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Central Saint Martins

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 contemporary fine art photography course that explores the possibilities of both visual and conceptual expression, merging research deeply with practice. The course is rooted in the idea that photography has no self-limiting identity or essence.

College: Central Saint Martins
Level: Postgraduate

MA Fine Art

The MA Fine Art Course supports a broad range of experimental practices. This course will test and challenge your individual practice, bringing it into a contemporary critical context. Events, exhibitions and discussion help to build and challenge both individual and collective practices. The international profile of the course means that the community we foster is culturally diverse.

College: Central Saint Martins
Level: Postgraduate

MRes Art: Exhibition Studies

Highly relevant for both artists and writers, this course theorises art from a contemporary perspective embracing ideas in Continental philosophy, The Marxist intellectual tradition, as well as psychoanalytic and feminist theories.

College: Central Saint Martins
Level: Postgraduate

MRes Art: Moving Image

A unique Research Masters degree devoted to the study of Artists' Moving Image.

College: Central Saint Martins
Level: Postgraduate

MRes Art: Theory and Philosophy

MRes Art: Theory and Philosophy promotes dialogue amongst practitioners and theorists about art discourse today. Highly relevant for both artists and writers, the course theorises art from a contemporary perspective embracing ideas in Continental philosophy, The Marxist intellectual tradition, as well as psychoanalytic and feminist theories.

College: Central Saint Martins
Level: Postgraduate

Art programme events

Tansy Hamley: An Indian Traffic Jam

Tansy Hamley: An Indian Traffic Jam

  • 6 August 2019 - 16 September 2019
  • Location: Window Gallery 3

Tansy is exhibiting a technical snapshot of the works she has created since went to Jaipur in 2016 to take part in a course called Wonderful Workshops where she learnt about dhabu mud resist printing, woodblock printing and indigo vat dyeing.

Art programme stories

The Making of Tatty Devine

As the Lethaby Gallery welcomes the world of Tatty Devine for a major retrospective exhibition, we talk to founders Harriet Vine and Rosie Wolfenden about the history of their jewellery brand and the power of creativity.

Show One: Shannon Bono

Throughout Show One: Art, we’re celebrating the work of our graduating students and asking them to share the process behind the practice.

Taking Shape: Chai Kamrai

Our graduating students share the process behind their practice. Here, Chai Kamrai, BA Fine Art, explores consumerism, race and satire with his White Copyright pop-up shop.