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Vlog to Death: Project Eliseg's Video-Blogging

Tong, J. and Evans, S. and Williams, H. and Edwards, N. and Robinson, G. (2015) Vlog to Death: Project Eliseg's Video-Blogging. Internet Archaeology, 39. DOI: doi:10.11141/ia.39.3

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Abstract

Project Eliseg involved three field seasons (2010�12) of survey and excavation at the multi-period mortuary and commemorative monument known as the Pillar of Eliseg, near Llangollen, Denbighshire, Wales. Each season incorporated an evolving range of media and public engagement activities, with digital media employed to disseminate ongoing work both globally and locally, including to those unable to access the site during the excavation seasons. One of the key strategies employed via digital media in seasons 2 and 3 was a daily video-blog (hereafter: vlog). This article presents and appraises the rationale, design, content and reception of the Project Eliseg vlog revealing key lessons in the use of digital media in archaeological fieldwork, particularly for those engaged with the archaeology of death, burial and commemoration.

Item Type: Article
Subjects: Research Publications
Departments: College of Arts and Humanities > School of History, Welsh History and Archaeology
Date Deposited: 27 Jun 2015 02:12
Last Modified: 12 Nov 2015 01:12
ISSN: 1363-5387
URI: http://e.bangor.ac.uk/id/eprint/4700
Identification Number: DOI: doi:10.11141/ia.39.3
Publisher: Council for British Archaeology
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