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Alex Wilson

Alex Wilson | Curator/Archive Researcher/Producer

Sheffield-based archivist with over 15 years of experience working and managing audio-visual archives within British Library Sound and Vision, Villon Films, National Jazz Archive, Bridgeman Images, London Community Video Archive, and Sheffield Museums.

Alex has also worked on footage and stills digitisation, archive production and research for independent documentaries.

In 2015 Alex set up Memory Dance, a non-profit organisation that explores different modes of delivering AV heritage to diverse audiences in new and exciting contexts.

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Resources by Alex Wilson


Four people sitting on stage in conversation

The Digital Heritage Lab took place between April 2020 and June 2021 and as well as providing programme of free online training events it also gave 60 heritage organisations the opportunity to develop their digital potential with the support of a digital skills mentor. In this Reflect, Share, Inspire session Ed Archer from the Lanark and District Archaeological Society (LADAS) and Laura Drysdale from The Restoration Trust are reunited with their respective Digital Skills Mentors Alex Wilson and Janet Alderman.

Digital Heritage Hub is managed by Arts Marketing Association (AMA) in partnership with The Heritage Digital Consortium and The University of Leeds. It has received Department for Digital, Culture, Media and Sport (DCMS) and National Lottery funding, distributed by The Heritage Fund as part of their Digital Skills for Heritage initiative. Digital Heritage Hub is free and answers small to medium sized heritage organisations most pressing and frequently asked digital questions.

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