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Lockdown Portraits By Year 8

17th March 2021

We’ve all seen a lot more of our own faces than we’re used to during lockdown (thanks Zoom!) but for our Year 8 artists this was a source of inspiration. “The Y8 theme during lockdown has been Portraiture and Identity,” explains Head of Art Will Lewer. “Students have responded really creatively to a range of…

Making the Unreal, Real – Y8 Photographing Nature

17th June 2020

Our Year 8 artists have been inspired by Karl Blossfeldt and Joan Fontcuberta for their recent KAS Connected Learning project.  They looked at the work of Karl Blossfeldt who was a scientist photographing flowers and natural forms in a detached, seemingly scientific way. His images have influenced artists since the 30’s because of how unusual…

No Show for Art and Design Students

16th June 2020

The Art and Design Technology Departments are delighted to showcase the work of all the GCSE and A level artists and designers of 2020 in a different format this year. As having a physical exhibition wasn’t possible, they have produced a beautiful catalogue of the fantastic work made over the duration of the courses. Flick…

Art space renamed in memory of Areta

7th January 2020

The run up to Christmas was busy with events across the school including an exhibition dedicated to Council Member, KAS parent and grandparent, Areta Hautman, who passed away in the summer.

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