Paper published!

The paper I presented at Digital Heritage 2018 has been published! I’m so pleased to be able to share this: Hoare, J. (2019). “Heart on Your Sleeve? Emotion, Wearable Technology and Digital Heritage,” 2018 3rd Digital Heritage International Congress (DigitalHERITAGE) held jointly with 2018 24th International Conference on Virtual Systems & Multimedia (VSMM 2018), San … Continue reading Paper published!

How do you feel about Snakes? How I feel about Python.

Fieldwork With my AR fieldwork complete, I’ve moved onto to look at a very different exhibition at National Museum Cardiff. This summer’s special exhibition is dedicated to the biology, beauty, and conservation of snakes. In addition to a stunning Burmese python skeleton, interactive displays, a bounty of snake facts, there are also five live snakes, including … Continue reading How do you feel about Snakes? How I feel about Python.

EMOTIVE in Athens

On 5-6 November 2018, I was invited to contribute to the EMOTIVE User Workshop in Athens, Greece. The two-day event drew together a multidisciplinary group of museum and heritage experts to work with the partners on the EMOTIVE project.  EMOTIVE is an H2020 EU-funded research project which has sought to research, design, develop and evaluate methods … Continue reading EMOTIVE in Athens

Theatre Book

Theatre Book turns a book into an intimate cinematic experience by combining a pop-up format with pico projection. It’s perfectly pint-sized Shakespeare with all the delicacy of the text and all the drama of the stage production. The project is a collaboration between the RSC, Davy & Kristin McGuire (who head an award-winning creative studio … Continue reading Theatre Book

Sculpting in Jelly

I’ve been busy programming and preparing to deliver Watershed’s Future Producer programme. Below I reflect on the first weekend-long intensive workshop with the cohort. Day One: Sculpting in Jelly The day began with an introduction to the programme and an icebreaker challenge that saw the cohort compete to build towers from marshmallows and spaghetti. With … Continue reading Sculpting in Jelly

A Fresh Perspective

Recently I had the pleasure to collaborate with the digital communications teams at Arts Council England and the British Council, as part of the No Boundaries conference. This saw me support a team of young journalists and photographers who documented and responded to debates across the conference. The aim was to develop the participants’ understanding of … Continue reading A Fresh Perspective