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ADRI website launch + research seminar: Glenn Adamson
Thursday 13 Dec, from 17.15 in room G230, The Grove, Hendon

ADRI website launch + research seminar with Glenn Adamson (V&A):

TODAY Thursday 13 December from 5.15pm in room G230, Grove building

5.15pm - Website launch with Snacks + Drinks

6.00pm - Glenn Adamson (V&A): Curating the Future

The talk will describe the early stages of planning for an exhibition about designing the future, which will be on view at the V&A in 2016. The talk will include discussion of theoretical models of the future, a sense of the context for the project at the V&A, and a sneak preview of the proposed exhibition structure.

About the presenter:

Glenn Adamson is Head of Research at Victoria and Albert Museum, London. He leads the Research Department's activities, working closely with colleagues within the museum and in collaboration with scholars and institutions worldwide.  He holds a PhD in art history from Yale University, and was previously curator at the Chipstone Foundation in Milwaukee. Dr. Adamson co-curated (with Jane Pavitt) the exhibition Postmodernism: Style and Subversion, 1970 to 1990, which opened at the V&A in 2011. He has also written widely on craft history and theory, in such books as Thinking Through Craft (2007), The Craft Reader (2010), and The Invention of Craft (2012); and has edited numerous publications including the triannual Journal of Modern Craft, the volume Global Design History (co-edited with Giorgio Riello and Sarah Teasley, 2011), and Surface Tensions (co-edited with Victoria Kelley, 2012).

Location: Room G230, The Grove, Hendon Campus, Middlesex University London

Time: Thursday 13th December from 5.15pm, Grove G230

5.15pm - ADRI website launch and Christmas Drinks

6.00pm - Research Seminar: Glenn Adamson (V&A)


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