The Sculpture programme encourages practices that are speculative and reflective, supporting work in a range of media.
It is concerned with ways of learning that are experiential - embodied through and understood by the acquisition of a practice.
The ethos is based on developing a broad spatial, material and critical awareness through a range of approaches pertinent to the expanded field of sculpture in the context of contemporary art practice.
Students on the programme produce artworks and projects in a family of media, adapting approaches drawn from an increasingly wide array of subject disciplines. The programme also involves the theoretical study of this family of media and approaches, drawing on related fields and methods.
The programme develops from a broad to a specialist understanding of the technical resources and validating contexts in which artists work today, drawing inspiration and nourishment from the experience of our international student cohort.
The programme also involves the theoretical study of this family of media and approaches, drawing on related fields and methods.
The purpose-built studios are adaptable, serving both as working studios and project and exhibition spaces.
The workshops and foundry provide excellent accommodation for working in wood, metal, mould-making, casting and carving and there are facilities for working with sound, digital imaging and video editing.
For more details about the Contemporary Art Sculpture programme and to apply online please see Apply for Contemporary Art Sculpture in the degree finder
This article was published on May 28, 2012