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Take a look at the exhibitions that have happened so far this year in the Lethaby Gallery.

pink plinths with publications and tvs on the wall with headphones in the gallery
Richard Stonehouse

CSM Shows: Fashion Communication

25–31 May 2023

Fashion Communication showcased the 2023 graduating student projects. Combining image and text-based outcomes, this exhibition incorporated photography, moving image, animation, web and print design, and written and visual research. The themes reflected the students’ responses to global and personal issues, their engagement with both local and online communities and their understanding of digital space.

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Richard Stonehouse

CSM Shows: Foundation  Diploma in Art and Design

17–20 May 2023

This exhibition was the first of our Central Saint Martins Shows for 2023, with a new generation of creative changemakers embarking on fresh and amazing adventures. Foundation students shared their sketchbooks and portfolios with visitors.

collage of items

The Green House

25–30 April 2023

Curated by the UAL, Climate Emergency Network, The Green House brought together as many voices and perspectives as possible to develop socially just responses to the impacts of climate change. Developing effective creative responses to these issues.

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Model Machines: Material Futures X DeepMind

11–20 April 2023

MA Material Futures students, in collaboration with DeepMind, explore how emerging technologies could lead to a better and more sustainable future.

diagram of soil deposit

Architecture is Climate

7–19 March 2023

Architecture is Climate was a programme of residencies in the Lethaby Gallery by architecture research collective MOULD in collaboration with Soft AgencyClimate and CitiesAnthropocene Architecture School and Civic Square.

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Installation view, Canada Goose x CSM Fashion: Keeping the Planet Cold exhibition, Lethaby Gallery. Photo by Oscar Lindsey

Keeping the Planet Cold

17–21 February 2023

Shining a light on tomorrow’s fashion designers and creatives, Keeping the Planet Cold showcased projects from MA Fashion and BA Fashion and Communication students and their work in partnership with Canada Goose. This immersive curation of outerwear pieces, lifestyle objects and mixed media portfolios represents sustainable design through the lens of the next generation.

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James Massiah for Adult Entertainment

Poems on cities

3 February 2023

In collaboration with Diana Ibáñez López and MA Cities, James Massiah performed and hosted poets and poems on London and life in cities.

carving wood
Sweet Chestnut by Zahra Badaoui, Elise Blackmore and Leo Hui

Forest School: Constructive Land

25 October - 11 November

Over two weeks the Forest School hosted a series of conversations and workshops, in dialogue with their Constructive Land research. The research was structured around three strands; Mosaic Landscapes, which examines different land management practices, Resilient Systems, which develops innovative timber building methods and Clearfell House, an experimental timber structure built with two disease-stricken British timber species, Ash and Larch.

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Jamie Johnson


12 January - 1 February 2023

Vestibule reconsiders the exhibition not as an enclosed space that hosts works of art and visitors but instead as a system whose growth can be exponential and unpredictable.