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Gus Casely-Hayford

Gus Casely-Hayford is a British cultural historian, curator, and educator with Ghanaian roots. He lives and works in London. He is the director of the forthcoming V&A East, London.

The Museum as Multi-dimensional Compass in Time and Geography

The creation of the British Museum in the 1750s was never just about building a collection of exceptional objects, constructing beautiful galleries, or gathering brilliant curators. Our national museum project began as our nation took shape, as the constituent nations that came to represent the United Kingdom established an uneasy national modus operandi.


The Brooklyn Rail

FEB 2023

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