Research Matters Forum #1 - Ursula Frederick & Katrina Grant

Research Matters Forum #1 - Ursula Frederick & Katrina Grant
UK Frederick, Unsorted 6mm sieve from Marngkala testpit 1, spit 3, 2018, unique cyanotype

Research Matters Forum #1 2018

Ursula Frederick  | Imaging and Imagining archaeology and heritage
Photography, drawing and other techniques of visualization have played an important role in the production of archaeological knowledge since the emergence of the discipline. More recently, scholars have suggested that artists share common ground with archaeology and heritage practitioners and that creative art may contribute to the methods, interpretation and communication of data and cultural heritage. In this talk I provide examples of recent projects to ask how we may assess the efficacy of collaborations between art and archaeology. How important is to distinguish between the archaeological imaginary and archaeological reality?

Katrina Grant | Digital Mapping, Art History and understanding lost landscapes
Digital Mapping is one of the most popular new research tools in digital art history, it is being used to track networks of patrons, dealers, to track the global movement of objects and to understand how places have changed over time. In this talk I will discuss a specific project focused on digital mapping and the representation of landscape focused on the countryside around Rome and how the practice of using digital tools and building digital maps changes the types of questions that we ask of our research material. 

The monthly Research Matters Forum is co-hosted by The Centre for Heritage and Museum Studies, The Centre for Digital Humanities Research and the Centre for Art History and Art Theory and supports cross-disciplinary discussion about the ongoing research by our staff, research students and the wider professional and academic community. Sessions run in a 20/20/20 format with two short papers followed by a discussion. If you would like to present please get in touch.

Maya Haviland | Katrina Grant | Chaitanya Sambrani

Research Matters Forum
March 21st 11:30am-12:30pm
Sir Roland Wilson Building Theaterette
All Welcome

Date & time

Wed 21 Mar 2018, 11.30am–12.30pm


Sir Roland Wilson Building Theaterette, 120 McCoy Circuit, Acton,ACT 2601


Ursula Frederick


Maya Haviland
02 61259147


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