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How Do You Choose What to Archive in Our Digital Age?

In this piece by Gina Fairley, not only is the link between archives and culture made explicit, but the role of digitisation in facilitating broader access to and wider engagement with shared heritage is highlighted. The following comments from a contributor to the piece appear to capture this well: “Archives are unsettling, and have within…

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Smart Replicas

Can you “reverse engineer” a museum piece? Will this allow us to take historical objects out of the museum and put it to use again? Can you turn heritage into new design? How can we link these objects to the historical information that is stored in the museum? How would people interact with these “enriched”…

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