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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
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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 1: Decolonising exhibitions

Panel 1: Decolonising exhibition design

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

Jona Piehl (HTW Berlin, Germany)
Visual reflexivity: exhibition graphic design as critical practice

In recent years reflexive practices have come to the fore as museums grapple with their institutional histories and problematic collections. Strategies for critical exhibition making, for decolonizing exhibition narratives and object displays, are emerging particularly in the areas of curation and extended programming. more…

Beatriz Martínez Sosa (University of Pau, France)
Designing to decolonise: strategies on the rhetorics of display

The present of museums in the Global North is characterised by the confrontation with their colonial past. In recent years, the decolonisation of art institutions has taken an important place on their agendas, at the urging of publics that are becoming more and more active and demanding. more…

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

Francesca Liuni (Rhode Island School of Design, US)
The aesthetics of depoliticized exhibitions

While museums question the premise of collecting and the agency of curatorial practice amid cogent debates on decolonization, the implications for the aesthetics of museum architecture and exhibition design remain unscrutinized. more…

Nina Oberg Humphries (University of Canterbury, New Zealand), Lisa McDonald (Glasgow School of Art, UK) and Hamish Anderson (Canterbury Museum, New Zealand)
‘ARE PASIFIKA’: the display of Pacific collections, old and new, in Aotearoa New Zealand

Museum collections in Aotearoa New Zealand are replete with material culture from the Pacific Islands that is rarely seen by the viewing public, with tens of thousands of Pacific objects relegated to the confines of closed storage. more…

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