In Deptford Market, Nancy Allen searches for objects she can transform in her sculptural work.
During the pandemic, Louis Morlæ taught himself how to make a virtual world from scratch and created a nightclub as an antidote to an infectious world.
While training in a martial arts gym in Islington, Motunrayo Akinola explains how art and fighting require the same discipline.
In St James’s Piccadilly, Anna Higgins finds solace within the walls of a Wren church, where William Blake – a favourite artist and a former student at the Schools – was baptised.
As the Royal Academy Schools Class of 2022 open up their studios for their final show, they reflect on how the building – from its Mayfair location to its crumbling corners – has influenced their practice.
From PVC-clad performance art to site-specific sculptural interventions, the work of RA Schools students has thrived despite the pandemic. Charlotte Jansen meets three of the artists as they prepare their long-planned final-year show.
As students from the RA Schools prepare for their final show, what are their feelings about leaving after three intensive years of study? Some of them discuss the issues they face with Schools tutor Brian Griffiths and Phyllida Barlow RA, who has been involved in art education for 45 years.