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The Week That Was: 4 February


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03 February 2017

The College announced a new era in its partnership with LVMH. Through a series of projects, scholarships and the new role of CSM LVMH Director Sustainability and Innovation, the long-term initiative will nurture the future of creativity.

Students from BA Graphic Communication Design put together a Valentine’s pop-up shop which include beautiful florals, George Michael and a surprising amount of Trump.

Central Saint Martins, UAL/SESC Performance Artist in Residence, Elen Braga, engaged the Fine Art students in a part-performance piece, part-endurance test.

A sad goodbye to acting giant John Hurt (who first met Quentin Crisp when Crisp was nude modelling in painting classes at St Martin’s School of Art).

The Great Pottery Throwdown began its second series on BBC2 with Nam Tran, a kick-boxing graduate of BA Ceramic Design, in the line-up.

Fundamentals, the Spatial Practices debate series led by the Guardian’s Oliver Wainwright, continues to give food for thought. This week was focused on ‘Land’ with points ranging from the need to empower communities over local land, the influence of demand for housing and also this succinct comment from speaker Stephen Hill: “What do your parents, baby boomers & land management have in common?… They f*ck you up.” Catch up on last week’s debate on Planning here.

Alums John Galliano and Benjamin Shine collaborate to show what you can achieve with tulle in this incredible Maison Margiela dress.