RA Lates: Rrose Sélavy's Dada Extravaganza

Royal Academy of Arts

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Saturday 9 December 2017
19:00 - 11:45
Something A Little Different, Themed Nights, Theatre/Arts, Fun Time Partying
Live Music
Over 18
Join us for a spectacular extravaganza at this next RA Late to celebrate all things surrealist and Dada.
Enter the worlds of Salvador Dalí and Marcel Duchamp for one unforgettable night in 1930s Paris.
Experience a decadent surrealist ball, Dada karaoke, Dali’s dreamscapes brought to life, optical illusions, In Voluptas Mors life drawing, talks and discussions, ‘Exquisite Corpse’ art-making games, a surrealist supper, film screenings and more …
Dress code: 1930s surrealist spectacular

Tickets include exclusive after-hours exhibition entry to 'Dali / Duchamp', as well as access to all curated activities and entertainment. 

See below for programme highlights: 

- The Nonsense Gameshow with Bittersuite, hosted by Drag artist Frieda Slaves 

- Dada mask-making workshop, hosted by artists Sophie Popper and Tom Coates 

- New York's Surrealist 'Bal Onirique' with live music performances by Alex Mendham and his Orchestra 

- Dali's Dreamscapes installations by arts collective Abby & Alice 

- The Surrealist's Erotic Tea Party by immersive performers Wilson & Hart 

- 'In Voluptas Mors' optical illusion life drawing by Art Macabre 

- Talks on Duchamp's 'Fountain', Dali and fashion plus Freud and the Surrealist's 

- RCA Space Programme present a site-specific installation 'L'Observatoire Bizarre'

Plus film screenings, secret bars, street food and a surrealist supper club hosted by Blanchette 


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Royal Academy of Arts
Piccadilly, London, W1J 0BD

Nearest station:
Green Park (Tube)


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Terrible event! Paid a ridiculous amount of money to get a VIP experience and what I got was very poor... the programme on that day very deceiving. I will never go to another RA late again.
by on February 11th, 2018

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