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‘Making Waves’ – a documentary film by students

Students from Middlesex University’s TV Production course have produced a really interesting short documentary, as part of MoDA’s Katagami in Practice project. The project was set as a ‘live brief’ for the students, with the aim being to make a documentary film which followed practitioner Caroline Collinge in the process of filming a dance performance.  […]

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The age of affordable suburbia

Deborah Sugg Ryan has drawn extensively on MoDA’s holdings for her new book Ideal Homes 1918-39: Domestic design and suburban modernism, which will be published by Manchester University Press in March 2018. In this extract from the book she discusses the home of Ronald and Miriam Kingham, which is documented in MoDA’s collection. Ronald and […]

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TV historian publishes new book

You may have seen Professor Deborah Sugg Ryan recently on the BBC2 programme A House Through Time. Deborah appears on the programme and also acted as consultant to the series.  She is Professor of Design History and Associate Dean (Research) in the Faculty of Creative and Cultural Industries at University of Portsmouth. In addition to her TV work, […]

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Student Snapshots Advert 2018

We are currently looking for students from Middlesex University, from any faculty or discipline, to get involved in our Student Snapshots project. Are you passionate when talking about what inspires you? Are you eager to get on screen, online, and to share your ideas with others? We are looking for current Middlesex University students to […]

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Seika University and Oita Prefectural Museum, Japan (2017)

During summer 2017, our Katagami in Practice project made an impact overseas. An exhibition, curated by MoDA’s Zoe Hendon and Serena Dyer, was hosted by Seika University in Kyoto, and the Oita Prefectural Museum in Japan. Japan and the Silver Studio This exhibition explored the influence of Japanese katagami stencils on Western art in the […]

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