Credits

A great many people, organisations, web resources and writers assisted in the creation of this work.  Credit must go to:

Special thanks for their support and expertises


Jerome Swan
Lizzie Sykes
Robin Walter
John Foster
Sarah Clay
The Royal Signals Museum
Ferndown School
The Plastics Historical Society
The Museum of Design In Plastics
The Arts Council of England
Arts University Bournmouth

Live theatre footage, with thanks to Tête à Tête Opera Festival
 

Reference Texts 


Bristow, J.H. 1969. The Pegasus Book of Plastics, London: Dennis Dobson.
Fenichell, Stephen. 1996. Plastic: the Making of a Synthetic Century. New York: HarperCollins.
Freinkel, Susan. 2011. Plastic: a Toxic Love Story. Boston and New York: Houghton Mifflin Harcourt.
Meikle, Jeffrey L.1995. American Plastic, a Cultural History. New Brunswick and London: Rutgers University Press.
Mumford, John. 1924. The Story of Bakelite. New York: Robert L. Stillson Co.
Sparke, Penny. 1990. The Plastics Age. Victora and Albert Museum
The Biomimicry Institute Website,  Nature-Inspired Innovation
 

Objects Featured from Museum Collections


Objects featured in the film are drawn from three collections: the Worshipful Company of Horners’, the Plastics Historical Society’s, and the Museum of Design in Plastics’. The first two collections are on long term loan to MoDiP and curated seamlessly with the MoDiP collection.

Objects handled in the performance were lent from anonymous private collections.

We would like to thank the organisations and individuals for the inclusion of their objects.

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From the Worshipful Company of Horners’ Collection:

 

 

https://www.modip.ac.uk/artefact/wchl-113

https://www.modip.ac.uk/artefact/wchl-15

 https://www.modip.ac.uk/artefact/wchl-172

    

 

 

 

https://www.modip.ac.uk/artefact/wchl-286c

https://www.modip.ac.uk/artefact/wchl-254

https://www.modip.ac.uk/artefact/wchl-127

https://www.modip.ac.uk/artefact/wchl-300c

      

 

 

 

https://www.modip.ac.uk/artefact/wchl-452


From the Plastics Historical Society’s Collection

https://www.modip.ac.uk/artefact/phsl-344

     

 

 

https://www.modip.ac.uk/artefact/phsl-par-234

     

 

https://www.modip.ac.uk/artefact/phsl-20

https://www.modip.ac.uk/artefact/phsl-345

     

 

 

https://www.modip.ac.uk/artefact/phsl-369

     

 

 

 

https://www.modip.ac.uk/artefact/phsl-348

   

 

 

https://www.modip.ac.uk/artefact/phsl-91

 

 

From the Museum of Design in Plastics’ Collection

https://www.modip.ac.uk/artefact/aibdc-006322sa

 

 

     

 

https://www.modip.ac.uk/artefact/aibdc-005961

 

    

 

 

https://www.modip.ac.uk/artefact/aibdc-007040

 

     

 

 

 

https://www.modip.ac.uk/artefact/aibdc-005683

 

 

 

 

https://www.modip.ac.uk/artefact/aibdc-003464

 

    

 

 

 

https://www.modip.ac.uk/artefact/aibdc-006950

 

 

 

 

 

 https://www.modip.ac.uk/artefact/aibdc-008419

 

 

    

 

 

https://www.modip.ac.uk/artefact/aibdc-007013

 

  

   

 

 

https://www.modip.ac.uk/artefact/aibdc-005488

 

   

 

 

 

https://www.modip.ac.uk/artefact/aibdc-005514

 

 

   

 

 

https://www.modip.ac.uk/artefact/aibdc-02209

 

 

    

 

 

https://www.modip.ac.uk/artefact/aibdc-007424

 

 

 

 

 https://www.modip.ac.uk/artefact/aibdc-002907

 

 

 

    

https://www.modip.ac.uk/artefact/aibdc-007958

 

 

 

    

 

https://www.modip.ac.uk/artefact/aibdc-008

 

 

    

 

 

https://www.modip.ac.uk/artefact/aibdc-007632

 

  

 

 

https://www.modip.ac.uk/artefact/aibdc-006357sa

   

 

 

 

https://www.modip.ac.uk/artefact/aibdc-007168

 


 

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