Chelsea College of Arts creates research with cultural and social value. Our research interests are curating and museology, fine art, craft, graphic design communication, interior and spatial design, textiles, archival studies and the history of art and design.
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We work with a number of different institutions and cultural organisations.
Past research events
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Transnational Art, Identity and Nation (TrAIN)
A cross disciplinary hub for historical, theoretical and practice-based research in art and design.
Centre for Circular Design (CCD)
Using practice-based research approaches to originate, steer and support circular technologies, economies and communities around the globe.
This knowledge was always yours: an interview with Dr David Dibosa
As the MA Curating and Collections course leader prepares to present a new programme on BBC4, he speaks about the role of universities in public cultural life.
Climate Crisis: Speculative Futures
Interview with David Cross, Reader in Art and Design, ahead of the climate crisis event at the Horniman Museum and Gardens in south east London.
Iniva and the Stuart Hall Library move to Chelsea College of Arts
Iniva is an organisation that has been working to radically transform the visual arts landscape for 25 years.
An interview with Jon Savage and Mat Bancroft, curators of Use Hearing Protection: FAC 1 – 50 / 40 at Chelsea Space
The curators discuss the exhibition celebrating the ground-breaking early works and on-going influence of Manchester's Factory Records.
Ellie Pitkin - Research Manager