Tag Archives: Digital Reconstruction

Would You Like to Read My PhD Thesis?

Of course you would! If anyone is interested my PhD thesis and accompanying folio material are now available on the Glasgow School of Art’s RADAR archive which you can access HERE…

Back to Westray…Then Back Again

Just returning from another fantastic week of fieldwork with the visualisation team (aka the usual suspects Aaron and Kieran). We were back up on Westray continuing to compile a visual and audio record of the Links of Noltland site and ongoing excavations (our work is kindly grant supported by Historic Scotland). Kieran took the reigns this […]

My New Website

I’ve just finished setting up my professional freelance website – for all your archaeological visualisation needs! Head over to http://www.alicewatterson.co.uk to see my portfolio and do get in touch if you’d like to discuss any potential commissions or projects.  

Storystorm Workshop

On the 5th June I’ll be talking at the Storystorm workshop being held at the Glasgow School of Art’s Digital Design Studio… The event is free but you do need to register, which you can do HERE.   StoryStorm Workshop: Heritage Stories and Digital Technology The StoryStorm Network is a collaborative exchange of methods for storytelling […]

Open Virtual Worlds: St Kilda

I’ve recently been working with the University of St Andrews as a research assistant on their Open Virtual Worlds project. Their research team have been developing an interactive virtual model of the village on Hirte for the Taigh Chearsabhagh museum and arts centre on North Uist as part of their St Kilda exhibition. As some of you might […]

And The Reviews Are In: Evaluating Digital Dwelling

It’s been a while since I’ve had time to sit down and properly write a reflexive blog post about anything to do with my PhD, and considering I’m currently finalising the last chapter of my thesis now seemed like as good a time as any! If you keep up with the blog you will know […]

Ballyhennan Graveslab for Hidden Heritage

Over the summer Kieran and I became involved with a little bit of work for the Hidden Heritage Project. The community project is based in the isthmus area between Arrochar and Tarbet and aims to investigate the heritage of the area from prehistory to modern-day. We were called in to help record one of the post-medieval […]

Return to the Links of Noltland: Fieldwork Diary Vol II

Back at my desk in Glasgow after another fantastic week up in Orkney working at the Links of Noltland on Westray with usual suspects Kieran and Aaron as well as musician and sound-man extraordinare John Was . This was our second trip up North this summer (you can read about our first trip in an earlier post) […]

Jarlshof: CGI and Kites with Kieran Baxter

Last summer I was invited to do a little reconstruction work (Viking settlement, medieval farmstead and the Laird’s House) for Kieran Baxter as part of his ambitious Jarlshof Project conducted as part of his masters degree at DJCAD, University of Dundee. Kieran describes the project in detail in a fantastic blog post on his website, but the general gist […]

Models of Mind at the Pier Arts Centre

It’s been a busy few weeks since I last posted and our Digital Dwelling film has taken off in a way we really didn’t expect, which is very exciting! In the photo above I’m holding a book we’ve had printed up to accompany the film which is being shown at the Pier Arts Centre in […]