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Visual Communication (MA)



Throughout the year, recurrent themes percolated through vibrant conversations in the studios and then online. These works respond to a shared set of concerns around the commodification of the educational system, marginalised voices, ecological violence, and the need for cross-cultural understanding and human connection.

Our graduates present Illustration as an open space for thought, dialogue, and action. They ask us to consider Illustration as a tool to organise our relationship with the outside world and a way to navigate the complex relationship between other people and ourselves.

Over the last 14 weeks, our graduates have embraced the vulnerability, doubt, and unpredictability of this moment to redouble their strength, generosity and faith in one other.


How Might Illustration Be Queered?

Curated by Catrin Morgan

Sameness and Difference, Subject and Society

Curated by Ifeanyi Awachie

Essential Humanity

Curated by Olivia Ahmad

The Volatility of Definition

Curated by Neville Brody

Alternative narratives

Curated by Irini Papadimitriou

Searching for Presence

Curated by John Thackara
Anti-CensorshipAnti-GazeArchiveChinese IdentityCollaborationCollageDigital Chinese PaintingDouble-Lined NarrativeDrawingEnvironmentFeminismField RecordingHistorical ExaminationHomosexualIllustrationLandscapeLesbianMoving ImageMulti-Lingual PracticeNarration / StorytellingNarrativeParticipationPerformancePost ColonialismPost-ColonialProtestPublicationQueerRacismVisual ResearchWomen`S DrawingWriting
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