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September 2012 Blog Posts (43)

Call for papers: Between Art and Information: Collecting Photographs

The status of photographs in the history of museum collections is a complex one. From the inception of the medium its double capacity as an aesthetic form and as a recording medium created tensions about its place in the hierarchy of museum objects.  While museums had been amassing photographs since about 1850, it was, for instance, only in the 1970s that the first senior…

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Added by Michael Pritchard on September 2, 2012 at 8:49 — No Comments

NMeM / BFI Mediatheque coming to Bradford soon...

The National Media Museum is looking to engage an architectural designer to work with it to create a new BFI Mediatheque in the museum building. It is looking for an experienced architectural designer to lead on the design, to appoint and manage a graphic designer and to coordinate the overall design scheme. This is an exciting opportunity to create a unique and innovative…

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Added by Michael Pritchard on September 1, 2012 at 13:08 — No Comments

National Media Museum - Audience research tender

BPH has reported on the decline in visitor numbers at the National Media Museum over recent years (see: http://britishphotohistory.ning.com/profiles/blogs/national-media-museum-visitor-numbers-continue-to-fall) The Museum has just issued a tender document…

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Added by Michael Pritchard on September 1, 2012 at 12:30 — No Comments

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