For the next three months Globe’s temporary home is the Science Museum.
Home, home, home, what is home?
Globe’s spatial adventure; rolling through the corridors, doors and lifts of Tate Modern.
When your printer knows best… A new set of questions in preparation for Globe’s Tate Exchange workshop on 3rd May 2018 between 2pm and 4pm.
Globe workshop at the Tate Exchange: 3rd May 2018.
‘Producing Memory: Maps, Materials, Belongings’ is a series of provocative discussions, displays, workshops and screenings exploring how memory is produced in relation to material, objects and places.
After 5 months of being held at the border, Globe is back.
Last year the British Prime Minster famously said ‘ If you believe you’re a citizen of the world, you’re a citizen of nowhere’.
Globe has no borders. She is a perpetual alien, a foreign body, a meteorite from outer space, a temporary export far from home. Synthesised from stars, she is always on the move.
The Globe team with staff and students from O.P. Jindal Global University visited a small village outside Sonipat in the state of Haryana, where farmers were controversially burning their crops.
Getting Globe cleared at Customs in Delhi did not go according to plan.
Megan Barford, Curator of Cartography shares her thoughts on hosting Globe at the National Maritime Museum.
Globe oscillates east and west along the Meridian Line.
Here she sits under the watchful eyes of The National Maritime Museum’s Figureheads.
Globe rolls along Longitude 0° 0' 0".
On the day Sadiq Khan triggered an alert for high air pollution in London due to polluted air from the continent combined with toxic air at home, Globe travelled to the NMM in Greenwich where it will be on display at various events.
Globe returns to the Royal Geographical Society.
Globe visited Baytson Hill, Platun’s home village. One of the women we met spoke about living in a bubble and people staying close to where they are “born and bred”.
Like so many migrants, East London was Platun’s parent’s first port of call. They subsequently moved to Bayston Hill, a village on the outskirts of Shrewsbury, where she was born and spent the first 15 years of her life.
The screening will be followed by Home?, a Long Table discussion on belonging, migration and collaborative arts practice.
On 12th May 2017, as part of a day-long workshop at ULIP, ‘Here be Dragons’ will be screened to a group of unaccompanied minors currently based in Paris.
Please join us for Globe’s first public screening of ‘Here Be Dragons’.
Throughout the summer Globe has travelled around east London encountering many people along its path.
People encounter Globe in very different ways.
Globe has been rolled along paths, pavements and through parks.
This project has been inspired by the work of geographers such as Doreen Massey and Denis Cosgrove.
On 5th September Globe travelled back east from the Royal Geographical Society and visited new territory, embarking on a journey along the Kingsland road and making her way back to QMUL.
On 30th August Globe will be travelling across London to take part in the Royal Geographical Society annual conference.
(Well almost!) We presented a paper at the 18th Nordic Migration Conference (Oslo 10-11th August) on the intersections between research and practice.
Globe has covered many miles traveling along the streets of Tower Hamlets.
Upcoming August dates. Come rain or shine Globe will be rolling on the following dates;
Globe was rolled past Whitechapel Market and along Commercial Road before arriving at its destination: Mulberry school for Girls.
On the day of the Referendum vote, Globe visited a polling station on the Mile End Road.
Globe took part in ‘Peopling the Palace’ a festival of groundbreaking experimental theatre, music, dance and debate.
Members of the public successfully rolled Globe around campus during the Communities Festival on 4th June.
Globe’s first public launch will be on 4th June 2016, as part of the Community Festival at Queen Mary University of London.
It was safely delivered to campus on 23rd May and rolled into the Arts One building.
Copper is created in massive stars, a luminous sphere of plasma, and is present in the Earth's crust.
Globe is partly inspired by the Hunt-Lenox Globe, which was built in the early 1500s, making it one of the first European globes ever made.
It was annealed four times, a process where the metal is heated to a specific temperature and then allowed to cool slowly.