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Window Galleries 2021

Take a look at the exhibitions that took place in Central Saint Martins' Window Galleries throughout 2020.

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Sisterly Love, Davinia Clarke, London College of Communication, Illustration and Visual Media, 2023

Black History Month: Looking Forward

15 July - 20 September 2021

The Arts Students’ Union at UAL is run for students by students. Ensuring the student voice is at the heart of work, priorities and direction for each academic year. Through Black History Month and beyond, Arts Students’ Union celebrate the culture, creativity and resilience of our Black students. Exploring and supporting important campaigns such as Black Lives Matter, Decolonizing the Curriculum, developing Black Leadership in our communities, and providing opportunities in which to build and nurture the Black Community at UAL.

Installation of red and white imagery
Alice Bajaj, BA Fine Art (Photo: Peter Cattrell)

Big Walls and Window Project

15 July - 20 September 2021

This year, Big Walls and Window Project features in our Window Gallery and showcases the work of graduating BA Fine Art student, Alice Bajaj. Her dystopian world of giant spiders and local surveillance are displayed in a series of three-metre long paintings.

wooden structure

Carbon Copies

23 August – 7 September 2021

For the past three decades, mainstream architecture has been addressing our changing climate through reducing the thermal demands of new buildings. This has produced a massive high-tech industry based on energy reducing products, almost all of which are dependent on crude oil. Carbon Copies interrogated this narrative by re-imagining iconic residential typologies using a low embodied energy palette.

hand is picking up a cup from a saucer on a white backdrop

Still, Life

7 November 2020 – 27 June 2021

In November 2019, Emma Lacey, ceramicist and Stage 2 Leader of BA Ceramic Design at Central Saint Martins, undertook a residency in Jingdezhen, China’s ‘city of porcelain’. Still, Life showcases Emma’s material response and her inspirational experience in Jingdezhen.

window gallery showing sell out signs in style of a shop

Sell Out

24 April – 16 May 2021

The work shown in Sell Out was created by MA students from the Art Programme at Central Saint Martins during the pandemic. They made work that was affordable so that everyone could enjoy the benefits of living with art.

three hands hold postcards cut out
Ruiyi Wang, Unfolded Privacy Folded

Postcards from the Edges

2 November 2020 – 4 January 2021

Artists and jewellers from South America and BA Jewellery Design students were each given a postcard from the other side of the world. Each postcard, depicting an image of someone wearing something, was transformed into something to wear. Organised by Caroline Broadhead, artist and former Programme Leader for Jewellery, Textiles and Materials.