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Kathakali in a London school

Maruska Svasek In November 2011, a select group of pupils from Wanstead High School sat down on the floor of one of the school’s classrooms as Kalamandalam Vijayakumar (Vijaya), a Kathakali actor of Indian origins, laid out different parts of … Continue reading

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Death and remembrance: three objects

Barbara Graham The following three case studies are drawn from a particular context, that of death and remembrance. They explore the social lives of artefacts within that context and emphasise different aspects of how objects can be re-contextualized in terms … Continue reading

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Light

Pauline Garvey What does this window adornment do? And who is it for? Is it for residents or pedestrians- or does it mark an interface? Elin and Robert are a professional middle-class couple in their thirties. Arriving in their apartment … Continue reading

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