As part of Culture24’s Let’s Get Real: Young Audiences conference, I’ll be co-facilitating a discussion group around 3D and museum objects. So I thought I’d take this opportunity to share some of the 3D models I’ll be highlighting on the day! The Discovery Programme This programme is a national archaeological research body supported by the Heritage Council. The 3D models have been created as part of … Continue reading The 3D Museum
A couple of days ago I had the pleasure of meeting some wonderful folk from the Grant Museum of Zoology, at UCL. We were discussing how the Grant Museum might be able to contribute to one or two of the sessions in the ‘Digital Futures‘ program that I’m running. The conversation quickly turned to the elephant in the room… well… less “elephant” and more “quagga”. For … Continue reading Building what isn’t there – 3D printing and museums
Keeping up with the theme of stuff in museums, what would our stuff say about us over the next few generations? Will they marvel at our technology or judge us for our shortcomings? Continue reading What will our stuff say about us?
There’s far more to objects than just their looks, you know. Objects have the power to shape who we are and influence our identity, as well as acting as anchors for powerful memories of certain moments in our lives. Continue reading Making Meaning And Identity With Stuff