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Fine art

Find out about the latest research and projects, conducted by UAL researchers, involving fine art.

Ligatus is a UAL research centre associated with fine art.

You can browse UAL Research Online, the University’s Institutional Repository, for an online showcase of all research produced at University of the Arts London.


Antarctica Village - No Borders

Lucy + Jorge Orta went on an expedition to Antarctica living in an extreme environment under the severest survival conditions.

British Artists' Film & Video Study Collection

Improving access to the British Artists' Film and Video Study Collection. Funded by the Arts and Humanities Research Board.

Drawing Out

The premise that drives the 'Drawing Out Network' was seeded during the first UAL/RMIT University drawing conference.

Drawing Skirts

A collaborative investigation into the role of the hand craft and digital processes within creative practice.


White Light White Heat: celebrating and exploring the boundaries of fashion and fine art through the medium of contemporary glass.


Examines how autobiography operates as a creative space, the use of biography in contemporary art

Light Cloth

Exploring inherent mechanisms of visual perception through a combination of hand woven textiles, colour, light and time.

Mapping the Invisible: EU-ROMA Gypsies

Mapping the Invisible is the first publication dedicated to EU-ROMA gypsies.

Meeting Margins

Transnational art in Europe and Latin America 1950-1978.

Modes of Remembrance, The Act & Art of Remembering

A series of sculptural interventions that form an investigation and response into monuments in St. Giles-in-the-Fields, Covent Garden.


Addresses questions of image, traversing beyond established research on specific mediums such as painting, photography and print media.