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Julian Walker

Home | Languages and the First World War | Introduction | Gone Away, 2010 | Births, Chimneys and Lightermen - Collecting Greenwich Peninsula, 2008 | Words and Forgetting, 2007 | Encounters with Objects, EV+A, Limerick 2006 | Art out of place, Norwich, 2005 | Interventionist embroidery | Treat Yourself, 2003 | The Best in Heritage, 2002 | Hygiene, 2002 | Art & Work Award 2002 | Unit 2 Gallery, 2002 | Lies & Belonging, 2001 | Walking On Eggshells, 2000 | In The Picture, 2000 | New Contemporaries 99 | Projects 1995 to 2001 | Mr and Mrs Walker have moved, 1998 | Curriculum Vitae | Smaller Individual Works | Work data: size, date, medium | Writing | Reviews | Catalogue Texts | Current work | Drawing | The British Library | Do Bees Like Van Gogh? | Transmission: Provenance - talk Nov 2004 | Tablets and sculptures | Educational work | Books on language


Website for Julian Walker 
visual artist, writer, educator

Project management: Languages and the First World War

Twitter  @JWalkerwords


Studio One, Valentines Mansion, Emerson Road, Ilford, Essex.  IG1 4XA

Discovering Words
Shire Books, 2009
Discovering Words in the Kitchen
Shire Books, 2010

Evolving English Explored
British Library, 2010

Team Talk: Sporting Words and their Origins
Shire Books, 2011

Trench Talk, Words of the First World War (with Peter Doyle)
History Press, 2012

How to Cure the Plague
British Library, 2013

The Finishing Touch, Cosmetics through the Ages
British Library, 2014

The Roar of the Crowd
British Library, 2016

Languages and the First World War : Representation and Memory & Communicating in a Transnational War (edited with Christophe Declercq)
Palgrave Macmillan, 2016 


Currently showing
is in
Medicine Now
at the Wellcome Collection
183 Euston Road
Collection: Some Items Held
is in Norwich Castle Museum and Art Gallery

Educational work
Current Education Programme at The British Library: workshops on language, literature, reading, the history of the book, printing, art history, general history, treasures of the library.

Workshops in schools on:  The history and curiosities of the English language.  Art and place.  Collecting, and making museums.   Natural History.  Objects and history.  Books and reading.  Writing and reading. 

Creative Partnership projects on history, museology and natural history.



Still from Hoop Lane (video), 2010



Collection: Items held
for Art Out of Place, Norwich Castle Museum, 2005, 
A site-specific installation, commissioned by Arts Council East for CAN05.


Still from Encounters with Objects, for the Hunt Museum, Limerick, EV+A, March  2006.

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