The Cass news archive: April 2018
All news from The Cass during April 2018
Cass architecture student receives RIBA president’s commendation for dissertation
Marie Henriette's dissertation ‘The Whole-body Seer: Blindness as Narrative, Subject and a Way of Seeing’ challenges the industry to think about things from a new perspective.
11-16 December 2018
Cass lecturer Jacek Ludwig Scarso leads participatory experience at Tate Modern reflecting on the meaning of waiting.
World Architecture Festival Success
Studio leads David Leech Architects win prestigious international prize.
Musarc Christmas Konsert
12th December 2018
Annual performance by architectural choir/ research group based at The Cass will form part of the London Contemporary Music Festival
Simone Ten Hompel wins Glenmorangie Commission
Cass Reader in Metal to create major new piece of contemporary silverwork for National Museum of Scotland
The Cass Cracker 2018
13th December, 5pm-8pm
Festive fine art open studio at Aldgate Bauhaus promises a feast of student creativity
EXHIBITION: 'The Waiting Room', a collaboration between The Cass and Tate Modern
The exhibition, made up of live art and multimedia installations, takes place at the Atrium Gallery in Goulston Street
Cass workshop sponsored by sustainable timber organisations
Architecture students at The Cass get the opportunity to build and learn more about working with natural construction materials.
Private viewing of acclaimed play at London Metropolitan University
Theatre Arts students were treated to a private viewing of 'Games', the latest play by Henry Naylor
RIBA House of the Year 2018
Cass architecture tutor Takero Shimazaki chairs jury for prestigious annual award featured on Channel 4's Grand Designs
The Waiting Room
4 and 5 December 2018
Exhibition of live art and digital installations will see twelve young artists reimagine The Cass Atrium as a metaphorical waiting room.
27 November 6pm
Public panel event as part of Making a Living Week explores what – and how – we create for children.
Frame Awards 2019
A project by Aberrant Architecture, a practice co-led by Cass interiors lecturer Kevin Haley, is on the longlist for two categories of the international Interior design awards
Former Cass student stages immersive opera based on his experiences with homelessness
Immersive opera to be performed at the Mayfield Depot at 3pm on 18 November
Thursday 13 December at 6.30pm
Special Cass Research Seminar with Peter St John, Marcus Taylor, Venice Fellows and the British Council reflects on Island, the British Pavilion at this year's La Biennale De Venezia.
Event: Louise Jeffreys: Making art in the 21st century
28th November 6pm
In conversation event with the Artistic Director of the Barbican, as part of Making a Living Week at The Cass
Make Art Not War
November 2018 to March 2019
Artist and Cass Professor Bob and Roberta Smith encourages young people to be creative about peace as part national 1418 NOW Project.
Cass to host prestigious Interior Educators’ conference
Keynote speakers include Marcus Engman, former Head of Design at IKEA
Don't You Dare!
15 and 17 November
Cass PhD student Chiara D'Anna presents one woman show at Cockpit Theatre.
EVENT: Ways to Wander the Gallery
Cass lecturer launches latest book with sold out performative talk event at Tate Modern
16-29 November 2018
The Cass hosts national exhibition of graduate photography work organised by leading online platform.
Janet Hall Memorial Lecture
29 November, 6.30pm
Celebrated photographer Tom Hunter to deliver annual lecture at The Cass organised by London Independent Photography.
Cass lecturer starts a nature revolution upon the streets of London
Siân Moxon encourages Londoners to adapt their gardens to encourage wildlife.
FUNDRAISING: Would You?
8 November 6.00pm
Cass Architecture student organises fundraising event to support refugees in Athens
The Cass students contribute to programme at Wellcome Collection exploring interconnections of art, activism, performance, politics, health and print.
Goldsmiths’ Company honour Cass graduates
Work of Naama Haneman and Callum Partridge amongst pieces specially selected by judges at the prestigious Goldsmiths' Fair.
Acts of Resistance
15 October - 9 November 2018
Solo exhibition at Vittoria Street Gallery in Birmingham by Cass Head of 3D Design Marianne Forrest
Cass alumnus wins London Festival of Architecture award
Cass alumnus Yinka Illori wins second London Festival of Architecture award.
Photography exhibition launches with packed Private View and career celebrations for Mick Williamson and David Hobson.
Cass graduate designs first ever Starbucks in Italy
Cass Alumna co-lead of the design team behind Starbucks's most ambitious project.
Graphic novel co-authored by The Cass foundation lecturer Luke Jones and architecture tutor Anna Mill will be published by Jonathan Cape.
EXHIBITION: The Photo-Diaries of Mick Williamson
8 October - 1 November
Exhibition for Photomonth celebrating the work of leading photographer and long serving undergraduate course leader Mick Williamson.
