The Attic (a name which commemorates our first physical location) is, first and foremost, a site for the research students of the School of Museum Studies at the University of Leicester: a virtual community which aims to include all students, be they campus-based and full-time, or distance-learning and overseas. But we welcome contributions from students of museum studies - and allied subject areas - from outside the School and from around the world. Here you will find a lot of serious stuff, like exhibition and research seminar reviews, conference alerts and calls for papers, but there's also some 'fluff'; the things that inspire, distract and keep us going. After all, while we may be dead serious academic types, we're human too.
Friday, October 06, 2006
Turner Prize 2006: Audio Slideshow (BBC)
BBC News Online has produced a short audio slideshow of the Turner Prize exhibition. Commentary is by Lizzie Carey-Thomas, a curator at Tate Britain. At first glance I'm liking Mark Titchner's work (which isn't surprising really, given my interest in propaganda posters, slogans and visual communication). Worth a look...