Speakers Corner: Social Innovation through Art and Design
Cultural and educational expedition in Dong Minority Village in China
Dr Sunghee Ahn will mainly talk about her and her students’ recent project in China. The project was originally deigned to the social contribution by artist and designers for one of minority village located in deep country side of Hunan Province in China.
It will try to explore the question ‘how we can enhance the sustainability and value of design project?’ by showing the process of seeking co-design methodology between residence and designers, and interdisciplinary collaboration between design disciplines.
SungHee Ahn graduated from M.A at Chelsea College of Art and Design and stayed at Goldsmiths College as a visiting research fellow in 2002 and 2003. She worked on many projects and exhibitions including Gwangju International Biennale in Korea. She also recently graduated from her Ph.D course at Brunel University in Participation-based Public Art Strategy in Local Regeneration. She is currently an assistant professor at Hunan University in China.
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.