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24th June – 3rd July 2011


'SHOW BATTERSEA' features the work of graduating students from the MA Fine Art departments of Painting, Photography, Printmaking and Sculpture at the Royal College of Art, exhibiting together for the first time at the Battersea campus. Both the Sculpture and Painting buildings will be used as exhibition spaces, with some students exhibiting in the nearby Testbed 1 gallery. Most work will be for sale or commission.


Sculpture Building, 15-25 Howie Street, London SW11 4AS

Sackler Building, 14-22 Howie Street, London SW11 4AY

Testbed 1, 33 Parkgate Road, London SW11 4NP


Private View: Wednesday 22nd June 2011

Exhibition: open from 11am to 8pm daily (closed 1st July)


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8th – 11th February 2011


'Until here everything is fine' is a group exhibition featuring the work of Marie Angeletti, Jenny Ekholm, Anne Kathrin Schuhmann and Vicki Thornton.


Hockney Gallery, Royal College of Art, Kensington Gore, London SW7 2EU


Private View: Tuesday 8th February 2011, 6 – 9pm

Exhibition: open from 10am to 6pm daily

Until here everything is fine

Until here everything is fine

13th – 19th January 2011


MA Photography, Fashion & Textiles, Goldsmithing, Silversmithing, Metalwork and Jewellery interim exhibition.


Lower Galleries, Royal College of Art, Kensington Gore, London SW7 2EU


Private View: Wednesday 12th January 2011, 6.30 – 8.30pm

Exhibition: open from 10am to 5.30pm daily

MA Photography Work in Progress Show


Monday 27th June 2011


The Centre and the Circumference features in Dazed Digital, 'RCA: Battersea Show 2011' by Susanna Davies-Crook.


Read full article here:

Dazed Digital review of SHOW BATTERSEA

Friday 1st July 2011


Vicki Thornton is awarded this year's Painter Stainers Company Prize for Photography by artist Tom Hunter for her 16mm MA graduating film The Centre and the Circumference.

Winner of Painter-Stainers Company Prize for Photography


Friday 30th July 2011


Hardcover is the first publication of the current photographic and moving image practices of young artists who graduated from the Royal College of Art, London, in 2011. The RCA's Photography Department is highly esteemed worldwide for its innovative, ground-breaking and rigorous approach to image and moving image work. Alongside visual and text-based conversations and essays, 20 young artists are profiled, bringing together original material from each artist that has been specifically created for Hardcover.


Hardcover also features newly commissioned writing, with essays by an impressive roster of leading academics and experts from the photography and moving-image field - including Simon Baker, Curator of Photography at Tate Modern, Olivier Richon, Professor of Photography at the RCA, and Californian-based artist and writer Leslie Dick - and is edited by internationally renowned photographer Rut Blees Luxemburg.

Hardcover: Image Perspectives

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