#digheritage19 — Presentation Slides with Captions

I had the pleasure of organizing the Ethics of Using Digital Media in Arts and Humanities Research Conference and to welcome delegates from various institutions at the University of Manchester on 22 February 2019. Below are the slides from my presentation, with captions. For more information about the conference, please visit https://digitalheritageresearch.wordpress.com/conference-2019/ This presentation stems … Continue reading #digheritage19 — Presentation Slides with Captions

quotes and paraphrases from Museums and the Web 2018

VICKI DOBBS BECK  Step Inside Our Stories: The Power Of Immersive Storytelling Disruptive technologies are new forms of communication / connection. There is no one way of experiencing the narrative, it changes with you. Story matters — it propels action and triggers emotion, it gives us a sense of fulfillment. Collaboration magnifies, we can do … Continue reading quotes and paraphrases from Museums and the Web 2018

what role do people play in ascribing and maintaining the role, value, and purpose of museums?

In the last few days a few articles have caught my eye not only because they touch on themes I explore in my thesis, but also because I feel they all dance around the same issues. These articles are: Shunning Your Customers on Social? How the internet is reshaping World Heritage and our experience of it … Continue reading what role do people play in ascribing and maintaining the role, value, and purpose of museums?

what is #nymphgate and how will it impact the Manchester Art Gallery?

Social media has slowly, but surely, crept into our daily lives. We like, comment, and share posts with such regularity that these activities have become almost mundane. Whilst it can be easy to brush off social media as ‘simply’ marketing and communication tools, the power these networked technologies enable should not be ignored. Museums have … Continue reading what is #nymphgate and how will it impact the Manchester Art Gallery?

hello!

Somehow you’ve stumbled onto my blog. Welcome! This space is my attempt to digest my PhD journey, from things I read and hear, to ideas that need mulling. My thesis is titled ‘Co-branding the Museum: Museum Social Media Identity and Audience Perception‘. In it I am looking at how museum brands are constructed on social … Continue reading hello!