A certain way of doing things

Preface

BACKGROUND

The idea for this project came when we were invited to give a talk at our old college, Camberwell College of Arts (London, UK), 12 years after our graduation. For the talk, we presented old student projects alongside work we had done in the ‘professional world’ and looked for connections between them.

Initially, we weren’t sure how fruitful this comparison would be, but we quickly realized that the connections were there once we started looking. These were sometimes conceptual, other times visual, but there was also a certain attitude that permeated the work. So, without necessarily being able to say exactly why, the work always felt that it belonged to the same people.

The students responded very ...

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