London and Suffolk-based artist Ryan Gander makes artworks that materialise in many different forms from sculpture to film, writing, graphic design, installation, performance and more. Here he discusses ‘welcoming’ visitors to his degree show at Manchester Metropolitan University in the late 1990s, and how ‘what you make’ is more important than which college you attended.
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BA (Hons) Painting, Gray’s School of Art, Robert Gordon University, Aberdeen In the first two years at Gray’s we were given very specific briefs, often challenging us with topics that were out of our comfort zones, but this taught me […]
BA (Hons) Fine Art and Visual Culture, University of the West of England, Bristol I started art school thinking I was going to be a painter and I couldn’t have been more wrong. My practice has developed over the three […]
Artists Simeon Barclay, Evan Ifekoya, Joanna Kirk, Cathy Lomax, Helen McGhie and Damien Meade look back at the ambitions and anxieties of their own degree shows, and reflect on the long-game of being an artist.
London-based artist Rehana Zaman reflects on her BA degree show at Goldsmiths in the early 2000s, and the importance of making sure people from less privileged communities, working class and ethnic backgrounds still have access to art education.