Dr Amelia Knowlson
Dr Amelia Knowlson is a Teaching Fellow in Creative Industries at the University of Leeds.
With expertise in Museums Studies and Digital Heritage, Amelia’s practice and research focuses on the use of digital technology in creative and cultural institutions, especially museums. Amelia has over 10 years of experience working with and for local and national museums, both a as curator and through her company ‘Curator – Designer – Maker’. As a creative practitioner she has a proven and established record of developing physical exhibition interactives, consulting on the use and implementation of technology, and training museum professionals on the use, application and implication of 3D technology.
Amelia has worked with museums and cultural institutions including but not limited to Gloucester Cathedral, The British Museum, English Heritage, Tyne and Wear Achieves and Museums, Hull City of Culture and Sheffield Museums. She continues to support cultural organisations with digital training, digital strategy and the implementation and experimentation with 3D scanning and printing and virtual and augmented reality.
Amelia believes digital technology should be accessible to everyone and situates the users of technology at the heart of everything she does. Making, play and practice forms the foundations of her practical and strategy based work.