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Future Map heads to Hackney

Written by
Anna Castleton
Published date
18 March 2014

Future Map Elizabeth Lands  "Circus", 155x110cm, Pastel on Canvas

This month Future Map returns for its sixteenth year, exhibiting the 24 most exciting new artists from UAL. Opening on 20 March, this year the prestigious annual show will take place at SPACE in Hackney, a perfect venue to display the next generation of visual artists.

The high profile experts on the judging panel for the show included artist Laura Buckley, artist and Chair of Art and the Environment Lucy Orta, and curator and Saatchi Gallery CEO Nigel Hurst. Their chosen artists are: Abigail Booth, Adrien Vouillot, Ambra Carboni, Arthur Prior, Ben James, Bethe Bronson, Blaise Chatelain, Charles Moxon, Charlotte Halsey, David Marques, Elizabeth Lands, Esperanza Perkins, Han Byul Kang, Jack Wilkinson, Jamie Hosegood, Jason File, Jessica Roper, Lauren Allen, Libby Ireland, Luke Franklin, Marcus Jordan Dobbs, Nikolas Ventourakis, Redjade Yuan, Sasha Bowles, Sean Lavelle and Zehra Arslan.

Jason File

At the opening night three prizes were announced: the £3,000 Zabludowicz Collection Future Map Prize, the £1,000 2014 UAL Future Map Prize for Drawing, Painting, Printmaking or Photography and the £1,000 2014 UAL Future Map Prize for Sculpture, Installation, Moving Image or Performance. Revealed on Instagram and Twitter on the night, the winners are: Chelsea BA Fine Art graduate Jason File for the Zabludowicz Collection Future Map Prize; Jack Wilkinson for the UAL Future Map Prize for Drawing, Painting, Printmaking or Photography; and Luke Franklin for the UAL Future Map Prize for Sculpture, Installation, Moving Image or Performance.

Future Map runs 20 March – 6 April at SPACE, 129 – 131 Mare Street, London, E8 3RH

Follow UAL on Instagram to see the artists behind the scenes

Read more about Future Map 2014 and visit the dedicated Future Map site

See more on the prize winners

Find out about past Future Map exhibitors

Follow #futuremap on social media to see updates and meet the artists


Zehra Arslan To lose the ground beneath one's feet 2013

Marcus Jordan Dobbs

 Luke Franklin 4 Bothies

Lauren Allen Untitled (28 05 13) 2013

Future Map is supported by Winsor & Newton, Liquitex and Conté à Paris, three of the world’s most famous art material brands.