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  • We shouldn’t judge Charlie and the Chocolate Factory by its cover Creative commons image Icon David.78 under CC-BY-2.0 licence under Creative-Commons license

    We shouldn’t judge Charlie and the Chocolate Factory by its cover

    By Michael Bartlett

    Why has the absence of a Quentin Blake illustration in favour of a more grown up image on a 50th birthday edition...

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    10 mins

    Level: 1 Introductory

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    19 Sep 2017

  • We shouldn’t judge Charlie and the Chocolate Factory by its cover

    We shouldn’t judge Charlie and the Chocolate Factory by its cover Creative commons image Icon David.78 under CC-BY-2.0 licence under Creative-Commons license Updated content
    Introductory level Duration 10 mins Updated 19 Sep 2017
    Why has the absence of a Quentin Blake illustration in favour of a more grown up image on a 50th birthday edition of Roald Dahl's Charlie and the...
  • Travelling Objects Creative commons image Icon The Open University under Creative Commons BY-NC-SA 4.0 license

    Travelling Objects

    By The Travelling Objects Team

    Journey around the world in our interactive to discover how 'objects' aren't just merely beautiful art works but...

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    30 mins

    Level: 1 Introductory

    Updated on:

    11 Sep 2017

  • Travelling Objects

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    Travelling Objects Creative commons image Icon The Open University under Creative Commons BY-NC-SA 4.0 license Updated content
    Introductory level Duration 30 mins Updated 11 Sep 2017
    Journey around the world in our interactive to discover how 'objects' aren't just merely beautiful art works but can also reveal fascinating histories...
  • The Who Are We? project Copyrighted image Icon Copyright: Giota Alevizou

    The Who Are We? project

    By Dr Giota Alevizou, Dr Umut Erel, Agnes Czajka

    How artists and academics can work together to develop new avenues for exchange and influence

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    11 Sep 2017

  • The Who Are We? project

    The Who Are We? project Copyrighted image Icon Copyright: Giota Alevizou Updated content
    Introductory level Duration 5 mins Updated 11 Sep 2017
    How artists and academics can work together to develop new avenues for exchange and influence
  • The influence of From A Distance on audiences and participants Creative commons image Icon Giota Alevizou under Creative Commons BY-SA 4.0 license
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    Level: 1 Introductory

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    11 Sep 2017

  • The influence of From A Distance on audiences and participants

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    The influence of From A Distance on audiences and participants Creative commons image Icon Giota Alevizou under Creative Commons BY-SA 4.0 license Updated content
    Introductory level Duration 5 mins Updated 11 Sep 2017
    How the Tate visitors got close to From A Distance.
  • From Conversations on co-production to participants’ engagements Copyrighted image Icon Copyright: Giota Alevizou

    From Conversations on co-production to participants’ engagements

    By Dr Giota Alevizou, Dr Umut Erel, Agnes Czajka

    Introducing the participatants in the projects, and exploring their ideas and motivations

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    11 Sep 2017

  • From Conversations on co-production to participants’ engagements

    From Conversations on co-production to participants’ engagements Copyrighted image Icon Copyright: Giota Alevizou Updated content
    Introductory level Duration 5 mins Updated 11 Sep 2017
    Introducing the participatants in the projects, and exploring their ideas and motivations
  • Participant voices & interactions Beyond The Babble Creative commons image Icon Giota Alevizou under Creative Commons BY-SA 4.0 license
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    5 mins

    Level: 1 Introductory

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    11 Sep 2017

  • Participant voices & interactions Beyond The Babble

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    Participant voices & interactions Beyond The Babble Creative commons image Icon Giota Alevizou under Creative Commons BY-SA 4.0 license Updated content
    Introductory level Duration 5 mins Updated 11 Sep 2017
    Listening to the voices Beyond The Babble
  • The ethics and politics of the migration and refugee crisis Copyrighted image Icon Copyright: Migrationmuseum

    The ethics and politics of the migration and refugee crisis

    By Dr Giota Alevizou

    We've shared some of the Who Are We project - but this isn't the first time the OU's academics have come together...

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    5 mins

    Level: 1 Introductory

    Updated on:

    21 Aug 2017

  • The ethics and politics of the migration and refugee crisis

    The ethics and politics of the migration and refugee crisis Copyrighted image Icon Copyright: Migrationmuseum
    Introductory level Duration 5 mins Updated 21 Aug 2017
    We've shared some of the Who Are We project - but this isn't the first time the OU's academics have come together with artists. Discover some earlier...
  • Shopping for citizenship: A conversation at the Citizenshop Copyrighted image Icon Copyright: Who We Are

    Shopping for citizenship: A conversation at the Citizenshop

    By Agnes Czajka, Nele Vos

    Nele Vos’s interactive installation, The Citizenshop, is also part of the ‘Who Are We?’ project at Tate Exchange....

