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Where does it all meet? Thoughts on Tech, Museums and MuseumNext 2018

  If there was ever a statement to sum up recent conversations within the two worlds of tech and museums, it could be this: Nothing is neutral.   I attended MuseumNext 2018 as a dual representative – both of Museum Detox but also of the Natural History Museum where I work in the Digital Media…
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Museum Detox Champion: Shaz Hussain

  Shaz is an Assistant Curator at the Science Museum and independent consultant working towards the better representation of people of colour in the arts and heritage sector. Shaz is also the instigator of the White Privilege Clinic. After completing her degree in Literature and History at UEA Shaz began working as a freelance art…
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Revere or Remove? Reflections on Making Change

The early evening of May 14, 2018 saw a contingent of twenty Museum Detoxers sitting en masse on the straight-backed pews of the Emmanuel Centre, a few doors down from the beating heart of UK politics in Westminster.

London, Sugar and Slavery: Reflections on #LSS10

We began our tour of the Museum of London’s ‘London, Sugar and Slavery’ gallery on a hot May morning. We had arrived at the Dockland’s site for a day of talks, performances and reflections on the gallery, a decade on from its opening.

Gold Statues And Questionable Gynecologists – Memory In Public Space

The year is 1845 in America’s deep south. Gynecology is still a new field and there is little practical knowledge of the female anatomy.

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Museum Detox Champion: Thanh Sinden

Thanh champions and supports culture change and organisational development to create and capture value that is of relevance in a changing world of cultural consumption.