Café Curio Talks: Collecting

Dieter Roth

22 May 2013

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Wednesday 22 May, 7.00 – 8.30pm

A series of short talks presenting very different conceptions of what collecting can be and the motivation to bring things together.

Dr. Gillian Ragsdale discusses the psychological foundations of collecting and their relationship to an impulse to hoard

Jonathan Allen, artist and Associate Curator of The Magic Circle Museum, London presents a history of The Magic Circle’s collection, its significance and current use.

Althea Greenan, Curator of the Women's Art Library, Goldsmith's College presents a brief history of the collection and considers how collections can create a self perpetuating life of their own.

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