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There's something lurking in the shadows that might be interesting

15 March 2019 to 22 March 2019 | 9.30am – 5.30pm

23 March 2019 to 23 March 2019 | 1pm – 6pm

Battersea, Dyson Building

RCA School of Arts & Humanities MPhil/PhD Research Exhibition

There's something lurking in the shadows that might be interesting features the most wide-ranging enquiries of 39 MPhil and PhD students from the RCA’s School of Arts & Humanities. From 15–23 March, the Dyson Gallery and its surroundings will be inhabited by researches in different stages and forms – bringing the artistic process in contact with the external world. Showcasing artworks in various media: from painting to sound, moving image, sculpture and performance, the audience will witness new-born ideas and intentions, reimagined experimentations and grounded practices.

Questioning the dissonant nature of displaying a wide range of artistic processes in the same space, There's something lurking in the shadows that might be interesting highlights the commonalities belonging to the figure of the artist as researcher, and the subjective reactions which can occur when presenting the product of an investigation to wider audiences. Speaking to the search in research, peering into the shadows in order to expose something to light: the exhibition is a call to the overlooked, the subtle, and the raw.

Artists: Anna Adahl | Cradeaux Alexander | Rana Al Ogayyel | Be Andr | Sharon Boothroyd | Anja Borowicz | Sophie Cero | Annabelle Craven-Jones | Caroline Douglas | Paula Fitzsimons | Shannon Forrester | Maria Gafarova | Chang Gao | Anna Flemming | Ajamu Ikwe-Tyehimba | Seungjo Jeong | David Johnson | AmiraKawash | Sarah Kelly | Sung Eun Kim | Melanie King | Yushi Li | Mayra Martin Ganzinotti | Liz K Miller | Ruidi Mu | Liz Murray | Anna Nazo | Joana Maria Pereira | Gareth Proskourine-Barnett | Alison Rees | Cole Robertson | Joanna Rojkowska | Armelle Skatulski | Marina Stavrou | Dario Srbic | Jeroen Van Dooren| Adam J B Walker | Messua Poulin Wolff | Despina Zacharopoulou


Private view: Friday 15 March, 6–9pm

Exhibition open: 15–23 March 2019
Monday – Friday: 9.30am – 5.30pm
Saturday 23 March: 1–6pm
(Closed 16 & 17 March)


This event has been organised by MPhil/PhD Arts & Humanities. For more information please contact Chantal Faust