London Metropolitan University projects
Garments and photos from the Petticoat Tales project were displayed at a ‘fashion salon’ event, with the announcement of the eight prize winners. Shopkeepers, community members, clients, curators, friends and family invited along to hear about the process and to view the garments.
Developers Nuveen and Curators Acrylicize offered a funded competition for Fashion and Fashion Photography students to design garments, and photograph them. The images will be shown in the Devonshire Square estate in Autumn 2022, and on the street on ventilation louvres in 2023.
Calcutta Annexe Mural
Tower Hamlets High Streets team and The Whitechapel Gallery invited young artists to propose a mural for the Pommel Way end wall of Calcutta Annexe, as part of the Middlesex Street Art Trail.
Art Makes People Powerful
As part of the Middlesex Street Art Trail, Tower Hamlets are funding AAD Professor / Bob and Roberta Smith’s work ART MAKES PEOPLE POWERFUL. It will be installed, hopefully with LED lighting, over the Calcutta House bridge. The project has been developed from a previous proposal at Central House, and invites responses for a mural on the Calcutta Annexe end wall. Both works will be installed in Summer 2022.
London Festival of Architecture
AAD Projects worked with Aldgate Connect Business Improvement District and Wayward to site their installation for the LFA in June 2022. The barrow planters are located on Aldgate High Street for the festival, and will remain over the Summer.
Petticoat Lane Community Banners
Working across the pandemic lockdown, two local authorities and a gathering of community groups and schools spanning ages and cultures. The textile students, inspired by original artwork created within the groups, created a series of banners currently adorning the lampposts on Wentworth Street.
28 Penton Street Illustration and Animation
Illustration and Animation students used anti-apartheid related archival materials and ephemera from the Trades Union Congress Library’s special collections based at London Met to inspire their work.
Launch date: 31 October 2016
A collective crowdfunding project, providing new opportunities for design graduates. Created by four alumni, under the guidance of tutor Peter Marigold.
Graphics student displays work on City Road
Hold Tight is work created by BA Graphic Design student Davide Provasi in response to a brief set on BA Graphic Design Studio Amplify.
Making a Living 2020–21
Monday 11 to Friday 15 January 2021
The annual enterprise, practice and employability festival returns to The School of Art, Architecture and Design.
Penton Street Brand Identity
Graphic Design students were given a series of workshops introducing them to anti-apartheid heritage by the Liliesleaf Trust. The Brand Identity brief explored the landscape of contemporary branding and the visual motifs surrounding anti-apartheid.
Photography competition – winners announced
Your People, Your Places, Your Things
Winners announced for London Met's national photography competition 2021 for school and college students.
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