EXHIBITIONS Alessandro Pessoli exhibits sculptures and paintings in his first UK solo exhibition, from 26 May until 17 July. Venue: Chisenhale Gallery, 64 Chisenhale Road, London E3. Avalanche 1970-1976 is an exhibition of the short-lived, influential New York art magazine, which runs from 11 June until 23 July. Venue: Chelsea Space, Chelsea College of Arts and Design, Millbank, London SW1.

DEGREE SHOWS: Buckinghamshire Chilterns University College’s Faculty of Design is holding its final degree show from 13 until 16 June. Venue: BCUC, Queen Alexandra Road, High Wycombe HP11 2JZ. Loughborough University’s Show of Art and Design featuring 3D, textiles and visual communication, runs from 11 until 14 June. Venue: Loughborough University, School of Art and Design, Epinal Way, Loughborough LE11 3TU. The Royal Academy Schools Show, from 9 until 22 June, transforms studios into contemporary art galleries and highlights the work of students who have completed the three-year postgraduate diploma. Venue: Royal Academy of Arts, Burlington House, Piccadilly, London W1.

EVENT: The Olympics: a design and innovation legacy is a seminar organised by the Associate Parliamentary Group for Design and Innovation, which takes place on Thursday 23 June from 9.30am until 1pm. Tickets are £65 + VAT. Info: Events Department, Networking For Industry, Irwin House, 118 Southwark Street, London SE1 0SN or call 020 7202 9419/09. Venue: IMechE, 1 Birdcage Walk, London SW1.

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