The University of Southampton
Winchester Centre for Global Futures in Art Design & Media

Research Groups

Engaging in the domains of fine art, graphic arts, media and cultural studies, fashion and textile design, marketing, branding, management and contemporary arts and curatorship, the School focuses upon five main areas of research:

Winchester Luxury Research Group

The Winchester Luxury Research Group encompasses luxury-based production across the areas of fine art, design, and media.

Critical Practices

Critical Practices encompasses several research strands concerned with critical practices in art production, history, theory and criticism. Our staff are experts in their fields and are widely published.

Media Transformations

Media Transformations approaches media writ large through its link to science, technology and critical theory with a strong emphasis on artistic practices.

Design Innovations

Design Innovations spans a range of projects and collaborations engaged with creative and critical practices in design and fashion innovation.

Serious Gaming Hub

The Serious Gaming Hub is a joint venture between WSA and the University's School of Computing, the hub works to develop ‘Serious Games' and help to promote their use in various areas such as health, education, governance, and business.    

  • 7 January 2016

    Outstanding Academic Title Accolade for Pr...

    Professor Jussi Parikka's recent new book A Geology of Media, has b...

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  • 26 November 2015

    Contemporary Istanbul Art Fair

    Winchester School of Art was represented at the recent Contemporary...

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  • 25 November 2015

    Salford International Media Festival

    On Monday 16 November, Dr Dan Ashton (Pathway Leader for the MA Glo...

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