2018 UAL Mead Scholarships & Fellowships Announced

In July 2018 University of the Arts London announced the winners of the 2018 Mead Scholarships and Fellowships.

Congratulations to the talented awardees this year: Annie-Marie Akussah, Helen Cawley, Bayryam Bayryamali and Christie Berry. We look forward to following the successful progression of their individual projects.

Mead Fellowships 2018

Annie-Marie Akussah

Wimbledon College of Arts graduate, 2018

Project: The Uprooted, The Unrooted and Those Who Remain in Transit

Annie-Marie will run a seven-day art workshop in a refugee camp in Ghana. She will also research laws and procedures regarding the assimilation of Ivorian refugees and other inter-African migratory patterns in Ghana. This will all culminate in an exhibition and panel discussion in the UK.

Helen Cawley

Central Saint Martins graduate, 2018

Project: The CLOUD Project

This project is a collaboration with the CLOUD experiment, which will be working at CERN (the European Organisation for Nuclear Physics). Helen seeks to communicate climate change through the arts, and will be the artist in residence for four months, engaging with scientists and producing artworks for an exhibition at CERN.  

Mead Scholarships 2018

Bayryam Bayryamali

London College of Communication, to graduate in 2019 

Project: The Big Homecoming 

A photographical project that not only questions the notion of home, but also invites us to reflect on the implications of not having a home to go or return to. The project is inspired by the renaming process that Turks in Bulgaria underwent in the 1980s. The resulting artworks will be Bayryam’s final major project at London College of Communication.

Christie Berry

London College of Fashion, to graduate in 2019

Project: The Art of Others: Work Still in Progress 

This project aims to allow artists of all descriptions to access a new collaborative fashion platform for their work. Christie will create this platform as part of her final major project at London College of Fashion.