Cass Projects publish work done in Hayes 2012-2017
Cass Projects co-ordinated a series of projects in Hayes between 2012-2017, following an invitation from John McDonnell MP to “propose arts and architecture projects in Hayes”. The call led to a series of socially engaged community projects with students from Art, Architecture and Design consulting, proposing and delivering a wide range of successful initiatives at town centre sites.
To document and summarise five years of significant and far reaching impacts of the projects, Cass Projects was awarded a research funding grant to produce a website, cassmadeinhayes.com and document, with design and production by recent Cass graduates Fancy Cats (Lisa Wallius and Finnian Kidd, Graphic Design BA and Illustration and Animation BA).
The Made in Hayes website summarises the significant body of work that has been produced by Cass students – including events, project proposals and the ‘realisations’ of those proposals.
The publication of proposals such as Architecture BA Studio 3’s Shelter for the Sharks, has enabled their realisation: Canoeing Club facilities have received planning approval on a development site. Other student proposals have been developed locally by community groups, such as BA Architecture student Susan Kudo’s Austin Sewin Club. The sewing group, started by Susan, has been awarded funding to transform the housing estate community room into a well-used base for the sewing club.
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London Met alum shortlisted for BBC National Short Story Award
Jack Houston, who graduated from the University’s Creative Writing and English Literature programme, is among an illustrious group of nominees for the prestigious fiction prize.
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Rewild My Street, the design-led campaign led by London Met’s Siân Moxon, was showcased in the celebrations.
Peter Marigold and Graduates
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Leading designer invites graduates of BA Furniture and Product Design to exhibit with him during the capital’s biggest annual celebration of design.
Yinka Ilori recognised for impact on design scene
London Met Furniture and Product Design alumnus has been awarded the Emerging Design Medal by London Design Festival.
Artists for Flood Relief: student raises funds for Pakistan disaster
Through an online exhibition of artworks donated from around the world, Shanzay Subzwari is part of a group selling prints to provide support for the recently flooded city of Karachi.
Shapeshifting the creative
Dr Jane Turner discusses the process of creating Gog Magog, a new dance film, and how global events shifted its form and structure.
Welcome to our new students
Congratulations to all new students joining London Met this year. We are still accepting applications through clearing - give us a call today on 0800 032 4441.
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The visual history of London's street signs
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