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Wednesday, October 13 • 11:15am - 12:00pm
New horizons: reflecting on the digital cultural landscape of the Arabian Peninsula

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The Arabian Peninsula is witnessing a period of unprecedented growth in its museums and cultural organisations. In the context of ambitious visions for the future, switched-on audiences and a wealth of intangible heritage, what is the role of digital now? Join our panel of museum practitioners – Christophe Buffet, Ghaida Sawalha and Rachel Teskey – as they survey recent major cultural projects in the region and discuss how digital is opening up new horizons for visitor experiences and storytelling.

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Rachel Teskey

Director, Barker Langham
Rachel Teskey is Director at Barker Langham, an international cultural consultancy specialising in creating pioneering and sustainable projects across the globe. She led Barker Langham’s interpretive planning work for the new National Museum of Qatar, and she currently provides... Read More →
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Ghaida Sawalha

Senior Consultant, Barker Langham
Ghaida Sawalha is a museum professional with experience working on cultural development projects in the Middle East. A Senior Consultant at Barker Langham, Ghaida works on a wide range of projects in the Gulf including museums, exhibitions, visitor experiences and heritage sites... Read More →
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Christophe Buffet

Consultant, Digital Media Senior Specialist, Qatar Museums
Christophe Buffet is a consultant, creative technologist and digital content producer. Christophe leads the delivery of ambitious digital media programmes. Recent projects include the National Museum of Qatar (2019) and Qatar Olympic and Sports Museum (2022). Before moving to Qatar... Read More →

Wednesday October 13, 2021 11:15am - 12:00pm EDT
Channel 3
  Middle East/Africa