Victoria and Albert Museum

The world’s greatest museum of art and design

Opening times

10.00 to 17.45 daily
10.00 to 22.00 Fridays


Weds, 21 Jan 2009 Yesterday, my fellow resident, Lao, showed me the road behind the Museum where there’s a skip containing potentially interesting discarded things. Lao clambered into the skip and started rummaging. Amidst an old standing lamp, a filing cabinet, black bags of rubbish etc, he managed to dig out an old piece of board that could’ve been a door to a cupboard, some old...
First two weeks of residency, from Jan 5th to 16th, 2009. Though it’s not easy getting over the feeling of complete wonderment at being given a studio at the V&A in which to work, you do have to put your feelings aside a little, in order to focus on the task at hand. In between the times where I wander around in awe at the enormity of the Museum, and it’s beauty, and...