workshops in the Lethaby Gallery. ⁠#LethabyArchive

Normal to Dissent sought to address issues of visibility across gender, race and access by examining their systems of language and representation.⁠

https://www.arts.ac.uk/colleges/central-saint-martins/stories/normal-to-dissent

"But a theme has emerged: a notable questioning of the role of the virtual and technological, either alongside or in dir...
25/06/2020

"But a theme has emerged: a notable questioning of the role of the virtual and technological, either alongside or in direct opposition to the notion of what is ‘real’." – Curriculum Area Leader, Adrian Scrivener.⁠

Central Saint Martins caught up with 2020 Foundation students and staff to hear about final projects and look back over a year unlike any other. https://www.arts.ac.uk/colleges/central-saint-martins/stories/foundation-2020-fine-art

#CSM2020⁠

Image: Viking Stendahl, Doll

Another one from Craftsmanship Alone Is Not Enough, a 2017 exhibition from the #LethabyArchive, celebrating 100 years of...
24/06/2020

Another one from Craftsmanship Alone Is Not Enough, a 2017 exhibition from the #LethabyArchive, celebrating 100 years of ceramics at Central Saint Martins.⁠

https://bit.ly/lethaby2017

"Documentaries portray historic events as more hectic and action-filled than they were. The colours we see on TV and in ...
23/06/2020

"Documentaries portray historic events as more hectic and action-filled than they were. The colours we see on TV and in adverts are edited to look more colourful than they are in reality. The world has become more real than real." – Adam Faurschou, Fashion and Textiles Foundation student.⁠

Central Saint Martins caught up with 2020 Foundation students and staff to hear about final projects and look back over a year unlike any other. Read from Fashion and Textiles: https://www.arts.ac.uk/colleges/central-saint-martins/stories/foundation-2020-fashion⁠

Image: Adam Faurschou, The Global News⁠
#CSM2020

"Jewellery is an extension of the body. The idea that weight and volume can be added to the body (both physically and vi...
19/06/2020
Foundation 2020: 3-Dimensional Design and Architecture

"Jewellery is an extension of the body. The idea that weight and volume can be added to the body (both physically and visually) interests me and I want to use oversized jewellery as a way to make the wearer seem bigger and more powerful." – Ling Yin Shum, 3-Dimensional Design and Architecture Foundation student.⁠

Central Saint Martins caught up with 2020 Foundation students and staff to hear about final projects and look back over a year unlike any other.

Read from 3-Dimensional Design and Architecture: https://www.arts.ac.uk/colleges/central-saint-martins/stories/foundation-2020-3dda⁠

Image: Ling Yin Shum, Bespoke⁠

#CSM2020

As our 2020 Foundation students head to the next stage in their creative education, we catch up with them (and their tutor) to hear about their final projects and look back over a year unlike any other.

In 2015, Lens on Life was an exhibition that emerged from a dialogue established between artists and scientists. This ex...
18/06/2020

In 2015, Lens on Life was an exhibition that emerged from a dialogue established between artists and scientists. This exhibition offered a novel take on mitosis and human cell division through historical and contemporary references and an imaginative interpretation by the artists involved.⁠
#LethabyArchive⁠

https://bit.ly/lethaby2015

"They adapted their projects and their tools, they adjusted their expectations and their ambitions, but they didn't give...
17/06/2020
Foundation Show 2020

"They adapted their projects and their tools, they adjusted their expectations and their ambitions, but they didn't give up. The work that has emerged from this extraordinary time is in itself extraordinary." – Lucy Alexander, Curriculum Area Leader for Graphic Communication Design.⁠

Central Saint Martins caught up with 2020 Foundation students and staff to hear about final projects and look back over a year unlike any other. Read from Graphic Communication Design: https://www.arts.ac.uk/colleges/central-saint-martins/stories/foundation-2020-gcd

Image: Sarah Tabbara, Faces at the Breakfast Table⁠

#CSM2020

"The culmination of our Foundation year is usually a public exhibition at our King’s Cross campus. This year is anything but usual due to coronavirus lockdown. But this hasn’t prevented our students from continuing to develop their projects which are celebrated here. We have been continually imp...

