Curriculum Vitae



Nicolas Strappini




‘Origin Poetics’

Artworks made in collaboration with the art@CMS-ORIGIN programme. The artists involved are linked to Central Saint Martins and University of Applied Arts Vienna.



PRECESSION is an interim exhibition by Jennifer Crouch and Nicolas Strappini demonstrating preliminary investigations of how resonance can be manifested through the creation of physical artefacts.

Lumen Gallery, London

‘Self-Assembling Phenomena and the Dendritic Form’

Southampton University

Symposium that is to accompany and inform Andrew Carnie’s work-in-progress exhibition, The Winter Tree, at the Winchester Gallery Monday 25th – Saturday 30th

Conference – 2019 European Geosciences Union (EGU) General Assembly (Vienna, Austria, 07-12 April 2019) – Abstract Presentation

Resonances III

‘Artist in Resonance’, Datami Festival and Exhibition

A collaboration with physicist Dr. Daniel Tirelli and the Elsa Laboratory in Italy has been selected to be curated into the ‘Resonances’ exhibition for the European Commission. We will create an art installation that explores new ways of visualising modal analysis and acoustics.


Modern Art Exhibition

Cultural Center in South Korea

October 12th to 15th, 2018

12th International Conference On Physics Of Advanced Materials

3rd Art and Science Exhibition in Heraklion, Greece

Preparation for ‘Resonances III’

The European Commission

Joint Research Council, Ispra, Italy

The aim of the project is to inject ideas into EU policymaking with scientists, hopefully leading to an art installation. I am to present my work as part of the ‘Big Data’ conference. I have accordingly been asked to register in the EU’s Expert Database. 

SciArt at the Cavendish Laboratory

‘Making Sense of the World’

Cambridge University

SciArt in Cambridge presents the first Cambridge SciArt Exhibition at the Cavendish Laboratory as part of the Cambridge Science Festival. The Cavendish Labs provide a setting for physics inspired artwork, having some relationship with Physics or its language – Mathematics – therefore tying in with the theme of Cambridge Science Festival 2018 “Making Sense of the World”.


Work Selected For : A Grand Exposition

Science Festival, Manchester

Scientific demonstrations.

CSM x CMS : Entangled

Four Corners Gallery, London

Twenty artists from Central Saint Martins respond to their December 2016 visit to CERN and the CMS detector in a student-led exhibition at Four Corners Gallery, London

Third Matter

Central Saint Martins MA Degree Show, University of the Arts London

Intersection of Art and Science

CERN, Switzerland

A presentation of artwork in a slideshow and the formation of a cloud chamber workshop

Centre for Doctoral Training (CDT) Festival of Science

Imperial College, London

The festival was an opportunity for CDT students to showcase current research and scientific issues to the community at Imperial College London. This year’s theme “Science and Art – Exploring Creativity” explored the features of the creative process. I displayed some of my work as part of an exhibition.



Asemic Writing

Museo Marca, Armonie d’Arte Foundation, Italy

An opportunity for artists to contribute to the creation of a map of modern printmaking and asemic writing.

 London LASER

University of Westminster, University of the Arts London

I helped to organise London LASER : a series of evening gatherings that bring artists and scientists together for informal presentations and conversation with an audience.

Why Make it Simple, When You Can Make it Complex?

Arts Catalyst, London

This event arose from a month long collaboration between a group of students from MA Art and Science at Central Saint Martins, UAL, and recent graduates from Goldsmiths and Farnham. The group came together as performers in Robert Whitman’s new commission ‘Side Effects’, produced as part of Arts Catalyst’s current season ‘9 Evenings: Theatre and Engineering Revisited 1966/2016’.


Cryptic, Art and Science

The Crypt Gallery, Euston, London

An exhibition bringing together the work of 15 international artists and scientists from the Central Saint Martins’ Postgraduate Art programme.

Lethaby Gallery Art Auction

Central Saint Martins College of Art and Design

Work auctioned in the Lethaby Gallery alongside donations by Anthony Gormley, Maggi Hambling CBE, Grayson Perry, Mona Hatoum, Yinka Shonibare MBE, Raqib Shaw

Side Effects by Robert Whitman

King’s Cross, London

Robert Whitman co-produced ‘9 Evenings: Theatre and Engineering’ (nine events held between 13–23 October 1966) in collaboration with engineers Billy Klüver and Fred Waldhauer and fellow artist Robert Rauschenberg, to start Experiments in Art and Technology (E.A.T.) Fifty years later Whitman produced a new work, which I performed in for this Side Effects event. 


Who Are You

Wimbledon College of Arts

A digital theatre exhibition in collaboration with Carol Kwok


Print / 5

The Bomb Factory Art Foundation, London

Print/5 brought together work by artists exploring innovative approaches to printmaking at CSM.


Do Disturb

Palais de Tokyo, Paris

Counting Backwards

The Atrium, Granary Square, Central Saint Martins

Artists were invited to submit proposals that reflect on the role of mathematics within their practice, whether it relates to their work conceptually, underpins its construction or has some other relationship with it.


Our Laughter will Drown your Sorrows

The Laundry, Hackney, London


Remember Nature

Central Saint Martins, London

A collaboration with Gustav Metzger


Free Range

Brick Lane, London

Physics in Art Collaboration 

Fringe at Bath Ignites Research, 44AD

A showcase of artist and researcher collaborations. Responses to lectures delivered at the University of Bath. A collaboration with Dr. Marcin Mucha-Kruczyński


No Working Title

Tate Modern, London


Sand Stones

Pembroke Bay, Guernsey

Student collaboration with Andy Goldsworthy




Resonance III Festival – Artist in Resonance, European Commission, 2019


Guernsey Museum & Art Gallery

Summer, 2014; Work Present from Easter 2015 until Summer 2016

An exploration of the Museum’s collections and various historic sites to interpret the collection through a final piece of work, its history or associated sites. The commissioned art work is included in the Museum’s collection.



PhD – ‘Natural Design and the Automatic Image’

Portsmouth University

Full Scholarship Awarded for Study


MA Art and Science

Central Saint Martins,

University of the Arts London

Classification: Distinction


BA (Hons.) Fine Art

Bath Spa University

Classification: 1st


Inky Leaves




E-Squared Magazine – Art + Science, Rhode Island, Massachusetts Institute of Technology Press


Lighthouse Literary Journal, Norwich


SciArt Magazine, Cambridge, Massachusetts (2017) – work reviewed

Minetta Review, New York University


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