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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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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 Casting, an installation by V&A Samsung Korean Digital Art Resident Yiyun Kang

We have recently released Casting, a short film recording the fascinating digital project by V&A Samsung Korean Digital Art Resident Yiyun Kang. Over the course of her six month residency at the V&A (October 2015 – March 2016), Kang utilised her projection mapping practice to create a new portal into the V&A Cast Courts (room […]

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Visitor Experience at the V&A Open Studios

Good Friday. It’s 06.27 PM. A large security guard stands in front of me. He switches on a tiny torch to do the bag search at the main entrance of the museum. I look at him restlessly; I don’t want to be late. We swap smiles and with a welcoming reception I walk in straight […]

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Opening Doors with Victorian Photography

Part of the Artist in Residency role is to work with external groups at the museum. In December, to coincide with the Julia Margaret Cameron exhibition, I was given the opportunity to work with a group from Opening Doors on a wet collodion photography project.    Opening Doors is a group of older LGBT individuals […]

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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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Media in Transition

Just spent a really exciting few days at the Tate, courtesy of the V&A, learning a great deal about both the exhibition and conservation of video, at the Media in Transition conference. Having worked in video for over a decade I felt I knew a lot about the medium, but being able to see a series of different […]

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