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Duane leads Design for Context’s cultural heritage practice, supporting digital culture projects and strategy for a wide range of institutions.
Drawing on his extensive background in user experience, learning and semantic web, he focuses on creating easily adoptable linked data ecosystems that deliver integrated collections online in unique ways, as well as content publishing environments that offer rich experiences.
Duane is an advocate for flexible uses of data, content and images delivered via usable, responsible and engaging technologies.
Connecting Art & Archives for Research, Discovery, and Storytelling
If you’ve ever sat in on a discussion between a curator and an archivist, then you understand the breadth and richness of stories hidden in collections. The Georgia O’Keeffe Museum has developed a scalable infrastructure supporting integrated information from art, archival, library and historic home collections. By leveraging data from various collections, the Collections Online has become a vital central, shared resource based on principles of linked data and standardized vocabularies. Exploring rich relationships reveals a wealth of contexts, perspectives, events, and places. Learn about how the Museum is envisioning the future of its publishing and collections-based storytelling.