1. INSIDE SOUND

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    ‘Inside Sound’, a collaboration between the Pitt Rivers Museum and Oxford Contemporary Music, took place on 22 November, 2013. More than 2200 people came to the museum to experience this special event,…

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    • Quiver (for ordinary poison arrows), Cecilie Gravesen, 2013

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      Part of a series of films about spirited objects and the people who care for them. Filmed at the Pitt Rivers Museum in Oxford, England. More information about the project at: www.ceciliegravesen.com

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      • The Future of Ethnographic Museums: Conference Introduction

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        • The Future of Ethnographic Museums: Sound, Light and performance

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          The Pitt Rivers Museum (PRM) has been collecting music, sound and instruments for over 100 years. ‘Sound Galleries’ is a series of ongoing events designed to explore the role of sound, listening and…

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          • International Bagpipe Day, 2013

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            The second International Bagpipe Day was held at the Pitt Rivers Museum in March 2013, celebrating dozens of different instruments and piping traditions from across the world. Players and experts…

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            • 'The Future of Ethnographic Museums' conference 2013

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              In July 2013, a major international conference on ‘The Future of Ethnographic Museums’ took place at the Pitt Rivers Museum and Keble college, University of Oxford. It encompassed lectures from leading…

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              • RD3 Project: Interviews with Volunteers

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                This short film explains the background to the Rikuzentakata Disaster Document Digitalization Project (RD3 Project), a volunteer-led project in Japan to salvage and conserve historic photograph collections…

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                • After the Quake: Legacy of the Tsunami

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                  This news report by Tomoko Kamata, broadcast on NHK World in March 2013, examines the impact of the Great East Japan Earthquake on Japan’s cultural heritage. It focuses on a project to salvage and…

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                  • Making a Replica 1912 New Forest Gypsy Lantern

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                    This short video shows how artist Blacksmith Jake Bowers made two replica 1912 New Forest Gypsy Lanterns. They are based upon two found in the internationally renowned ethnological museum the Pitt…

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                    • Audible Forces (taster video)

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                      Audible Forces is a landscape of wind-driven musical installations created by seven of the finest UK sound artists around today. These intriguing kinetic, sonic creations produce other-worldly sounds…

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