Monthly Archives: March 2011

Walls of Sound: the Sound Conservation Centre

Walls of Sound is a BBC Radio 4 documentary exploring the work of the Sound Conservation Centre at the British Library. The idea for the programme, produced by Julian May and presented by radio historian Sean Street, was to explain … Continue reading

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Documentation of Terrible Karma: U-Haul truck as Mobile Exhibition Space

Terrible Karma: reverberations of the Triangle Shirtwaist Fire was a mobile audio-visual installation exploring the global reverberations of the Triangle Shirtwaist Factory fire (in which 146 garment workers, mostly young immagrent women, were killed) on its 100th anniversary: March 25th 2011. … Continue reading

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Experimental Geography in Practice!

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Terrible Karma: reverberations of the Triangle Shirtwaist Fire

This week I am travelling to the city of New York to premier the audio-visual installation Terrible Karma: reverberations of the Triangle Shirtwaist Fire that has been created and curated by Adeola Enigbokan and myself. Terrible Karma is a mobile audio-visual … Continue reading

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Fashioning Feathers: Dead Birds, Millinery Crafts and the Plumage Trade

Feathers fascinate, feathers are fetishized, feathers are very much back in fashion. This exhibition takes us back to a time when the wings, bodies and heads of birds were used to adorn hats. Fashioning Feathers… explores the complex geographies of … Continue reading

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Liberate Tate: Alternative Tate Audio Tour

Art/activist group Liberate Tate, has put out a call out for a sound artist to work with them on an Alternative Tate Audio Tour in response to BP sponsorship. It’s a paid commission, and the deadline for people to send … Continue reading

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Material Culture, Craft and Community: Negotiating Objects Across Time and Place

For those of you interested in material culture the Material Culture Institute of the University of Alberta is hosting the conference Material Culture, Craft and Community: Negotiating Objects Across Time and Place 20-21 may 2011. The keynote address is being … Continue reading

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