Master’s Class 2023
April – May 2022 | Online event
Join us for our 2023 online Master’s Class series. The online sessions showcase postgraduate-level study and span a range of disciplines – from fine art and film, to games and communication design.
The Master’s Class will give you an insight into emerging ideas, experimental approaches, and new ways of thinking about creativity.
You can join us for one or all of our workshops online, bookings are now open.
MA Guest Lecture with Charan Singh
Thursday 20 April | 12.30 to 1.30pm (BST)
Join our current MA students for this guest lecture from Charan Singh all about his research and practice, which are informed by his involvement with HIV/AIDS work and community activism.
Using the mediums of photography, video and text to explore his ‘pre-English language’ life, he creates artistic resistance through storytelling and fictional fragments to express multi-layered gender experiences and the ephemeral nature of queer desire.
Game Audio – Scoring and Implementing ‘Planet of the Apes Last Frontier’
Thursday 27 April | 12.30 to 1.30pm (BST)
Join Course Leader for BA (Hons) Games Art & Design and BSc (Hons) Games Development, Steven Coltart, for a talk about his own practice.
Steven is an Audio Designer of emotionally charged, cinematic music who works across feature films, short films, and video games, most notably composing the soundtrack for Twentieth Century Fox Film Corporation Blockbuster PlayStation and XBOX release PLANET OF THE APES: LAST FRONTIER, developed by the Imaginati at Ealing Studios and EP’d by Andy Serkis.
Diagrammatic (Re)Thinking: How to position your practice conceptually and contextually
Thursday 11 May | 5.00 to 6.00pm (BST)
Join MA Fine Art Senior Lecturer, Desmond Brett, for this workshop where you will be challenged to rethink the diagram as a way of articulating your work, your methodologies and the contextual field you are operating in.
It is also intended as a challenge to think more laterally around your particular line of creative enquiry.
The Manifesto: Making with Intention
Thursday 18 May | 5.00 to 6.00pm (BST)
The artist’s manifesto as a declaration of intent, and a roadmap through the unknown. What is a manifesto, and how can you bring yours to life?
Find out with MA Fashion graduate Emily Cannell and MA Textile Design graduate Ian Brownlie.