MARCedit Training

ARLIS/UK & Ireland Cataloguing and Classification Committee MARCedit Training DATE               10 August 2016 TIME                10.00am-1.00pm (registration from 9.30) /2.00pm-5.00pm (registration from 1.30pm) VENUE            Architectural Association, London WC1B 3ES The ARLIS/UK & Ireland Cataloguing and Classification Committee have organized two half-day MARCedit training sessions. Are you a small specialized library low on cataloguing time? Do you […]

Partial View: new artists’ books display at ECA

Partial View: new display by artist in residence Susie Wilson Exhibition at Edinburgh College of Art Library, Evolution House, Level 1. ECA’s artist in residence Susie Wilson has made a selection of artists’ books from the ECA Library collection, and her display of this selection, “Partial View”, has now opened at ECA Library. Artists’ books display, […]

Upcoming Susan Hockey Lecture in Digital Humanities

Graphic Provocations: What do digital humanists want from visualization? 25 May 2016 6.00-7.00pm Sir David Davies Lecture Theatre, Roberts G08, University College London (UCL) In the second installment of The Susan Hockey Lecture series, Prof Johanna Drucker will discuss various approaches to visualization, and how these can or could be used by digital humanists. Digital humanists […]

Upcoming UAL-wide conference: Im/Material: Encounters within the Creative Arts Archive

Im/Material: Encounters within the Creative Arts Archive Friday 13 and Saturday 14 May 2016 Banqueting Suite, Chelsea College of Arts, London, SW1P 4JU Im/Material: Encounters within the Creative Arts Archive brings together UK and international artists, archivists, curators and academics to consider the role of the archive in the creation, interpretation and preservation of culture. The […]

Upcoming talks at the Stuart Hall Library, Iniva.

The Stuart Hall Library at Iniva (the Institute of International Visual Arts) has organised a series of three talks with artists as part of our Clothes, Cloth and Culture Group series.  The Clothes, Cloth and Culture Group is a monthly forum for creative practitioners and thinkers across the spectrum of artists, designers, curators, writers and […]

Celebrating The Women of Colour Index in conversation with Rita Keegan

Event at the Showroom, London, 5th May 2016, 6:30-9pm An evening celebrating the friends of the Women of Colour Index (WOCI), a unique collection of slides and papers relating to the emergence of Black women artists in the UK in the mid-1980s. The collection was curated by the Black British-American artist, Rita Keegan during the 1980s-early […]

Reminder: ARLIS/UK & Ireland 2016 AGM

Don’t forget, the ARLIS/UK & Ireland 2016 AGM will be taking place on 13 April, at the Paul Mellon Centre.  This is your chance to be updated on the past year of ARLIS/UK & Ireland activity, to re-connect with your wonderful art library and archive peers and to have your say on the upcoming year. […]

‘War Games’, Plymouth Museum

‘War Games’ Exhibition at Plymouth Museum, 6th February 2016 to 18th June 2016 ‘War Games’, a travelling exhibition from the V & A Museum of Childhood, explores the relationship between conflict and play, providing an insight into how toys have been influenced by warfare since the 1800s, as well as exploring propaganda and espionage from […]

‘Alice in Wonderland’, British Library exhibition

Drawing of Alice from Lewis Carroll’s manuscript of Alice’s Adventures Under Ground, written between 1862 and 1864. Image courtesy of the British Library.   Alice’s Adventures in Wonderland, with its iconic characters and phantasmic events, is a compelling classic that still holds our imaginations 150 years after its publication. The story’s influence has spiralled down […]