Honorary Awards 2016
VICE Founder and CEO, Shane Smith, MOBO Founder, Kanya King MBE, pioneering designer, Sebastian Conran and Turner Prize-winning artist, Laure Prouvost are among 13 leading figures in the creative and cultural sectors to be given honorary awards by UAL this year.
They will be recognised for their outstanding contributions to the creative industries at UAL’s graduation ceremonies at the Royal Festival Hall from 18 - 21 July 2016.
Celebrated ceramicist, whose work is shown across the globe
Designer, social campaigner and eco hero
Political voice & sustainability fashion champion
Co-founder of ACME
Turner Prize winning installation artist and filmmaker
The force behind The Metropolitan Museum of Art’s blockbuster spring fashion exhibitions
A global voice in contemporary art history and criticism
Founder of the award-winning Yorkshire Sculpture Park
Acclaimed sculptor, set to represent Great Britain at the 57th Venice International Art Biennale
Founder of the world’s sixth most-used website: Wikipedia.
Founder and CEO of the global youth media brand, VICE
Visionary founder of leading urban music brand, MOBO
Award-winning designer spanning homewares, interiors, technology & album covers for The Clash.