Welcome to episode 28 of Open Culture VOICES! VOICES is a vlog series of short interviews with open GLAM (galleries, libraries, archives, and museums) experts from around the world. The Open Culture Program at Creative Commons aims to promote better sharing of cultural heritage in GLAMs collections. With Open Culture VOICES, we’re thrilled to bring you various perspectives from dozens of experts speaking in many different languages on what it’s like to open up heritage content online. In this episode, we hear from Mariana Ziku, an art historian and curator with specialization in digital humanities. Her research focuses on intangible, audiovisual and documentary heritage. Mariana is a co-founder and programme curator of the Biennale of Western Balkans, where she works on promoting intangible and natural heritage through art, technology and open knowledge.
Mariana responds to the following questions:
- What are the main benefits of open GLAM?
- What are the barriers?
- Could you share something someone else told you that opened up your eyes and mind about open GLAM?
- Do you have a personal message to those hesitating to open up collections?
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