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WSU digital archiving project receives prestigious Mellon grant

By Adrian Aumen, College of Arts and Sciences PULLMAN, Wash. – Washington State University researchers have received a $555,000 grant from The Andrew W. Mellon Foundation to support development and evaluation of a unique online platform for gathering, curating and sharing Native American library and archive collections nationwide.

Powering cultural preservation: New grants expand archiving of indigenous treasures

PULLMAN, Wash. – Just thinking about the box of fragile cassette tapes gives Kim Christen chills. Recorded on the thin ribbons was the last-known speaker of the Kiksht language, yet another vanishing treasure of Native American culture.

Artists-in-residence teach and perform

VANCOUVER – The Digital Technology and Culture Program at Washington State University Vancouver announces the 2008 Artists in Residency Program. Sensor-based game interfaces for bicycles, GPS narrative walks in downtown Vancouver, and sound/video works that use cars as the performance space are some of the projects generated out of this year’s theme, “Sensing Bodies: Physical […]

Digital media artists present at gallery

VANCOUVER – Washington State University Vancouver’s Digital Technology and Culture Program and Northbank Gallery present “The 2007 Spring Media Artist Talk Series.” The first speaker is Canadian multimedia artist Steve Gibson, 7 to 8 p.m.,Feb. 22 at Northbank Gallery, 1005 Main Street, downtown Vancouver. Gibson will present “Mapping Spaces: An Introduction to Media Art in […]