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Report: Word on the Street
Report: Word on the Street

Freya Purcell and Genevieve Drinkwater report on the digital archive project 'Word on the Street' supported by the DHS Virtual Event Award (Student)

8 February 2024 -

Reports
Provocative Places: paraSITE project
Provocative Places: paraSITE project

Welcome to the next in our Provocative Places and Objects series, in which we look at places and spaces that challenge and confront us as design historians. This time, Alexandra Banister looks at artist Michael Rakowitz’s paraSITE project, which uses an interdisciplinary approach to art and architecture to highlight issues of homelessness.

8 February 2024 -

Provocative Objects / Spaces
Provocative Places: Pathra Temple Complex
Provocative Places: Pathra Temple Complex

In the first Provocative Places and Objects blog of 2024, Souhardya De discusses Pathra Temple Complex and the Rural Bengali European Connect.

9 January 2024 -

Provocative Objects / Spaces
Provocative Places: Soviet Playground Design in Lithuania
Provocative Places: Soviet Playground Design in Lithuania

Welcome to the final Provocative Places and Objects blog of 2023. This time, Ieva Daujotaite, a Design History Postgraduate from the Royal College of Art / Victoria & Albert Museum shares research on Soviet Playground Design in Lithuania.

8 December 2023 -

Provocative Objects / Spaces
Report: Child Creativity from Secessionist Vienna to Postwar America by Megan Brandow-Falller (recipient of the Research Access Grant [Professional])
Report: Child Creativity from Secessionist Vienna to Postwar America by Megan Brandow-Falller (recipient of the Research Access Grant [Professional])

Megan Brandow-Falller, Professor of History at the City University of New York KBCC, reports on research undertaken for the book project 'Child Creativity from Secessionist Vienna to Postwar America', supported by the DHS Research Access Grant (Professional)

22 November 2023 -

Reports
Provocative Objects: VHS tapes
Provocative Objects: VHS tapes

Welcome to the next in our Provocative Places and Objects series, in which our contributors look at places and spaces that challenge and confront us as design historians. This time, Justin Childress, Clinical Assistant Professor in the Master of Arts in Design & Innovation at the Southern Methodist University, looks at VHS tapes as memory objects.

9 November 2023 -

Provocative Objects / Spaces
Report: No More Giants: J.M. Richards, modernism and The Architectural Review by Jessica Kelly (recipient of the Research Publication Grant)
Report: No More Giants: J.M. Richards, modernism and The Architectural Review by Jessica Kelly (recipient of the Research Publication Grant)

Jessica Kelly reports on the publication of her monograph titled No More Giants: J.M. Richards, modernism and The Architectural Review, which was partly funded by the DHS Research Publication Grant.

20 October 2023 -

Reports
Provocative Places: The Arab Hall at Leighton House
Provocative Places: The Arab Hall at Leighton House

Welcome to the next in our Provocative Places and Objects series, in which our contributors look at places and spaces that challenge and confront us as design historians. This time, Isabella Warnham, a student on the V&A/RCA History of Design MA, looks at the Arab Hall at Leighton House in London.

11 October 2023 -

Provocative Objects / Spaces

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