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Registration now open

In(ter)ventions: Object Histories Outside and Inside the Museum A British Museum student-led workshop Raymond and Beverly Sackler Rooms, British Museum, Thursday 12th February, 9am-5.30pm Naomi and Felicity are excited to announce that registration has now opened for the In(ter)ventions workshop, which will … Continue reading

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Workshop: Art, Aesthetics, and Function

The In(ter)ventions organizers are pleased to be able to publicize another British Museum CDA student-led workshop taking place later this year, on the theme of Art, Aesthetics and Function: Collaborative Approaches to Everyday Objects.  It’s happening on 20 April 2015, again in … Continue reading

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Conference: Hidden Histories of Things

From the Commodity Histories blog, a conference taking place at University College London on Hidden Histories of Things: Genealogies of the Non-Human.  It looks like registration may already have closed but we’re listing it here in case anybody wants to … Continue reading

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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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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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