November 2011

Do you know what this is?

24 November 2011
MoDiP has the kind of collection that you may think you are very familiar with. We have objects which we all use every day, and some pieces which are more unusual. By looking at this distorted image are you able to guess what the object is? What do you think it could be used for? Post your answer in...
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Exhibition changes

23 November 2011
The 'You can do it with plastics' exhibition has now finished. Work to install the next exhibition is underway. 'Work Rest & Play with plastics' will open on 5th December 2011 Pam Langdown Collections Manager´╗┐
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How students and staff use the collection #6 - Commercial Photography

21 November 2011
During my last project (1950s based fashion photo shoot) I approached MODIP to see if I could borrow some items to use as props for my shoot. I wanted to find items from that period to add to the feel of the shoot. They were very welcoming and happy to help me find the right items. There was lots to...
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What could this be?

17 November 2011
MoDiP has the kind of collection that you may think you are very familiar with. We have objects which we all use every day, and some pieces which are more unusual. By looking at this distorted image are you able to guess what the object is? What do you think it could be used for? Post your answer in...
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Postmodernism at the V&A

16 November 2011
Just been to Postmodernism at the V&A. It's a remarkable and wonderful exhibition. I've never seen that not-altogether-easy space so well used - with the the giant quotations, the giant screens, the giant columns, and some very over-sized (and thus Postmodern) artefacts. The labels are beautifully...
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Happy Anniversary Frogger

15 November 2011
2011 sees the 30th anniversary of the arcade game Frogger. The game was created in 1981 and is a strangely addictive quest to get a frog across a very busy road to the safety of his pond. You can find out more by visiting the game designer's website www.konami.com . MoDiP has an early Frogger game...
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Do you know what this could be?

10 November 2011
MoDiP has the kind of collection that you may think you are very familiar with. We have objects which we all use every day, and some pieces which are more unusual. By looking at this distorted image are you able to guess what the object is? What do you think it could be used for? Post your answer in...
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Planning for Digitisation

8 November 2011
On Friday I presented a case study at the British Library as part of the Planning for Digitisation seminar organised by the British Library Preservation Advisory Centre . It was a really interesting day and included sessions by Richard Davies of the British Library about Planning for digitisation...
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Can you guess what this is?

3 November 2011
MoDiP has the kind of collection that you may think you are very familiar with. We have objects which we all use every day, and some pieces which are more unusual. By looking at this distorted image are you able to guess what the object is? What do you think it could be used for? Post your answer in...
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