Priceless

Monday 7 August 2006

Exhibitions and sound installations on Exhibition road at The Serpentine Gallery, The V&A, The Natural History Museum, The Science Museum and The Royal Geographical Society.

2 Mobile sound installations, 4 Film Soundtracks and 6 Compositions written in canon form, by Poulomi Desai

Nine partner cultural institutions up and down Exhibition Road were invited to select an object that they considered Priceless. These include, among others, a provisions list from Harrods for Scott’s National Antarctic Expedition, 1901 – 1904 (Royal Geographical Society with IBG), a Probot (Imperial College London) and a Chinese Jade Monkey (V&A). There will also be large-scale floor graphics throughout South Kensington Underground station’s foot tunnel (Platform for Art). These displays will be presented in conjunction with the results of our Roadshows, in which local groups were also asked to share their own objects of value and unique stories inspired by the Institutions’ choices.

Concept & development Poulomi Desai, Daniel Saul, Ali Zaidi.
Producer  Penny Andrews Learning Director Janice Galloway
Production Management Johnny Goodwin, for JOULE
Royal College of Art placements Jane Cheadle and Louisa Stathopoulou
Partners and Commissioners
The Serpentine Gallery, Motiroti, The V&A, The Science Museum, Goethe-Institut, Royal College of Art, The Natural History Museum, Imperial College London, Royal Borough of Kensington and Chelsea, Royal Geographical Society with IBG, Royal Parks, TimeOut Park Nights, and Westminster City Council.

 

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