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cardiCast Reprise – COASIT Italian Museum

Our August cardiParty was at the wonderful Chinese Museum where we had a fabulous tour and talk about the current exhibition. However, due to technical difficulties we couldn’t record the event on the night (never fear, we will have an interview with the Curator, Ethel Villafranca, very soon) but as we were at the Chinese […] Read the whole post...

cardiCast Episode 60 – Matthew Coller – Temporal Earth

Melbourne newCardigan cardiParty Recorded Live Our July Melbourne cardiParty saw Matt Coller take us through a demo of Temporal Earth, a data visualisation of Australian colonial history. Time-machine.Earth combines a virtual globe with a multi-scale timeline to enable interactive exploration of cultural data throughout space and time. Matt took us on a brief tour through the […] Read the whole post...

cardiCast Episode 59 – Archie Boulter – Queer Town

Melbourne newCardigan cardiParty Recorded Live Our June Melbourne cardiParty was hosted by Archie Boulter, a Melbourne-based entrepreneur and LGBTIQA+ advocate, who shared their experiences creating “queer spaces” within the GLAM sector. Archie  discussed their recent efforts co-leading the establishment of LGBTIQA+ Advisory Groups across Museums Victoria (Melbourne Museum, Immigration Museum & Scienceworks), as well as […] Read the whole post...

cardicast Episode 58 – City of Perth Library

Perth newCardigan cardiParty Recorded Live Our May Perth cardiParty was held at the City of Perth library. They kindly talked about their new building, how they developed the library and the role it plays in the community, including how they run events and have been building partnerships. newcardigan.org glamblogs.newcardigan.org Music by Professor Kliq ‘Work at […] Read the whole post...

cardiCast Episode 57 – Dinosaurs with Wayne Gerdtz

Melbourne newCardigan cardiParty Recorded Live Our May Melbourne cardiParty was held at Melbourne Museum with Wayne Gerdtz – Information Officer in Museums Victoria’s Research & Collections Division – taking our cardies on a wander through 600 million years of life. Wayne was Curator for Melbourne Museum’s Science & Life Gallery redevelopment in 2009, delivering the […] Read the whole post...

cardiCast Episode 56 – Incinerator Gallery & ENVi Panel

Melbourne newCardigan cardiParty Recorded Live This cardiCast is a double header- we just cannot stop trying to cram in as much information as possible! In the first instance we are treated to a tour of the Incinerator Gallery and the historical importance of the building for the local community, as well as it’s architectural significance, […] Read the whole post...

cardiCast Episode 55 – Tim Sherratt

VALA Tech Camp Interview Recorded Live Tim Sherratt, Associate Professor of Digital Heritage at the University of Canberra, is a hacker and historian. Tim took some time out at VALA Tech Camp to talk to Andrew about his new obsession, Jupyter Notebooks. newcardigan.org glamblogs.newcardigan.org Music by Professor Kliq ‘Work at night’ Movements EP. Sourced from […] Read the whole post...

cardiCast Episode 54 – Liz Stokes

Sydney newCardigan cardiParty Recorded Live We headed up to Sydney for GLAMSLAM 2019 and hosted the first ever (maybe!) Sydney cardiParty at SLNSW. Our special guest speaker, Liz Stokes is the Senior Research Data Skills Specialist at the Australian Research Data Commons. If you want a crash course on metadata, its application in the field […] Read the whole post...

cardiCast Episode 53 – Incendium Radical Library (IRL)

Melbourne newCardigan cardiParty Recorded Live Incendium Radical Library is a community library, reading room, and publishing press with a focus on radical politics and critical literature. The library started as a challenge the commodification of libraries, whether government, university, or council based. They see a mass production of a certain type of thinking which reproduces […] Read the whole post...

cardiCast Episode 52 – Museum of The Riverina

newCardigan Interview Recorded Live in Wagga Wagga, NSW The last in our special cardiCast ‘Summer Series’… Samantha Leah,  ‬Regional Museums Officer at Museum of The Riverina, chats to Justine Hanna and Alissa McCulloch about the Museum’s collections and shares a few of her favourite exhibits. They are undergoing renovations at present, but when Museum of The […] Read the whole post...

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