AHRC - International Placement Scheme - NIHU

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AHRC - International Placement Scheme - NIHU

  1. 1. AHRC Collaborative Doctoral Award - Community in Clay Ceramic Arts Research Centre, University of Sunderland with Sunderland Museum & Winter Gardens NIHU IPS Scholarship Case Study: National Museum of Ethnology, Japan Recontextualising the George Brown Collection through creative ceramic practice and community engagement January – April 2013 Christopher McHugh Director of Studies: Co-supervisor: External Supervisor: Prof Kevin Petrie, University of Sunderland Dr Andrew Livingstone, University of Sunderland Shauna Gregg, Keeper of Fine and Decorative Art, Sunderland Museum & Winter Gardens
  2. 2. Entrance to NME (Minpaku) ‘Relics for the Future’
  3. 3. Permanent display of the George Brown Collection at National Museum of Ethnology, Osaka.
  4. 4. Left: ‘Man with clock placed in lobe of his ear to show the size of the orifice, circumference of clock, thirteen inches.’, from Melanesians and Polynesians by George Brown Right: the clock as it is now in the George Brown Collection at Minpaku
  5. 5. Working with artists, makers and curators in the George Brown Collection storeroom, National Museum of Ethnology, Osaka An animator from Kyoto City University of Arts examines a club from Fiji.
  6. 6. Party with PhD students from Papua New Guinea, Association of South Pacific Area, Osaka
  7. 7. Solomon Islands lime container, George Brown Collection, NME
  8. 8. Porcelain vessels based on lime containers from the Solomon Islands in the George Brown Collection, National Museum of Ethnology, Osaka
  9. 9. Flotsam and Jetsam, UAPS, Osaka, March, 2013
  10. 10. Work made as a result of IPS on display in PhD exhibition at Sunderland Museum & Winter Gardens Photo: Colin Davison
  11. 11. The Heart of Jack Crawford: A Shrine to Unsung Heroes Gallery of Wonder exhibition at Great North Museum: Hancock 14th May – 18th June, 2011 The home of the George Brown Collection until 1985
  12. 12. Tracing elements of the George Brown Collection which are still in UK collections Tyne & Wear Archives & Museums British Museum Sainsbury Centre for Visual Arts Pitt Rivers Museum, Oxford Birmingham Museum and Art Gallery New Ireland malanggan objects at the Sainsbury Centre, UEA
  13. 13. Thanks for listening! Christopher.McHugh@research.sunderland.ac.uk www.CommunityinClay.org.uk

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