Intangible Cultural Heritage

  • Salak Yom Festival, Lamphun, Thailand. Photo by Kate Hennessy, 2010.

    Reese Muntean wins a 2017-2018 SVA/Lemelson Fellowship

    Congratulations to Reese Muntean on being one of the 2017-2018 Society for Visual Anthropology/Lemelson Foundation Fellows! Reese will be traveling to northern Thailand to support the documentation of the Salak Yom Festival, with her project “Virtual Reality Documentation of Salak Yom: Crafting 3D & Virtual reality Applications to Communicate Traditional Knowledge & Cultural Values”. Reese […]

  • UNESCO Conference ‘Memory of the World in the Digital Age: Digitization and Preservation’

    On September 26th, 2012, I presented a paper at the UNESCO conference Memory of the World in the Digital Age: Digitization and Preservation. I was privileged to present my paper ‘Digital Heritage and Local Cultural Property Rights Discourse’ alongside very thought provoking academics and policy makers in a session titled ‘Intellectual property infrastructure initiatives for […]

  • Print Culture Speaker Series Lecture

    I was honored to be asked to give a lecture on Sept 18th in the SFU Department of English’s Print Culture Speaker Series. I gave a talk called “Cultural Heritage on the Web: Applied Digital Visual Anthropology and Local Cultural Property Rights Discourse”, which draws on a forthcoming article to be published in the International […]

  • Intangible Heritage Video Projects (2011)

    “Because We Are Yong” (2011) Produced in collaboration with Wat Pratupa, Lamphun, Thailand. The Intangible Cultural Heritage and Museums Field School is an intensive, 2-week course offering a combination of lectures and a hands-on field practicum. Participants–heritage professionals and students from the Mekong Delta region––work in cross-cultural, interdisciplinary teams to apply their newly gained concepts and approaches […]