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Learning to Engage with Digital Visualisations

Originally posted on Designing Digital Engagements:
The SERF project has been investigating hillforts in Strathearn, Perthshire since 2007.  We have now explored eleven sites and have dug trenches across their surviving ramparts and ditches.  Over the seasons of fieldwork I have become more aware that what we can say about a site is not only…

Challenge the Past Conference, Gothenburg

Really excited to be speaking at the Challenge the Past Diversify the Future conference in Gothenburg next week. I’m giving a paper entitled “Beyond Digital Dwelling: Practice-Based Engagements for Interpretive Visualisation in Archaeology” where I’ll be talking about the work we’ve been doing since the Digital Dwelling film, building upon what we learned and further developing […]

Discovering Places Article

Slightly late, but the Discovering Places blog invited me to write an article for their “Sights and Sounds” theme back in March, you can read it here…

First Renders of the St Kilda Blackhouse

I never thought I’d hear myself use the words “sexy” and “bad-ass” to describe a blackhouse, but after weeks of working with texture-less wireframe models my St Kilda blackhouse was lit and rendered for the first time today. As I watched the software computing the final gather points (a process which sees small squares dart […]

Extended Deadline for CAA 2012!

The deadline for the 2012 Computer Applications and Quantitative Methods in Archaeology (CAA) conference in Southampton has been extended to December 7th so there’s still time to get an abstract in for our session “Maintaining a Dialogue between Observation and Visualisation“! Abstracts can be submitted through the conference website here.

Mike Brooks film – Scottish Ten: The Story So Far

Another short film by the brilliant and lovely Mike Brooks about the Scottish Ten project…watch out for the second on-screen appearance of the back of my head!