Cass Fine Art: Lunchbox lecture by Emily Beber
Shrinking Studies - A Cultural History considers the paradoxical process of shrinking as it has appeared throughout history as an action, attack, metaphor, subjective sensation and ontological anxiety. It explores a vast body of shrinkages from miniaturised performances of discipline and power, to a contemporary dissolve of perspective - groundlessness, to fourteenth century saints and mystics body horror in their search for nothingness, to the panoptic presence, the all-seeing, unseen space of the internet.
Emily Beber (b.1988) is a writer and art critic recently graduated from an MA in Critical Writing in Art and Design at the Royal College of Art. Emily is currently working on the book Corpora Limbo, a publication of thirty commissioned essays concerned with the writer's body, to be released by Eros Press in 2015. She also performs as part of the art band WE with Pil and Galia Kollectiv and Victor M.Jakeman, and is the founder of These Lists, an online archive of reading lists and co-founder of the feminist zine WET KNICKERS.
Recent news from The Cass
Monday 23 April 2018, 5pm - 6.30pm
MASS welcomes Hello Wood, an award winning Hungarian practice, who are hosting their ninth annual summer school “Cabin Fever”.
Two students have made a short film to celebrate the opening of the new roof garden which is based at Calcutta House.
Various dates and locations
A series of pop-up exhibitions curated by first year Fine Art students.
Thursday 19 April 2018, 2.00pm
A talk with guest artist Takaya Fujii about Ikebana, performativity and contemporary art.
Thursday 3 May 2018, 6.30pm - 8.00pm
Peter Clossick will speak about the philosophy and ideas behind his figurative paintings from the 1980's to today.
Work by Cass Textile design student is manufactured in India and exhibited in Germany and New York following competition success.
24 April at 6.30pm
Screening of documentary exploring social cleansing in council housing, accompanied by Q and A with director Nikita Woolfe.
Theatre students performed extracts of their student projects to Adrian Berry, Artistic Director of Jackson’s Lane Theatre.
First Thursday evening of experimental sound and vision curated by Fine Art student Raisa Watkiss returns to The Cass.
19 April 2018
Cass to host International event for young change makers to coincide with Commonwealth Heads of Government Meeting – and you can help.
Collect Open: 27 February 2018
Exhibition at The Cass reveals results of CAMPO research project exploring the idea of ‘Dream Beds’
Cass graduate selected to exhibit alongside his tutor at prestigious exhibition to celebrate 15 years of The Aram Gallery
Cass students took part in the inaugural ‘Up In The Cloud’ furniture design competition, earlier this month.
Student led curatorial group present exhibition exploring collaboration at The Cass.