Kaja Antlej
Dr
Centre for Creative and Cultural Research (CCCR), Faculty of Arts & Design, University of Canberra
Australia
@KajaAntlej

Kaja Antlej is a researcher, developer and consultant in the fields of heritage/museum communication and interpretation using 3D and other digital technologies with a PhD in Heritage Studies (3D Technologies as a Support for Industrial Design Museum Exhibition; 2013) and a MA in Industrial Design (3D scanning and 3D printing in new product development; 2009), both obtained from the University of Ljubljana, Slovenia. Currently she is an Endeavour Visiting Fellow (Postdoctoral Researcher) at the Centre for Creative and Cultural Research (CCCR), Faculty of Arts & Design, University of Canberra (kaja-antlej.com/2015endeavourresearchfellowship/). Under supervision of Prof Angelina Russo her project explore on which way digital technologies can aid younger generations of Slovenian Australians to preserve and communicate the Slovenian culinary heritage in Australia – and by this (reuse of heritage) how their active participation and creative potential can be enhanced. See: Slovenian Australian Cook Hub - Culinary Heritage of Slovenian Australians (https://slovenianaustraliancookhub.wordpress.com/). As an Ambassador Kaja Antlej was also involved in the EU-funded eCultValue project (www.ecultobservatory.eu) and as an Expert Panel member at the 2015 NMC Horizon Report: Museum Edition (US) (www.nmc.org/publication/nmc-horizon-report-2015-museum-edition/).