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Thursday, 23 June 2011

Royal College of Art Exhibition at TestBed 1/ Highlights


On entering the Gallery space a rather tall lady stood on the left turns directly incoming visitors and says sternly “We must do this for the good of the country” which I found fantastically ambiguous and intriguing. This show was a visual and conceptual Pandora’s box of ideas with good outcomes housed within this well curated industrial semi derelict chic environment, which truly comes together to provide a pleasant experience.

Featured work: Printmaker Dolores de Sade (left) Photographer Rachel Louise.

Featured works: Printmaker Justin Larkin.

Featured work: Sculptor Vasilis Asimakopoulos.

Exhibition ended 3rd July 2011.


The Royal College of Art graduate exhibition: a 'must-see' event for anyone interested in twenty-first century art and design.
24th June to 3rd July 2011 (closed 1st July).

The exhibition is open to the public from 11am - 8pm daily and is free.

A warm welcome to Show RCA 2011 – the culmination of Royal College of Art postgraduate students' studio work and research in Applied Art, Architecture, Communications, Design, Fashion & Textiles, Fine Art and Humanities, and a showcase for this next generation of artists, designers, writers and thinkers.
For the first time since the 2007 Great Exhibition, Show RCA presents the work of 431 graduating art and design students. At Show Battersea, Fine Art students exhibit in the Painting and Sculpture buildings at the RCA's SW11 campus and in the Testbed 1 Gallery. Applied Art, Architecture, Communications, Design, Fashion & Textiles and Humanities come together at Show Kensington in a remarkable gathering of design talent.
Delicious gourmet 'fast-food' will be available to buy from Street Kitchen's vintage airstream trailer at the Testbed1 site on the opening day, Friday 24th June.

Sculpture Building, 15-25 Howie Street, London SW11 4AS +44 (0)20 7590 4452
Sackler Building, 14-22 Howie Street, London SW11 4AY +44 (0)20 7590 4402
Testbed 1, 33 Parkgate Road, London SW11 4NP +44 (0) 7866 629 908
Kensington Gore, London SW7 2EU Tel: +44 (0)20 7590 4444

1 comment:

  1. The RCA Battersea Show is a cosmic smorgasbord of pastiche, breeze blocks, syncopated geometric shapes and medieval wooden contraptions, revealing the ripe new artists leaving their respective courses at the highest professional standard.