Tag Archives: London 2012

Day 64 of the Olympic Torch Relay – Tottie’s Triumph!

The sun shone and the crowds were out in Waltham Forest as UAL student Tottie Petit ran with the Olympic Torch on the first day of its tour of London.  The excitement is palpable in all the online articles, photos … Continue reading

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26th July at Camberwell College of Arts and Design

On 26th July 2012 the Olympic Torch will pass by CSM – the home of ‘Kiwi House 2012’ – and Camberwell College of Arts and Design. To celebrate the Games and the passing of the Torch through south London two … Continue reading

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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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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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Yannakis Jones’ Olympic and Paralympic films for BMW

Yannakis Jones is an Associate Lecturer in Advertising Communication at Central Saint Martins, and has won numerous awards – working for both London agencies and independently. Yannakis recently completed work on a series of films, BMW presents: The Ultimate Performance. … Continue reading

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Central Saint Martins MA Fashion graduate Luke Brooks on the Olympic Dream

Last month students of Central Saint Martins’ MA Fashion presented their collections as part of London Fashion Week. Amongst the eclectic and exciting designs, the work of Luke Brooks stood out to us here at UAL 2012 HQ. Joint winner … Continue reading

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