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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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Turner Prize 2014 at Tate Britain

I went to this year’s Turner Prize at Tate Britain last week, and it inevitably got me thinking about In(ter)ventions.  Four artists are nominated this year, James Richards, Tris Vonna-Michell, Ciara Phillips, and Duncan Campbell.  To me the standout candidate is Duncan Campbell, … Continue reading

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Strawberry Thief: Game Design and the Museum

On Friday I went to hear game designer Sophia George speak at the Apple store about a new game she designed for the iPad: Strawberry Thief. It is based on the famous pattern of the same name by the nineteenth-century textile … 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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Cfp: In(ter)ventions: object histories outside and inside the museum

In(ter)ventions: object histories outside and inside the museum Thursday 12 February, The British Museum (Raymond and Beverly Sackler Rooms), time tbc CALL FOR PAPERS: Moving away from the focus on the moment of creation in many object histories, this one-day … Continue reading

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