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Pete Collard

Pete Collard

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Pete is a contemporary design curator, writer and researcher based in London. He graduated from Sussex University in 2005 with a BA in Art History and Italian and went on to complete two MAs, the first in History of Design and Material Culture at Brighton University and the second in Curating Contemporary Design at Kingston.

Since then he has worked at several leading museums and institutions in the UK including the V&A, the British Council, the Crafts Council and most recently the Design Museum. Personal projects have taken him to Iceland and Utah, working with remote rural communities to celebrate local skills and histories, using personal objects to tell narratives about place and community. As a curator he is interested in the changing role of museums in the 21st Century, adapting to reflect new digital technologies and communication tools that have altered how society communicates.