Eigil Nordstrøm, who graduated from our Fine Art programme last year, was awarded the 1st prize in the category of Painting and Sculpture at the ArtGemini prize 2014.  Eigil’s painting “Recollection” (pictured below) was chosen out of entrants from an astounding 44 countries to scoop the £2000 prize.  The prize was presented by Gok Wan and […]

1. In three words describe your intentions for the graduate show? Violent, fragile, contemplative 2. Can you describe your work, your process and the vision you have for your exhibition space? My current work straddles the boundaries between 2 and 3 dimensions; painting, drawing and sculpture.  I build up and scrape back; destroy and reconstruct, […]

1. In three words describe your intentions for the graduate show? Show my achievement 2. Can you describe your work, your process and the vision you have for your exhibition space? My paintings focus on people and places that are important in my life. I paint relationship because it is a way to express love […]

1. In three words describe your intentions for the graduate show? Uncanny, Labrynthian, Cavenous 2. Can you describe your work, your process and the vision you have for your exhibition space? “Metaphor is natural to the human imagination, but this potential can only be realized by allowing the unconscious full play.”(Lautreamonts, The Surrealist Manifesto, 1924). […]

1. In three words describe your intentions for the graduate show? Appealing  – meditative – memorable. 2. Can you describe your work, your process and the vision you have for your exhibition space? For me, the process of making art induces a kind of relaxed concentration and I try to share this same sensation with […]

Two academy students, alumnus Tarek Tuma, and Fine Art student Ramez Bakir were involved in the recent Without Words : Emerging Syrian Artists exhibition at the P21 Gallery. There is now a documentary on this exhibition filmed by Thomson Reuters Foundation entitled Syrian artists confront horrors of War. This documentary follows up on the success of […]