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Living objects - ageing bodies

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Duration: 0:43:54 | Added: 12 Nov 2019
Researchers and community members go behind the scenes at the Pitt Rivers Museum to learn more about the care and ethics involved in conservation.

Museum conservators, Jem and Andrew, provide insights into their work which illuminate new ways of understanding the complex nature of the Museum collections as living objects. Discussion about how objects are made to last, or to decay and what it means to preserve objects in the context of the museum sparks conversations about movement and stillness at the end of life.

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