Museum Conference Hack – Pirate video Channel for Museums Australia Conference 2015

Connection box, Zig Zag Rail, Geoff Barker, 2005

... we are going to need some VOLUNTEERS to help learn some new HACK JOURNALISM skills and use their I & Android phones to upload and (if you are up to it) edit interviews live onto our pirate video station, and shared workspace 'Channel Soane'.

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Museum Exhibitions – some new approaches

Castle Hill Stores, Museum of Applied Arts and Sciences, photo by Geoff Barker, 2009  Given the current level of interest within the museum surrounding exhibition development I thought it could be an opportune time to blog about this vital area of museum work and look at how some museums have been approaching the issue. One of … Continue reading Museum Exhibitions – some new approaches

Wireless and Handheld Devices at the Museum of Old and New Art (MONA}

Museum of Old and New Art & River Derwent, Hobart, Geoff Barker, 2011 The alarm was set for 5:00 am but the rain outside, and five hours sleep, did little to renew the enthusiasm so confidently expressed when Nick’s initially suggested we fly to Tasmania for the day to visit the Museum of Old and New … Continue reading Wireless and Handheld Devices at the Museum of Old and New Art (MONA}