Agriculture teaches a broad range of skills from herbicides to soils to climate, it gives you that good platform to hone your skills; you need to know the ‘why’ behind everything you do.
They can end up going into law or medicine and so on - what a unit like Object Design gives them is a mode of operating in a contemporary world, that can activate thinking irrespective of what they’re doing or how they’re operating.
We get the design experience and the building experience as well as actually getting to apply our knowledge that we learn in class.
It certainly helped to lift my profile. There were 32,000 visitors over the 10 days. That’s the kind of work that I like making, work that requires people to experience it.
I'm at AMC for the enthusiasm, for the drive to be a leader within this industry; and there's a real commitment that you don't necessarily see at other schools.
Marina Abramovic to the art world is like Roger Federer to the tennis world. She is the most cutting-edge and she’s pushed all the boundaries. She’s paved a path for the contemporary performance artists of today. It’s an amazing opportunity.
It felt like a great opportunity to capture the heat generated and show that on the skin of the building. I love the idea of the art school being this furnace.