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Art Programme

Introduction by Art Programme Director, Alex Schady

The Art programme consists of the following courses and pathways:

BA (Hons) Fine Art

Artists create the cultural resources of our shared future. We recognise the breadth and diversity of social, political, cultural, economic and technological contexts of contemporary art.

College: Central Saint Martins
Level: Undergraduate

MA Art and Science

This pioneering course investigates the creative relationships between art and science and how to communicate them.

College: Central Saint Martins
Level: Postgraduate

MA Contemporary Photography; Practices and Philosophies

MA Contemporary Photography; Practices and Philosophies is a fine art photography course which merges research with practice.

College: Central Saint Martins
Level: Postgraduate

MA Fine Art

On MA Fine Art, you will critically address what it means to practice as an artist today.

College: Central Saint Martins
Level: Postgraduate

MRes Art: Exhibition Studies

MRes Art: Exhibition Studies examines the history of contemporary art through key developments in the exhibition form.

College: Central Saint Martins
Level: Postgraduate

MRes Art: Moving Image

MRes Art: Moving Image explores the rich histories, theories and aesthetics that have led artists to turn to film and video.

College: Central Saint Martins
Level: Postgraduate

MRes Art: Theory and Philosophy

MRes Art: Theory and Philosophy promotes dialogue between practitioners and theorists about art discourse today.

College: Central Saint Martins
Level: Postgraduate

Art programme events

CANCELLED: presence

CANCELLED: presence

  • 16 April 2020 - 17 April 2020
  • Location: The Street

A durational one-on-one performance containing a body in a space.

CANCELLED: MEDUSA I genesis

CANCELLED: MEDUSA I genesis

  • 17 April 2020
  • Location: Platform West

A visual performance investigates the limits of our humanity and pinpoints the need for metamorphosis.

CANCELLED: Fittings

CANCELLED: Fittings

  • 22 April 2020
  • Location: Studio Theatre J004

Fittings is an (almost) solo performance that explores the coexistence of Islam and Soviet communism using elements of stand-up, theatre clichés and transforming scenographic structures.

Art programme stories

Big White Wall: Affirmations

BA Fine Art student Lewis Buttery has been selected for the annual Big White Wall project. With his winning work now installed in our Window Galleries, we spoke to him about his monumental words of affirmation.

Hacking Hearts

This fast-paced project saw postgraduate students from across disciplines hack the research of our two inaugural Scientists in Residence.

Counter Acts: in conversation

As the exhibition exploring the connections between UAL and the Turner Prize continues at the Lethaby Gallery, we talk to Osei Bonsu, the show’s curator and BA Culture, Criticism and Curation alum.