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Useful websites for London 2012

The start of the Games is fast approaching, with an abundance of related events and activities already in full swing. Like London itself, it can all be hard to navigate if you haven’t a clue where to start. Here are … Continue reading

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Animating Shakespeare: CSM students tackle ‘Shipwreck Plays’

As part of the Cultural Olympiad, The World Shakespeare Festival set out to showcase the best of UK and international creative talent, through its celebration of Shakespeare as ‘the world’s playwright’. The festival has certainly been capitalising on the wealth … Continue reading

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MA Communication Design students on their myShakespeare experience

Three Central Saint Martins MA Communication Design students who worked on the myShakespeare digital project for the Royal Shakespeare Company (introduced here on the blog last week) describe their personal experiences.

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London 2012 comes to UAL’s galleries

The University of the Arts London’s exhibition spaces are gearing up to commemorate the Olympic and Paralympic events in local and idiosyncratic ways. Opening on July 26th and running through August, Wimbledon Space will showcase a selection of work by … Continue reading

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CSM students recode Shakespeare for a global audience

Over the past six months, students from Central Saint Martins’ MA Communication Design course have been part of an exciting collaboration with the World Shakespeare Festival 2012. Part of the London 2012 Festival (the culmination of the Cultural Olympiad), the … Continue reading

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Celebrating London 2012 Evening Reception

A rare bout of sunshine greeted guests to UAL’s Celebrating London 2012 evening reception: a portent, with any luck, to a bright summer ahead of art, culture and sport. The mood inside the Platform Theatre at Central Saint Martins was … Continue reading

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UAL achievements recognised in Universities Week 2012 publications

Universities Week 2012 took place from 30 April to 7 May this year and its accompanying publication, ‘Olympic and Paralympic Games: The Impact of Universities’, prominently features work from UAL. Showcasing images of Central Saint Martins’ senior lecturer, Lin Cheung, … Continue reading

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Chelsea alumnus Anish Kapoor’s Orbit unveiled (officially!)

We reported on it over two years ago – when it was first commissioned – but today Anish Kapoor’s 114.5 sculpture was officially unveiled (despite being clearly visible for three months now). The Chelsea College of Art and Design alumnus’ … Continue reading

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UAL wins Silver!

Congratulations are in order to the university for winning the Silver Award for Creative Cultural Project at the Podium Awards Evening last night! Podium is the further and higher education unit for the 2012 Games and it is UAL’s London … Continue reading

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UAL Torchbearers: Interviews

Last week we announced the six students from the University of the Arts London who have been selected to represent the university as 2012 Torchbearers. We’ve caught up with the students ahead of the Olympic Flame lighting in Ancient Olympia, … Continue reading

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