We’ve all heard about the Fitbits, GoPros, sleep apps and other digital trackers that create data points out of our everyday activities. But how did people self-archive before the digital? What does the era of digital storage do to our concepts of identity and self-representation? This Medea Vox podcast on … Continue reading
A Call for Submissions – We seek to gather reflections and provocations from a diverse range of voices, inviting artists, computer programmers, activists, researchers, archivists, urban foragers or performers of all sorts, to join us in thinking critically about how openness is changing social values and influencing how information is shared. Continue reading
In collaboration with master’s students at the Media Software Design programme, researchers in the Living Archives project initiated an exploratory study aiming at supporting urban gardening practices through digital technologies. The study resulted in two prototypes: the Sensor Stick generating data on moisture levels at various soil depths, and the … Continue reading
On March 26, the Living Archives project organised a seminar on Open Data and Cultural Archiving which was the first in a series of seminars on open data. The morning session consisted of four talks discussing open data and cultural archiving from various angles. The first speaker was Sanna Martilla … Continue reading
För tredje året i rad arrangerades en träff om länkade data med syfte att skapa en mötesplats för personer från industri, myndigheter och akademi att diskutera och utbyta erfarenheter. Värd i år var Medea, Malmö högskola, och forskningsprojektet Living Archives. Talare var, bland andra, Niklas Lundström från Kungliga biblioteket som … Continue reading
Content and data related to cultural archiving is increasingly made available through open formats and licenses. This gives opportunities for growing and evolving engagement from the public. However, the open data landscape is complex, involving cultural, critical, political, and technical aspects, which need further exploration.
The Living Archives project at Malmö University invites you to take part in an all day seminar to explore these topics. March 26, 9:30-15:00 (talks start at 10:00), at Medea. Continue reading
On December 3, Waltraut Ritter, research director at Knowledge Dialogues, gave a talk on the topic of Open Public Data in the Cultural Sector at the Medea Talks lecture series. The lecture was co-produced by the Living Archives project and moderated by Erling Björgvinsson. In the lecture, Ritter asks how … Continue reading