Art Processors Help WA Museum Tell ‘many stories

Artwork Processors, the experiential design consultancy, assists the brand new Western Australian Museum Boola Bardip in making a database-integrated site-wide digital platform and cell information throughout tough instances. 

The museum, designed and constructed by Multiplex, Hassell + OMA, opened within the Perth Cultural Centre in late 2020. The $400 million venture contains 9 everlasting galleries, life-long studying studios, retail, café and public areas.

The right way to inform many tales

Boola Bardip interprets to “many tales” within the Whadjuk Noongar language. The identify is a nod to the position First Peoples play within the areas shared cultural heritage. The Museum views itself as “a spot to share Western Australia’s many tales. Our individuals, our locations and our position on this planet.”

“Getting the digital platform proper was a necessary a part of the idea for the brand new Museum,” says Helen Simondson, WA Museum Boola Bardip website supervisor. “The main focus was on layering content material by way of a number of views and tales throughout the eight major galleries.”

The platform wanted to be versatile but accommodate an enormous quantity of multimedia content material—and be user-friendly, too. Accordingly, the Museum engaged Artwork Processors to design and construct the brand new site-wide digital platform.

Distant challenges

“It was advanced on a number of completely different ranges, together with content material manufacturing, software program, plus consumer expertise,” says Jamie Houge, a producer. “All three of these elements have been fairly concerned, and Covid-19 threw up some further hurdles.”

Since they have been unable to journey to the location,

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