This workshop will explore how ideas can be expressed through objects. Dr. Abrams will talk about his own work as well as a project he has undertaken with his students, showcasing how objects can hold profound power and be imbued with meaning. He will also show examples of other creatives and how they manipulate objects.
Dr. Jake Abrams is an award-winning artist and illustrator based in London. He is currently an Associate Professor at Kingston School of Art, with the expertise in illustration and animation production and education. As an illustrator, Dr. Abrams has worked for a range of publications including The Times, Creative Review, The Independent, The Observer, The Spectator, and The Financial times. He has also illustrated book covers for Picador, Hodder, Vintage, Hamish Hamilton, Penguin Books and Random House, and has been part of advertising campaigns for Amnesty International, Smile Bank, Top Gear, The Royal Mail, Waterstones and Holstein Pils.