Public lectures and talks 2017-18

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An annual series of public lectures and talks on a wide variety of topics taking place at The Cass during the 2017-18 academic year.

Archive of public lectures and talks

You can see details of older public lectures and talks in our archive:


Open Field - Lectures and Talks

Open Field 2017-18

Artists residency at The Cass School of Art

The activity of Open Field provides insight into how artists practice.

Open Field 2017-18: Will Peck and Smári Róbertsson

29 September to 11 November 2017

Artists-in-residence at The Cass.

Open Field 2017-18: Jamie Jenkinson

11 November to 16 December 2017

Artist-in-residence at The Cass.

Open Field 2017-18: Bethan Hughes

6 January to 3 February 2018

Artist-in-residence at The Cass.

Open Field 2017-18: WOCI Reading Group

3 February to 3 March 2018

Artist-in-residence at The Cass.

Open Field 2017-18: Matthew Smith

3 March until 24 March 2018

Artist-in-residence at The Cass.

Open Field 2017-18: Chooc Ly Tan

7 April until 12 May 2018

Artist-in-residence at The Cass.

Hothouse Talks - Lectures and Talks

Patrick Savile

Friday 20 October, 1.15–2pm

Selected Scenes From The Beginning Of The World, a Cass Hothouse Visual Communication talk by Patrick Savile.

Amélie Barnathan

Friday 3 November, 1.15–2pm

The Cass Hothouse is excited to host its second talk by Amélie Barnathan.

The Cass Hothouse talks 2017-18

Organised by Cass Visual Communication

The in-house research, illustration and design collective from the Visual Communication department at The Cass. The collective hosts talks, events and works on commissions.

Joe Prytherch

Friday 17 November, 1.15–2pm

Drawing pictures for money, a Cass Hothouse Visual Communication talk by Joe Prytherch AKA Mason London.

Serena Wise

Friday 8 December, 1.15–2pm

The visual language of Fashion advertising through the lens of culture and storytelling, a Cass Hothouse Visual Communication talk by Serena Wise.

Kellenberger–White

Friday 26 January 2018, 1.15–2pm

A Cass Hothouse Visual Communication talk by Kellenberger–White.

Rachel Littlewood

Friday 9 February 2018, 1.15–2pm

Rees-o / Riz-o / Ry-so, a Cass Hothouse Visual Communication talk by Rachel Littlewood.

The Paper Library - Mark Stansfield

Friday 23 February 2018, 1.15–2pm

The Paper Library, a Cass Hothouse Visual Communication talk by Mark Stansfield.

Designing for National Theatre

Friday 13 April 2018, 1.15–2pm

Designing for National Theatre, a Cass Hothouse Visual Communication talk by Ollie Winser.

Fiona Woodcock

Friday 27 April 2018, 1.15–2pm

Picture books; from initial idea to publication day, a Cass Hothouse Visual Communication talk by Fiona Woodcock.

Cass Research Seminar - Lectures and Talks

Dr Agustina Martire

Wednesday 1 November, 2pm

The Death and Life of Public Streets, a lecture by Dr Agustina Martire.

StreetSpace Workshop

Thursday 2 and Friday 3 November, 10am-6pm

What makes a good mixed use street? How can good streets be represented beyond the usual tools?

Cass Research Seminar

Organised by Dr Jane Clossick

Cass Research Seminars are a series of public conversations which enable researchers to test and present their ideas in conversation with peers and a broader audience.

Cass Research Seminar One

Monday 20 November 2017 at 6.30pm, in GSG-15A

Matthew Barac and Paulo Moreira will speak on the topic of informal architecture in African cities.

Cass Research Seminar Two

Monday 27 November 2017 at 6.30pm, in GSG-15A

A PechaKucha night on the topic of Making/Drawing as Research Method.

Cass Research Seminar Three

Monday 4 December 2017 at 6.30pm, in GSG-15A

PechaKucha night: Picking a Research Topic.

Cass Research Seminar Four

Monday 22 January 2018 at 6.30pm, in GSG-15A

Networks of Making and Habitation, two presentations from Lewis Jones and Mikey Baldwin.

Cass Research Seminar – An Architecture of Relationships

Monday 29 January 2018 at 6.30pm, in GSG-15A

An Architecture of Relationships, a presentation by Unit 10 leader and Head of School of Architecture Signy Svalastoga.

Cass Research Seminar – Regeneration and London's Lost Industry

Monday 5 February 2018 at 6.30pm, in GSG-15A

Urban planning and architectural historian Juliet Davis will be discussing issues of regeneration relating to industrial areas of London with Cass Cities’ Jane Clossick.

Invisible Business: Frances Holliss and Mark Brearley

Monday 12 February 2018 at 6.30pm, in GSG-15A

Businesses can reside in all types of buildings, both Frances Holliss and Mark Brearley research the accommodation needed by businesses of different types.

Torange Khonsari and Marie Brenneis

Monday 26 February 2018 at 6.30pm, in room GSG-15A

PhD students Torange Khonsari (Architecture) and Marie Brenneis (Art), speaking about An Alternative to Globalised Austere Architecture.

Pedagogy Panel: Teaching, Research, Architecture

Monday 5 March 2018 at 6.30pm, in GSG-15A

J Benedict Brown, S Denicke-Polcher, M Barac and D Warren will each give a short presentation on their ideas about education, pedagogy and research, with a focus on architecture.

