RECENT NEWS AND UPDATES

A new dedicated webpage on my research project, dedicated to sound in museums within the V&A Research Institute (VARI), can be found here :

https://www.vam.ac.uk/info/research-projects#current-projects

Part of my work consists in thinking about the use and impact of sound in the V&A’s new development project in East London. For more details about that major and ambitious project :

https://www.vam.ac.uk/info/va-east-project

And while I’m working on this research project and advising the V&A East team, let’s look back at some of the past events of these last months :

Have a look at the nice film presenting « Resonant Bodies », the sound installation commissioned to Caroline Devine by the V&A Research Institute for the London Design Festival in September 2018.

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=OhQvexmOWSg

We will present this film as part of the event RESFEST held at the Courtauld Institute in London on Friday, April 26. More details :

https://courtauld.ac.uk/research/res-fest/res-fest-19

Nice pictures of the « Sonic Boom » Friday Late Event at the V&A in February 2019, where I discussed sound in museums and presented John Kannenberg’s « Museum of Portable Sound » which was then on display within the V&A’s Painting Gallery.

More photos of the event here.

For more information about John Kannenberg’s Museum of Portable Sound :

https://museumofportablesound.com

 
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Oh, and I forgot : I was made a « Chevalier », as on 27th March, HE Jean-Pierre Jouyet, Ambassador of France to the United Kingdom awarded me the insignia of « Chevalier de l’Ordre National du Mérite »…

 
 
Sabino Aguad