School of Fine Art Performances

Dyson Building

Ground Floor:

Nadja Voorham
Par Terre
25 June, 1 & 2 July, 3pm; 28 June, 6:30pm
Duration: 25 min

Eliska Stejskalova (music by Dan McBride, Royal College of Music)
Smells like a table
Daily, 3pm, 5pm, 7pm
Duration: 7.10 mins

Third Floor:

Luca Bosani
26 June, 4:30pm & 28 June, 6:30pm
Duration: 45mins

Sculpture Building

Rhine Bernardino
The earth died screaming while I am sewing
Daily, 2pm
Duration: 4 hours

Emma Bäcklund
On the Other Hand
24, 25, 30 June, 2pm; 27 & 28 June, 3pm; 29 June, 5pm
Duration: 30 mins

Sackler Building

Ground Floor:

Vanessa da Silva
Flow of resistance
25 June, 1pm & 4pm
Duration: 15 mins

Alex Culshaw
Egremont Red
24, 25, 27, 29 June, 1 & 2 July, 3pm, 26 & 28 June, 7pm
Duration: 20mins

First Floor:

Paloma Proudfoot
I’ve been thinking about piñatas
29 June, 3pm; 2 July, 5.30pm
Duration: 10 mins

Josh Leon
Daily (except 24 June), 3pm
Duration: 5 hours

Woo Building


Guildor (Guido Tarricone)
29 June, 6.15pm; 1 July, 3pm
Duration: 20 mins
Location: Front gates to Woo building
29 June Instagram @emilypaigeelkins from 6.15pm for 24 hours
1 July Instagram @elghandiva from 3pm for 24 hours

First Floor:

Jade Blackstock, Whiskey Chow, Gerald Curtis, Helen Davison, Alice Jacobs, Joe Mackay, Isobel Smith
P7 Live Work
1 July, 4pm
Duration: 2 hours

Second Floor:

Fritz Faust
The Tree
Daily, 12 noon
Duration: 6–8 hours


Battersea Grill, 70 Battersea Bridge Road, SW11 3AG

Jazbo Gross
Join me for late lunch across the road
Daily, 2pm
Duration: 2 hours


School of Communication Events

Animation Screenings
26–29 June, 12–6pm
Darwin Building, Lecture Theatre 1

Sonic Ensemble
24–27 June, 12pm, 2pm, 4pm, 6pm, 8pm
1 & 2 July, 12pm, 2pm, 4pm.
Stevens Building, Ground Floor

A series of 15-minute performances and demonstrations of various sonic objects by Jen Haugan ( Information Experience Design).

Drawing With Sound
24–27 June, 12.30pm, 2.30pm, 4.30pm, 6.30pm
1 & 2 July: 12.30pm, 2.30pm, 4.30pm
Stevens Building, Ground Floor

Anna Ridler (Information ExperienceDesign) has trained a neural net in the different marks made when drawing and, working with composer Ben Heim from the Royal College of Music, has created a score that is played in real time as she draws.

Saturday 24 June, 2–4pm
Stevens Building, School of Communication Event Space 

Workshop to create short, unedited sonic pieces in response to the passenger lift of the Stevens Building. Pieces made will subsequently be played in the lift for the duration of the show (space permitting). Led by Sarah Sajid and Seohye Lee.

Images Moving
Saturday 24 June, 5–8pm
Darwin Building, Lecture Theatre 1

Screening of work Visual Communication Moving Image Pathway. Curated by Jessie Russell-Donn and Steph Parr.

Work by Bella Riza, Chih-Yang Chen, Idoia Acha, Jessie Russell-Donn, Josie Tucker, Lee Gray, Liuqing Yang, Maximillian Perkins, Mitko Karakolev, Simon Knight and Steph Parr

Common Concerns
Saturday 24 June, 2–4pm
Stevens Building, School of Communication Event Space

A discussion and workshop on interventions in the Green Belt, led by Jonathan Halls.

Daredevil Training Camp
Monday 26 June, 10am – 6pm
Stevens Building, School of Communication Event Space

All-day workshop using daredevil training techniques to enhance our senses and perceptive understanding of embodied relationship with information; we aim to push the limits of our sense-ability.

Led by Anna Dakin and Luka Kille (Information Experience Design).

Footnotes: A Moving Lecture
Tuesday 27 June
Meeting in Jay Mews at 5.30pm

An outdoor lecture about running with Vybarr Cregan-Reid and the RunRCA Society, followed by a short run. Running gear optional.

How distant have we become?
Tuesday 27 June, 6–7pm
Location: Illustration Lab

An evening of talks, thoughts and discussions around the topic of natural and artificial light Led by Kotaro Abe (Design Interactions), Daria Jelonek (Information Experience Design) and Leslie Nooteboom (Innovation Design Engineering)

Women’s Sexuality Consciousness Raising Group
Wednesday 28 June, 11am – 1pm
Stevens Building, School of Communication Event Space

Led by Juliana Futter (Visual Communication)

Eady Forum
Wednesday 28 June, 2–4pm
Stevens Building, School of

Communication Event Space

Fulldome Screenings
Wednesday 28 June, 4–8pm
RCA Sound Studio (meet outside Hockney Gallery)

Screenings of fulldome films made by the Fulldome Research Group

School of Design Events

Film screening by Hiroki Yokoyama
Saturday 24 June, 3–5pm
Darwin Building, Lecture Theatre 2

Looking at crime, ex-offenders and appropriate forms of punishment.

Film screening and discussion by Kotaro Abe
Saturday 24 June, 5-6pm
Darwin Building, Lecture Theatre 2

Addressing Abe’s personal relationship to sunlight, and themes of ritual, absurdity and the perils of being a human being in our technological age.

Design Interactions Tour and Screening
Wednesday 28 June, 2–5pm
Design Interactions Show space, followed by Lecture Theatre 2

A tour of Design Interactions Show, followed by two short screenings and a discussion lead by tutors Joseph Popper and Charlotte Jarvis.

School of Humanities Events

Taking place in the School of Humanities Show space, Stevens Building:

Open Day events
24 June, 1–5pm

With students and tutors on Critical Writing in Art & Design, Curating Contemporary Art and V&A/RCA History of Design 

Takeover by Unmaking Things, the V&A/RCA MA History of Design student blog
27 June, 4–5.30pm

Launch of Polyphonies, a V&A/RCA MA History of Design publishing project
27 June, 6–8pm

The Role of Humanities within the Art School: A Discussion
29 June, 6-8 pm

Off-site events:

MA Critical Writing in Art & Design Symposium
26 June, 6–8.30pm
Senior Common Room, RCA Kensington

Book launch for Meet Me in the Present: Documents and Their Afterlives
28 June, 6–9pm
Clore Studio, South London Gallery

A collaborative publication by MA Critical Writing in Art and Design graduates. Free but booking required:

V&A/RCA MA History of Design Graduate Symposium
28 June, 6.30–9pm
The Lydia & Manfred Gorvy Lecture Theatre, Victoria and Albert Museum

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Royal College of Art