Future Designer Success
Cass interiors graduate wins National Association of Shopfitters Design Partnership Award
Fielding Talk 2018
Leading designer/maker and Cass Reader in Metal Simone Ten Hompel to deliver annual Crafts Council lecture
21 September 2018
Cass Fine Art lecturer organises international conference exploring art, bands, DiY music and cultural identity
The Joy of Text
Cass Fine Art Professor Bob and Roberta Smith presents BBC Radio 4 programme exploring the relationship between text and art.
Experimental film by Cass photography course leader selected for IWM ( Imperial War Museum) Short Film Festival
September 6-30 2018
Cass lecturer Clare Qualmann's walking and art project takes her to New York for exhibition.
Venice Fellowship 2018
Recent Furniture and Product design graduate Ella Merriman reflects on her experience as a fellow at the Architecture Biennale this summer
So Fresh + So Clean
Work by Cass MA By Project student is selected for international Ethical Metalsmiths exhibition.
The Night Exposed: In Conversation
14 September 2018
Cass photography alumnus and lecturer takes part in panel discussion at Museum of London , to coincide with major exhibition featuring his work
La Città è Mobile!
15-23 September 2018
Cass Furniture alumni Matteo Pacella and Philippine Hamen present new furniture collection as part of London Design Festival 2018
"Art saved my life" former Cass student to appear on BBC Radio 4
David Tovey to appear in a documentary called Outsiders.
Furniture graduate achieves triple success
Furniture and Product Design BA alumnus Moe Redish continues to build a reputation as one of the UK's most exciting young furniture designers.
The Cass MA Research Show
Exhibition of work by graduating students from the MA By Project course.
Senior Lecturer creates new work in Japan and Italy
Dr Jacek Scarso creates new work inspired by Ikebana, the ancient Japanese tradition of flower arrangement.
The Secret To A Good Life
4 September 2018- 3 Feb 2019
New project by Cass Professor Bob and Roberta Smith explores story of women artists at the Royal Academy through the lens of his own family history.
World Architecture Festival Success
Studio leads David Leech Architects shortlisted for prestigious international prize.
Peter Marigold becomes Visiting Professor
Celebrated designer appointed as Visiting Professor at The Cass.
Lumen Prize Success
Cass Fine Art alumna Nye Thompson longlisted for international award for artists using technology.
Being recognised for exceptional commitment to adult education
Oriana White, a mature student at London Metropolitan University, has been Highly Commended in the Festival of Learning, the biggest celebration of lifelong learning in England.
The Cass Session 4 is published
Latest yearbook celebrates student work and achievements in 2017-18 academic year.
Work of Cass student chosen for front cover of Architects’ Journal
Industry bible select work of Ross Kirker for their students' special edition
Architects for Health Success
Two students from The Cass have won awards in the Architects for Health Student Design Awards 2018
Portrait of Britain Success
Portrait by Cass Fine Art graduate shortlisted in British Journal of Photography competition to capture the face of a changing nation.
Architecture student work showcased at Blueprint for the Future public exhibition
The Cass architecture students showcase their work at Blueprint for the Future event
Brick Lane Girl
Photograph by Cass photography Alumna is a highlight of the 250th Royal Academy Summer Exhibition curated by Grayson Perry
Cass alumnus wins prestigious Dulwich Pavilion competition
Yinka Ilori wins the Dulwich Pavilion competition organised by the London Festival of Architecture.
Cass alumna wins New Designers Top Prize and features in Crafts Magazine's Top Alumni.
Majeda Clarke wins prestigious award at leading industry event
28 Brick Lane - Street art competition opens for student submissions
Entry deadline: Midnight on Monday 2 July 2018
Cass Projects and Tower Hamlets Council are delighted to announce the launch of a artwork competition.
Dulwich Pavilion Finalists
Designs by Cass Alumni Casswell Banks and Yinka Ilori make final of Dulwich Pavilion competition organized by the London Festival of Architecture.
Cass at the London Festival of Architecture 2018
The Cass to exhibit at Europe’s largest annual architecture festival.
City Bench Success
Cass architecture alumnus is one of ten winners in design competition from London Festival of Architecture
Aardman animator masters his art
Top animator Richard Haynes to exhibit postgraduate project exploring nostalgia at The Cass Summer Show
Cass celebrates as Art at London Met is ranked 4th in University league tables
Art courses at The Cass ranked fourth in The Guardian’s University League tables 2019.
Brady Clubs at The Loom
25 May- 5 July
A selection of photographs and memorabilia from the Brady Clubs Archive exhibited at Aldgate gallery
Cass Architecture Lecturer is selected for groundbreaking scheme pacing new generation of planners in local government
Clerkenwell Design Week
Cass furniture students exhibiting their work at two events during celebrated annual design festival.