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Expo Futures Research – Introduction

In December 2015 History of Design (HoD) and Information Experience Design (IED) MA students from the Royal College of Art (RCA) collaboratively hosted a one-day exhibition at the Machines Room, London. ‘Memories of the Future’ reflected on the historical culture … Continue reading

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Expo Futures – Memories of the Future – Student Reflections

Over the last 5 weeks the editors of visit1862 have been working with Informational Experience Design (IED) and History of Design (HoD) MA students from the Royal College of Art as they have been developing an exhibition about the future … Continue reading

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Expo Futures: Week 3

Today was the third week of this collaborative project between students from the Information Experience Design (IED) and History of Design (HoD) MA courses at the Royal College of Arts and visit1862. Bringing designers and historians together to discuss how … Continue reading

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Expo Futures: Week 2

Yesterday marked the second week of the collaborative Expo Futures project. Drawing together students from the RCA’s Information Experience Design (IED) and History of Design (HoD) courses and the editors of Visit1862 this project is an exploration of potential directions … Continue reading

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Expo Futures

The editors of visit1862 are very excited to be collaborating with the History of Design and Information Experience Design MA courses at the Royal College of Art on a five-week project entitled Expo Futures. The project is bringing designers and … Continue reading

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‘Becoming’ The Albert Memorial

All the way back in December 2013, the editors of Visit1862 mused on the possibilities of considering the 1862 International Exhibition as an ‘object obituary’ to Prince Albert, the late husband of Queen Victoria: RIP Prince Albert. Almost two whole … Continue reading

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Sculpture Victorious?

Sculpture Victorious Tate Britain 25 February – 25 May 2015 The marketing material composed for Sculpture Victorious at the Tate Britain is as brash, bold and boastful as the works featured inside of it. Visitors are promised exhibits that best … Continue reading

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Aesthetic Analysis and Visitors’ Experience of the 1862 International Exhibition

On 27th and 28th June 2014, the editors of visit1862 had the pleasure of being part of the London Conference of Critical Thought.  Presenting on a panel of rare historical voices within the conference’s discussions about Deleuze, the everyday political, … Continue reading

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The 2015 International Conference of Historical Geographers: Field Visit

Field Visit at the 2015 International Conference of Historical Geographers South Kensington and the 1862 International Exhibition The editors of visit1862.com are delighted to announce that on Wednesday 8th July 2015 (thinking ahead!) we shall be running a day trip … Continue reading

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Picnic at the Palace

Alexandra Palace – or the People’s Palace, as it has been branded since its construction and opening in the second-half of the nineteenth century – proudly stands surveying north-east London.  With sandwiches and sun cream, we planted ourselves upon a … Continue reading

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