The Memory Network maps smell and memory for the Being Human Festival 2018

The Memory Network maps smell and memory for the Being Human Festival 2018

The Memory Network is continuing its research into the Proust Phenomenon. In partnership with Black Country Living Museum, Wolverhampton Art Gallery and The University of Wolverhampton, The Memory Network  has secured funding to undertake pioneering research that explores past and present smells of the Black Country. Two community research events – entitled ‘Snidge Scrumpin’ – are being held at Black Country Living Museum…
Making Space for Shared Memories by Robert Francis

Making Space for Shared Memories by Robert Francis

Memory is precious. Orpheus knew to stay clear of the muddy waters of the Lethe, the Underworld’s memory erasing river. He knew, with one sip, he would never find his lover, Eurydice, and his way home again. It is this maintenance of memory in terms home and community I want to focus on here. In a world of fake news,…