A timeline of Topographies of the Obsolete's activities and events.
KHiB: Clay and Ceramics R&D seminar in London: (After) the storm in a teacup, rethinking and repositioning ceramics in contemporary art education
Visiting Stoke on Trent. Talks with the BCB, resulting in the first invitation to Spode Factory.
8-18 Sept. Pilot workshop: Resurrecting the obsolete, at Spode factory site.
Presentation at Re:place (KHiB) workshop/seminar, 11-13 October 2012.
The Site is the Question, exhibition/presentation in ROM 8, KHiB, during The Artistic Research Forum autumn 2012, 22-28 Oct.
Project blog launch January 2013
Sensuous Knowledge Conference - Ta(l)king Place, Brownsword paper submitted and acceptance confirmed, 23-25 Jan.
Funding granted from the Norwegian Artistic Research Programme.
KHiB workshop No. 2 at Spode factory site: Topographies of the Obsolete with selected artists, students and members of the artistic research project Re:place
Public seminar day, Spode Conversations.
Lecture series by Ezra Shales.
Site anatomy at KHiB starts: Runs until 2015.
Brownsword/Mydland curates BCB exhibition "Topographies of the Obsolete: Vociferous Void" exhibition and joint conference with the BCB.
Workshop No.3: Topographies of the Obsolete
Entropisk Fotografi, Exhibition at Anne Linnemann Studio Gallery, Copenhagen
Workshop No.4: Topographies of the Obsolete
Exhibition at British Ceramics Biennial: Topographies of the Obsolete: Vociferous Void
Launch of website topographies.khib.no
Launch of the two first publications: Topographies of the Obsolete: Vociferous Void and Topographies of the Obsolete: Critical Texts
Seminar in Graasten: Topographies of the Obsolete -The Ruin Factory: Brick as Cultural Sign
Joint conference with BCB; Between Studio and Factory
Presentation at Artistic Research Forum in Trondheim.
Study group with Topographies and KHiB.
Launch of publications in Rom8, Bergen.
Exhibition: When You Get to the End there’s Always the Brick in Rom8, Bergen.
Exhibition: Riddled With Defects and Tiny Fractures at Galleri Fisk, Bergen.
Exhibition: Topographies of Colour in Rom8, Bergen.
Touching the Tactile, seminar by The Royal Danish Academy of Fine Arts at Medical Museion 10-11th of April.
Exhibition: Work Study - Part 2 at Rom8, Bergen.
Exhibition: Divided Labour at Shrewsbury Museumand Art Gallery, Shrewsbury.
Exhibition: The Broadcaster, Lincolnshire.
Site as Raw Material, seminar at University of Sunderland.
Seminar at Yingge Ceramics Museum, Taiwan.
Workshop No.5: Topographies of the Obsolete
Spode Conversations 2, a seminar held at Spode original factory site.
OpenCity:Walking as art practice/research process, seminar at Nottingham University, Nottinghamshire.
Ruin Archive Archive Ruin, seminar in Bergen.
Exhibition: Work Study at Cinema B-Open, Bergen.
Re-activating Displaced Heritage, seminar in Dublin.
Exhibition: Transformator at Bomuldsfabriken Kunsthall, Arendal.
Material Memory, seminar in Newcastle.
Ceramics and Politics, seminar at Holbourne Museum, Bath.
Exhibition: Returns at Bonington Gallery, Nottingham Trent.
Site as Author, conference at Nottingham.
Funding for phase 2 granted by the Norwegian Artistic Research Programme.
Seminar by Nottingham Trent University.
Brownsword & Mydland visits partner institutions (Nottingham Trent).
Exhibition: National Treasure at the 8th Gyeonggi InternationalCeramic Biennale, Korea.
Exhibition: Re-Apprenticed in Stoke-on-Trent.
Seminar by Sheffield Hallam University in October 2015.
Presentation at Artistic research forum, Kristiansand.
Topographies of the Obsolete's conference at the Ashmolean Museum, University of Oxford, Oxford.
Launch of publication 2: Site Reflections.
Think Tank 1 at the Minton Library, Stoke-on-Trent.