Monthly Archives: December 2015

Only Connect: curating the streets

Autumn ’15 WTC#6 For our final foray of the course, you are invited to invent your own series of connections. We shall be visiting three galleries ten minutes apart. Each exhibition has its own themes (what connects one work to … Continue reading

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Mind, Body and the Euston Road

Autumn 15 WTC #5: From Dr Finlay’s Casebook to Tibet’s Secret Temple 30 Euston Square was acquired by the Royal College of General Practitioners (RCGP)in 2010 to become its new headquarters. The foyer is a public space, with exhibits in … Continue reading

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An oasis in a world gone crazy

Autumn 15 WTC#4 “KEEPING QUIET” BY PABLO NERUDA Now we will count to twelve and we will all keep still. For once on the face of the earth, let’s not speak in any language; let’s stop for one second, and … Continue reading

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Animal Magic

Autumn 15 WTC#1 Using animals in our writing From Aesop’s Fables to Ted Hughes’s Crow, the stories we tell about animals are often stories about us. This exhibition goes on the trail of animals on the page, asking why they have … Continue reading

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Journeys of inanimate objects

Autumn 15 WTC #3: Journeys of inanimate objects Cornelia Parker plays with transformation – steam rollering silver, blowing up sheds and reassembling the charred pieces, dropping meteorites into lakes, burying objects in places they have no reasonable right to be… She … Continue reading

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Faraday’s Synaptic Gap

Autumn 2015 WTC #2 – Connectedness over Waterloo Bridge We shall be looking at the exhibition Faraday’s Synaptic Gap in the Courtauld Library, and then crossing Waterloo Bridge to the Royal Festival Hall – do please take the glass lift … Continue reading

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