Paper peepshow: peep into the rabbit hole


Event Date: 15 May 2018
Keynes Library
43 Gordon Sq
Birkbeck School of Arts
Birkbeck University of London
London WC1H 0PD

Birkbeck School of Arts presents:

Paper peepshow: peep into the rabbit hole

This panel discussion investigates the popular optical toy, the paper peepshow. A curator, a collector, an academic and an artist discuss the paper peepshow and highlight its role in expanding our understanding of nineteenth-century visual culture.

The panel discussion is generously supported by Birkbeck Lorraine Lim Postgraduate Fund and Birkbeck Center for Nineteenth-Century Studies

The speakers are (in order): Shijia Yu (Birkbeck), Jonathan Gestetner (collector), Professor Marina Warner (Birkbeck), Dr Catherine Yvard (V&A) and  Dr John Plunkett (Exeter).

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