- — Charlotte Rudman (@CharRud)Sun, May 17 2015 11:17:51
- With the rise in digital media, manuscript pages have become increasingly fetishised as reusable visual commodities – but what meaning can be found in their strangeness and their beauty? What happens when digital images circulate in isolation from their manuscript contexts? Through a series of conversations, multimedia interactions and collaborative crowdsourcing, this event will explore the use and consumption of medieval manuscripts today.
Julia Crick (Professor of Palaeography and Manuscript Studies at King’s College London), and Daniel Wakelin (Jeremy Griffiths Professor of Medieval English Palaeography at the University of Oxford) will curate conversations between academics and practitioners from different disciplines, asking them to respond to manuscript images in the light of their own research. We will turn to our audience as readers, and ask them to contribute their thoughts and observations on our collection of images.
- — Rachel Burns (@R_A_Burns)Thu, May 21 2015 17:39:17
- — Rachel Burns (@R_A_Burns)Thu, May 21 2015 17:40:29
- — Samantha Blickhan (@snblickhan)Thu, May 21 2015 17:43:25Where does aesthetic attraction (beauty) fall in the Venn diagram of public interest v scholarly interest in MS images? #ManuscriptsNow
- — Rachel Burns (@R_A_Burns)Thu, May 21 2015 17:43:33
- — Samantha Blickhan (@snblickhan)Thu, May 21 2015 17:49:24
- — Alana Eve (@CecilExplorer)Thu, May 21 2015 17:50:45How can museums and libraries benefit from their digital collections economically under public domain licences? #ManuscriptsNow