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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

3rd February, 2016
14.00 to 18.00
Chelsea College of Arts, Green Room, Chelsea College of Arts, 16 John Islip Street, SW1P 4JU
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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