But there’s something meaningful here, beyond the lists. Taking down those very letters ‘Join us on our curious journey’, it did feel that in some way the building project had made something of an exhibition of itself. Two years after it began, the idea designed to help communicate our reduced offer, closed gallery spaces and account for any dust and noise had instead taken us unsuspectingly to somewhere else. We were constantly curating and refining the artistic and functional nature of the messaging around the building. Although the idea of the curious journey has reached its final destination, I wonder if we’ll ever have the opportunity to develop another all-encompassing, creative take-over of the building and run with it, fast and flurrying, down Euston Road.
Fran is a Communications Officer at Wellcome Collection.