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Art & Design History and Practice BA(Hons): Who teaches this course

About Kingston School of Art

The course is taught at Kingston School of Art (the new name from September 2017), one of the leading art and design institutions in Europe. Our teaching is guided by two principles: that our students learn by the process of making; and that students are critical practitioners who contribute to the development of the subject areas.

Many of the staff in Kingston School of Art are current practitioners and have extensive experience and professional links, helping you to develop your skills, networks and gain access to industry contacts.

Staff teaching on this course

The Art & Design History and Practice BA(Hons) is led by Dr Catharine Rossi

Dr Catharine Rossi is a design historian interested in researching, writing, talking and teaching about design past and present for a wide range of audiences. Dr Rossi has a keen interest in areas including nightclubs, craft, socially and politically engaged design, and enjoys communicating ideas about design with a range of audiences. Dr Rossi has been involved in researching and curating a number of international exhibitions, including the co-curation of Radical Disco: Architecture and Nightlife in Italy, 1965 - 1975 at the ICA in 2015-2016. She is currently co-curating a new exhibition on the relationship between nightclubs and design, to open at Vitra Design Museum in 2018.  In addition to writing for publications and academic journals such as the Journal of Design History and The Journal of Modern Craft, she contributes to magazines including CraftsDisegno and Domus.

Teaching staff include historians, curators, writers, researchers, designers and artists in the Department of Critical and Historical Studies and the School of Critical Studies and Creative Industries.

 

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