Presentations at MW 2016

I’m proud to announce that I’ll be presenting at Museums and the Web this year. I’m involved in two sessions: The first is Visitor-First, Mobile-First: Designing a Visitor-Centric Mobile Experience, part of part of the User-Centered Design session, chaired by Michael Parry of the Powerhouse Museum. Read more

Introducing the National Museum Website Visitor Motivation Survey

I’m leading, with collaborator Sarah Wambold, a nationwide study into the motivation of visitors to museum websites. As of this writing we have 22 participating institutions, including representatives in Canada and Australia. The VMS on the website of the Menil Collection Background Google Analytics is a powerful tool in understanding traffic to a website, but site statistics alone do not always tell the full story. Read more

Websites for Artists Workshop 2015

Next month I’ll be teaching a workshop, Websites for Artists at LIFT in Toronto. It’ll take place Monday, December 14 and Wednesday, December 16 2015, from 6 to 10 pm. From the programme: This two-evening workshop provides an overview of how to establish a web presence to compliment your artistic practice. Read more

Touchscreen interactive for the Chinese American Museum Los Angeles

The main view of the interactive presents a map of the world. I recently had the opportunity to again collaborate with the Chinese American Museum on an interactive touchscreen in-gallery kiosk. The piece is part of the exhibition Tales of the Distant Past: The Story of Hong Kong and the Chinese Diaspora and illustrates the Chinese diaspora around the world. Read more

HBO’s The Leftovers filmed at 103 S. Main Street

103 S. Main St., Lockhart TX dressed as Miracle Gifts From May to October 2015 my building was leased by the Warner Brothers team producing season two of HBO’s The Leftovers. Thanks to their their skilled application of movie magic, the City of Lockhart’s historic district portrayed the fictional town of Jarden and my building, 103 South Main, was transformed into “Miracle Gifts.” Read more

Presentation at MCN 2015: WordPress as Museum Web CMS

I’ll presenting a session at MCN2015 in Minneapolis this November, in collaboration with Sarah Wambold. Titled WordPress as Museum Web CMS: Development and Content Strategy, the core audience for this discussion will be web teams considering implementing a CMS (or switching from another), are evaluating WordPress and want to know what to expect. Read more

Patch design for artist Elana Langer

I had the opportunity recently to collaborate with Elana Langer on her project, What I Live By (WILBY). As described by the New York Times, The artist Elana Langer host(s) pop-up shops as part of her hybrid performance piece “What I Live By,” an exploration of luxury that attaches a new label to everyday accessories. Read more

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