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Ben Quash

Arts & Culture Digital Insights

Changing Stations: An interview with Ben Quash, Professor of Christianity and the Arts at King’s College London

Alumni: Charlie Harman,

Sacred events like Easter have inspired countless artworks, but for modern viewers, these works can feel distant. The art is beautiful, but much of its meaning is lost. That’s what King’s College London’s Alight app is trying to change. Alight is a collaboration with the National Gallery and Calvium which…

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Digital heritage experiments

Digital Placemaking Arts & Culture Digital Insights Mobile Technology

5 digital experiments that explore the future of the cultural heritage sector

Jo Morrison,

Fundamentally, the cultural heritage sector’s role is to tell stories. These stories could be historical, they could be artistic, they could be sociological, psychological, modern or ancient. Whatever the experience, the story is central. Up to now, these stories have been somewhat passive – an exhibition, or a tour with…

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Arts & Culture Digital Insights

WHITE PAPER: The Lost Palace: Optimising digital innovation for cultural heritage institutions

Jo Morrison,

‘The Lost Palace’ is a collaboration between Historic Royal Palaces, theatre makers Uninvited Guests, interaction designers Chomko & Rosier and us, creative technologists and app developers, Calvium. Using a combination of bespoke handheld devices, binaural 3D sound and haptic technology, visitors are led on an immersive adventure that allows them…

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Matthew Tyler-Jones

Arts & Culture

Interview: National Trust user experience expert Matthew Tyler-Jones

Alumni: Charlie Harman,

Matthew Tyler-Jones is a National Trust consultant, specialising in visitor experiences. He’s also a PhD researcher at Southampton University, working with digital augmentations to visitor experiences and specialising in narrative techniques drawn from computer gaming. He blogs, at Meme Technology, and he’ll be speaking at the Academy of Marketing’s E-marketing…

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