Art and Archaeology: The Abhar agus Meon Exhibition Series

Posted by Ian Alden Russell on Feb 11, 2014 in academic, arts, publications

2014 ‘Art and Archaeology: The Abhar agus Meon Exhibition Series’ in I.A. Russell & A. Cochrane (eds) Art and Archaeology: Collaborations, conversations, critcisms. Springer-Kluwer, New York.

Archaeology and the homeless community: Turbo Island, Bristol

Posted by Ian Alden Russell on Feb 9, 2012 in blog

Article source: http://urbanheritages.wordpress.com/2012/02/09/archaeology-and-the-homeless-community-turbo-island-bristol/

“The I-75 Project” by Norm Magnusson

Posted by Ian Alden Russell on Dec 5, 2011 in blog

I just happened upon a rather intriguing public art intervention project by artist Norm Magnusson. The “I-75 Project” found Magnusson installing industry grade public historical markers along Interstate 75. While the form and aesthetic of the markers are consistent with traditional, institutional, “authorized” markers, the texts Magnusson has written for the markers exploit this familiarity […]

“The Howling Mob Society”

Posted by Ian Alden Russell on Dec 5, 2011 in blog

A Howling Mob Approach to History The Howling Mob Society (HMS) is a collaboration of artists, activists and historians committed to unearthing stories neglected by mainstream history. HMS brings increased visibility to the radical history of Pittsburgh, PA through grassroots artistic practice. Our current focus is The Great Railroad Strike of 1877, a national uprising […]

“Repo History”

Posted by Ian Alden Russell on Dec 5, 2011 in blog

REPOhistory existed from 1989-2000 REPOhistory began in Manhattan in 1989 as a study group of artists, scholars, teachers, and writers focused on the relationship of history to contemporary society. It grew into a forum for developing public art projects based on history and a platform for creating them. For the past ten years REPOhistory’s goal […]

Tracing heritage erasure along I-195

Video presentation for the “Heritage Erasure: Vandalism and Obliteration in the Historic Environment” session of the “Peoples, places, stories 2011″ conference at Linnaeus University, Sweden. Created from the archive of Fiona Hallinan’s artist project “Roadscore | Invisible String”. Thank you to Fiona Hallinan, the Rhode Island Department of Transportation, the John Nicholas Brown Center for […]

Windshield (2011) installed at Brown University

Posted by Ian Alden Russell on May 10, 2011 in blog, news

Windshield (2011) – a new piece of public sculpture by artist Dennis McNulty at the Nightingale-Brown House in Providence, Rhode Island – was installed successfully this past week. Dennis has been in residence at the John Nicholas Brown Center at Brown University since February 2011. During this time he has completed this sculpture as well […]

Exquisite Things Discussion Podcast

The Haffenreffer Museum just released this video podcast of a discussion and experimental interaction with the Exquisite Things exhibition with students and faculty at Brown University.

Urban Arts & Activism Panel

An introduction to my work in urban arts and heritage for the A Better World by Design 2010 panel on Urban Arts & Activism.

‘From bodies to building blocks | Antony Gormley’s One and Other’

Posted by Ian Alden Russell on Mar 20, 2011 in publications, video

Presented at the Body as Site and Sign Conference Cogut Center for the Humanities, Brown University – 30 April 2010