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Evoluon 2 (crop 1)

Evoluon, Eindhoven, 1968

Evoluon, Eindhoven, 1968

Science and technology exhibition, Evoluon, Eindhoven, 1968
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Evoluon 2 (crop 1)
Britain Can Make It 1 (crop 1)

Mural in the Furnished Room, Britain Can Make It, V&A, London, 1946
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Britain Can Make It 1 (crop 1)
Taiwan 1 (crop 1)

Sketch of exhibition layout,
National Museum of Natural Science, Taiwan, 1986-88
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Taiwan 1 (crop 1)
Britain Can Make It 2 (crop 1)

Tea Bar, Britain Can Make It, V&A, London, 1946
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Britain Can Make It 2 (crop 1)
Taiwan 2 (crop 1)

Interior view,
National Museum of Natural Science, Taiwan, 1986-88
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Taiwan 2 (crop 1)
Exhibition 1

Construction of exhibition space,
Britain Can Make It, V&A, London, 1946
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Exhibition 1
Taiwan 3 (crop 1)

Interior view,
National Museum of Natural Science, Taiwan, 1986-88
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Taiwan 3 (crop 1)
B&BwFord

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

B&BwFord
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Sketch of Australia section,
Commonwealth Institute, London, c. 1961
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Francisco 2 059
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Fashions Hall, Britain Can Make It, V&A, London, 1946
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Festival of Britain 2 (crop 1)
Evoluon 1 (crop 1)

Gallery view of The Senster,
Evoluon, Eindhoven, 1968
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Evoluon 1 (crop 1)
PhotographyandtheCityinstallSI19681

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

PhotographyandtheCityinstallSI19681
Evoluon 3 (crop 1)

General view
Evoluon, Eindhoven, 1968
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Evoluon 3 (crop 1)
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Panel 7: Reconstructing exhibitions

Panel 7: Reconstructing exhibition histories:
materiality and interpretation

Elena Montanari (Politecnico di Milano, Italy)
Museographic heritage: the Italian legacy

The study of museum conservation is usually focused on strategies and tools related to the preservation of collections. However, in the last decades another component of the museum’s realm is being acknowledged as an area for the application of conservation theories and practices: museographic heritage. more…

Anna Tulliach (University of Leicester, UK)
Exhibiting museum history within museum spaces: the case studies of the Archaeological Museum of Bologna and the Egyptian Museum in Turin

Ever more frequently, over the past decades, museums have reflected on their own history and on the modalities through which to represent it within exhibition spaces, with the purpose to make museum history more accessible to a wider public. more…

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

Louise Macul (University of Leicester, UK)
Political by design: the sneaky work of a colonial curator in Borneo

In 1955, halfway through Sarawak’s colonial period (1946-1963) Sarawak Museum curator, Tom Harrisson, commenced on a mission to bring the traditional arts from deep within the Borneo rainforest to the urban public of Kuching. He commissioned indigenous carvings and paintings for Museum display throughout his tenure as curator. more…

Laura Dudley (University of Leicester, UK)
Researching, writing and reconstructing exhibition histories as a resource for future practice: Palle Nielsen’s ‘The Model’, 1968/2013/2014

In recent practice exhibition histories have emerged as a knowledgeable and valuable resource, and yet it seems that the focus is still on the contextual and aesthetical attributes of ‘landmark’ exhibitions. more…

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