Tag Archives: Reconstruction

The Shieling Project

I try to share as much recent work on here as possible – mainly because I’m terrible for updating my folio website – but also because it’s always nice to write up a project with a bit of a story along side it so the blog is a good forum for that. I’ve just finished […]

Dundee to Newtyle Railway: Making-Of

Last year Kieran and I were approached by the Dundee City Council and MTC Media to produce a series of short films and animations depicting key periods in the history of Dundee Law (the iconic hill in the centre of Dundee). Amongst the material the Council had sourced for the project were a series of […]

NEoN at the Abandon Normal Devices Festival

Baxter and I are gearing up to make the long drive down to the Castleton in the Peak District for the start of the Abandon Normal Devices (AND) Festival which promises to be rife with “vertical adventures, a roaming biennial of digital culture, new cinema & art.” Sounds intriguing right? We’re excited. We’ll be talking […]

Adventures in Alaska

Last week I returned home after spending just shy of a month working in Quinhagak, Alaska excavating a pre-contact Yup’ik sod house at Nunalleq. I’d known about this dig for a number of years, after Dr Gordon Noble (head of archaeology at Aberdeen Uni) snuck me down to the storeroom to have a peek at […]

Revisiting Rhynie

This year has all been a bit mad working between the university in Dundee and keeping up the freelance heritage work at the same time. So inevitably sharing all the work I’ve been doing has been the last thing on my mind when I have a spare minute and I’ve been mostly spending any down […]

Searching for Somethings: A Return to the Lake District

For some time now I’ve been itching to get my head back into my own research, but between working in the 3DVisLab most of the week and freelance on client-led projects the rest it can be tricky finding the space to think in depth about anything other than the task in hand. To be fair, that ‘task in […]

Introducing the “Award Winning” Kieran Baxter

Last week Kieran and I travelled down to London to attend the AHRC Research in Film Awards which was hosted at the BAFTA Theatre in Piccadilly where Kieran’s Caterthuns film won in the Doctoral Award category. It was brilliant to see Kieran win his category, especially since the Caterthuns were up against some stunning competition. Naturally immediately after making his […]