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CSM Visits Hong Kong

Hong Kong Blog
Hong Kong Blog

Written by
Colin Buttimer
Published date
10 November 2015

This month sees MA Narrative Environments Course Leader Tricia Austin, Dean of Academic Programmes Mark Dunhill, MA Arts and Cultural Enterprise Course Leader Charlotte Bonham-Carter and our Head of College Jeremy Till all visiting Hong Kong.

The Future of Museum and Gallery Design

Kicking off Central Saint Martins’ visit to Hong Kong is The Future of Museum and Gallery Design Conference.Co-convened by MA Narrative Environments Course Leader Tricia Austin, the conference is the outcome of an on-going research led conversation about design in museums and galleries. Following on from previous conferences, both Tricia and Mark Dunhill, Dean of Academic Programmes, will join a host of international speakers to discuss the role and responsibilities of the designer in museums. Co-organised by K11 Art Foundation, UKTI and the University of Leicester and held at the University of Hong Kong, the conference is set to take place from Friday 13 until Sunday 15 November. Visit The Future of Museum and Gallery Design conference website for further information.


Jeremy Till with Antony Gormley, Carrie Lam (Chief Secretary of the Hong Government) and Kai-Yin Lo.

CSM Visits Hong Kong

Following the conference, prospective students are invited to join Charlotte Bonham-Carter and Mark Dunhill at the British Council for a presentation on studying at Central Saint Martins. Taking place on Monday 16 November, the presentation will cover all levels of studying from foundation to postgraduate degrees, providing an insight into study at the college. The event is completely free to attend, but registration is necessary as limited places are available – visit the event page to book.

Event Horizon
Finally, Head of College Jeremy Till will be joining the widely acclaimed sculptor Antony Gormley as a part of a series of talks surrounding the artist’s latest installation in Hong Kong, ‘Event Horizon’. You can catch Jeremy at an event entitled ‘Sculpture and the Animation of Collective Space’ where he will be chairing a panel discussion following a talk given by Antony Gormley. Discussing the potential of public art in transforming cities, Jeremy will also be joined by a host of brilliant artists and researchers including Leung Mei Ping and Claire Hsu. Taking place on Friday 20 November, visit the Event Horizon website for details.