Year: 2015


We are already looking forward to February next year when we’ll be taking part in IDCC16 in Amsterdam. We will be presenting a paper based on our findings for the project to date – titled ‘Using Metadata Actively’. We will

Sandpit 3 viewpoint

Sandpit 3 is now behind us, and a worthwhile and enjoyable event it was. Our pitch should become available from Daniela’s Padlet, together with images from other sessions. Notably for us, the discussion about commonalities between art and science run

Preparing for Sandpit 3

As Phase 2 of the Research Data Spring initiative nears its end, we are well into our preparations for Sandpit 3. A teleconference on Friday 27th produced team agreement about the three main deliverables that we will propose for Phase

Team meeting, Chelsea College, UAL, 13 November 2015

Colin is preparing a summary report of our recent team meeting and will add it to the page

Preparing for our next team meeting

All arrangements are well in hand for our next team meeting, which will be in the Card Room at Chelsea College, University of the Arts London. The agenda is available from the ‘Our meetings’ menu on the website. We are

Month 3 Milestone: Preliminary report on deliverables

Our long-term goal is to create guidelines and exemplars to demonstrate how the active use of metadata can make research more effective, agile and timely for researchers. For Phase 2 we undertook to produce a “structural outline” to show what

Developing our deliverables

We have formed a working group with the specific aim of developing the structural framework that will not only be a key Phase 2 deliverable but also form the outline for the active use of metadata guidance that is our

Procedural Blending and Annalist

From Graham Klyne On Friday 9 October, Iris Garrelfs and Graham Klyne attended a “Linked Music Hackathon” at Goldsmith’s University.  The event was organised by Kevin Paige and David Weigl under the auspices of the Semantic Media projects SLICKMEM (Semantic 

Spreading the word

Since our 21st September meeting, as well as continuing our work on characterising metadata usage with Annalist and developing our documentation of the active metadata concept and how we might produce appropriate guidance, we have submitted two Practice Papers and

Musings of a sound artist on metadata and making art

From Iris Garrelfs 1. Data as material The principle of artworks visualising or sonifying scientific data sets is pretty well known. However, for some artists the role of research is to stimulate the imagination rather than to represent or produce