welcome

Welcome to the new website of our lab and studio at Stanford University – projects in research creation Welcome to our network of colleagues, friends and collaborators, projects, aspirations, and hopes. This is a new version of an online presence, combining elements of what was previously called metamedia@Stanford, archaeolog, and archaeography.com. There will be regular…

Cardiff 1919 – theatre/archaeology

A team from National Theatre Wales, featuring Kyle Legall and Mike Pearson, have just published a powerful work of theatre/archaeology* in their series Storm, about the race riots in Cardiff Wales in 1919. It takes the form of a graphic novel with animated video and voice over. A timely intervention. https://www.cardiff1919.wales – [Link] *theatre/archaeology –…

Lessons in (online) learning

Michael Shanks writes. Project: Future of Learning – [Link]Pedagogy: a personal manifesto – [Link] Let me try to cut through the avalanche of advice about online learning and summarize the essentials. Our schools and colleges have vacated their classrooms. The public high schools here in California seem to have just given up on any alternative….

the future of learning — architectural experiments

Chris Ford, Michael Bell, and Michael Shanks report. Project Urban Futures – [Link] The current COVID-19 crisis and “stay at home” policies have prompted many schools and colleges to shift to online learning and remote teaching. Educators are being forced to rethink their role in the classroom, raising old questions about how we teach and…