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Honorary Awards 2022
British fashion designer Kim Jones OBE, former BBC Arts Culture and Entertainment correspondent, Brenda Emmanus, Florence Welch of Florence + the Machine and musician and activist M.I.A. are among 15 world-leading creative figures to be given honorary awards by University of the Arts London this year.
They will be recognised for their outstanding contributions to the creative industries at UAL Graduation Ceremonies at the Royal Festival Hall from 8 - 15 July 2022.
The ceremonies will be streamed live via our virtual graduation hub and live-tweeted under the hashtag #UALGrads.
Anab Jain is the co-founder of Superflux, a boundary-defying, award-winning design and experiential futures company. Her work addresses climate, algorithmic autonomy and more-than-human politics, rethinking design in our climate-altered world.
Humberto Campana co-founded Estúdio Campana and Instituto Campana with his brother Fernando. Strongly rooted in Brazilian culture, they bring a whimsical, salvage and hand-crafted approach, reimagining design through the transformation of materials and its role in society.
Melanie Keen is the visionary Director of Wellcome Collection, where she reshapes our thinking around racism and ableism in relation to health, science, life and art. Her career began as a researcher in the 1990s at Chelsea College of Arts.