Exhibition Announcement: The Umbrella Festival, Hong Kong

Posted by Ian on May 2, 2015 in news

For the next few weeks, I will be working with Oscar Ho and a team of faculty and students from the Chinese University of Hong Kong on a special exhibition at the Jockey Club Creative Arts Centre in Shek Kip Mei, Hong Kong. The Umbrella Festival is a celebration of the stories, sentiments, and artistic […]

Talking in Detroit at Wayne State

Posted by Ian on Aug 2, 2014 in news

I will be visiting Detroit to participate in and speak at a workshop on Critical Engagements with Post-Industrial Transformations hosted by Wayne State and organized by Krysta Ryzewski and Laura McAtackney. Information on the participants and plans can be found at: http://detroitarchaeology.wordpress.com/archaeologies-of-the-present-workshop-august-2014/

‘An Innocent City’ featured on CNN TÜRK

Posted by Ian on Jul 26, 2014 in news, press, reviews

CNN Turk has produced a nice TV feature of ‘An Innocent City’ that aired last week. You can watch the newscast here (note – in Turkish): http://displayer.prnet.com.tr/TvDisplayer.aspx?date=22.07.2014&FileName=7eefc692-d0c5-4542-b17f-7280f462e4fc  

‘An Innocent City’ featured in Today’s Zaman

Posted by Ian on Jul 26, 2014 in interviews, news, press, reviews

Hatice Kubra Kula from Today’s Zaman has written a great feature on ‘An Innocent City’ that was just published today. Read it here: http://www.todayszaman.com/arts-culture_exhibit-inspired-by-museum-of-innocence-knits-people-together_354066.html

‘An Innocent City’ featured in Daily Sabah

Posted by Ian on Jul 26, 2014 in interviews, news, press, reviews

Kaya Genç from Daily Sabah has written a wonderful feature on ‘An Innocent City’ that was just published today. Read more here: http://www.dailysabah.com/arts-culture/2014/07/26/an-exhibition-in-search-of-an-innocent-city

‘An Innocent City’ featured in Hurriyet Daily News

Posted by Ian on Jul 21, 2014 in interviews, news, press, reviews

Emrah Güler from Hurriyet Daily News in Istanbul has written a feature on the recently opened exhibition ‘An Innocent City’. Read the entire feature here: http://www.hurriyetdailynews.com/istanbul-exhibition-reveals-modest-musings-on-an-innocent-city-.aspx?pageID=238&nID=69380&NewsCatID=385

Art and Archaeology: Collaborations, Conversations, Criticisms – Published!

Posted by Ian on Nov 22, 2013 in news

I am happy to report that after two years of editorial work, Art and Archaeology – the newest addition to Springer’s One World Archaeology series – has been published. You can see a preview of the book here: http://www.springer.com/social+sciences/anthropology+%26+archaeology/book/978-1-4614-8989-4 Thank you so much to all the contributors for your amazing support and wonderful writing, and a huge […]

Brown to host International Symposium on Urban Cultural Heritage & Creative Practice

Posted by Ian on Jan 20, 2012 in blog, news

A  Discussion of International Approaches Heritage professionals from around the world converge on Brown’s campus for a day of conversation. Cape Town – Dublin – Hong Kong – Istanbul – Providence – York What is heritage, and what forms does it take in an urban environment?  How are creative practices affected by, and how do they […]

Tracing heritage erasure along I-195

Posted by Ian on Oct 4, 2011 in academic, e-publications, news, publications, video

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 […]

Exquisite Things in Contexts, Haffenreffer Museum Annual Newsletter

Posted by Ian on May 6, 2011 in academic, graphic design & layout, news, press, publications

Exquisite Things: An exhibition of connections within collections from the May 2011 issue of Contexts – The Haffenreffer Museum of Anthropology’s Annual Newsletter –by Ian Russell This past December, the students of Things: The Material Worlds of Humanity opened a new off-site exhibition project for the Haffenreffer Museum of Anthropology. Located in the newly reopened Stephen […]