This art fair is intended to be a launch pad for the very best young and emerging artists from across the UK and the world. You will be able to immerse yourself in a place filled with many different contemporary artists, from painters, illustrators, graphic designers, 3D artists, to ceramic and jewellery designers, you will … Continue reading CALL FOR ARTISTS – THE LONDON POP UP ART FAIR
Tales of forever First things first: This is really important! Make sure you have a wander on over to our Pinterest page and Instagram for inspiration and to get a feel for what our aesthetic is. Instagram: @tales_mag www.pinterest.com/magazinetalesuk View our detailed submission guidelines here. Any questions?! Just ask! We look forward to hearing from you! Become … Continue reading Submissions for Issue 7: tales of FOREVER are now open!
Thames Studio, Top Floor, Dyson Building, Battersea Campus 8th November 5.30 – 8 pm Soup and wine provided Feel like academia is driven by hegemony and consensus? That every conversation stays on trodden paths, led by the usual few expressive people of a group? Ever wish to hear what other people have to say instead … Continue reading Equal Voices in the Room?
Like so many privileged spaces, the RCA is predominantly white. How can we use our privileged position and our feminist mindset to promote diversity and fight institutional racism? Join us for a discussion about race & feminism starting from our experiences at the RCA and beyond. We especially encourage everyone who has experienced racism, who … Continue reading Feminist Society: Oh So White
As you may know, the University and College Union (UCU) has voted to hold a nation wide strike that will potentially affect teaching and examinations here at the Royal College of Art (RCA) this week on Wednesday the 25th of May 2016 and on Thursday the 26th of May 2016. We would like to … Continue reading RCA SU Statement: UCU Strike Action (25 – 26 May 2016)
May 18-June 3 is Diaspore: RCA SU Green Festival 2016, a series of performances, workshops, parties, meals, and events dedicated to promoting and improving sustainability within the college. The programme will be announced very soon — but a part of it is a competition for a design to be printed on a sustainable mug and then sold at the SU cafe. You may … Continue reading Design the RCA SU Sustainable Mug for 2016-2017
What has the SU done to improve student experience? You will all know that the RCA has obtained funding to secure a new £120 million campus in Battersea, and that the strategic plan to expand the RCA by 10 programmes and 1,500 additional students has been passed for 2016-2021. We ultimately voted against the Strategic … Continue reading SU Proposal for Improving Student Experience
SU Facilities Survey Results 2015/2016 On December 31, the SU issued a survey asking for feedback about its facilities – the RCafe, Café Royale, and ArtBar. The Survey gathered 225 responses – that is about 15% of the student population. As we have promised, we will respond formally to this feedback. After presenting and discussing this … Continue reading RCafe, Cafe Royale, and Bar Survey Results 2015/2016
4 day workshop exploring materiality and gesture in seating 16-19 February 2016 Approach This workshop explores the process of furniture making, thinking about how seating can be created by examining behaviour scenarios and spatial environments. Questioning the interaction between object and user, we will focus on the idea of how objects evoke physicality. Leaving … Continue reading Open Call: ArtBar Seat-Making Workshop