Sounds from the Archive

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17 Jul - 18 Aug 2017

Sounds from the Archive
Monday 17 July - Friday 18 August
Launch event: Thursday 20 July, 6-8pm (RSVP via Eventbrite)

LCC Studio, Elephant and Castle Shopping Centre
Free and open to all


Celebrating post-60’s popular and underground culture, Sounds from the Archive uses material from the UAL Archives and Special Collections Centre to explore music through the decades. 

Showcasing items including comic books, zines, posters and photographs from the Her Noise Archive, Les Coleman Collection and London Musicians’ Collective, photographs from Colin Jones and Dick Scott-Stewart Archives offer context through their observations of youth culture and music in these decades. 

An evolving installation viewable from the shop front windows, material will be revealed over the course of the exhibition, mirroring the unveiling of boxes in archive stacks. An accompanying event programme will shortly be announced including a zine-making workshop, Comic Book and Technology event, round-table discussion, Archives and Special Collections Centre tours and reading room. Visitors will be able to fully explore the exhibition when the space is open for events.

Supported by funding from UAL Library and Academic Support Services and the UAL Enquiry and Innovation Fund.