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Tales of Things at Museum Next 2012

Claire Ross and Chris Speed from MuseumNext on Vimeo. Connected Environment from MuseumNext on Vimeo. Jason DuPonte name checking Tales of Things 38 minutes in.

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From the Western Arctic to the Bay of Bengal

Fishy Tales from Around the World New exhibition opening on the 20th of October at The Scottish Fisheries Museum, Anstruther, Fife. This exciting exhibition brings together fishing communities from Canada, India, Scotland and Portugal through the use of information technology … Continue reading

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I am Seeing Things Symposium

Sadly our TOTeM research project is nearing the end, www.talesofthings.com will still exist but from December you won’t see many new projects on this site. To mark the culmination of the project we are holding a symposium on the 25th … Continue reading

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Oxfam Press release

Oxfam launches innovative app revealing human stories behind donated items Ever wished an object could tell its story? That’s the idea behind Oxfam’s unique pilot scheme, Oxfam Shelflife, launching on 27 February in 10 Oxfam shops across Manchester. The Oxfam … Continue reading

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The Thingema and The Memory Mix

In October Jane and I worked with the National Museum of Scotland at their central Edinburgh site to explore a series of extensions to the Tales of Things project. As well as a series of story capture workshops that gathered … Continue reading

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Scottish Mental Health Arts & Film Festival

A brief reflection on our recent workshops with the National Museums Scotland and the Consultation And Advocacy Promotion Service during the Scottish Mental Health Arts & Film Festival… Note: rather than show faces of people that we haven’t got permission … Continue reading

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Memory capturing at the Dundee Science Festival

As part of the Dundee Science Festival, Tales of Things will have a pop-up stand at the Family Fun Day this Sunday 13th November. Bring in a favourite object which has a good story and we’ll capture the story using … Continue reading

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Physics Exhibition in Dundee

INSTRUMENTAL! 27 Sept – 26 Nov Lamb Gallery, Tower Building, University of Dundee Mon-Fri 09.30-20.30 Sat 09.30-16.30 This exhibition features a fascinating range of instruments, models and other equipment used in teaching Physics in Dundee from the 1880s onwards. Several … Continue reading

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