Future Map Reveals London Artists Of the Future
30 graduates from University of Arts London selected for Future Map 11 exhibition as next big thing
The final exhibitors for Future Map 11 – the exhibition showcasing the hottest recent graduates from the University of Arts London – were announced yesterday. This year’s show will be hosted by the Zabludowicz Collection in Chalk Farm, and aims to bring together 30 artists and designers destined to define the visual landscape of the future. And the artworld better listen up, for Future Map 11 has proved its prescience, with past exhibitors including the likes of Raqib Shaw (currently at White Cube), and Haroon Mirza (currently at Camden Arts Centre).
The lucky (and talented) 30 exhibiting artists competed with nearly 10,000 graduating students for their spot in the exhibition. Future Map 11 represents 23 courses from across the University of Arts London, and draws from the University’s six Colleges: Camberwell College of Arts, Central Saint Martins College of Arts and Design, Chelsea College of Art and Design, London College of Communication, London College of Fashion and Wimbledon College of Art. The exhibition will reflect the diversity of contemporary creative disciplines, and include photography, film and fine art, drawing and design, fashion, footwear and jewellery.
The Future Map 11 exhibiting artists are:
Geoff Bartholomew (Camberwell, BA Photography); Poppy Bisdee (Wimbledon, BA Fine Art: Sculpture); Jing Jing Cao (CSM, BA Jewellery Design); Camelio Echeverri (LCF, MA Fashion Photography); Jo Gibbs (Chelsea, MA Textiles); Jon Anders Gulbrandsen (Chelsea, MA Graphic Design Communication); Emma Hancock (LCF, BA Footwear: Product Design & Development); Jade Heritage (Wimbledon, BA Fine Art: Time-Based Media); Chieh Ting Huang (Camberwell, MA Designer Maker); Phillippa Jolley (CSM, BA Jewellery Design); Iyvone Khoo (CSM, MA Fine Art); Mariya Kotova (LCF, BA FDT Surface Textiles); Alex Kwan (CSM, BA Graphic Design); Martha Lewis (Camberwell, BA Painting); Lulu Liu (LCF, BA FDT Womenswear); Alexandra March (Wimbledon, MA Fine Art); Kat Marks (LCF, MA Fashion Artefact); Giovanni Martins (LCF, MA Fashion Photography); Joanna Mires (Camberwell, BA Ceramics); Nathan Murphy (Wimbledon, MA Fine Art); Matthew Nicholson (CSM, MA Communication Design); Oliver Ruuger (LCF, MA Fashion Artefact); Alexander Small (Camberwell, MAVA Fine Art), Karin Soderquist (Camberwell, BA Illustration); Holly Stevenson (Chelsea, MA Fine Art); Jy Yeon Suh (CSM, MA Industrial Design); Nicol Vizioli (LCF, MA Fashion Photography); Hsiang Wang (CSM, MA Industrial Design); Wei Wang (LCF, MA Fashion Artefact); Renhui Zhao (LCC, MA Photography).
This year’s exhibitors have been selected by an expert panel made up of David Roberts, Collector & Founder of the David Roberts Arts Foundation, Mark Rappolt, Editor of Art Review, internationally acclaimed designer Lulu Guinness, and Matt Stinchcomb, European Director of Etsy.com. A prize will be awarded to one exhibiting graduate, that will provide financial and production support following their graduation.
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