The Architecture of Autonomy

Monday 12 March 2018 at 6.30pm, in GSG-15A

The Architecture of Autonomy: Threats and Opportunities in Industrial Places.

Asif Din and Annisa Jabbour

Monday 19 March 2018 at 6.30pm, in GSG-15A

Cass PhD students’ progress submission presentations by Asif Din (Architecture) Annisa Jabbour (Architecture).

Bobby Supatira, Jane McAllister and Mary-Jane Opie

Monday 16 April 2018 at 6.30pm, in GSG-15A

Cass PhD students’ progress submission presentations Bobby Supatira (Architecture), Jane McAllister (Architecture) and Mary-Jane Opie (Art)

Lynch and Luxemburg

Monday 9 April 2018 at 6.30pm, in GSG-15A

In this twelfth Cass Research Seminar Rut Blees Luxemburg and Patrick Lynch will consider the problems of dwelling, aesthetic value and city participation.

City Making from the Bottom Up

Monday 23 April 2018 at 6.30pm, in GSG-15A

'Drawing as an investigative' tool by Maurice Mitchell.

Infrastuctures

Monday 30 April 2018 at 6.30pm, in GSG-15A

Three short talks about infrastuctures by Florian Beigel and Philip Christou, Lucy Pritchard, and Pau Bajet.

Form-Givers - Lectures and Talks

ESTAR

Thursday 18 January 2018, 6.30pm, The Wash Houses

ESTAR, is an architecture, landscape and design studio based in Santiago de Compostela.

Harquitectes

Thursday 8 February 2018, 6.30pm, The Wash Houses

Harquitectes is an architecture studio established in 2000 and based in Sabadell, Barcelona.

Apparata

Friday 2 March 2018, 6.30pm, The Wash Houses

Apparata is a studio for architecture, design and research founded by Astrid Smitham and Nicholas Lobo Brennan.

David Leech: RE-ARRANGED

Friday 4 May 2018, 6.30pm, The Wash Houses

David Leech Architects is a new London-based architectural practice established in 2016 by David Leech.

Arrhov Frick

Friday 16 March 2018, 6.30pm, The Wash Houses

Johan Arrhov (1979) and Henrik Frick (1977) established Arrhov Frick in 2010 in Stockholm, Sweden.

Who Cares? - Lectures and Talks

Assemble + RARA

Monday 5 February, 6.30pm

A talk by Assemble + RARA, as part of the Who Cares? talks.

Tak Tak Tak + Khora

Monday 12 February, 6.30pm

A talk by Tak Tak Tak and Khora, as part of the Who Cares? talks.

Tumpa Husna Yasmin Fellows and Studio Nuumi

Monday 26 February, 6.30pm

A talk by Tumpa Husna Yasmin Fellows and Studio Nuumi, as part of the Who Cares? talks.

Orizzontale and Le Seppie

Thursday 1 March, 6.30pm

A talk by Orizzontale and Le Seppie, as part of the Who Cares? talks.

Remi.C.T and Vicky Cave

Monday 5 March, 6.30pm

A talk by Remi.C.T and Vicky Cave, as part of the Who Cares? talks.

Who Cares? talks

Student-led architecture lecture series 2017-18

The Who Cares? talks are returning this year, tackling questions on the topic of humanitarian design both abroad and closer to home.

Design Affects and Azuko

Thursday 8 March, 6.30pm

A talk by Design Affects and Azuko, as part of the Who Cares? talks.

Sam Mitchell and Here There Architecture

Thursday 15 March, 6.30pm

A talk by Sam Mitchell and Here There Architecture, as part of the Who Cares? talks.

Publishing and the Industry - Lectures and Talks

Publishing and the Industry

Thursdays, 2 to 3pm, room TMG-45

Guest lecture series organised by The Cass English and Creative Writing lecturers.

Cass Histories Lecture 2018 - Lectures and Talks

The Cass Histories Lecture 2018 – Maeve Brennan, On History and Repair

Tuesday 20 March, 6.30pm, GSB-01

The Cass Histories Lecture 2018 invitee is Maeve Brennan, whose lecture is entitled On History and Repair.

The Cass Histories Lecture 2018

Organised by Ektoras Arkomanis

The annual Cass Histories Lecture invites thinkers whose work demonstrates a sensitive approach to histories.

Designing Cultural Commons – lectures and talks

Design for Cultural Commons lecture series

Thursdays, 6.30pm, The Wash Houses

Organised by Torange Khonsari.

The Alcove Gallery – exhibitions and events

Atrium Gallery – exhibitions and events

Talks and Events - Cass 3D Design

Cass Interiors Cinema Club - Lectures and Talks

Interiors Cinema Club 1

Thursdays, 5:30pm, GSB-01

Cass Interiors has organised a Cinema Club initially with a series of four films.

Interiors Cinema Club

Cass Interiors film screening series

Organised by Kaye Newman, The Cass Head of Interiors.

Cass Culture - Lectures and Talks

Colin Davies

Thursday 19 October 2017, 6.30–9pm

Book launch and talk by Colin Davies, the author of A New History of Modern Architecture.

Tango! Free Dance Class

Friday 1 December, 2.30pm to 4.30pm

TANGO! A free dance class with Roy Bachelor, organised by Harriet McKay.

Book Launch - Loose Fit City

Thursday 15 February 2018, 6.30pm

Event invitation to the book launch of Loose Fit City by Maurice Mitchell and Bo Tang.

Cass Culture

Programme of events

Cass Culture is the event and writing platform of The Cass School of Art, Architecture and Design.