Today we had the fortune of having Dr. Fiona McDonald in the AMP Lab, who courageously presented her talk Multimodality and Sensory Ethnography despite having bronchitis. She spoke about several art exhibitions she helped host that combined digital tools with […]
Yesterday, the lab hosted a pop-up event at Okanagan CoLab which featured two of the lab’s projects: the SpokenWeb project and the Negative Heritage project. In the morning, visitors got to listen to files from the SoundBox collection, handle reel-to-reel […]
We were very fortunate to host Dr. Emily Christina Murphy’s talk today! She gave a presentation about using Twine (a digital storytelling tool) to get students to craft arguments rather than assigning traditional essays. She also offered many resources about […]
The AMP Lab hosted it’s first Press Play Workshop! Participants did a close reading of Gertrude Stein’s poem “The Long Dress,” and then collaged words from the poem with magazine cutouts to create unique and colourful buttons.
The AMP Lab was very pleased to host the Indigitization VHS Digitization workshop (co-hosted by the UBC Okanagan Library), featuring Gerry Lawson, Erica Hernández-Read, and Sarah DuPont. The workshop was an amazing resource for communities working to digitize & preserve their cultural […]
AMP Lab research affiliate and UAlberta PhD candidate Carrie Karsgaard launched our Tech Talk series today with her presentation “#stopkm: How Participant Publics Picture Pipelines on Instagram.” We were very lucky to have such a stellar talk to start our series off, […]
Marjorie Mitchell, Megan Butchart, and Evan Berg were on site to talk with Opera Kelowna’s VIP guests about the SoundBox collection and the SpokenWeb partnership prior to the incredible (and free!) Opera Under the Stars event.
This week the lab hosted several workshops for the Digital Editions, Digital Archives symposium. The symposium included presenters from UBC Okanagan, UBC Vancouver, Simon Fraser University, the University of Exeter, University de la Rioja, the University of Ottawa, the University […]