Exhibition Review: “I am British Petroleum: King of Exploitation, King of Injustice”

Yasmin Elsouda, BA International Relations The British Museum (BM) partnered with British Petroleum (BP) to present “I am Ashurbanipal: King of the World, King of Assyria”. The exhibition began late last year and has just ended. This brings forward multiple questions: How did BP get hold of the items on display? What was the underlying […]

Disobedient Objects: The V&A

Jenny Williams, BA Social Anthropology It is hardly what you would deem subversive. The nature of the display reflects the norm of a modern art museum in a major city, perhaps not what you might expect from the traditional V&A, with its grand cases of costumes through the ages, delicate ceramics and Renaissance sculpture. It is […]