Museum for Object Research

The Museum for Object Research is a resource and a showcase for artists whose work with objects forms the core of their practice.

The Museum houses two further live projects, which have developed through Arts Council England awards, called WEBWorks and Neither Use Nor Ornament #NUNO.

 

LATEST

Read Rhiannon Lloyd Williams #NUNO blog post

Listen to Kruse’s #NUNO podcast Episode 5: Welsh gates are latched with Mensa puzzles

Watch Naomi Morris’ #NUNO Research Residency video

Come to Hugh Pryor’s #NUNO Still in Motion, Exhibition and Experimental Photography Workshop.

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  • Portrait of My Father?

    November 5, 2018 Hello there, it’s Sonia Boué. I thought I’d write a quick blog post, but keep it mainly visual. The Museum for Object Research (Arts Council England funded)  #NUNO project is well under way. In fact we’re approaching our fourth month! We have a show and exhibition programme to pull together, and we’ll be making a film ... read more...
  • 10×10 at 10 – by Kate Murdoch

    October 12, 2018 October 10th, 2018 marked ten years since I first presented 10×10. 10×10 started its journey as part of Deptford X fringe festival in 2008. Ten years on, my intention was to return to the Art Hub studio space in Deptford, SE London, the venue where it was first launched. It was all set for 10×10 to ... read more...
  • Still in Motion – a solo exhibition of experimental photography by Hugh Pryor

    October 11, 2018 Hugh Pryor’s fantastic solo exhibition Still in Motion, at Arts at the Old Fire Station Theatre Gallery, kicks off the Arts Council England funded, Neither Use Nor Ornament #NUNO project. Opens 31/10/18 – 4/2/19   read more...
  • 1.2..3…4….5…..6……7…….8……..9………100

    October 3, 2018   Performance by Naomi Morris. Photographs by Hugh Pryor Link to Streamed Video of Naomi’s Neither Use Nor Ornament Research Performance  read more...
  • A Personal History of Art Therapy in less than 100 Objects

    September 5, 2018 At the Museum for Object Research we love to support related work and events. This fascinating exhibition opens 10th September in Sheffield at the Chapel Walk Gallery! It includes contributions by two of our MfOR project artists Dave Edwards and Sonia Boué – indeed creator and curator of the exhibition is Dave Edwards himself. We’ll keep ... read more...
  • Neither Use Nor Ornament

    August 4, 2018 The Museum for Object Research & WEBworks will be presenting a new project in the spring of 2019 entitled, Neither Use Nor Ornament, in collaboration with the OVADA Gallery in Oxford. Neither Use Nor Ornament comprises 14 artists working across neurological boundaries Think you know about objects? Think you understand people? Think you know about Art? Join us for ... read more...
  • Arts Council England say YES!

    July 19, 2018 We are open for business again! Arts Council England have awarded The Museum for Object Research funding for an ambitious project bringing together findings from our R&D (research & development) phase!! This means that our Artists will exhibit their work in realtime at the OVADA gallery space in March – April 2019. We will finally bring our blog to ... read more...
  • Is a passport an object?

    September 11, 2017 For the past few years I have been systematically culling a lot of my possessions. I am making a virtue of it to my friends, who often lament their accumulated stuff. There is a defiance about the way I relish the process. They are impressed and I am now known for my fierceness in facing up to ... read more...
  • Objects of Desire

    August 17, 2017 It’s always a delight to be reintroduced to something you loved and had completely forgotten about, as happened yesterday. It was while I was thinking about titles for a small body of work that the words ‘objects of desire’ came to mind. Maybe subconsciously, I was remembering Matthew Sweet’s programme on Radio Four, a series ... read more...
  • Kate Murdoch – Keeping It Going

    August 14, 2017 ‘The subject of our mortality is one that has always fascinated me -the fragility of life versus the permanence of objects, in particular …’ A Facebook memory popped up on my timeline over the weekend and made me want to touch base with my ‘Keeping It Going’ blog again. The memory showed a photo of a ... read more...