Dalziel Project

Click here to read the project’s latest research output in Textual Practice. The Dalziel project would not be possible without funding from the AHRC (Arts and Humanities Research Council), as well as the generous support of our project partners, The British Museum and Sylph Editions. In particular, we are grateful for the help and expertise of Sheila…

Engraved in Time: UCA Student Collaboration, 2018

We were very pleased this year to continue our collaboration with the University of the Creative Arts in Rochester, Kent. In 2017, we piloted the project with 16- to 18-year-old students taking the Extended Diploma in Art and Design at UCA, which you can read more about here: ‘Engraved in Time: Reimagining the Dalziel Brothers’.…

Mollusc and Rossetti illustrations, Dalziel

Woodpeckings: Victorian prints, book illustration and word-image narratives, British Museum, 16-17 June 2017

Friday 16th – Saturday 17th June 9am-5pm Stevenson Lecture Theatre, British Museum Registration for this event is now closed.   Conference Programme  Book for conference drinks & buffet This two-day event presents new perspectives on Victorian prints, book illustration and word-image narratives, brought into dialogue with scholarly interpretations of the Dalziel Archive, a phenomenal resource for…

Caught in Time

We are currently planning a co-curated, touring digital exhibition on Victorian illustration and its relationship to contemporary art, including wood engraving, illustration and digital art forms. The exhibition has the working title Caught in Time and will be hosted at public libraries and university digital humanities labs nationwide, installed through multiple screens and projection. The travelling display…

National Art and Design Saturday Club Masterclass

Re-imagining the Dalziels: National Art and Design Saturday Club Masterclass, University of the Creative Arts, 29 April 2017

On Saturday 29th April 2017 the Dalziel Project ran a masterclass for the National Art and Design Saturday Club at the University of the Creative Arts, Rochester. The Saturday Club is an independent charity working with 13-16 year olds and dedicated to raising attainment, broadening horizons and enhancing life skills. Hosting their sessions in museums and universities across the UK,…

Dalziel, Arctic Seascape

Seascapes and The Arctic ~ Creative Writing Workshop, British Museum, 3rd December 2016

  An afternoon of talks and creative writing practice around the collections of the British Museum’s department of Prints and Drawings, led by Forward Prize short-listed poet Nancy Campbell, and Bethan Stevens (University of Sussex). This session included creative writing and discussion focussed on wood engravings from the Dalziel Archive in the British Museum. During the afternoon, Nancy Campbell…