Fresh & New(er)

discussion of issues around digital media and museums by Seb Chan

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Entries from November 21st, 2009

Calling all curators – a quick survey of attitudes

November 21st, 2009 3 Comments

One of my colleagues at the Powerhouse, curator Erika Dicker, is writing a paper for Museums and the Web 2010 on the impact of some aspects of digital on day to day curatorial practice. Some F&N readers will know Erika is the editor of the Powerhouse’s Object of the Week blog, and her paper uses […]


Downloading, mashing and remixing our collection metadata

November 3rd, 2009 2 Comments

As you may know, we released our collection metadata a little while back as a downloadable archive. It is linked from both the NSW Government as well as the Federal Government‘s Data Catalogues. This has enabled it to be used in the current Mashup Australia contest and related Hack Day events and for the forthcoming […]