Monthly update on project progression

Cataloguing

Farnham School of Art catalogue can now be accessed online http://community.ucreative.ac.uk/article/38027/Farnham-School-of-Art

Further appraisal is ongoing on UCA’s photographic collection, produced by the marketing department

Medway College of Design catalogue has been submitted to Archives Hub

Maidstone College of Art archive has been catalogued in full and will shortly be submitted to Archives Hub

 

Preservation

Re-boxing is nearly complete. Book rests and exhibition material will shortly be ordered. Preservation and handling workshops have been arranged throughout all campuses

PD5454 archival standards workshop attended

 

Archival guidelines and policies

Special Collections Policy has been submitted to Collections Working Group for final approval. Work ongoing on  preservation policy research. PD5454 to be factored in

 

Staff and student outreach

Post doctoral student to visit Epsom Archive on December 14th

Talks ongoing with Fine Art (BA) at Canterbury to use collections in course. Further meeting to be arranged after planning course

Meeting to be arranged with MA Curation in new year

 

Internal exhibitions

Student protest physical images up at Rochester and Canterbury. Good feedback from Canterbury open day. Digital images also online

Talks ongoing over library having permanent campus space at Farnham and Epsom – Farnham space booked for February

LGBT month (February)- displays for all campuses

Travelling exhibition – first part successful! – interest from Farnham student

 

Conferences

UCA Archives to present with Rebecca Andrews, UCA graduate, at LGBT conference, 16th February

 

External

Meetings arranged at Eastgate House regarding potential funding bids

Meeting arranged with Kent History Centre regarding LGBT display in March

 

Billboard Project

Tessa Boffin, Cross dressing project, based on the Jennifer Saunders case. Woman accused of raping females, while pretending to be a man

 

 

 

 

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