Author Archives: Dan Lee

Archaeology Meets Design: Creating The Wander Collection

Originally posted on Archaeology Orkney:
Archaeology meets design in an innovative new collaboration pushing the boundaries of the archaeological map. Designer Kirsteen Stewart launched The Wander Collection earlier this year in collaboration with Archaeologist Dan Lee at the Archaeology Institute…

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Flow Country short film

In May 2016 I collaborated with artist Jasper Coppes to make a short 16mm film shot in the wilds of the Flow Country, Caithness and Sutherland, northern Scotland. The resulting film was shown in the Scottish Competition at the Glasgow … Continue reading

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Depressive Cop 16mm film shot on Papay released

Depressive Cop (2016) by French film maker Bertrand Mandico has been released. A drepressed cop (played by Sergie Ivanov) attempts to investigate the case of a young girl, who’s distraught mother blames islanders for her disappearance. The girl reappears and … Continue reading

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The Characters – Artist book by Tonje Boe Birkeland is launched

A new artist book by Tonje Birkeland ‘The Characters I-IV’ has been launched. You can view selected pages on her website. We are thrilled to have our article ‘Walking (in)visible Lines: Archaeologies inbetween‘ re-published inside as part of our on-going … Continue reading

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ØY Papay festival, Papa Westray, Orkney 18-20 Nov 2016

Looking forward to the ØY Papay festival this weekend. You never know, there just might still be spaces to come along! Our talk is on Saturday afternoon: Experimental mapping and place-marking as contemporary archaeology This talk will discuss several recent … Continue reading

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CHAT conference was a great success

A big thank you to all those delegates who made the CHAT 2016 conference such a great success. Last weekend saw the University of the Highlands and Islands Archaeology Institute host CHAT 2016 (Con… Source: CHAT conference was a great … Continue reading

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Art and Architecture in Neolithic Orkney – Book Review

Art and Architecture in Neolithic Orkney: Process, Temporality and Context. Antonia Thomas. Archaeopress. 2016 Caroline Wickham-Jones kindly wrote a detailed review of Art and Architecture in Neoli… Source: Art and Architecture in Neolithic Orkney – Book Review

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