V&A Podcast - Curating Pop Music

Album cover shoot for Aladdin Sane, 1973. Photography by Brian Duffy © Risky Folio Inc and (under license from Chris Duffy) Duffy Archive Limited

Album cover shoot for Aladdin Sane, 1973. Photography by Brian Duffy © Risky Folio Inc and (under license from Chris Duffy) Duffy Archive Limited

Season 1, episode 1

Victoria Broackes, from the V&A's Theatre and Performance department, and renowned music critic, Paul Morley discuss the possibilities and challenges of presenting rock and pop music in a museum setting. They examine how to bring alive displays of pop and rock material using multiple technologies as seen in the V&A's hit exhibition David Bowie is, and what the future of curating rock and pop music holds.



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