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Gathering Digital Content for the V1 Archive

One of the themes we’re researching is about collecting multiple points of view about museum objects (and making those perspectives part of the Official Record). Now that it’s the final day of our residency, we’re thinking about how to capture this fun and good experience. 176 more words


Day 10: End

Our final day was spent talking to over twenty visitors about the project, and starting the process of archiving.

Thanks to Geoff, repeat visitor and professional archivist, I learnt a new word: paradata. 100 more words


Our First Bequest!

It is with great pleasure that I announce our first gift, The Arthur & Henry Maxwell Bequest. It’s a fabulous Museum in a Box, full of treasures from two smalls, who happened to visit us… 32 more words


Our First Donation!

Today we had a visit from Dr. James Lattin of The Museum of Imaginative Knowledge. He brought a gift with him, which he donated to The Small Museum. 37 more words


Day 9: Accessibility, Our First Pup Visit and a Guessing Game

It was excellent to have a visit from Kirin, Ros, Matthew, Toby and his dog, Willow this morning. They came to us from VocalEyes, a nationwide audio description charity, providing access to the arts for blind and partially sighted people. 541 more words


Listen/Here Film

Watch Darren Michael’s new film of Listen/Here, my final event for RE-Moulded, as Sound and Music Embedded Artist in Residence at Somerset House (September 2013 – January 2015). 37 more words

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Adventures in fashion film (1)

Most of us put more thought into how we look than this chap but does it matter? There’s a moment in the documentary, “The September Issue” when Anna Wintour adopts an uncharacteristically defensive tone in describing why caring about fashion doesn’t make someone a “bad person”. 309 more words