Public Record: Ipswich Museum

by Justin Hopper & Scanner

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Poems comprising texts inspired by, and sampled from, late-19th and early-20th century archival materials from Ipswich Museum as well as period nature and travel writing by FM Ogilvie and others pertaining to ornithology and the Suffolk coast, plus classical Japanese haiku by the great poet Issa as related to the birds of the Ogilvie Collection of British Birds.

This piece is designed to be listened to amongst the Ogilvie Collection of British Birds at Ipswich Museum.


released October 24, 2016

Presented by SPILL Festival of Performance, in partnership with Colchester + Ipswich Museums

Written, produced and read by Justin Hopper
Music and sound design by Scanner
Imagery by Stefan Musgrove
Additional reading by Lucy Greeves

Special thanks to Robert, Kate, Andy and everyone at Pacitti Company; Isobel, Damien, Rachel and all at Ipswich Museum.



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