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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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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Bradford’s National Museum Network – 27th January, 5-7pm

Bradford’s National Museum Network 5-7pm, 27th January 2020 Impressions Gallery Book your free place Join us at Impressions Gallery on Monday 27th January between 5-7pm for an open ideas exchange between people from across Bradford and National Science and Media Museum staff. Coming out of Above the Noise: 15 Stories From Bradford exhibtion, we’re creating…

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Taking our research questions to Chicago and Washington DC

In November a group of us linked to Bradford and Bradford’s National Museum project are spending time in Chicago and Washington DC. The group are Jo Quinton-Tulloch, Sarah Ledjmi and Gin Jacobucci (National Science and Media Museum), , Julia Ankenbrand, Helen Graham and Lynn Wray (University of Leeds), Nabeleeh Hafeez (creative practitioner on the Above…

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Hello. Can you see me?

Pakeezah Zahoor has held roles in a number of cultural organizations and now works at the National Science and Media Museum. She has a background in postcolonial theory and is concerned with ideas surrounding race, culture and identity. This letter is written in response to the politics and practices of ‘the diversity agenda’. Replies welcome.…

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