16 — 24 Sept 2023
Craft, Digital, Graphic Design & Visual Communications, Multi-Disciplinary Design, Art / Collectibles, Materials, Education
"ReMapping new worlds with everyday objects" to create an entire series of mesmerizing maps. Through the transformative process of re-mapping. We have breathed new life into these objects, resulting in visually stunning representations that captivate the imagination and offer glimpses into their remarkable stories.
Travel Things Museum is a London-based arts and culture organisation dedicated to celebrating the wonders of global travel, discovery, interaction, and exchange. Our mission revolves around curating and showcasing exhibits of the fascinating "Things" one encounters during our journey. Join us at the “ReMapping New Worlds with Everyday Objects” exhibition. This showcase unveils an entire series of mesmerizing maps crafted from ordinary items. - Design sense of humour. - Human races - Fauna of the world - The world of curiosities - Beliefs - This and that and more... Through the transformative process of re-mapping, these objects have been infused with new life, giving rise to visually stunning representations that transcend everyday objects. London Design Festival 2023 Activities: Exhibition: “ReMapping new worlds with everyday objects” Discover how ordinary objects can be transformed into extraordinary visual representations, offering fresh perspectives on our global living. Special Collaboration- An extraordinary exhibition of remarkable the OMERE’ lampshades of NAWANE collection, Showcasing the craftsmanship of the Waorani people, an indigenous community native to Ecuador’s Amazon rainforest. Through a series of interactive workshops, guided by skilled craftswomen, gain a deep appreciation for intricate skills, and understand the cultural significance behind each craft. ***** Due to an unexpected travel distraction, with a heavy heart, we announced the postponement of this collaboration exhibition.***** Interactive Zone: Learn how to handle century eggs, operate a mini Taiwanese sausage machine, and experience the precision of a Japanese Gun o’clock, among other exciting activities. Don’t miss out on this one-of-a-kind cultural experience. VR Experience- A happy day tripper: Immerse yourself in a virtual reality journey curated in collaboration with Machine Dreams VFX artist, Robert Millin. Experience breathtaking destinations, ranging from Angkor's serene temples to Thailand's vibrant beaches. Take a tour of northern Italy, from the enchanting Lake Como to the hilltop baroque basilica in Turin. Then indulge in the bustling ambiance of Hokkaido’s fish market, where the senses come alive. Conclude your adventure with a sunset bike ride on the enchanting Seychelles Island. Curiosity Quiz Game: Test your knowledge and curiosity with an engaging quiz game designed to challenge and entertain visitors. Explore intriguing travel, culture, and design questions, and see how much you truly know! Annual Publication Launch: “Travel Things Museum Volume Two” Limited editions are available. Be among the first to own a copy of the highly anticipated “Travel Things Museum Volume Two. Talk Event (Ticket required): - John Abbate: “Self-realisation in the Middle of the Pacific” Join John Abbate as he shares his personal journey of self-discovery during a seemingly idyllic vacation on a remote island in the Pacific. Explore the notions of wealth, poverty, and finding one’s place in the world through the lens of travel. - Vanessa Yim: “Soul Relics Museum – when movement/ migration carries a relic” Soul Relics Museum is an online museum that showcases everyday objects and stories that relate to one’s emotions and mental health. She will discuss her motivations behind setting up the museum, and share some of the stories and objects relating to migration and movement. ( https://www.eventbrite.co.uk/e/travel-things-museum-ldf23-live-talk-john-abbate-and-vanessa-yim-tickets-661922176047 ) Museum Concept Store Pop-up: Browse through our curated selection of attractive, and collectible artisan objects items from around the world. Support our not-for-profit social enterprise organisation as all proceeds from your purchases are recycled to sustain our work. Find us at Islington Design District for an unforgettable experience filled with creativity, discovery, and cultural immersion.