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School of Arts & Humanities

Curating Contemporary Art (MA)


Our graduating students present final projects developed in collaboration with partners the British Library, Camden Art Centre, Furtherfield and Gasworks. Curating under the conditions of Covid-19 continues to pose challenges to established modes of curatorial practice. Hybrid modes of working are fully explored in this year’s projects as opportunities to experiment across platforms, spaces and audiences emerge. Learning to work together across 14 different cities and 7 countries, this year’s students have commissioned over 20 artists and contributors to produce projects that fully embrace today’s global context of creative and curatorial collaboration.

Fulfilment Services Ltd. explores the implications of techno-capitalism for the widespread supply and demand networks that fulfil consumer needs and desires. With Gasworks.
Supporters: JACK ARTS and Print&Digital

In the meantime… is an online public programme of commissions by Camden-based artists, whose works act as a companion for audiences to explore the stories, both past and present, between Somers Town in north-west London and neighbouring Camden Art Centre.

For Notes on Play, multi-disciplinary artist Shenece Oretha has been commissioned to make a new work in response to the 'Playtimes' collection within the British Library’s Sound Archive.
Supporters: Unlocking Our Sound Heritage, The National Lottery Heritage Fund

Hear the Light is a synchronisation of aural and visual experiences, a meditation on connectivity that brings together new work by artists Chibuzor Adiele, Anat Ben-David, Simnikiwe Buhlungu and Chen Zhe. With Gasworks.

We are just animals, humans, and machines getting on together in specific lifeworlds is a site-specific, digital listening experience connecting human and non-human inhabitants of Finsbury Park. The commission is part of Furtherfield’s People’s Park Plinth.
Supporters: Arts Council England, Here For Culture and Haringey Council

Study Curating Contemporary Art at the RCA