Grayson Perry and Channel 4's Cathy Newman at the UAL Summer Shows
This week Channel 4 News visited Chelsea College of Arts to film new UAL Chancellor Grayson Perry at the postgraduate summer show. Presenter Cathy Newman quizzed Grayson on his plans for the new role, the importance of arts education, and the role of art in global issues such as the Syrian refugee crisis. Grayson told Channel 4 that his mission as Chancellor is to act as “an ambassador for creative education”.

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Grayson and Cathy chatted to exhibiting graduates from MA Textile Design and MA Fine Art, and the piece began with shots of work on display at the summer show and Grayson talking to the next generation of creative talent about their work.

Watch the feature again on the Channel 4 News YouTube

Find out more about the show dates and locations on the dedicated summer shows website

See the Summer Shows in the International New York Times roundup of summer art events

Read the news item on Grayson Perry being named Chancellor of UAL

Cathy Newman interviewing Grayson Perry at the UAL Summer Shows

Grayson Perry UAL Chancellor chats to Chelsea College of Arts graduate Shadi Mahsa at the UAL summer shows

 

Grayson Perry UAL Chancellor chats to Chelsea College of Arts MA Textile Design graduates at the UAL summer shows