10.02.2014 – 14.02.2014

Tuesday 11th February

Image credit: Kaltrina Krasniqi

Critics: Fashion Textiles, Jewellery & Silversmithing

Anna Freemantle

edinburghinternationalfashionfestival.com

Anna Freemantle is the Edinburgh International Fashion Festival Director, creative visionary and international model. Her love of fashion and art successfully combine to make her one of the most sought after and influential fashion visionaries, creating new engaging collaborative gateways for contributing creatives, designers and artists alike.

Clare Maddison

caa.org.uk

Clare Maddison is the Director of the CAA, the Contemporary Applied Arts Gallery, London. The CCA champions and promotes only the very best applied artists in their field. Today CCA is the premier exhibition and retail venue for the appreciation, education and purchase of the best British craft.

Rachel Matthews

prickyourfinger.com

Rachael Matthews is co-founder of East London’s Prick Your Finger the textile art collective and gallery in Bethnal Green. Prick Your Finger aims to promote making, loves fashion but hate sweatshops. Rachel is an artist, writer, and designer through knitting, having exhibited internationally.

Christopher Thompson Royds

christopherthompsonroyds.com

Christopher Thompson Royds is Gallery Manager at Gallery S O London, exhibiting leading European jewelers & silversmiths such as Otto Kunzli, Lisa Walker, Peter Bauhuis in Brick Lane. He graduated from the CASS and the Royal College of Art and exhibits widely from Tokyo, Munich and London.

Critics: Graphic Communication

Andy Altmann

whynotassociates.com

Andy Altmann is a leading graphic designer, co-founder and partner of Why Not Associates. This multi-disciplinary design group has gained an international reputation based on its creative and experimental approach, working on projects ranging from exhibition design to postage stamps via advertising, publishing, television titles, commercials and corporate identity.

Jessica Antwi Boasiako

dandad.org/talent/new-blood

Jessica Antwi-Boasiako is D&AD’s New Blood Programme Manager. New Blood supports emerging design, advertising and craft talent from around the world, through the New Blood Awards, Exhibition and the Academy. Working with exciting brands and agencies it aims to bridge the gap from education to employment.

Philip Dodd

en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Philip_Dodd (broadcaster)

madeinchinauk.com

Philip Dodd is a broadcaster, writer and curator, working in the fields of broadcasting, publishing and cultural entrepreneurship. Previously Director of the Institute of Contemporary Arts and Editor of ‘Sight & Sound’, he is today, Chairman of ‘Made in China’, developing cultural and educational projects between China and Europe. He is creative director of China Now festival and creative advisor to a Shanghai city-wide digital arts festival.

Anna Freemantle

edinburghinternationalfashionfestival.com

Anna Freemantle is the Edinburgh International Fashion Festival Director, creative visionary and international model. Her love of fashion and art successfully combine to make her one of the most sought after and influential fashion visionaries, creating new engaging collaborative gateways for contributing creatives, designers and artists alike.

Rachel Matthews

prickyourfinger.com

Rachael Matthews is co-founder of East London’s Prick Your Finger the textile art collective and gallery in Bethnal Green. Prick Your Finger aims to promote making, loves fashion but hate sweatshops. Rachel is an artist, writer, and designer through knitting, having exhibited internationally.

Critics: Undergraduate Architecture

Beate Hølmebakk

bdonline.co.uk

Beate Hølmebakk teaches Architecture at The Oslo School of Architecture. Since 2003 Hølmebakk has run a small architectural practice, Manthey Kula. Their first realized project, a hydro power station for Statkraft was finished late fall 2007, and was nominated for the Mies van der Rohe Award 2009.

Jason Coleman

robertdye.com

Jason is an architect. He worked in Berlin before joining Robert Dye Architects in London. He has taught Architecture and Urban Design at UEL and UCL.

Edgar Gonzalez

brisacgonzalez.com

Brisac Gonzalez is a multi-lingual and multi-national architecture firm established by Cecile Brisac and Edgar Gonzalez. Edgar trained at the University of Florida, the Architectural Association, and Columbia University in New York City. The practice has won numerous awards and competitions across the world, and is currently working on projects in UK, France, Scandinavia, Russia, and the Middle East.

Mary Ann Steane

energy.cam.ac.uk

Mary Ann Steane is a lecturer in the University of Cambridge and also a registered architect. She is a course director of the MPhil in Environmental Design. Her research on environmental issues attempts to marry technical analysis with a broader cultural perspective.

Takero Shimazaki

t-sa.co.uk

Takero Shimazaki studied architecture at the University of Wales, Cardiff and The Bartlett. He has worked for Itsuko Hasegawa Atelier and the Richard Rogers Partnership. He co-founded Toh Shimazaki in 1995. He is currently Inter 2 Unit Master at the Architectural Association, London.


Details

AM Fashion Textiles, Jewellery & Silversmithing
PM Graphic Communication
Location 2nd Floor Boulevard, Central House
AM/PM Undergraduate Architecture
Location 1-16 Theatre Lecture, Central House

3D and Crafts presentations (2nd Floor Boulevard)

Graphic Communication presentations (2nd Floor Boulevard)

Architecture presentations (CE1-16 Lecture Theatre)

Courses

1st Year: Jewellery & Silversmithing

Year 1 Jewellery & Silversmithing encourages students to develop a creative fusion of associated practical and conceptual skills.

1st Year: Textile Design

Students started the year, working together with a design team to design the Lord Mayors float in November, to embody the theme of the day ‘The Energy of Life'.

1st Year: Graphic Communication

The first year uses a contemporary approach to teaching, exploring hybrid practice from illustrative practice(s), graphic design and modern graphic communication.

1st Year: Architecture

Project work is alternately supported, stimulated and challenged by studies in technology, history and theory and professional practice.