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    10 mins

    Level: 1 Introductory

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    21 Aug 2017

  • Shopping for citizenship: A conversation at the Citizenshop

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    Shopping for citizenship: A conversation at the Citizenshop Copyrighted image Icon Copyright: Who We Are
    Introductory level Duration 10 mins Updated 21 Aug 2017
    Nele Vos’s interactive installation, The Citizenshop, is also part of the ‘Who Are We?’ project at Tate Exchange. Agnes asked Nele what kinds of issues The...
  • On a Wing and a Prayer: A case study Copyrighted image Icon Copyright: Used with permission

    On a Wing and a Prayer: A case study

    By Dr Giota Alevizou, Dr Umut Erel, Alia Syed, Dr Sara De Jong, Olga Jurasz

    Abdul Rahman Haroun walked from France to the United Kingdom. On A Wing And A Prayer is a response to that journey.

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    5 mins

    Level: 1 Introductory

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    21 Aug 2017

  • On a Wing and a Prayer: A case study

    On a Wing and a Prayer: A case study Copyrighted image Icon Copyright: Used with permission
    Introductory level Duration 5 mins Updated 21 Aug 2017
    Abdul Rahman Haroun walked from France to the United Kingdom. On A Wing And A Prayer is a response to that journey.
  • From A Distance Copyrighted image Icon Copyright: Andreas Engman

    From A Distance

    By Behjat Omer Abdulla, Dr Umut Erel

    From a Distance: A conversation on the ethics of representing the refugee crisis between Umut Erel and Behjat Omer...

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    5 mins

    Level: 1 Introductory

    Updated on:

    16 Aug 2017

  • From A Distance

    From A Distance Copyrighted image Icon Copyright: Andreas Engman
    Introductory level Duration 5 mins Updated 16 Aug 2017
    From a Distance: A conversation on the ethics of representing the refugee crisis between Umut Erel and Behjat Omer Abdulla

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  • Artists and authorship: the case of Raphael

    Individual artists have been the traditional focus of art history, but how do we evaluate the figure of the artist? This free course, Artists and...

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    Individual artists have been the traditional focus of art history, but how do we...
  • Dutch painting of the Golden Age

    Seventeenth-century Dutch painting stands out from other art of the same period and even more so from that of previous centuries on account of its...

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    Dutch painting of the Golden Age Copyrighted image Icon Copyright: © Wallace Collection/The Bridgeman Art Library
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    Seventeenth-century Dutch painting stands out from other art of the same period...
  • Visions of protest: Graffiti

    This free course, Visions of protest: Graffiti, introduces students to contrasting understandings of graffiti. It draws on a wide range of graffiti...

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    Visions of protest: Graffiti
    Introductory level Duration 8 hours Updated 20 Jan 2017
    This free course, Visions of protest: Graffiti, introduces students to contrasting...
  • Musée du Louvre

    The Muse du Louvre houses 35,000 works of art, including the Mona Lisa and the Venus de Milo, but how were they brought together as a collection?...

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    4 hours

    Level: 2 Intermediate

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    05 Feb 2016

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    Intermediate level Duration 4 hours Updated 05 Feb 2016
    The Muse du Louvre houses 35,000 works of art, including the Mona Lisa and the...
  • Picturing the family

    Besides being simple mementos, family photographs can offer insights into the past. This free course, Picturing the family, looks at some of the...

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    12 hours

    Level: 1 Introductory

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    27 Jan 2016

  • Picturing the family

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    Picturing the family Creative commons image Icon Used with permission under Creative-Commons license
    Introductory level Duration 12 hours Updated 27 Jan 2016
    Besides being simple mementos, family photographs can offer insights into the past...
  • Commemoration: Visual texts

    This free course, Commemoration: Visual texts, explores the commemoration of war through treating two war memorials the Sandham Memorial Chapel...

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    4 hours

    Level: 1 Introductory

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    18 Jan 2016

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    Introductory level Duration 4 hours Updated 18 Jan 2016
    This free course, Commemoration: Visual texts, explores the commemoration of war...
  • Art in Renaissance Venice

    This free course, Art in Renaissance Venice, considers the art of Renaissance Venice and how such art was determined in many ways by the city's...

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    Level: 3 Advanced

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    15 Jan 2016

  • Art in Renaissance Venice

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    Art in Renaissance Venice Creative commons image Icon Salvatore Gerace under Creative-Commons license
    Advanced level Duration 6 hours Updated 15 Jan 2016
    This free course, Art in Renaissance Venice, considers the art of Renaissance...
  • Textiles in Ghana

    Textiles in Ghana carry a far greater importance than you might expect. This free course will help you to understand how textiles can carry an...

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    4 hours

    Level: 1 Introductory

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    13 Jan 2016

  • Textiles in Ghana

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    Textiles in Ghana carry a far greater importance than you might expect. This free...
  • War memorials and commemoration

    This free course, War memorials and commemoration, gives you the opportunity to practise good study techniques using the theme of commemoration and...

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    4 hours

    Level: 1 Introductory

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    12 Jan 2016

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    This free course, War memorials and commemoration, gives you the opportunity to...
  • An introduction to material culture

    This free course, An introduction to material culture, introduces the study of material culture. It asks why we should study things and outlines...

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    11 Jan 2016

  • An introduction to material culture

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    An introduction to material culture Creative commons image Icon Moyan Brenn under Creative-Commons license
    Introductory level Duration 2 hours Updated 11 Jan 2016
    This free course, An introduction to material culture, introduces the study of...