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“Narrative Environments and Experience Design: Space as a Medium of Communication”, a new book by Tricia Austin.

“The design of narrative environments is a collaborative, transdisciplinary practice that challenges deep seated assumptions about hierarchies and boundaries in art and design.” – Tricia Austin MA Narrative Environments course leader Tricia Austin’s much anticipated new book ” Narrative Environments and Experience Design: Space as a Medium of Communication”, published by Routledge, is out now! Tricia’s comprehensive

Work in Progress Show 2020 – in pictures.

This time last week we welcomed our friends, affiliates and industry partners to the Private View of the MA Narrative Environments Work in Progress Show 2020, designed and built by our amazing second year students to present their work to date. Congratulations to the students on producing such an inspiring and vibrant event! Here it

“Marvellous and Mischievous: Literature’s Young Rebels” exhibition at the British Library designed by graduate Simon Banos, for Simon Leach Design.

MA Narrative Environments graduate Simon Banos, working for Simon Leach Design, has created a family friendly exhibition at the British Library called “Marvellous and Mischievous: Literature’s Young Rebels”. The exhibition explores how characters from favourite children’s books, from Matilda to Pippi Longstockings, break conventions and bend rules to change the world around them for the

Living Space exhibition at the European Space Agency

Living Space is an interactive exhibition and immersive tour of the European Space Agency’s core explorations, past, present and future, designed by MA Narrative Environments 2nd Year Students, in collaboration with  from Southbank University and  The Erasmus Centre at the European Space Agency. The refreshed tour moves away from a microgravity-centred narrative in favour of

MA Narrative Environments Degree Show 2019 – in pictures

A big thank you to all who came to visit the MA Narrative Environments Degree Show this year. We hope you found some inspiring stories, interesting projects and that you enjoyed the show as much as we liked sharing our work with you. Here is a roundup of some nice images from the displays and

Showcase at the British Embassy, Berlin

MA Narrative Environments graduates Tom Butler, Lea Nagano, Yewon Shim, Julie Howell and Nele Voss re-united to created a temporary exhibition of work that has resulted from collaborations between British and German universities, at the British Embassy in Berlin. They showcased 11 projects ranging from the latest research in prostate cancer to augmented reality ‘

Super/Power Market at the British Museum

The exhibition ‘Food as a Weapon: the Hunger for Power’ at the British Museum in London explores how food production and distribution are related to power, exploitation and control of natural resources. Today, hunger and malnutrition are still major health risks in some parts of the world, with social inequalities acting as a major barrier to

WIP Show 2019 : Experiments & Investigations

A big thank you to all those who joined us on Thursday, January 10th for a preview of the MA Narrative Environments Class of 2019’s work to date. Congratulations to our narrative design superstars for putting on such an engaging show featuring so many original and intriguing ideas! The event was a great opportunity for

Graduate Lea Nagano’s work with Squintopera for the new Endeavour Galleries at the National Maritime Museum

Graduate Lea Nagano worked with Squintopera over the last year to direct five audio-visual media installations for the new permanent ‘Endeavour Galleries’ at the National Maritime Museum in Greenwich, London. “It was a very exciting and rich project that is now brilliantly staged within the beautiful exhibition design done by Casson Mann. I feel honoured to be part of

Liquid Histories in Shanghai

Narrative Environments tutor David Chambers and second year students Ronnie Chou & Tonya Guan have been working with Head of College Jeremy Till on Liquid Histories, the London Pavilion at the Shanghai Urban Space Art Season! The team from Central Saint Martins has focused on the River Thames as a vessel of stories, both real

EXILE

A team of MA Narrative Environments graduates, led by 2016 alum Julie Howell and Tom Butler, have just completed a moving and important exhibition design project working with University of Leicester and the National Trust. Many National Trust places were home to, and shaped by, people who challenged conventional ideas of gender and sexuality. 50

Chaos at The Museum in Buenos Aires

We’re co-organising Chaos at the Museum: Infiltrating the Urban Fabric – Re-Envisioning Exhibition Design in Buenos Aires, 17–20 November 2016. Delegates from around the world will convene in Buenos Aires for four days of re-envisioning exhibition design, focusing specifically on the global trend to turn the museum “inside out”, extending museums beyond their walls into

The International Student Innovation Awards

Last week we saw the launch of London And Partners’ International Innovation Student Awards here at CSM. The flexible and fun exhibition structure was designed and built by recent Narrative Environments alum Tom Butler, Julie Howell, Lea Nagano and Ye Won Shim! London and Partners set up the International Student Innovation Award to shine a spotlight on

Fire! Fire!

Fire! Fire! at Museum of London with exhibition design by Narrative Environments tutor Ingrid Hu, event by alum Tom Butler and placement assistance from first years Nozomi and Geet! Discover London before, during and after the Great Fire of 1666 in an interactive exhibition marking the 350th anniversary of this infamous disaster. First years Nozmoi

SEEING at Science Gallery Dublin

Narrative Environments alum and second year tutor Claire Healy is the Exhibition Designer for SEEING at the Science Galley, Dublin, running 24.06.16-25.09.16. SEEING is a temporary exhibition aimed at 15-25 year olds that ran through the Summer of 2016 and welcomed 130,000 visitors to The Science Gallery, Dublin. Visitors to SEEING experience a range of