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Infinitely scandalous: the Natural History Museum’s Sexual Nature

If you want something to create a buzz, you can't do much better than getting your product banned. The Natural History Museum's PR machine must have thanked its lucky stars, then, when Transport for London banned an advertising poster for their new Sexual Nature exhibition. Not only did the action raise awareness for the Museum, [...]

By |February 21st, 2011|Exhibition review, Museums, science communication|2 Comments

Storytellers, objects and the power of stories: notes from The Story 2011

This year’s The Story, held yesterday in London’s Conway Hall, hosted 15 speakers over five hours, each addressing the general theme of ‘storytelling’.  Featuring artists, writers and gamers, the talks covered a myriad of story-ish situations. Within these diverse presentations, a few key concepts seemed to crop up again and again, namely: we are all [...]

By |February 19th, 2011|Communication, Museums, science communication|8 Comments