An afternoon at RCA 2012 show

This is what caught my eye at the RCA Fine Art show.

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A pile of sherbet or similar sulphur coloured yellow powder.

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A pile of gold leaf, which seemed alive as it fluttered continuously.

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Pasticene lumps of meat, packaged in polystyrene and cellophane.

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One of a few references to analogue technology, a tank full of clocks, film, old packaging and cameras. There was also a record player and a projected 16 ml film.

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A sci fi spacecraft tunnel, like a 2001 space oddessy film set, put together with bull dog clips and polystyrene. The last clever and aesthetic placing of polystyrene I saw was at the Barbican in an installation by Chinese artist, Song Dong

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A pile of burnt bread loaves (not a pile of bricks).

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A tactile, heavy lump of black material, like a geological formation but with finger impressions and the mark of clay.

Here is a link to all the artists on the RCA website >>