From the 2018 #LethabyArchive, The Age of New Babylon, was the first student-led exhibit in the gallery, examining notio...
16/06/2020

From the 2018 #LethabyArchive, The Age of New Babylon, was the first student-led exhibit in the gallery, examining notions of ‘otherness’ through the lens of difference and sought to go beyond the frame of images.

https://bit.ly/lethaby2018

11/06/2020

A quick detour from the #LethabyArchive to let you know that Central Saint Martins are celebrating the amazing work from Foundation students of 2020. ⁠#CSM2020⁠

Read the stories from each curriculum area on this link: bit.ly/CSMfoundation2020⁠

"The culmination of our Foundation year is usually a public exhibition at our King’s Cross campus. This year is anything but usual due to coronavirus lockdown. But this hasn’t prevented our students from continuing to develop their projects. We have been continually impressed by their ingenuity and resilience to continue making their work despite the restrictions. We are proud of them all." Chris Roberts, Programme Director. ⁠

Graphics by Scene Peng and Julia Luckmann, BA Graphic Communication Design students

In 2016, Graphic Design, Fine Art and Spatial Practice graduates were invited to respond to the Gallery’s local communit...
03/06/2020

In 2016, Graphic Design, Fine Art and Spatial Practice graduates were invited to respond to the Gallery’s local communities and environments in We Are Open, using the gallery as their studio for four weeks. #LethabyArchive

https://bit.ly/lethaby2016

Ghosts: Keith Piper and Roshini Kempadoo was a 2015 exhibition, presenting two key works that explored the relationship ...
01/06/2020

Ghosts: Keith Piper and Roshini Kempadoo was a 2015 exhibition, presenting two key works that explored the relationship between technology and subjectivity through the lens of contemporary art practice.
#LethabyArchive

https://bit.ly/lethaby2015

Another from the #LethabyArchive, this second iteration of Creative Unions in 2018, showcased the way in which our stude...
29/05/2020

Another from the #LethabyArchive, this second iteration of Creative Unions in 2018, showcased the way in which our students to address our socio-political climate with urgency and ingenuity.

https://bit.ly/lethaby2018

Craftsmanship Alone is Not Enough is from our 2017 #LethabyArchive. Celebrating 100 years of ceramics at CSM, this exhib...
27/05/2020

Craftsmanship Alone is Not Enough is from our 2017 #LethabyArchive. Celebrating 100 years of ceramics at CSM, this exhibition reflected the embodied practice of working with ceramics.

https://bit.ly/lethaby2017

Happy bank holiday! Today we're reminiscing about Real Dirty Blue, an exhibition from the 2016 #LethabyArchive, co-curat...
25/05/2020

Happy bank holiday! Today we're reminiscing about Real Dirty Blue, an exhibition from the 2016 #LethabyArchive, co-curated by the CSM Museum and the BA Textile Design staff, this told the story of a century of textile design at CSM.

https://bit.ly/lethaby2016

Another 2015 exhibition from the #LethabyArchive - 'Intravox' presented by Fred Deakin, Professor of Digital Art, UAL. A...
22/05/2020

Another 2015 exhibition from the #LethabyArchive - 'Intravox' presented by Fred Deakin, Professor of Digital Art, UAL. An immersive, interactive, audio-visual installation.

https://bit.ly/lethaby2015

'Some Like It Hot' was a 2017 exhibition, where for the first time, staff from Jewellery and Textiles showcased their re...
20/05/2020

'Some Like It Hot' was a 2017 exhibition, where for the first time, staff from Jewellery and Textiles showcased their research and practice, presenting new projects through the perspective of temperatures.
#LethabyArchive

https://bit.ly/lethaby2017

More from our #LethabyArchive, this 2016 exhibition 'Brain Waves' presented the work of design graduates, exploring the ...
18/05/2020

More from our #LethabyArchive, this 2016 exhibition 'Brain Waves' presented the work of design graduates, exploring the varieties of design intelligence.

https://bit.ly/lethaby2016

If you're missing the gallery as much as us, then we're reminiscing on our various exhibitions from the last few years. ...
16/05/2020

If you're missing the gallery as much as us, then we're reminiscing on our various exhibitions from the last few years.

This 2015 exhibition 'Elaborate' from the #LethabyArchive, showcased emerging moving image students and graduates, at the time.

https://bit.ly/lethaby2015

10/03/2020

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