“It is vital that full consideration is given to what constitutes a progressive policy for the arts and culture in a democratic society. ‘An alternative vision’ is intended to provoke and assist that debate.”
Victor Burgin 'A Sense of Place'
Ambika P3, University of Westminster,
35 Marylebone Road, London NW1 5LS
How can Data be visualised? Karin von Ompteda, a PhD student and visiting lecturer at the RCA presented a lecture and curated an exhibition of works created in a workshop she has run since 2010. Members of the RCA Society went along to the Hockney Galleries to find out more....
Wawa, founded by Richard Ward, based in Shoreditch near Columbia Road Flower Market creates classically contemporary seating and sleeping creations with distinctive upholstery. www.wawa.co.uk.
Richard, a trained sculptor and one time film set designer is re-launching his Rocking Chair design vis a vis a series of playful events around London. The first one will take place in Clifton Nurseries, Maida Vale – established in 1851 and owned by Lord Rothschild.
RSVP • David Sherriff
an invitation to touch another dimension
During it's 100 year history the "Royal College of Art" has built a reputation as being the world's foremost post-graduate arts and design university. In the coming month the College once again opens its doors to the public to view its graduating students’ Shows.
More than fifty people gathered at “AND eventSpace 1” on Friday evening 22 May to see “Crossing Fields” - an exhibition of recent works by Roderick Coyne. These works further extends his previous practice of using photographic imagery to include the process of painting.
14 November 1927 - 19 February 2013
The draft minutes of the previous AGM were tabled. Members were reminded of corrections included from the subsequent MC meeting. Below is a summary of the AGM 2013.
RCA Soc AGM Report 2013 (1mb PDF file)
The minutes of the 2012 AGM were agreed as accurate.
An exhibition of objects that have been “fixed” from different broken objects which have been “perfectly” repaired or have incorporated the fault line into its reconstitution. The exhibition, curated by Glenn Adamson, a tutor at the RCA and head of research at the Victoria & Albert museum, brings together a vast scale of “fixed” items - from small coins to grand pianos.