The annual exhibition of graduating artists and designers from University of the Arts London returns for the second year to the Zabludowicz Collection. Now in its 14th year, Future Map has a reputation for unveiling the next generation of artists and designers to define our visual landscape. For the next week Future Map 11 will take over jotta.com. Featuring a conversation with the curator, a mixed media interview with 4 of the exhibitors (all jotta members), video content and more.
12 January - 5 February 2012
Future Map can be an important first career break for a young artist or designer, providing an introduction to top UK and international gallerists, curators, collectors and critics. Future Map 11 exhibitors are selected from nearly 10,000 of the University’s graduating students from across all six colleges by a panel of leading industry experts.
This year's show, to be held at the Zabludowicz Collection, features six jotta members, Hsiang Wang, Iyvone Khoo, Karin Soderquist, Joanna Mires, Alexander Small and Renhui Zhao. The show has been curated by a panel of experts drawn from across the disiplines represented by the colleges. The panel is made up of:
David Roberts, Collector & Founder of the David Roberts Arts Foundation, an avid art collector who owns a collection encompassing more than 1600 works acquired in the last ten years by more than 300 British and international artists. He also founded the David Roberts Art Foundation, a charitable organisation dedicated to supporting contemporary art through a programme of exhibitions, commissions, acquisitions and collaborations with independent curators.
Mark Rappol is Editor of Art Review; he was a judge for the 2010 Jarman Award, the inaugural Zabludowicz Curatorial Open and the Asia Art Archive’s 2011 Open Platform.
Lulu Guinness OBE is famous for her unique and quintessentially British handbags and accessories. She has received consistant praise in the fashion media, which has seen the company open stores in London, New York and Tokyo since its foundation in 1989. Her unique creations are also sold in department and specialty stores worldwide, including Harrods, Selfridges and Fortnum and Mason in the UK, Brown Thomas in Ireland and Lane Crawford in Hong
Matthew Stinchcomb, 35, is Etsy’s European Director. In this role he oversees the company’s marketing, operations, and the management and development of its community in Europe. He has worked in digital media since 1997, and at Etsy since its early days. Though he never has the time to stock his Etsy shop, Matt is a screenprinter, musician, and a budding photographer.
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).
Zabludowicz Collection Future Map Prize
The winner of this annual prize will be selected from the exhibiting artist by a panel of judges including Zabludowicz Collection Founder Anita Zabludowicz alongside artist and Camberwell alumnus Chantal Joffe. The prize comprises of £3,000 which is to be used for the production of a new work and a chance to make an edition with the Zabludowicz Collection. The aim of the prize is to enable the winning practitioner to continue to work in the months following their graduation by both supporting them financially and facilitating a new work. Editions by 2011 winner Josh Baum and 2010 winner, Cindie Cheung are now available in their online shop.