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Visit to the Institute of Making

Tue, 01 Apr 2014 10:14:53 +0000

We are very lucky to have an Institute of Making at UCL. I often walk past its impressive glass front, peer at the collection of things on shelves that can be seen inside, and wonder what on earth they are and what goes on in there. So I was delighted when a group of us [...]

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New Project – MiCLUES

Mon, 10 Mar 2014 16:52:29 +0000

We recently started a project called MiCLUES to develop dynamic smartphone-based visitor guidance algorithms and software for the Royal College of Music Museum of Instruments.  The aim is to enable visitors to make better use of the combined physical and digital collections and to chart both curated and personalised paths through the museum. The project [...]

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The Digital Mediation of Life (the Universe, and Everything)

Publication date: Jan 24, 2011 4:54:35 PM

Start: Oct 1, 2011 1:05:00 PM
End: Oct 1, 2011 1:50:00 PM

Location: Foster Court, G31

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Note: this talk will be part of the UCLDH Painless Introduction series starting in the new academic year, October 2011

As part of the UCLDH series of Painless Introductions, Sarah Kember will trace the transition from debates on new media – including contested definitions and the identification of characteristics such as digital, virtual etc – to debates on mediation.

This talk will raise questions of representation and performativity, and invite us to consider what we are doing when we create digital objects, images and archives. The talk will draw on a range of case studies at the intersection of science, technology and media. 

Sarah Kember is Reader in New Technologies of Communications at Goldsmiths College.

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