In October last year I presented at the wonderful Sharing is Caring conference in Copenhagen. I was doing a Pecha Kucha about Aagaards Photos (see the photos on Flickr). At the same time I was showing off my new dress … Read More
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This spring I have been working on some theories on DIY Culture and the special relationship I believe there is with Cultural Institutions (such as museums, libraries and archives or MLA). I have been working on this subject as a … Read More
DIY culture, defined in my research as the social world of people engaging in DIY activities (1), is an underexposed area of research, which I am trying to position within established research areas. This quest begins with an exciting hunt … Read More
‘Do-It-Yourself’ (DIY) is a mantra that has been around for a while and has strong associations with home improvement. Once upon a time many of us would have been building our own homes as there was no alternative. Now, DIY … Read More
My name is Henriette Roued-Cunliffe and I am an Associate Professor at the Department of Information Studies, University of Copenhagen, Denmark.
My background is in Digital Heritage and I am particularly interested in the relationship between DIY Culture and Heritage Institutions (Museums, Libraries and Archives).