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Graphic Gathering – Records, Rebels & Radio 1

Graphic Gathering is the V&A’s annual graphic design challenge for secondary school students. Running for five years now, the competition is designed to give students a taste of professional practice and help prepare them for higher or further education and work in the creative industries through answering a live brief. Each year we set the […]

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Graphic Gathering – V&A Competition Winner Revealed

Graphic Gathering is the V&A’s annual graphic design challenge for secondary school students. The competition is designed to give students a taste of professional practice and help prepare them for higher or further education and work in the creative industries through answering a real life brief. The Design Council recently reported that ‘exponential growth of […]

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DesignLab: Video art

During the autumn term, the V&A Schools team worked in collaboration with artist-in-residence Jamie Jenkinson and students & teachers from Welling School, on an in-depth project as part of the V&A’s DesignLab series. DesignLab aims to inspire a new generation of creative practitioners through promoting knowledge and skills across art, design and performance for secondary […]

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Graphic Gathering

Graphic Gathering is the Victoria and Albert Museum’s annual graphic design challenge for secondary school students. The competition is designed to give students a taste of professional practice and help prepare them for higher or further education and work in the creative industries, through answering a real life brief. Creative & Cultural Skills (CCSkills), recently […]

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Graphic Gathering – 2013/14 Winners Announced

After the success of last year’s project, the Schools Team ran Graphic Gathering for the second year, launching it during the London Design Festival and culminating with a celebratory awards ceremony here at the V&A last Thursday. Runners-up, winners from each school and overall winners were announced. Graphic Gathering aims to give secondary students an […]

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DesignLab: Keiko Masumoto

As part of the V&A Schools DesignLab series, we invited Year 8 and 9 students from Elthorne Park High School to take part in an extended project with the Toshiba: Japan Ceramics Resident, Keiko Masumoto. © Victoria and Albert Museum, London Students were introduced to Keiko Masumoto’s professional practice through a studio visit and presentation of […]

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DesignLab: Sky Arts Ignition Memory Palace

V&A Schools ran a DesignLab project this summer in collaboration with Sam Winston, one of the 20 artists asked to make work for Sky Arts Ignition: Memory Palace. The exhibition is a walk-in story that brings to life a new work of fiction by the author Hari Kunzru. The book is set in a dystopian […]

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Graphic Gathering

By Rebecca English, Assistant Programme Manager

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