All posts tagged: library

Attraction:Ten-8 Photographic Journal

I completed a voluntary position at the Stuart Hall Arts Library. I have always been fond of the library since the archive, space and location is all to my liking. I thought taking on this position will not only aid me with my research but also my personal journey of stepping out of my reclusive bubble. The interview went well but most definitely could of gone better. Its just so difficult for me to communicate how much I want something when I’m so passionate about it. Do you guys ever feel that way? Luckily, I got the position and was immediately amazed by the magnitude of the collection. Whilst handling books, periodicals and exhibition catalogues that were older than I (by decades), an instant sense of belonging rushed over me. To go in to a library that caters directly to your interests is the most amazing experience. Though most of the voluntary work depended upon organisation, we were able to look at the collections and note down what intrigued us. Whilst organising the Journals, I …

Something you need…

I have worked in Retail for about 3 and a half years now. I have always told myself that if I was to sell anything to anyone it would be books. I want to sell people something they needed instead of something they want. My parents made it known to my sister and I from the very beginning of time (lol) how important reading is. Being at University, I am fully seeing the essential means. Not only does reading take you in to completely different worlds but the life lessons that come out of certain books is unimaginable. It is an endless knowledge. Please, if you are reading this post and you haven’t read in a while: Pick up a book. Because as you get older, it only gets harder.