Category Archives: History of Art

Newly digitised Rudolf Laban material from the NRCD archives

As part of the CCC:EED project we have recently digitised a handmade book from the NRCD’s collection of Laban materials and artwork. The book entitled ‘6 Stages of a Book’ was made by a group of Laban’s students and friends … Continue reading

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Diaries of Eilean Pearcey

We have had a volunteer assisting with the project by looking at Eilean Pearcey’s diaries to help form a better picture of her life. The information collected will help the project assistant Mike Reed write a learning package on Pearcey … Continue reading

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Eilean Pearcey

Below are some images of Eilean Pearcey.  Pearcey was an artist working predominately in dance illustration from 1928 until she died in 1999.  The NRCD was bequeathed all her work, diaries, letters, books, dance publications and ephemera. An important part … Continue reading

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