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Evoluon, Eindhoven, 1968

Evoluon, Eindhoven, 1968

Science and technology exhibition, Evoluon, Eindhoven, 1968
UoB Design Archives

Mural in the Furnished Room, Britain Can Make It, V&A, London, 1946
UoB Design Archives

Sketch of exhibition layout,
National Museum of Natural Science, Taiwan, 1986-88
UoB Design Archives

Tea Bar, Britain Can Make It, V&A, London, 1946
UoB Design Archives

Interior view,
National Museum of Natural Science, Taiwan, 1986-88
UoB Design Archives

Construction of exhibition space,
Britain Can Make It, V&A, London, 1946
UoB Design Archives

Interior view,
National Museum of Natural Science, Taiwan, 1986-88
UoB Design Archives

President Ford, Robert Staples, and Barbara Fahs Charles
with model of the "Levitating White House," for the Ford Museum, 1980
Staples & Charles

Sketch of Australia section,
Commonwealth Institute, London, c. 1961
UoB Design Archives

Fashions Hall, Britain Can Make It, V&A, London, 1946
UoB Design Archives

Gallery view of The Senster,
Evoluon, Eindhoven, 1968
UoB Design Archives

Installation view, Photography and the City,
Smithsonian Institution, Washington DC, 1968
Staples & Charles

General view
Evoluon, Eindhoven, 1968
UoB Design Archives

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Panel 12: Designing for collections (I)

Panel 12: Designing for collections (I):
image, text, knowledge

This presentation was available for the period of the conference only
(1-11 September 2020)

Elisa de Noronha Nascimento (CITCEM/University of Porto, Portugal)
Exhibition design for artists’ books: a short handbook

Regarded as a specific artistic production that was consolidated through the conceptual experiences of the 1960s and 1970s, the artist’s book is, par excellence, an art form of the 20th century. However, the artist’s book has only very recently secured a place in museum collections, more…

This paper was available for the period of the conference only
(1-11 September 2020)

Peter Lester (Independent, UK)
The archivist as curator

What role do archives play in museum exhibitions? Often, they are used to contextualise the artworks and objects on display, to provide insight into the artistic process. Sometimes they are displayed as important objects in their own right. more…

Sophie Cras (Université Paris I Panthéon-Sorbonne), Claire-Lise Debluë (University of St Andrews/Pantheon-Sorbonne)
Exhibition design and the making of economic knowledge (19th-21st Centuries)

Economic knowledge generally appears as essentially abstract. From the mid-19th century onwards, however, many attempts were made to overcome the alleged limitations of conveying abstract information. more…

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