Preserving queer voices

Webb, Sharon (2022) Preserving queer voices. In: Stylianou-Lambert, Theopisti, Bounia, Alexandra and Heraclidou, Antigone (eds.) Emerging technologies and museums: mediating difficult heritage. Berghahn Books, pp. 42-64. ISBN 9781800733749

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Abstract

This chapter is an exploration of work carried out to preserve and make available LGBTQI+ oral history testimonies. It describes community engagement work to archive the ‘Queer in Brighton’ collection with long-term digital preservation in mind and explores the development of ‘Queer Codebreakers’ - an interactive installation that uses a low-tech solution to make accessible and visible queer heritage and histories. In particular, if focuses on queer archiving and community curation in museum spaces as forms archival and curatorial activism and takes seriously the need to involve communities in archiving and curation processes.

Item Type: Book Section
Schools and Departments: School of Media, Arts and Humanities > History
Research Centres and Groups: Sussex Humanities Lab
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Depositing User: Mx Elements Account
Date Deposited: 02 Oct 2020 09:44
Last Modified: 10 May 2022 10:05
URI: http://sro.sussex.ac.uk/id/eprint/94098

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