2010 – A year in review

As the year heads towards its end, its a good time to reflect on what we have achieved in 2010.  For starters, we have officially set up our digital heritage consultancy – business cards printed, website online and CC registered!

Here are a few other things we’re proud of …

Projects

  • We developed an online archive of newspaper clipping and research resources for ccrri.  Read more …
  • We redeveloped the KZN Literary Tourism website, created an interactive literary map of KwaZulu-Natal and digitized a collection of literary videos. Read more …
  • We set up an OJS website for the Transformation Journal. Read more …
  • With Vuleka Productions, we produced the Memories from Inanda web documentaries. Read more …
  • We set up a mobile interface for the Ulwazi Programme.  Read more …
  • We developed a series of online, indigenous games (in Zulu and English) for the Ulwazi Programme.  Read more …
  • We continued with the hosting and management of the online components of the Ulwazi Programme, ESAACH and ccrri. Read more …

Training

  • We provided training for the Ulwazi Programme’s field-workers on digital media production and website management.  Read more …
  • We provided digital media and research skills training for the Trees and Memory programme.  Read more …

Workshops and Conferences

Niall attended and presented at:

  • Revisiting Apartheid Racial Categories: A Colloquium, Wits. Read more …
  • FAD Forum, Durban University of Technology. Read more …
  • Art and Social Justice Conference, Durban University of Technology.  Read more …
  • The Digital Archive and South African Heritage, University of KwaZulu-Natal. Read more …

Grant attended and presented at:

  • Quarterly Workshops, Archive and Public Culture Research Initiative, UCT. Read more …
  • The Archive and Everyday Life Conference, McMaster University, Canada. Read more …

Awards and Recognition

  • We won Best Green Blog at the SA Blog Awards for our gardening and environmental blog Sprig. Read more …
  • The Ulwazi Programme got a mention in the Innovations in Local Sustainability book. Read more …
  • The Mail&Guardian featured the Grey Street Writers trail in their guide to Durban. Read more …

Toward 2011
Thanks to our clients for the support this year.  We wish you a peaceful Christmas and New Year.

Next year promises to be exciting, with developing recognition of digital heritage in South Africa and some very interesting projects already lined up.  We are, however, always keen for new challenges so get in touch with us if you have a project that could benefit from our input.

Cheers,

Niall and Grant

2010 - A year in review

2010 - A year in review

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