21 May 2012 – 30 May 2012

Event times

Open Daily: 11am - 6pm except Sat 26th 10am - 4pm. Closed Sunday 27th May

Cost of entry


Chelsea College of Arts

London, United Kingdom


Travel Information

  • Bus: 2, C10, 36, 77A, 88, 185, 436
  • Tube: Pimlico, Vauxhall

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Prospectus traces the birth of twins; the 1837 public art school, and exhibition making as an educational practice. And their subsequent development; the professionalisation of the 1900, political upheavals in the 1960's, the over administration in


Prospectus will include rarely seen, primary materials from the first Government School of Design, Pontus Hulten's Institut des Hautes Etudes en Arts Plastiques, remnants from the Inner London Education Authority's teaching collection, documents from the The Fresno Feminist Experiment lead by Judy Chicago, a Life Drawing class, revisit The Devil's Feast through archival material held in the Special Collection at Chelsea College of Art and Design, and much else besides. Prospectus will feature specially commissioned artworks, an evolving exhibitionary architecture, participatory archival research, a teaching collection, screenings, life drawing classes, and a diverse public programme of talks, performances, discussions and walks. Participants include Sam Griffin, Dr Malcolm Quinn, Celine Condorelli, Redmond Entwistle, Dr Linda Sandino, Lawrence Lek, Prof. Stephen Farthing, Matthew Cornford and Dr John Beck, Dave Beech, Naomi Salaman, Fay Nicholson and many others. Please see the website for details of the public programme. Prospectus is a project created by a collaboration of cross-disciplinary students researchers, practitioners and staff from CCW Graduate School.


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