Category Archives: Museum of Dust

Sally Kindberg, Doctor Who’s 60th birthday and TARDIS dust

Happy 60th Birthday to Doctor Who!  Ten years ago a very kind Doctor Who production manager sent me an Encyclopedia Gallifreya bottle containing an impressive amount of dust from the TARDIS. By chance this arrived on my birthday.  A tiny … Continue reading

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SK in fairyland

Recently I was lucky enough to briefly visit fairyland, aka the Royal Opera House, on a quest for Cinderella dust to add to my travelling Museum of Dust, until recently on display at Swedenborg House.  Dust, that is, connected to … Continue reading

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Sally Kindberg collects Essex cockle dust for her Museum

Another visit to Leigh on Sea, this time on a sunny day, and another sample to add to my Museum of Dust.  Years ago a cockle fisherman told me you can hear the cockles sighing as the tide turns.  In … Continue reading

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Sally Kindberg and a new addition to her Museum of Dust

Today I called in to Swedenborg House to add my latest addition to the Museum of Dust, currently on display there.  With thanks to Cornelissens who kindly allowed me to delicately fossick in one of their marvellous drawers of Sennelier … Continue reading

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Sally Kindberg at Cornelissens

Cornelissens, a few minutes’ walk west from the British Museum, is a treasure trove of artists’ materials.  Set up in London by Belgian lithographer Louis Cornelissens in the 19th century, it moved to its present site in 1988. Armed with … Continue reading

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Sally Kindberg’s 2017 notebook, Swedenborgian dust, and a missing tortoise?

Recently I looked at one of my notebooks from 2017 which recorded an exploratory visit to Swedenborg House, and another with its director. A pencilled note on a Post-It fell out of the notebook’s pages and I can’t remember the … Continue reading

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Sally Kindberg’s Museum of Dust moves to Swedenborg House

Earlier this week my small, travelling Museum of Dust was installed at Swedenborg House, Bloomsbury, London and can be viewed there from December 5th.  Amongst the tiny samples is a bottle of dust from mysterious eighteenth century books stored in … Continue reading

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Sally Kindberg’s Museum of Dust featured in the Camden New Journal

The Museum of Dust had a bit of a puff in last week’s local newspaper the Camden New Journal last week. The Museum will next make an appearance in December at Swedenborg House where I recently ran one of my … Continue reading

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Sally Kindberg’s Museum of Dust at an Artworkers Guild exhibition

How do I collect minute samples of dust for my Museum, I was asked? So I gave a technical (ahem) demonstration using my dolls’ house dustpan and brush. The Museum of Dust appeared for one day only at the Artworkers … Continue reading

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Sally Kindberg’s Museum of Dust … on tour

The Museum of Dust is back from appearing at the Cabinet of Folklore and Magic in Falmouth, Cornwall this summer, and will be joining other strange and wonderful collections at an exhibition at the Artworkers Guild on September 18th, for … Continue reading

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