Homeward Bound or An Exercise in Collecting Beginnings

Ridout, Lizzie (2007) Homeward Bound or An Exercise in Collecting Beginnings. The British Library, London. ISBN ISBN 978-0-7123-4990-1

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Homeward Bound or An Exercise in Collecting Beginnings brings together research by the fourth Pearson Creative Research Fellow at the British Library, Lizzie Ridout, in 2007.

Lizzie has been working as ‘domestic archaeologist’ within the collections, seeking out references to mundane objects with bizarre or poetic twists. Contained within this book are references to her intriguing finds. Beetle-
wing dresses, moustache cups, electric tablecloths and ghosts of stockings all make an appearance. Interspersed amongst original source material, Lizzie has included visual work documenting how this body of uncanny things has inspired her in her own practice. A new collection, somewhere on the cusp between what is real and what is imagined, is created.

Item Type: Book
ISBN: ISBN 978-0-7123-4990-1
Subjects: Arts > Decorative Art
Arts > Drawing
Fashion & Textiles
Arts > Graphic Arts
Arts > Historical
Arts > Illustration
Arts > Fine Art
Arts > Symbolism, allegory, myth & legend
Courses by Department: The School of Communication Design > Graphic Design
Depositing User: Lizzie Ridout
Date Deposited: 03 Mar 2017 09:09
Last Modified: 03 Mar 2017 09:09
URI: http://repository.falmouth.ac.uk/id/eprint/1976

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