Anna Reading: Current Projects


Moving Hearts 2017-18 Working with the UK's Migration Museum. at the workshop and Claytime Collective  to make 1000 clay human hearts in communities across London transforming conversations about migration and beloning. The clay hearts will be carried in a human procession from King's College, London to the Migration Museum where they will be made into a giant heart spiral with the artist Penny Ryan. An Alliance PluS funded project 2017-18. 


Data Centres and the Governance of Labour and Territory 2016-19 International Partner. Australian Research Council Discovery Grant. Institute of Culture and Society, Western Sydney University, Chinese University of Hong Kong,  Singapore Management University, University of Bologna, Italy, King's College London, Leuphana University.  


Digital Memories of the Holocaust  2016-18  Netherlands Council For Scientific Research. Yra Van Dijk and David Duindan,  University of Leiden, Romy Achituv (Independent Digital Artist) Prof. dr. Alexander Etkind (European University Institute, Florence). Research Group Public History (Goethe University, Frankfurt) Digital Memory Research Warsaw ( Iwona Kurz, University Warsaw and Joanna Król, POLIN Museum Warsaw and Anna Reading and Dr. Jessica Rapson, King's College, London



Works in Development


Creating Memory  A new book, play and master's elective on memories and imaginarties of totalitarianism, climate change, peace-making and nonviolent resistance.


Connected Worlds: Chinese-British Cultural Memory in the 21st century. An edited collection in English and Mandarin with Katherine Swancutt (Kings College) Yang Yang (SJTU, Shanghai)






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Photograph at International Site of Conscience

Paramatta Girls Home, Sydney Australia.

A Live Digital Theatre Project  Phenonemal People

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