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Past Exhibitions

Camberwell Space has hosted a range of artists, designers and illustrators over the years. Explore our past exhibitions and if you are interested in finding out about forthcoming events sign up to our mailing list.

John MacLean, Ladder, Courtesy of Flowers Gallery
John MacLean, Ladder, Courtesy of Flowers Gallery

Moving the image: Photography and its actions

Exhibition that proposes photographs are shaped through a multitude of processes beyond the conventional static viewing.

Photograph: Emotional Intelligence by Claire Undy
Photograph: Emotional Intelligence by Claire Undy

Go with the Flow: Swim Against The Tide

Exhibition presenting contemporary artworks that explore the power and economy of language to explain, coerce and subvert.

Four black-and-white canvases on a wall
Four black-and-white canvases on a wall

David Troostwyk

Exhibition of paintings and other works by David Troostwyk. Curated by Daniel Sturgis.

Process to Performance, past exhibition at Camberwell Space
Process to Performance, past exhibition at Camberwell Space

Process to Performance

Process to performance. Members of the public are invited to form an audience for these workshops involving fine art students from Camberwell, which reveal the process of making a performance.

Photo of photo of Print 3: Gawain's Blow
Photo of photo of Print 3: Gawain's Blow

A Mythic Understanding: inspired by David Jones

This exhibition is one part of a College-wide project led by Geoff Coupland (aka ZEEL) that explores the life and themes of the work of artist, illustrator and poet David Jones.

Objects from the Camberwell Collection.
Objects from the Camberwell Collection.

A Narrative of Progress

Exhibition exploring the history and current use of the Camberwell ILEA Collection.

Installation of the Rosie Grace Ward exhibition at Camberwell Space.
Installation of the Rosie Grace Ward exhibition at Camberwell Space.

Rosie Grace Ward

Exhibition of new work by Rosie Grace Ward, recipient of the 2017 Vanguard Court Studio Prize.

Video installation by Giorgia Castiglioni - BA Photography.
Video installation by Giorgia Castiglioni - BA Photography.

Site and Subject

Group exhibition displaying new and recent work by 4 Camberwell College of Arts fine art alumni.

Table and chairs in the On the Way to Language exhibition
Table and chairs in the On the Way to Language exhibition

On the Way to Language

Ideas, conversations and new approaches to the language used around and within making practices. Curated by Maiko Tsutsumi.

Installation photo of local portraits in the Faisal Abdu'Allah exhibition Facets of a community
Installation photo of local portraits in the Faisal Abdu'Allah exhibition Facets of a community

Faisal Abdu’Allah - Facets of a Community

Selected by Hew Locke, artist Faisal Abdu'Allah collaborates with the local community in and around Camberwell College of Arts.

History of Drawing exhibition at Camberwell Space.
History of Drawing exhibition at Camberwell Space.

A History of Drawing 

Exhibition surveying the practice and teaching of drawing at Camberwell College of Arts.

Coin print by Billy Crosby.
Coin print by Billy Crosby.

Billy Crosby - Props

Solo exhibition of new work by BA Painting alumna Billy Crosby. 2016 Vanguard Court Prize winner.

Fauzia Akbar embroidery drawing.
Fauzia Akbar embroidery drawing.

Fauzia Akbar - A Life Loving Art

Work and sketchbooks of Fauzia Akbar, a Camberwell College of Arts BA Drawing student.

UAL Photography Research by Martin Newth
UAL Photography Research by Martin Newth

UAL Photography Research

Exhibition of the University of the Arts London Photography Research Forum. Curated by Anne Williams and Duncan Wooldridge.

Natalie Dower, 3 Triangle Double Square No.1, 2016, courtesy of Eagle Gallery
Natalie Dower, 3 Triangle Double Square No.1, 2016, courtesy of Eagle Gallery

Imperfect Reverse

Group exhibition showcasing systems based work. Curated by Laurence Noga, in collaboration with Saturation Point.

Drawing by Queenie Clark.
Drawing by Queenie Clark.

Queenie Clarke - Flow

Exhibition of new work by Camberwell BA Drawing alumna Queenie Clarke. Winner of the 2015 Vanguard Prize Studio Award.

Into the Fold 2016

A multi-disciplinary project comprising live events, an exhibition and publication. Curated by Marios Stamatis and James Edgar.

Photographic work by Isabella Pitisci.
Photographic work by Isabella Pitisci.

Isabella Pitisci

Exhibition celebrating the life and work of artist and Camberwell BA Photography alumna Isabella Pitisci.

Picture: I Never Lied To You by Akiko Ban
Picture: I Never Lied To You by Akiko Ban

I Never Lied To You

Exhibition of recent work by Camberwell College of Arts Fine Art graduates.

Sculpture by Alexander Devereux.
Sculpture by Alexander Devereux.

Alexander Devereux - Deceiving Grandeur

Solo show of new work and curatorial project by Camberwell BA Sculpture alumnua Alexander Devereux. 2014 Vanguard Prize winner.

In An Absolut World True Taste Comes Naturally

Exhibition looking at intentional forms of nonsense within the visual arts.

Behind the Brushstroke

Exploring the relationship between brush marks and painting. Featuring Masahiro Suda, Masaki Yada, Houran Yokoyama and Andrzej Zieliński.

The Department of Repair

Exploring re-making through fixing, repairing and mending. Curated by Bridget Harvey, Michael Hurley, Karen Richmond and Maiko Tsutsumi.

Work by Foster Spragge and Issam Kourbaj.
Work by Foster Spragge and Issam Kourbaj.

Between Thought and Space

Practitioners spanning areas of architecture, visual art, sound art and choreography respond to a specific space.

Photo by Lauren Allen.
Photo by Lauren Allen.

Semblance

Debut solo exhibition of Lauren Allen, winner of the Vanguard Prize 2013.

Photo of motorway by David Cross.
Photo of motorway by David Cross.

Against Nature

Print exhibition exploring geography, the geo-graphical, natural histories and landscapes.

Into the Fold 2014

Project exploring ideas around the gallery as studio space. Featuring A Practice For Everyday Life, Fraser Muggeridge and Peter Nencini.

Amerika

Exhibition exploring the different ways in which America is viewed and thought of by non-Americans.

All Things Considered

Collaboration between 6 students based in London and 6 in Barcelona.

In Form Express and Admirable

Exhibition looking into potential of what might be considered a sculptural practice.

The Great Pretender

The Great Pretender exhibition at Camberwell Space, Camberwell College of Arts, University of the Arts London (UAL)

Thingness: The Collection

Objects selected from the Camberwell Collection. Curated by Maiko Tsutsumi.

I Don’t Feel Like It

In this group exhibition the concept of underground delineates situations or moments.

Triumph of the Will

Exhibition taking its starting point as Olympia, Leni Riefenstahl’s film of the 1936 Olympic Games in Berlin. Curated by Fieldgate Gallery.

Le Fil aka Philip Li - Pop Sculpture show at Camberwell Space.
Le Fil aka Philip Li - Pop Sculpture show at Camberwell Space.

Pop Sculpture

Debut solo exhibition of Le Fil. The artist, performer and winner of the 2011 Vanguard Prize.

Art on Fire

Camberwell Space exhibition based around the Olympic Flame and the associations of fire.

Parts and Labour

Exhibition inviting artists to provide instructions for works to be produced in not more than 2 hours by hired hands.

Sculpture by Peles Empire
Sculpture by Peles Empire

3D 2D 3D 2D

Group exhibition at Camberwell Space curatd by Curated by Peles Empire.