Fresh & New(er)

discussion of issues around digital media and museums by Seb Chan

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Entries from February 14th, 2013

‘Constant short term nostalgia’

February 14th, 2013 11 Comments

Suse Cairns, writing about how carrying her iPhone around with her as a (then) later adopter PhD student changed her way of seeing (and experiencing) the world, I now see socially. I listen, not just for myself, but for what I can translate and share to my networks. I pay attention to the ideas that […]

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Coming back around to colour in 2013 via 2009 via 2005

February 13th, 2013 1 Comment

The online collection experiment that changed a lot of the way I looked at museum collections was the Electronic Swtachbook that we launched at Powerhouse way way back in 2005. The first version took a selection of high resolution images of fabric swatches from the Powerhouse collection of swatchbooks and made them available for free […]

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