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School of Arts & Humanities

Curating Contemporary Art (MA)


This year's graduating students fully embraced the opportunity to be back working face to face with their project partners which this year were - Camden Art Centre, Gasworks, LUX, Open Data Institute and Southwark Park Galleries. Commissioning installations, film screenings, community and site-specific projects for local audiences, they collectively offer a nuanced encounter with the critical concerns and complex social, cultural and environmental challenges the last two years have brought into focus.

It Matters What Happens Next was a programme of newly commissioned artworks and events that considered the origins of care and the transition between states of ‘caring’ to being ‘cared for’.

Between the Deep Blue was an invitation to question how we can transform past traumatic histories into new ways of living and healing through a series of ocean-linked workshops and events held in an immersive space.

Grace Ndiritu - An Absolute River explored alternate subjectivities of time through moving image, live performance, workshops and text.

WaterWays invited artists, students and citizen scientists to re-imagine the Regent's Canal ecosystem challenging the way we generate, collect and store environmental data.

For us, to share explored ideas of home via food, spice, and the in-between space of translation with students from the Bosco Centre in Rotherhithe.

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