Laura Carderera

Title: Residency Coordinator
Department: Learning and Interpretation

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New VARI international residency opportunity in partnership with Create London

  The V&A Research Institute (VARI) and Create London are seeking nominations for a four-month residency based at Create’s The White House in Dagenham’s Becontree Estate in East London between October 2017 and January 2018. Nominations can be for contemporary artists, makers and designers of any age and nationality based outside of the United Kingdom. Nominators […]

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New open call for nominations & applications: VARI Embedded Residency for practitioners working with data

Flight Patterns, 2005 – 2009, Aaron Koblin The Victoria & Albert Museum Research Institute (VARI) is inviting nominations and applications for a yearlong embedded residency at the Museum for practitioners working with data as their medium. The appointed resident will be based at the V&A South Kensington’s Research Department on a part-time basis between October 2017 and […]

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Close to the Skin, new display and short film by Noor Ali Chagani

Close to the Skin is a display and short film by our previous V&A Jameel Resident Noor Ali Chagani. It will be on display in Gallery 47 c for one week only (until 1 March) so do come by and see the work Chagani produced during his residency. Chagani will also be speaking at our conference The […]

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New ceramics residency open call for applications

We have just issued a new open call for a ceramics residency for mid-career and established UK-based studio ceramicists. The deadline for applications is 8 January 2017. We welcome applications from mid-career and established UK-based studio ceramicists who wish to develop their practice in new ways by working with the V&A’s collections and developing public […]

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New Open Call for Gilbert Collection Residency

Gold and enamelled beaker, made in Europe, c. 1600-1620, Museum no. Loan:Gilbert.28-2008. © The Rosalinde and Arthur Gilbert Collection on loan to the Victoria and Albert Museum, London. We have just issued a new open call for applications for a residency responding to the V&A’s Rosalinde and Arthur Gilbert Collection. Intricate craft and a sense of […]

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New Jameel Prize Resident at the V&A starting next October

We are delighted to announce the appointment of our first Jameel Prize Resident, Noor Ali Chagani, who will be in residence at the V&A between October 2016 and early January 2017. His residency is in partnership with Art Jameel and in collaboration with The Mosaic Rooms. Noor Ali Chagani was born and raised in Karachi, […]

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Co-designing sound art: call for participants with Cochlear Implants

Co-designing sound art is a V&A Adult Learning Communities Programme co-designed with artist Tom Tlalim in partnership with Action on Hearing Loss. Tom Tlalim is an artist, researcher and writer working as an artist in residence at V&A. The V&A in partnership with Action on Hearing Loss and the artist Tom Tlalim would like to […]

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Short film about Matt Smith’s project Spode: a 31 Note Lovesong

Hear from Matt Smith, V&A Ceramics resident October 2015 – March 2016, about how his visit to the Spode factory in Stoke-on-Trent inspired him to create a new ‘soundscape’, a visual melody singing to the current state of the factory. A collaboration with composer Dimitrios Skyllas has resulted in an aural composition based on this […]

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New Open Call: Residency for early career UK-based ceramic artists

We have just issued an open call for early-career UK-based studio ceramicists (around 2-5 years since MA, or 5-10 years since BA). The residency will be based in a purpose-built studio in the Ceramics galleries at the V&A South Kensington and will take place over a six-month period from October 2016 to March 2017. The […]

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New Open Call: Exhibition Road Engineering Residency

We have just issued a new open call for a one year residency targeted at UK based engineers, makers and designers who wish to develop their practice by responding in their own way to the rich engineering heritage of the Museum – from the Collection’s origins in the Great Exhibition of 1851 and architectural history of the site, […]

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