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Object Storytelling Workshop

    Tales of a Changing Nation at the National Museum of Scotland “We used to have a car like that…I remember the first TV we ever had…” If you have ever wandered round the galleries and spotted something from … Continue reading

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Tales from Dundee

In October the Dundee team have been very busy working with artists using tales of things to explore the effects of attaching stories to artworks at the point of creation. We’re looking at this from a range of different viewpoints … Continue reading

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Dundee Contemporary Arts at Multiplied pilots Tales of Things

If you are in London between the 15-18th October be sure to visit the Multiplied Art Fair (organised by Christie’s). We have been working with Dundee Contemporary Arts tagging their art works for the Fair. Visitors to their stand will … Continue reading

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TOTeM and Oxfam

RememberMe, the project we did back in May in an Oxfam Shop in Manchester is still getting press, proving that there definitely is potential for charity shops to integrate this system into their stores. If attaching memories to our old … Continue reading

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Create your own groups

tales of things now has the ability to allow users to create their own “groups” on the website. This will make it easier for you to search and connect to specific interest groups, so start your own group today!

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tales of things now live!

You can now visit our website and tag your memorable object. The site allows you to print your own QR codes, tag an object and connect a media file such as YouTube or Flickr so that your memories will go … Continue reading

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Tales of Things Trailer


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Tales of Things coming soon!

Well, we are almost ready to go with our website talesofthings.com which will be launched mid April, watch this space! Andy Hudson-Smith will be talking about the project with a lecture entitled the ‘Geography of Everything’ at CASA on April 13th. … Continue reading

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First TOTeM Paper has been published!

TOTeM has a paper in the current edition of M/C Journal which looks at how object tagging can add more meaning to objects and also create meaningful human networks. See first part of article below:     Connections In Small … Continue reading

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Shhh… and Caboodle

Catching young people’s interest in the stories behind museum objects can be difficult. Curators have tried to make exhibitions more exciting and interactive; now they’re starting to encourage children to curate and share their own collections. One such initiative is … Continue reading

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