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Curating Public Unrest

Curating Public Unrest

Museums can be required to respond to social and political calls to collect, manage, and interpret high profile objects, or objects that provoke a variety of responses. Such objects often explore, challenging, divisive, or problematic narratives or provenance.

This knowledge exchange was delivered by Ray Barnett, Head of Collections & Archives for the Bristol Culture & Creatives Industries team within Bristol City Council on the topic of how the statue of Edward Colston entered in to their collection. 

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