Bradford Corona Chronicles

What has life in lockdown been like for you? What technologies have you been using to keep in touch and keep up to date? BCB is working with the National Science and Media Museum to record your experiences and to create the Bradford Corona Chronicles Archive. The Bradford Corona Chronicles Archive will mean that people…

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Julia Ankenbrand – Exchanging Ideas in the USA

Next up in our series of interviews reflecting on our personal experiences of Chicago and Washington DC, our own researcher and co-facilitator, Julia Ankenbrand, talks resonance, race, rhetoric and relectivity. In November a group of us connected to the Bradford’s National Museum Project went to Chicago with the aim of exploring the cutting-edge participatory, co-creative…

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Guenievre Jacobucci – Exchanging Ideas in the USA

Next in our series of interviews about our research trip to Chicago and Washington DC, Guenievre Jacobucci (Volunteer Coordinator, National Science and Media Museum) reflects on how the ideas around activism, social justice and racial politics she encountered related to her practice as a volunteer coordinator in a national museum and challenged her thinking. In…

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Bradford’s Hidden Histories: Communities organising against racism – By Aamir Darr

The shocking recent murder of George Floyd in Minneapolis has thrown the spotlight yet again on the simmering racial fractures within American society. Derrick Johnson, the 19th President of the National Association of the Advancement of Colored People (NAACP) succinctly summarised this week in The Guardian  : “In America, Black deaths are not a flaw in…

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Sarah Ledjmi – Exchanging Ideas in the USA

Next in our series of interviews, Sarah Ledjmi (Associate Curator of Sound and Vision, National Science and Media Museum) reflects on how the broadening and deepening of her understanding of racial politics during our recent research trip to Chicago and Washington DC has impacted on her personally and professionally. In November a group of us connected…

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Helen Graham – Exchanging Ideas in the USA

Next in our series of interviews about the Bradford’s National Museum Project’s research trip to Chicago and Washington DC is, our very own, Helen Graham. Helen co-organised the research trip, working with Elory Rozner (Uncommon Classrooms) to facilitate the Community Co-creation Workshop in Chicago and collaborating with the Smithsonian Center for Learning and Digital Access…

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Bradford and Chicago: Community Co-Creation Exchange

20th November 2019, 10am-1pm, Stony Island Arts Bank In November 2019, a small group of us based in Bradford in the UK – museum practitioners and researchers – came to Chicago with the aim of exploring the leading-edge community engagement work, participatory and co-creative practice. The Bradford delegation have been working together on a project…

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Jo Quinton-Tulloch – Exchanging Ideas in the USA

In November a group of us connected to the Bradford’s National Museum Project went to Chicago with the aim of exploring the cutting-edge participatory, co-creative and community engagement work going on in the City. Some of us also travelled on to Washington DC to exchange ideas with the Smithsonian Institution about the specific issues facing…

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Rich Warburton – Exchanging Ideas in the USA

In November a group of us connected to the Bradford’s National Museum Project went to Chicago with the aim of exploring the cutting-edge participatory, co-creative and community engagement work going on in the City. Some of us also travelled on to Washington DC to exchange ideas with the Smithsonian Institution about the specific issues facing…

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