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Royal College of Art

We have been running summer schools at the RCA for more than 5 years and have attracted a global mix of participants from over 60 countries. In 2022 we continue to deliver short courses online as rich synchronous sessions in a live virtual environment.

Benefits

  • Advanced level lectures and seminars from RCA academic faculty.
  • Notable guest speakers and professional practitioners connected to industry.
  • Real time interaction with the RCA course leaders to exchange ideas and receive feedback.
  • Learn about the RCA's most recent case studies and practices.
  • Opportunity to collaborate and connect with an international network of peers.
  • Certificate of achievement on completion.

Curating Contemporary Art and Design
27 June – 8 July 2022

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“We provide a highly interactive environment in which participants develop their own curatorial practices and critical perspectives while building new networks and working collaboratively together. The dynamic two-week programme is delivered by leading curators and cultural practitioners who offer stimulating opportunities to engage with the very latest developments and debates in curatorial thinking and practice from across the fields of contemporary art and design.” Dr Rosie Ram, Short Course Leader

Art and Design Portfolio Development
7 July – 23 July 2022

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“The portfolio as a practice is inherently multidisciplinary. As a self-authored publication, a portfolio translates a body of work through thoughtful art direction, critical writing and content curation. A successful portfolio is the manifestation of a clarity in understanding where one’s practice is situated and how it is positioned.” Richard Nash, Short Course Leader

Contemporary Art Summer School
18 July – 5 August 2022

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“This course offers the unique opportunity to look at your practice differently. I really push students to get out of their comfort zone, to shatter their certainties. I want people to walk away with a new joy in their practice and a different way of looking at what they have been working on so far.” Dr Despina Zacharopoulou, Short Course Leader

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