On January 19th, Surface exhibition by graduates of BSHAD programmes BA (Hons) Fine Art and BA (Hons) Photography opened at a new exhibition space Art Korobka.
BHSAD once again hosted the BIG DRAW event that annually gathers students' joint efforts in order to create large-scale paintings.
WorldSkills Russia and BHSAD have presented the first contest for students majoring in creative fields.
Media outlets from Europe, China, the UK, Brazil and other countries gave coverage to both BHSAD fashion shows that took place during Mercedes-Benz Fashion Week Russia.
Students of BA (Hons) Fine Art Level 5 programme were assigned with a task to devise and organize four exhibitions of their works at different Moscow venues. As a result, the wide audience had a chance to see works performed by the students and gauge the conceptual vision of aspiring artists.
The New CONSOLIDATION conference held at Baltschug Kempinski Moscow hotel on October 19th gathered twelve speakers, representing business and other media, buyers and designers who discussed the relations between fashion industry and education, educational standards, and prospects for development of retail and fashion market.
Works by students of several BHSAD programmes were included in a short-list of a popular comic books festival Boomfest that took place in Saint Petersburg. Natalya Savinova and Elena Kozlova from BA (Hons) Illustration programme became the winners.
Collections created by the graduates of BA (Hons) Fashion programme were presented during Mercedes-Benz Fashion Week Russia 2016 on October 16th. Six best graduation works were demonstrated on a catwalk of the most prestigious Russian fashion show.
BHSAD and WORLDSKILLS created futuristic backpackWorldSkills Russia and BHSAD have presented the first contest for students majoring in creative fields. The contest BACKPACK to the FUTURE was dedicated to creating an innovative backpack that would be an example of usability, functionality and design, and that would be aimed at professionals of the future.
Intellectual resources of the programmes, BA (Hons) Product Design, BA (Hons) Fashion and BA (Hons) Graphic Design, joined their efforts to develop and implement a design for a futuristic backpack in a matter of only two days. The specifics of the contest allowed to make use of specialists from various creative areas, therefore Creative Skills Competition has all that it takes to become one of the most important events in creative industry among members of professional community.
The winner of the first contest BACKPACK to the FUTURE was a design by Jul' team, which was named the most ergonomic and functional. The winning prototype will become part of uniform of WorldSkills Russia team that will take part in the WorldSkills International world championship which will be held in Abu-Dhabi in October 2017.
As part of the contest, director general of Young Professionals (WorldSkills Russia) Robert Urazov and director of the British Higher School of Art and Design Anastasia Butrym signed an agreement for future cooperation in planning joint events.
The agreement implies joining efforts on order to implement collective events in the area of creative skills according to WorldSkills Russia standards, as well as sharing experience among partners’ expert communities. During joint projects, students of creative professions will compete to show their best creative skills, developed under the supervision of the British Higher School of Art and Design, while assessment and planning of contest will be done according to WorldSkills Russia standards.