VALA2014 Plenary 5 Ridge

Bringing maker culture to cultural organisations

Thursday 6 February 2014, 8:45 – 9:55
Persistent URL:

Mia Ridge

The Open University, UK

Please tag your comments, tweets, and blog posts about this session: #vala14 and #p5

VALA2014 Keynote Speaker


Should museums, libraries and archives be places for looking at old stuff other people have made, or could they also be places where new creations are inspired and made? If making – writing, designing, building – is the deepest level of engagement with heritage and culture, how can memory institutions avoid the comforting but deadly trap of broadcasting at the public and instead create spaces for curating, creating or conversing with them?

Creative Commons License
This work is licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution-NonCommercial License.