In addition to the graduate projects on display at Show 2015, programmes and students offer the following events:

Open Day: 1 July 2015

A College-wide open day is offered to prospective students during the Show, to allow an insight into programmes, studio spaces and facilities alongside the work of this year's graduating students.

For more information and specific times and events for each programme, see Open Days.

Kensington Events:

School of Communication Screenings
12 noon and 3pm daily (except 1 and 3 July), Lecture Theatre 1, Darwin Building
A showreel of Animation and Visual Communication films, duration 155 mins 

School of Communication Events 

Free Curated Tours of the School of Communication 
Daily, Xueling Wang (Visual Communication)
Meet at Stevens Building entrance. 

Latrines of Dysentery
Daily, 5–6pm, Computer Room 2, 2nd Floor Stevens Building, Matt Chandler (Visual Communication)
A daily rendition of ‘Latrines of Dysentery’, part of the installation Everything Inside This Box is False.

A Space for Time
3–4.15pm, 25, 27 and 28 June, 2, 4 and 5 July PAL, Stevens Building, Laura Gottlieb (IED) and Lauren Nauman (Ceramics & Glass)
A series of teatime workshops that aim to prompt meaningful conversation and reflection about the everyday through the tea set and ritual. Reserve a place:

Pirate Food
1–2pm, 30 June, RCAfé, Darwin Building, Ines Neto dos Santos (Visual Communication) and Edward Hill (IDE)
Pirate food is a collaborative meal-time game that promotes the notion of sharing while sitting down for a meal, as well as encouraging strangers to come together and get to know each other. 

An Evening with Gekiyasu and Friends
5–6pm, 1 July, PAL, Stevens Building,
Information Experience Design: join us for a sonic experience. 

Form(s) of Populism
5–7.30pm, 2 July, RCAfé, Darwin Building
Red Tape Seminar and publication launch of The Birth of Digital Populism (2015) by Obsolete Capitalism. 

Design Interactions Events

Design Interactions Talks
27 June and 4 July, 10am – 6pm, Humanities Seminar Room 1, Stevens Building
A series of talk events about the process behind the works of students from Design Interactions.

History of Design Events

History of Design Graduates Symposium
1 July, 7–9pm, Victoria & Albert Museum
The Royal College of Art graduating History of Design class of 2015 have spent nearly a year researching various aspects of design and material culture and will now be presenting their individual dissertations in a symposium at the V&A. The themes of the night will be Power and Global Exchange, Identity and Gender, Technology and Craft, Anxiety and Conflict, and Time and Agency. These themes serve to demonstrate the connections between the ideas of our different research projects. RSVP is essential. Please email 

Critical Writing in Art & Design Events

Symposium and Book Launch
1 July, 6–8.30pm, Senior Common Room, Darwin Building
The graduating students of the Critical Writing in Art & Design MA will be launching their new book, Albertopolis Companion, and presenting their major project work. Please RSVP to

Battersea Events:

Fine Art Performances 


Blaithin Mac Donnell
Fools Gold 
12.30pm, 2.30pm, 4.30pm, 5.30pm, Sculpture Building 

Leon Platt
FoxAcid (social performance) 
Durational, Rear Stairwell, Sackler Building 

Karolina Magnusson-Murray
Place Holder (Interactivated social performance)
Various times, Sculpture Building 

Kristen Abdai
The Face that Trembles
Durational, Moving Image Studio 

1 July: 

Rosana Antoli
Endless Dance 
3pm, Sculpture Building 

Karolina Magnusson-Murray 
Place Holder (Interactivated social performance) 
7.45pm, Sculpture Building 

Leon Platt
Hello World
8.15pm, Woo Building Gates

4 July: 

Girolamo Marri
Drop in Any Time
12 noon, Sackler Building 

Lou-Atessa Marcellin
It was an Incredible Disgusting Thing, but at the Time I Loved it Immensely
3pm, Sackler Building 

What Was I Thinking
2pm, Friday 26 June, Gorvy Lecture Theatre, Dyson Building
Royal College of Art Graduating Printmaking Students present an afternoon of talks exploring the thinking behind their degree show and a discussion on new perspectives, with guest speaker and RCA alumnus David Cross. The event includes performative readings and screenings, and a tour of the degree show work followed by drinks in the printmaking studios.

Fine Art Screenings

2 July, Screenings at 12 noon, 1.30pm, 4pm and 4.30pm, Dyson Lecture Theatre  
Ten videos by Sophie Collier, William Darrell, Helena Hartmann, Isabella McEvoy, Fleur Melbourn, Karolina Magnusson Murray, Guy Olivier, Laura O'Neil, Sam Tierney, Julia Varela

Royal College of Art Royal College
of Art Graduate

25 June –
5 July 2015

Royal College
of Art Graduate