Are you prepared for your first digital aura?

Today in AFF601 we had the fantastically enthusiastic Sharon Healy discussing digital preservation. It was a topic foremost on my mind last night as I tried to locate some 2D and 3D spatial history projects from the course bibliography. It was proving hard to fine projects that were still online and still working! Project after …

Heritage in the age of digital reproduction

Reproductions of ‘original’ works have always been with us. With the coming of mechanical reproduction such as print and photography, however, the notion that a copy can somehow affect the status of the original was first postulated by Walter Benjamin in 1936 (II) . “Even the most perfect reproduction of a work of art is …