On Friday 13th-Monday 16th May, Postgraduate students from across the Arts and Humanities at Dundee came together to share and celebrate their work, with the ‘Dwelling in Extremis‘ Symposium and Exhibition. There were 65 attendees across the day, and speakers dialled in from China, Greece, and other far-flung locations. What was particularly striking was the way the…Continue Reading Dwelling in Extremis
Month: May 2022
Indian Textiles in the Museum Collections
Written by Léa Joshi, student intern. The history of Indian textiles is a very old and rich one. The oldest cotton threads found in India date to c.4000BC and the tradition is still very alive today. The University of Dundee is fortunate to hold some interesting examples, originally donated to the Art College by the…Continue Reading Indian Textiles in the Museum Collections
Baxter Park: Our Big Back Garden!
Be a Big Back Garden Chatterbox – come along to the Baxter Park activity centre on Thursday 19 May between 3.30 and 6.30 to find out more about the history of the park and to share what Baxter Park means to you. The University Archives have teamed up with Dundee Volunteer and Voluntary Action, Stobswell…Continue Reading Baxter Park: Our Big Back Garden!
Life at the Botanics – Plant Power 2022
DJCAD: Life at the Botanics is an intimate selection of working sketches inspired by and created on site during Location Life Drawing at the Botanic Garden, Spring 2022, where the artwork will be on display throughout May. Visit the display Plant Power, at the Botanic Garden from Saturday 14th May, 11am – 4pm, free entrance….Continue Reading Life at the Botanics – Plant Power 2022
Flashback Friday: a bird’s eye view of campus
In this post Kenneth Baxter from the University Archives takes us back in time to explore the University’s main campus in 1969. As you can see from the image below there is much that is familiar but also a lot that has changed. Watch Kenneth’s video to find out more but before you do do…Continue Reading Flashback Friday: a bird’s eye view of campus