‘Light Matter’ exhibition explores lean margins between painting and film in RCA and Chelsea College of Arts collaboration

Eight artists from Royal College of Art and Chelsea College of Arts (UAL) partner up to explore “shifting boundaries, shared language, and common denominators” between painting and film/video in “Light Matter”, a week-long exhibition in the Cookhouse at Chelsea College of Arts, London. Ends 17 January 2015.

Artists featured in ‘Light Matter’: Verity Birt (RCA), Lauren Cohen (RCA), Jinjoo Kim (Chelsea Alumni), Stuart Layton (RCA), Julian McSweeney (Chelsea), Natsumi Sakamoto (Chelsea Alumni), Francesca Ulivi (Chelsea Alumni), Billy Ward (Chelsea Alumni)

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Jinjoo Kim, 'Yellow Spheres and Trees', 2014, video and installation in MA Fine Art Summer Show, Chelsea College of Arts, London. Image courtesy the artist.Jinjoo Kim, ‘Yellow Spheres and Trees’, 2014, video and installation in MA Fine Art Summer Show, Chelsea College of Arts, London. Image courtesy the artist.

Eight artists from Royal College of Art and Chelsea College of Arts (UAL) partner up to explore “shifting boundaries, shared language, and common denominators” between painting and film/video in “Light Matter”, a week-long exhibition in the Cookhouse at Chelsea College of Arts, London. Ends 17 January 2015.

New possibilities for painting through moving image?

“Light Matter” is an exhibition that attempts to converge and contest the boundaries between moving image and the more “traditional” artistic medium of painting. Curated by Stuart Layton from Royal College of Art [RCA] and Julian McSweeney from UAL/Chelsea College of Arts, eight artists come together in the attempt to show ways of working that, in effect, bridge the divide between these seemingly-disparate mediums.

Julian McSweeney, documentation of painting and performance, 2013, at Chelsea College of Arts, London. Image courtesy the artist.Julian McSweeney, documentation of painting and performance, 2013, at Chelsea College of…

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