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Chelsea MA Fine Art alumni beat nearly 3,000 applicants to Open Cube

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Published date 25 July 2013
Nicky Teegan Prayer Battery 2012 Woven VHS tape, steel, contact microphones, tascam 4 track, integrated amplifier, 4 leak speakers, audio piece on endless loop cassette Dimensions variable, sculpture: 59 1/16 x 59 1/16 in. (150 x 150 cm) © Nicky Teegan Photo: the artist Courtesy White Cube

Nicky Teegan Prayer Battery 2012
Woven VHS tape, steel, contact microphones, tascam 4 track, integrated amplifier, 4 leak speakers, audio piece on endless loop cassette
Dimensions variable, sculpture: 59 1/16 x 59 1/16 in. (150 x 150 cm)
© Nicky Teegan
Photo: the artist
Courtesy White Cube

Nicky Teegan Void 2012 Woven VHS tape over a bent steel ring Ø 72 1/16 in. (Ø 183 cm) © Nicky Teegan Photo: the artist Courtesy White Cube

Nicky Teegan Void 2012
Woven VHS tape over a bent steel ring
Ø 72 1/16 in. (Ø 183 cm)
© Nicky Teegan
Photo: the artist
Courtesy White Cube

Two of our Chelsea MA Fine Art alumni Nicky Teegan and Jacopo Trabona are currently showing in the Open Cube show curated by Adriano Pedrosa at White Cube Gallery, Masons Yard. The show opened on the 12th of July and runs until the 21st of September.

Teegan, originally from Ireland, has shown in London and Ireland since she graduated from Chelsea last year and she is also the current recipient of the Lewisham Arthouse Graduate Studio Award.

Trabona, from Italy, won  the YICCA (Young International Contest of Contemporary Art) with BAS-Relief 2010 below.

Jacopo Trabona Bas-Relief 2010 Glue on wood 13 9/16 x 10 1/4 in. (34.5 x 26 cm) © Jacopo Trabona Photo: Matteo Visentin Courtesy White Cube

Jacopo Trabona Bas-Relief 2010
Glue on wood
13 9/16 x 10 1/4 in. (34.5 x 26 cm)
© Jacopo Trabona
Photo: Matteo Visentin
Courtesy White Cube

Jacopo Trabona  Untitled 2011 Diamond on paper 10 3/8 x 7 15/16 in. (26.3 x 20.1 cm) © Jacopo Trabona Photo: Matteo Visentin Courtesy White Cube

Jacopo Trabona
Untitled 2011
Diamond on paper
10 3/8 x 7 15/16 in. (26.3 x 20.1 cm)
© Jacopo Trabona
Photo: Matteo Visentin
Courtesy White Cube

Teegan and Trabona were selected from an application of 3,000 entries. From these entries 40 artists were shortlisted and interviewed by the curator about their practice. Only 17 applicants were finally selected for the Open Cube show.

Check out this exquisite show before the 21st of September!