Tag Archives: material culture

Cfp Deadline Approaching

Please remember to get your paper proposals in for the upcoming In(ter)ventions workshop at the British Museum. The deadline is this Friday 28th November. Further details of the cfp can be found here. Thank you to all those who have already submitted their … Continue reading

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Art and Science of Curation

From the Curating Cambridge festival, running from 20 October to 23 November, a new seminar series on the Art and Science of Curation, followed by a conference asking, Does the Museum Just Preserve the Museum? The seminars will run on Wednesdays, … Continue reading

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Voices of the British Museum

Originally posted on British Museum blog:
Liam O’Connor, artist I am creating an archive of audio interviews with the staff of the British Museum, the subject of which is a museum object or space they have developed a significant personal…

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Exhibition about In(ter)ventions: Private Lives of Print: The Use and Abuse of Books 1450-1550

Open to the public today, this exhibition at the Cambridge University Library reconstructs the ‘private lives’ of books through the material traces of use left by their early readers. It is the culmination of a five-year research project at the Library, … Continue reading

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