A New Space Unveiled at the Institute of Contemporary Arts


LONDON.- The ICA’s workshop has seen the work of artists from Pablo Picasso to Damien Hirst and Billy Childish to Pablo Bronstein pass through its doors and is now appropriated by 6a Architects to create the ICA Studio, a new public space opened this month. The Studio is a place to access the ICA’s archive; host artist residencies; present the ICA’s new Live Edition events, for which Bob & Roberta Smith and Billy Childish have already made works in the space during its transformation; sell limited edition prints and books; and display individual works, beginning with a painting by Jakub Julian Ziolkowski. Previously inaccessible to the public, the ICA Studio is located above one of the ICA Cinemas and it retains its original character and some of its function as a workshop. This is evident in the opportunistic adjustments made to the room by 6a Architects. The ICA Studio is available to ICA Members to use and to