Fieldtrip to Churchill Museum

Hello everyone, and sorry for the delay. As you can see, instead of wasting time on a nice walk in the park and the first sunbathe of the year I am using the Eastern break to play catch up with writing and laboriously forge texts for the profit of the others and myself. In the […]

The River Song in a Winter Day

Nothing to do with museums or digital heritage; just wanted to share those videos by two friends back in my home city Trikala. Yannis is in the videos; Kostas is behind them. Great stuff guys!

Week 4: the changing role of a museum website

Hi everyone, Well I can’t believe it is already the end of week 5, so I thought it was about time (sorry for the delay) I posted my thoughts on last weeks lecture, kindly given to us by Malcolm Chapman, on the changing role of the museum website. What first struck me, when he showed […]

Transformations in Cultural and Scientific Communication

Next weeks starts what promises to be a very interesting conference, Transformations in Cultural and Scientific Communication 2009, which takes place at the Melbourne Museum in Australia. The four conference sessions will explore: – How to communicate with non-traditional visitors, and capture new audiences. – How social networks allow audiences to form communities of interest. […]

Visualising Ideas – “Crisis of Credit Visualized”

Yesterday, I came across the Crisis of Credit Visualized video, made by Jonathan Jarvis. This animated story was part of his MA dissertation in the Media Design Program, a graduate studio at the Art Center College of Design in Pasadena, California. It is very interesting to see how the use of diagrams, sketches and animation […]

Year 3

Year 3 and week 3 for the Digital Heritage course. Anna, Louisa, Michael, Phaedra, Rachel and I will be developing a museology of digital technology over the 12 weeks of the course. This year’s topics are in the ‘Class themes’ page. This year, the group project is to work on a concept development of the […]

Digital Heritage in a new knowledge environment

I’ve never got around to blog about the conference Digital Heritage in the New Knowledge Environment: Shared Spaces & Open Paths to Cultural Content, which was organised by the Directorate of the National Archive of Monuments (Hellenic Ministry of Culture) in Athens (31 October – 2 November 2008). But, other people did, offering a brilliant […]