Human Rights and Archival Practice: Equality, Inclusion, Accountability

Human Rights and Archival Practice: Equality, Inclusion, Accountability
Yvonne Ng is Senior Archivist at WITNESS, an organization that “trains and supports activists and citizens around the world to use video safely, ethically, and effectively to expose human rights abuse and fight for human rights change.” Yvonne currently serves on the Advisory Board of Documenting the Now, and previously worked as a Research Fellow for ...

Community Oriented Research Data Curation and Reuse

Community Oriented Research Data Curation and Reuse
Ixchel Faniel is a Research Scientist at OCLC Research. Faniel has conducted extensive research into how various disciplinary communities approach research data reuse. Faniel served as Principal Investigator on the Institute for Museum and Library Services funded DIPIR (Dissemination Information Packages for Information Reuse). Thomas: Believe it or not, I think you may be the first ...

Museum as Play: Iteration, Interactivity, and the Human Experience

Museum as Play: Iteration, Interactivity, and the Human Experience
Sebastian Chan is Chief Experience Officer at the Australian Centre for the Moving Image. Previously he held positions as Director of Digital & Emerging Media at the Cooper Hewitt Smithsonian Design Museum and Head of Digital, Social and Emerging Technologies at the Powerhouse Museum. His work spans consideration of digital and physical spaces and has been recognized by organizations ...

Data-Driven Art History: Framing, Adapting, Documenting

Data-Driven Art History: Framing, Adapting, Documenting
This is the first post in Data Praxis, a new series edited by Thomas Padilla  Matthew Lincoln is a PhD candidate in Art History at the University of Maryland, College Park. Matthew is interested in the potential for computer-aided analysis of cultural datasets to help model long-term artistic trends in iconography, art markets, and social relations between artists ...