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3rd February, 2016

Building A Visual Record of Nationally Significant Events: The Raw & the Cooked: A review of current archival practice

Event Details

Date:
3rd February, 2016
Time:
14.00 to 18.00
Venue:
Chelsea College of Arts, Green Room, Chelsea College of Arts, 16 John Islip Street, SW1P 4JU
Price:
Free, booking essential

The first of two half day symposia convened by Professor Stephen Farthing and designed to build a cross-disciplinary picture of the strategies used by archivists charged with creating coherent narrative records of nationally significant events. Each symposium will comprise of three short presentations by experts followed by a round table discussion.Professor Malcolm Quinn will chair each session and focus the discussion on ways of coordinating proactive attitudes towards archival collecting.

Participants include: 

Laurence Ward: Principal Archivist London Metropolitan Archives, Culture, Heritage and Libraries Department

Dr Joanne O’Hara: Architectural Historian , Curator of The Olympics Drawn 2012

Kevin Owens: Director wilsonowensowens, master plan advisors for London 2012 , Boston’s Olympic Games 2024 bid , and currently working on the Rome 2024 bid as lead designer.

Niccy Halifax: Ceremonies Creative Lead & Executive Producer, London 2012 Team Welcome & Victory Ceremonies. 


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