Notes from Norway: The Natural World as Muse & Frame
Bronwen reflects on her recent visits to Kistefos Museum and Sculpture Park and Henie Onstad Art Centre and the role of the natural world in Norway's art history.
A Reflection: Liz Stainforth – Reciprocal Dialogues
A reflection on Liz Stanforth's lecture at the Centre for Digital Cultures on the 22nd of January 2020.
Notes from Norway: Gilbert & George ‘The Great Exhibition’ @ Astrup Fearnley Museet, Oslo
A review of Gilbert & George's 'The Great Exhibition' @ Astrup Fearnley Museet, Oslo
Understanding Stone Objects in Museums: The Eton Myers Collection
The beginning of a new project with the Eton Myers collection (on loan from Eton College) relating to the stone tools and objects, tackling issues of provenance, function and display.
Notes from Norway: A Weekend of Art in Bergen
This is the first in the series 'Notes from Norway' in which I discuss a number of current exhibitions in the Bergen art scene.
Paolozzi’s Silken World & Other Cities
A reflective essay by two History of Art and Curating placement students Beth and Sarah on their research relating to the recent Paolozzi exhibition at the University of Birmingham.
Reflections on Paolozzi exhibition install: Designing the Display Cases
Holly Fairbairn is a final year Ancient History student at the University of Birmingham and volunteer with Research and Cultural Collections who helped out with the Paolozzi exhibition installation.
Reflections on CAKE Event: ‘Disability and Accessibility in the Arts’
A reflection of the recent CAKE event on 'Disability and Accessibility in the Arts'.
Reading an object and its spaces: The bust of Constance Naden
Reading an object and its spaces - the creation of the bust of Constance Naden (1858-1889), Victorian polymath, and its subsequent movement within the University of Birmingham.
Egyptian Blue: Giving Voice to the Objects of the Eton Myers Collection
A piece about the process of creating exhibits, as well as what I learned about displaying objects - and about ancient Egyptian ritual - over the course of my working with the Eton Myers Collection.