conflict-time-photography

Tate Modern, London – I have just been to the exhibition Conflict – Time – Photography [Link] The topic is how photographs connect with traumatic events and experiences, how they document such events. Here’s the review in Time Out by Freire Barnes – [Link] As we look back over 100 years since the end of…

design and antiquarians – 8

This is a comment on the seminar series currently running between Stanford and Bard Graduate Center. [Link] [Link] This week – two more aspects of the antiquarian project – description and care. Pragmatography – writing and representing things and things done And what to do because things matter Designer Hideshi Hamaguchi explores possibilities Ceramics in…

Pearson|Shanks – theatre|archaeology

A decade after our book Theatre/Archaeology (Routledge – [Link]), Mike Pearson and I have started a new series of collaborative works. Here is a prospectus: Pearson|Shanks – theatre|archaeology – return and prospect Twenty years ago Mike Pearson, performance artist, and Michael Shanks, archaeologist, opened a dialogue and collaboration through the theatre company Brith Gof, of…