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Student Showcase Archive

Julia Mahrer

MA work

MA work

  • Offline lovers

    Offline lovers, Julia Mahrer 2019
    broadcast monitor CRT

  • Work In Progress Show

    Work In Progress Show, Julia Mahrer 2019
    tarpaulin, vinyl
    2 m x 5 m

  • Tell me what love is

    Tell me what love is, Julia Mahrer 2019
    tarpaulin, vinyl
    4 m x 12 m | Photographer: Ju-Che Wu

  • This is a safe space

    This is a safe space, Julia Mahrer 2019
    research screenshot

Darling pls

Darling pls questions modern infrastructural love as a reflection of contemporary dating culture, digital obsessions and intimacy in the public sphere; transforming algorithmic tendencies within modern romanticism into transient poetry.



  • MA Degree


    School of Communication


    MA Visual Communication, 2019



  • Somatic thinker, reflective doer; interested in non medium-specific work and non site-specific people.

  • Degrees

  • BA Visual Communication Design (Hons), Art Direction, Istituto Europeo di Design Milano, 2017; PGR Curating Contemporary Art, Institute Europeo di Design Milano, 2017
  • Experience

  • Visiting tutor, Liceo Artistico Dosso Dossi, Ferrara, Italy 2017; Life drawing assistant, Royal College of Art, London, 2017–19
  • Exhibitions

  • New Typographers, Playfield Studio, Canberra, Australia, 2016; I Like Your Work, Courtyard Gallery, Royal College of Art, London, 2018; Apologies in Advance, Iklectic, London (UK), 2018; Common Market, Courtyard Gallery, Royal College of Art, London (UK), 2018; I'm So Sorry, Galleria del Dosso, Festival Internazionale, Ferrara (IT), 2018; RCA Secret, Senior Common Rooms, Royal College of Art, London (UK), 2018; Native Instincts, The Cause, London, 2018; White Noise, White City Place Garden House, London, 2018; Tell Me What Love Is, Hockney Gallery, Royal College of Art, London, 2019; Work in Progress show, White City Place Garden House, London, 2019; White Noise, La Rotunda, London, 2019; Riposte, Grow Tottenham, London, 2019
  • Awards

  • Cannes Future Lions, shortlist, 2017; IED 100%, shortlist, 2017; Oltre, Liceo Artistico Dosso Dossi x Festival Internazionale, 2018; RCA x Wallpaper Magazine, shortlist, 2018; Adobe Student Awards, shortlist, 2018
  • Publications

  • I really like your work, Content Free, 2018