January 25, 2022

Web Design: A Look at the "Digital Archaeology" Exhibition Taking Place in NYC

From a Post on the StoryWorldWide.com Web Site:

Digital Archaeology, the exhibition that charts the disruptive moments of web design and celebrates the characters behind its radical evolution is to be shown in New York for the first time in June as a key part of Internet Week.

Originally debuting at Internet Week Europe in 2010, the show brings together what many consider to be the most significant sites of their time, each pushing the boundaries of how we play, interact and are entranced by technology. The sites themselves represent the achievement of a growing mastery of the format and how their creators skilfully, painstakingly and often lovingly develop shifts both subtle and seismic in the medium.

The right column of the post includes thumbnail images of some of the web sites being showcased as part of the exhibition.

Digital Archaeology is being presented by Story World Wide and Google. The sites are displayed on equipment from the time they when they were live online.

You’ll also find a video interview with Jim Boulton about digital archaeology.  He’s a partner with Story Worldwide, the (an ad  agency)

This news release contains info about each site including the year it was created.

See Also: “Internet History is Vanishing Into Thin Air” (via Newark Star-Ledger)

Hat Tip and Thanks: Marieke Guy/JISC Beginner’s Guide to Digital Preservation

About Gary Price

Gary Price (gprice@mediasourceinc.com) is a librarian, writer, consultant, and frequent conference speaker based in the Washington D.C. metro area. Before launching INFOdocket, Price and Shirl Kennedy were the founders and senior editors at ResourceShelf and DocuTicker for 10 years. From 2006-2009 he was Director of Online Information Services at Ask.com, and is currently a contributing editor at Search Engine Land.