King’s Cultural Institute: Academia, Art and Engagement
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King’s Cultural Institute: Academia, Art and Engagement

The last few weeks have been very busy but very exciting for me. In between writing 11,000 words for my upgrade (more on that shortly), I’ve been lucky enough to have been working part time for King’s Cultural Institute. As a passionate believer in the need to bring together academia and the cultural sectors to reach wider audiences, I am really inspired by the work of KCI and their innovation in public engagement.By first involvement with KCI was as a gallery assistant at the Integrating Knowledge exhibition at Inigo Rooms  The project paired King’s academics and PhD students with MA Communication Design students from Central St Martin’s to create art installations and videos that share academic research in a way that entices the public. Working at the gallery was an amazing opportunity to meet the artists and learn about their work, as well as seeing first hand how visitors appreciated both the artistic and the educational qualities of the works. (See my full blog about the event here).Then, as of last Friday, I am working on the Arts and the Digital Creative Lab project, taking notes and writing reports

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King’s Cultural Institute: Academia, Art and Engagement