St. Martins School of Art

the locked room. four years that shook art education 1969-73

The ‘A’ Course was the conceptual art course, run by the sculpture department at St Martins School of Art 1969-73. Taught by Peter Kardia, Peter Harvey, Garth Evans & Gareth Jones. A book is about to be published by MIT called ‘The Locked Room. Four Years that Shook Art Education 1969-73’, edited by Rozemin Keshvani. There was a show at Tate Britain ‘The Year of the Locked Room’ 2007 curated by Hester Westley. In 1970 Christopher Burstall made a film for the BBC shown on ‘Arena’ called ‘A Question of Feeling’, this clip is me Tim Jones, student with Peter Kardia & Garth Evans in disguise…cunningly

Garth Evans & Tim Jones at Laure Genillard…50 years later
Greg Powlesland, Andy Rice & Tim Jones
Rozemin Keshvani
existential me…Tim Jones at Laure Genillard

chapeau graphic artist…revisited

‘what are you doing, why are you hiding?’



the crit. 1972. St Martins School of Art

These are stills from ‘A Question of Feeling’ made for ‘Omnibus’ by Christopher Burstall.
It features footage of the short-lived ‘A Course’ Sculpture programme at St.Martins School of Art (1969-1972) See a clip at .
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