Alumni Remi Ajani, Gabriele Beveridge, Rose Davey, Mary Ramsden, Tessa Whitehead and former tutor Gary Woodley are showing in Same, Same, curated by Rose Davey and Sid Motion, at Sid Motion Gallery, Penarth Centre, 24a Hatcham Rd, London SE15 1TR, from 30 September - 22 October 2022.
Objects of the Misanthropocene: Unearthing futures (2022), curated by former Slade Scientist-in-Residence Dean Sully, and Jo Volley, is showing at the Octagon Gallery, Wilkins Building, UCL, Gower Street, London WC1E 6BT, from 26 September 2022 - 10 February 2023. See the UCL Culture website for details.
Adam Bird, Annie Lee, Ben Coleman, Christine Chua, Katie Mess, Xiao Yuhan, curated by Christine Chua, are showing in Muddy Mudlarks at Candid Arts Trust, 3 Torrens Street, London EC1V 1NQ from 23 - 26 September 2022, 12 - 6pm.
Leonor Serrano Rivas is showing Natural Magic at Sabatini Building, Space 1, Vaults Room and Protocol Room, Museo Reina Sofía, 52 Santa Isabel Street, 28012, Madrid, from 21 September 2022 - 27 February 2023. See the Museo Reina Sofía website for details.
Florian Roithmayr is this week's featured artist on The Matter Talks - Material in Focus by the London Sculpture Workshop.
The Matter Talks’ are presented by artists/makers and focus on their material inspirations – each sharing their personal yet differing material approaches to making, offering a unique insight to artistic processes that underpin the very act of making. ‘The Matter Talks’ have 2 key formats – a video and a short Q&A text piece.
Watch the video and access further resources on the London Sculpture Workshop website.
Lucille Junkere has a solo show, Ancestral Libations, Prelude Part 1 - Allegories of Honouring and Remembrance, at 105a Euston Street. London NW1 2EW, from 1 - 7 October 2022. For details see Lucille Junkere's website.
Current PhD students Bindu Mehra and Jasmir Creed and alumna Jai Chuhan are taking part in Where is Home? x Open House, a film screening of Bindu Mehra's 'Amnesia' and panel discussion, at The Whitworth, The University of Manchester, Oxford Road, Manchester M15 6ER, on Thursday 22 September, 6pm - 9pm.
Henrietta Simson has a solo show, Reimagining Wilderness, at the Tremenheere Sculpture Gardens, Nr Gulval, Penzance, Cornwall, TR20 8YL, from 3 - 30 September 2022. See the Tremenheere Sculpture Gardens website for details.
Leonor Serrano Rivas is speaking at the international seminar Collecting the Present at Museo Nacional Centro de Arte Reina Sofía, Madrid, from 21 - 23 September 2022. See the Museo Nacional Centro de Arte Reina Sofía website for further details.
Jadé Fadojutimi: Can we see the colour green because we have a name for it? is showing at the Hepworth Gallery, Gallery Walk, Wakefield, WF1 5AW, from 16 September 2022 - 19 March 2023.
See the Hepworth Gallery website for details.
Shaqúelle Whyte is showing in SHOWSTOPPER at Gallery 4, Saatchi Gallery, Duke of York's HQ, King's Road, London, SW3 4RY, 1 - 12 September & 21 - 24 September 2022. See the Saatchi Gallery website for details.
Slade alum and Adrian Carruthers Memorial Fund recipient Holly Buckle is showing in Curved Space which explores entry to/the limitations of movement within social spaces at PEER, 97-99 Hoxton Street, London N1 6QL, from 30 September - 22 October.
This exhibition marks the seventh iteration of Acme and PEER's partnership supporting the work of early-career artists. The artists included in Curved Space have recently participated in a yearlong studio residency at Acme’s Warton House, London, in 2022.
Photo of 2021/22 Early Career Award recipients (l-r) Bryan Giuseppi Rodriguez Cambana, Kristīne Daukšte, Lisa-Marie Harris and Holly Buckle, taken in an Acme studio at Warton House.
© Photo: Tom Carter, Acme Archive
Congratulations to current graduate students Yeonson Ju and Sophie Rogers who are among the winners of this year's Gazelli Art House Window Project. They will take over the windows on the first floor of the gallery 8 September - 8 October 2022. For further details of the Gazelli Art House Window Project, see their website.
We were very sad to hear of the death of Slade alumnus Raymond Briggs at the age of 88. We would like to express our sincere condolences to his family.
Raymond Briggs was a writer and illustrator. His books included The Snowman, Fungus the Bogeyman and When the Wind Blows. He studied at the Slade between 1955 - 1957.
See The Guardian, 10 August 2022 for an appreciation of his life.
An anthology of music from On the Circulation of Blood, Sam Belinfante’s multimedia installation and performance work commissioned for The Plot, Creative Folkestone Triennial 2021 is now available at Cours de Poétique.
Slade alumnae Dana Ariel, Sarah Fortais and Dawn Gaietto have founded a new peer review journal, holt journal, for artistic and practice-led research. There is an open call for submissions for the first edition. See the holt journal website for details.
Congratulations to Slade PhD student Małgorzata Dawidek, who has been chosen as one of 4 finalists from universities across London in this year’s Anthony Davis Book Collecting Prize. She’s also been awarded a grant from the Adam Mickiewicz Institute, recognising her contribution to the dissemination of Polish culture by presenting her collection to the English public.
She will be presenting her collection as part of UCL Rare Books Club on Wednesday 27 July 2022 at UCL Special Collections' South Junction Reading Room. Drop in any time between 12:20 - 2pm. Reserve your ticket via Eventbrite.