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Across King’s, a vast number of projects support and enhance research, students and the educational process, and connects King’s with communities in London and beyond. 


Featured projects

Sense of Time

Sense of Time

Using design practice and philosophy to investigate how we choose to occupy time

Work out

Work out

This project questions how institutions deal with sexual consent

Call and Response

Call and Response

Communication, identity and memory: exploring the parallels between developmental biology and human…

Connected Culture

Connected Culture

Exploring what happens when drama, technology and architecture converge

Creative Breaks

Creative Breaks

Testing the impact of taking a lunch break and engaging in a creative activity on staff wellbeing in…

Headtrip

Headtrip

Will an 'immersive audio piece' help communicate the experience of mental health conditions?

Hidden Disabilities

Hidden Disabilities

Exploring potential for artistic works that inquire into the experience of dry mouth and hearing…

Make Do Play

Make Do Play

Exploring how creative activity can enhance mental wellbeing

Skyscape Wellbeing

Skyscape Wellbeing

The aim of the project is to promote mental wellbeing in participants by encouraging purposeful…

Stroke Odysseys

Stroke Odysseys

Participatory arts practice to improve and enhance recovery from stroke

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Projects in 2018

3 Days of Fat

3 Days of Fat

3 Days of Fat focused on the construction of an island of fat

360 Patient Care

360 Patient Care

Creating a 360 VR film to help the viewer see the world from the perspective of a disabled person

Nowville

Nowville

Nowville was an evolving interactive sculpture that told the story of a future city

Stem Cell Stories

Stem Cell Stories

Stem Cells are sentient and responsive, making decisions about their role and involvement in…

The cerebral city

The cerebral city

Exploring the affinities between the structure of the brain and the landscape of the city

The Classical Now

The Classical Now

A major new exhibition at staged across the Arcade of Bush House, and the Inigo Rooms, Somerset…

Without Touch

Without Touch

An invitation to experience stories and memories of prolonged tactile deprivation

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Projects in 2017

Dancing for health

Dancing for health

Developing new tools to better capture the perceived impact of taking part in dance

Die or Run

Die or Run

Exploring patterns of worry, social anxiety and panic, current and inherited political policy in a…

Food fictions

Food fictions

Looking at our evolving relationship to what we eat, particularly in the social media and digital…

Garment+

Garment+

Testing the role of fashion on the positive well-being of patients with musculoskeletal conditions

Maternal journal

Maternal journal

Exploring the potential of 'journaling' to promote good mental health and wellbeing for pregnant…

MRI space shuttle

MRI space shuttle

Addressing the challenge of acquiring MRI scans of young children and vulnerable people

Parallel Perspectives

Parallel Perspectives

Exploring the challenges of curating visual cultures in contemporary transnational contexts

Re-Assure

Re-Assure

Animation to help women share their safety concerns about life threatening illness and enable…

Sound mind

Sound mind

Recreating some of the effects of hallucinogenic (AKA psychedelic) drugs through live music and…

Soundscapes

Soundscapes

Investigating how research in 3D sound and signal processing technology can change the way that…

Talking Heads

Talking Heads

Exploring the symptoms of auditory hallucination frequently associated with schizophrenia and…

The Filibuster

The Filibuster

Exploring the connection between the lack of women in leadership and public articulation

Weaving a new story

Weaving a new story

A project investigating how mindful textile work can support mothers with post-natal depression

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Projects in 2016

Going digital

Going digital

Exploring electronic communication between clinicians and young people through interactive forum…

Traces of War

Traces of War

Traces of War is an exhibition organised in the Inigo Rooms at King's College London in autumn 2016

After the fact

After the fact

Examining the triadic relationship between witness, truth and trial

Coalstore

Coalstore

COALSTORE produces handcrafted pieces made from fossilised carbon minerals

Interfaces

Interfaces

The project explored the disconnect or gap between the diverse art organisations in the Hackney…

Map a voice

Map a voice

Exploring the sonic and social interactions between human voice and physical environment

Paths to Utopia

Paths to Utopia

A collection of art work collaborations between artists, performers, architects, technologists and…

Performing Utopia

Performing Utopia

What new methods can be developed to encourage audience participation in a foreign-language play?

Persona Non Data

Persona Non Data

Can we really capture the essence of our daily lives through data?

Through a Wall

Through a Wall

The Through a Wall project will see the creation of a new collection that will take physical…

Virtual Bathing

Virtual Bathing

Stimulating creative thinking about the design and use of digital models for revealing hidden…

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Projects in 2015

Body Politic

Body Politic

Debates focusing on key cultural issues affecting dance and performance

Burning Bush

Burning Bush

Burning Bush aims to explore the relationship between "the poetic" and the "the political" in…

DNAted

DNAted

A participatory installation dedicated to the theme of fabrication

Empathy and Risk

Empathy and Risk

This project will develop the foundation for a major art and performance piece through a series of…

Exploring Eggs

Exploring Eggs

Exploring the symbolism of eggs in the work of Samuel Beckett

Gesture Lab

Gesture Lab

How does gesture create meaning on the Renaissance stage?

Joining the dots

Joining the dots

Supporting the development of the independent music sector through game-changing ideas

Keywords

Keywords

How can artists and academics learn new approaches from each other regarding research into…

Life's Symphony

Life’s Symphony

An animated video introducing developmental biology and how the form we take is shaped

Science in India

Science in India

A vision for a major travelling exhibition at the Science Museum London

Staging Transitions

Staging Transitions

What are the challenges faced by young people with learning difficulties and disabilities (LDD) when…

Storyverse

Storyverse

Empowering communities and artists to make, share, and spread stories

Trespass

Trespass

Exploring the emerging possibilities for relationships between human behaviour and intelligent…

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Projects in 2014

Aesthetic Archive

Aesthetic Archive

Questioning our relationship with data from emerging technologies and the implications these have…

Compassion for voices

Compassion for voices

Animated film designed to engage a non-academic audience with the compassionate approach to relating…

Criticism Now

Criticism Now

Exploring how to interrogate culture less reactively and more profoundly

Derek Jarman Pandemonium

Derek-Jarman-pandemonium

Derek Jarman: Pandemonium is an immersive exhibition that celebrates the life and work of this truly…

Journey of Jeans

Journey of Jeans

Exploring experiences embodied by of a pair of jeans in a journey around the world

Parallel Practices

Parallel Practices

Demonstrating the value of collaboration between biomedical scientists and craft maker

Privacy

Privacy

Exploring new ways of developing live audience participation in commercial theatre through the use…

Random Walks

Random Walks

Interactive learning tool to help a young audience understand scientific ideas through…

Translation Plays

Translation Plays

Enabling young people to interact creatively with the theatre translation process

Voicing the Silence

Voicing the Silence

An animation exploring the maternity care experiences of women who were sexually abused in…

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Projects in 2013

Colm Cille's spiral

Colm Cille’s spiral

A contemporary re-imagining of ideas from the distant past spread by the sixth-century Irish monk…

Translation Games

Translation Games

Exploring collaborations between translators, artists, curators and scholars

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Projects in 2012

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