Meet The Winners Of The 2020 MullenLowe NOVA Awards Posted on


We’re delighted announce the winners for the 2020 MullenLowe NOVA Awards, created in exclusive partnership with leading art, design and performance college, Central Saint Martins.

2020 MullenLowe NOVA Award Winner:

Sandra Poulson, BA Fashion Print, ‘An Angolan Archive’

‘An Angolan Archive’ is an assemblage of around 200 pieces of information in the form of written texts, research images, garments, voice recordings, drawings, wood artefacts, installation, photography, performance and video works. It utilises a selection of common household Angolan items to discuss the relationship between family and inherited societal memory from colonial Angola and the civil war.

Read more about the work here

2020 MullenLowe NOVA Award Runners Up:

Joseph Standing, MA Industrial Design, ‘Aqua No More’

‘Aqua No More’ offers a speculative view of how England would look if freshwater supplies no longer existed. It is a critical public engagement project made up of a series of voicemails overlaid with graphics which aims to inform and enact discourse of the dangers of water pollution and the fragility of water ecosystems, and how their degradation could impact our lives further down the line.

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Mathilde Rougier, BA Fashion Design Womenswear, ‘Modular Augmented Capsule’

‘Modular Augmented Capsule’ addresses damaged data and its restoration as a form of creation. The collection’s aesthetic is based on a personal archive of garments and aims to use what’s already been produced in terms of materials and inspiration to come up with new ideas, in short, creating new from old, eternally.

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2020 Unilever #Unstereotype Award Winner:

Jahnavi Inniss, BA Graphic Communication Design, ‘Representation’

Using Stuart Hall’s theory of representation and Roland Barthes’ semiotic theory, Jahnavi’s project is an in-depth investigation into the different 
methods of creating visibility and representation for Black-British history.

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2020 YourNOVA Award Winner:

Sandra Poulson, BA Fashion Print, ‘An Angolan Archive’

‘An Angolan Archive’ is an assemblage of around 200 pieces of information in the form of written texts, research images, garments, voice recordings, drawings, wood artefacts, installation, photography, performance and video works. It utilises a selection of common household Angolan items to discuss the relationship between family and inherited societal memory from colonial Angola and the civil war.

Read more about the work here

The Winner, two Runners Up and recipient of the Unilever #Unstereotype Award have been chosen by the MullenLowe NOVA Awards expert judges, while the YourNOVA Award has been chosen by online public vote.

Many congratulations to all of our winners!

If you missed the live event, you can watch the action unfold here: