This month, guest contributor to the Provocative Objects series Dr Rukmini Chaturvedi introduces the Gathri Stool designed in 2017 by Delhi based designer Parth Parikh.
18 May 2023 -
This month, guest contributor to the Provocative Objects series Cas Bradbeer explores a music sheet held by the V&A entitled 'If I Hadn’t Ha’ Been So Shy' (1897). This music sheet was published by Francis, Day & Hunter (1877-1972), whose founders often performed in blackface.
19 April 2023 -
Erica Tso, Doctoral Researcher at the Department of Art History, Curating and Visual Studies, University of Birmingham reports on her delayed research trip to Japan as recipient of the 2021 DHS Research Access Award (Student).
18 April 2023 -
Alice Naylor, AHRC-funded Collaborative Doctoral Researcher at the University of Portsmouth and Science Museum Group reports on two live events that evoked the history of a Kenwood demonstration, supported by the DHS Outreach and Events Grant.
20 March 2023 -
This month, guest contributor to the Provocative Objects series Jade Lindo offers a brief glimpse into the history of Nadinola DeLuxe Bleaching Cream.
14 March 2023 -
This month, guest contributor to the Provocative Places series Monica Jae Yeon Moon explores Prince/Mercer Street in New York and the late designer Virgil Abloh.
14 February 2023 -
Petra Seitz, Nia Thandapani and Gregor Wittrick report on their 2022 fieldwork into the Chandigarh Chairs project which involved an initial trip to Chandigarh, supported by the DHS Research Access Grant (Professional)
7 February 2023 -
This month, guest contributor to the Provocative Objects series Zarna Hart studies The Pirate and The Traders of the West Indies by William Spooner in relation to British Empire and the indoctrination of Victorian children.
21 January 2023 -
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