Artists in Residence at the V&A

With an exciting and ever-changing programme of artists and designers, there’s never a dull moment in our residency studios. We will give you an exclusive look into what it’s like to be in residence at the world’s leading museum of art and design.

We have a thriving and exciting programme of artists in residence here at the Museum, with at least two practitioners inhabiting our studios at any given time.

Here we show the process of being an artist or designer in residence here at the V&A, with behind-the-scenes insights and stories from Residency Co-ordinator, Laura Carderera, and the artists themselves.

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The Meeting of Two Creative Minds: Silvia Weidenbach and Jon Emmony, Special Open Studio, Saturday 17 February 2018

  Silvia Weidenbach invites you to attended The Meeting of Two Creative Minds: Silvia Weidenbach and Jon Emmony, a Special Open Studio at her V&A artist studio on Saturday 17 February. During this Open Studio Silvia will be talking about her exciting new project, Visual Feast, a display that will open in the V&A’s Gilbert Galleries in […]

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‘Impermanence’ series by Juree Kim

Juree Kim is currently the V&A Korea UK Ceramic Resident. Since majoring in sculpture, she has participated in various international exhibitions, including the first China Central Biennale, Taiwan Ceramic Biennale, Icheon Interntional and  British Ceramic Biennale. Juree currently has work on display in the V&A’s Contemporary Korean Ceramics display in room 146, level 6. Juree Kim is an […]

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V&A Residents Open Studios January – March 2018

Go behind the scenes and meet our artists in residence during their Open Studios. You will have a chance to see ceramic work in progress, listen to opera rehearsals and see our collection come to life using new technologies. Juree Kim & Neil Brownsword: V&A UK Korea Ceramic Residents are with us until the end […]

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Pattern Book: Re-imagining Stoke-on-Trent’s tangible and intangible heritage, Neil Brownsword

Neil Brownsword is the current V&A Korea UK Ceramics Resident alongside Juree Kim. They are in residence at the V&A until the end of March 2018. The have Open Studios twice a month where you can meet the artists and find out more about their work and research. For more information please check out our website.   Context […]

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V&A Opera Residents to stage new Salome performance on Friday 19 January

  Soprano Philippa Boyle Our Opera Residents have been working with composer Oliver Brignall, soprano Philippa Boyle and costume designer Jean Chan to create a new performance inspired by the character of Salome in Richard Strauss’s Opera. Don’t miss the opportunity to see them on the opening night of the upcoming V&A Opera Weekender on Friday […]

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UNBOXING METIS – Silvia Weidenbach’s jewellery as performance at the V&A

Silvia Weidenbach is the V&A’s first Gilbert Collection Resident at the V&A, exploring a collection that embodies the luxury, extravagance and precious beauty of the 17th and 18th century ‘Cabinet of Curiosities’. Feeling at the beginning like a kid in a candy shop, Silvia has spent the past few months thinking about those elements of […]

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Films about our Resident Artists

The V&A’s Residency Programme offers artists and designers the opportunity to have a studio in the heart of the Museum. During their residency they use our extensive collections as inspiration to develop their career, carry out research, make new work and acquire or increase experience of working with the public.     Watch these short films […]

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Evanescent Landscapes: about the work of Korea UK Ceramics Resident Juree Kim

Juree Kim is an artist who has a keen interest in our ever changing, and sometimes disappearing physical environment. Kim offers medium-specific and time-based installations to describe sensational scenes captured in our daily lives in order to give the space a utopian dimension. The Architectural Series is about the disappearance of architecture and urban features […]

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Four Corners: Open Studio Special organised by Silvia Weidenbach on Friday 10 November, 6 to 8 pm

Screenshot of scanned Gilbert boxes, 2017. Our Gilbert Collection Resident Artist Silvia Weidenbach is organising an Open Studio Special on Friday 10 November with four artists: David Clarke, Simone Ten Hompel, Max Warren and Adi Toch. Join us and take part in a creative dialogue around the beauty, use and meaning of boxes past and […]

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Metta Theatre: the V&A’s first Opera Residents

  We are delighted to welcome Metta Theatre to the V&A. They will be the V&A’s first Opera Residents between October 2017 to the end of March 2018. Metta Theatre is a London and Exeter based Theatre Company established in 2005 by joint Artistic Directors Poppy Burton-Morgan and William Reynolds. It is one of the […]

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