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What Surprised Me…

Here are a few of the answers to ‘What Surprised Me…’ at our Nov 18 Progress Meeting.  The full list of comments can be found in the discussion papers section of our wiki (access restricted to project team only – sorry). Amount of content That it works Obscure footage, indigenous communities, gave me a sense of being there Scope ie… Read more →

Key messages from Circus Oz for the prototype

A few of the key messages from Circus Oz on how to develop the prototype prior to the community launch in February: 1.  Provide the ability for comments.  This will be particularly useful for finding out what data is wrong eg: ‘Paris’ written on a tape means ‘Paris Theatre Sydney’ not Paris, France. 2. Change the names of the videos…. Read more →

Revealing the first Living Archive prototype

Revealing the first Living Archive prototype

Last Friday we drew back the curtain to reveal and test the first working prototype of the Living Archive with some of our key project partners. Attending were Linda Mickleborough, Robyn McGregor, Clare McKenzie, Miranda O’Brien, Tim Coldwell and Mike Finch from Circus Oz, plus Bridget Jones from the Australia Council for the Arts. The prototype now contains nearly 400… Read more →

Embedded prototypes

Embedded prototypes

For the initial exploratory development of the living archive, we will be experimenting with the use of an iterative prototyping technique that involves using an ’embedded prototype’. What this means is that we will be building a basic working system, giving the inner Circus Oz community access, and then further developing our design directions and prototypes based on quantitative and… Read more →