Art, design & empire: contemporary artists and the legacy of empire

The rise and fall of empire has been crucial to Britain's history and it also influenced art and design on many levels in Britain and the colonies. In this video, contemporary artists Lubaina Himid, Jane Adam and Yinka Shonibare discuss how empire and cultural exchange has influenced and shaped British design.

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Strawberry Thief Free iPad Game

Strawberry Thief by BAFTA award winning games designer Sophia George is a playful celebration of the work of Victorian designer William Morris. Uncover the famous Arts and Crafts design by drawing on your screen with your finger and watch your iPad transform from blank paper to an animated masterpiece.

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Event - Lunchtime Lectures: Architects as Artists

Wed 11 March 2015 13:00–14:00

LUNCHTIME LECTURE: Join Roisin Inglesby, Assistant Curator Design to learn more about architects as artists. Who decides whether architects are artists? Is there a clear line between architecture and art?

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