Gender, identity and material
Saturday 4 March 2017 11am - 4pm
The Reynolds Room, Burlington House, Royal Academy of Arts, Piccadilly
Free, no booking required.
Drop in and explore themes of gender, identity and material in video work by current and graduate artists from the RA Schools.
To kick off our week-long celebration of International Women’s Day, discover contemporary video work by current and graduate artists from the RA Schools that explores themes of gender, identity and material.
The RA Schools is a contemporary school of fine art at the heart of the Royal Academy. Former students include J. M. W. Turner, William Blake and John Everett Millais, all the way to recent graduates such as Eddie Peake, Catherine Story, Matthew Darbyshire and Turner Prize nominee Lynette Yiadom-Boakye. Almost 250 years after its foundation, today the RA Schools continues to be the only art school in Britain to offer a free, three-year postgraduate programme to promising artists.
Participating artists: Sung Tieu & Kadeem Oak, Alana Lake, Jessy Jetpacks, Ella McCartney, Deborah Olakigbe, Wanda Wieser, Richard Lockett, Fani Parali, Carina Brand, Gery Georgieva and Will Pham.
This event is drop in, no booking required and all films will be shown on a loop.
International Women’s Day 2017 at the Royal Academy
To mark International Women’s Day 2017, the Royal Academy of Arts is presenting a week of talks, workshops and tours to explore ideas of gender, material and identity in art. Focusing on women artists across different RA exhibitions and the RA Collection, join us to discover some of the under-acknowledged accomplishments of women artists throughout history.