Emily Davis on Noor Abuarafeh's residency in London."Conditions of Entry" is a collaborative research project between Royal College of Art students on the Curating Contemporary Art programme.Communication material - Royal College of ArtMichael Rakowitz’s sculpture is part of an enormously ambitious, painstaking, ongoing project titled "The Invisible Enemy Should Not Exist". This Is No Longer That Place: A Public Discussion
This two-day workshop events asks to what extent art can affect change when addressing issues of migration, displacement, and access.Audio recordings from "This Is No Longer That Place: A Public Discussion" - March 2019.
A view from the UK where “the simplifiers, the oligarchs, the enemies of freedom” are making their presence felt, just as they are across Europe. A snapshot of work by Kader Attia, Wolfgang Tillmans, and Kathrin Böhm who provide a counter to the narrow and angry face of prejudice.The project State of Unsettlement is set up as a design-research platform to explore and discuss the political climate and the impact of design in times of Brexit. Video recordings from "This Is No Longer That Place: A Public Discussion" - March 2019.For the UK residency, the Royal College of Art has partnered with Delfina Foundation to provide an opportunity for an artist who is interested in working with people in the context of cultural intolerance and those who feel marginalised in London. The aim is to facilitate a close interaction with communities and audiences who are not usually engaged with the existing cultural offer and do not have a voice in it. A group of Royal College of Art students created a temporary research studio at Gasworks exploring what it means to be a resident in both the global art world and with respect to the wider geopolitical context of borders and restricted mobility.