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Dr. Kenderdine researches at the forefront of interactive and immersive experiences for museums and galleries. In widely exhibited installation works, she has amalgamated cultural heritage with new media art practice, especially in the realms of interactive cinema, augmented reality and embodied narrative. She is a pioneer in panoramic and stereoscopic display systems and content creation. Her current focus is on visual analytics for large-scale heterogeneous cultural datasets and new modalities for interpretation of tangible/intangible heritage. Dr. Kenderdine concurrently holds the position of Special Projects, Museum Victoria, Australia (2003—) and is Visiting Assoc. Prof. and Director of Research at the new Applied Laboratory for Interactive Visualization and Embodiment (ALiVE), City University, Hong Kong (2010-2014). Recent books include the co-edited, co-authored Theorizing Digital Cultural Heritage: a critical discourse, Cambridge: MIT Press, 2007 (third reprint 2010) and PLACE-Hampi: Inhabiting the Panoramic Imaginary of Vijayanagara, Hiedelberg: Kehrer Verlag, 2012 (in press). She teaches at undergraduate and post-graduate levels.
Dr Kenderdine has conceived and created installations on UNESCO world heritage sites including Angkor, Cambodia; Monuments at Hampi, India; Olympia, Greece and; at sites throughout Turkey. She is currently directing Heaven on Earth for Magao Grottoes, Dunhuang, China. She designed and curated Ancient Hampi as a permanent museum located at Vijayanagar, Karnataka (commissioned by Jindal Steel Ltd, opening December 2011). Formerly, Kenderdine was Creative Director of Special Projects at the Powerhouse Museum, Sydney (1998-2003). She is a maritime archaeologist, former curator at the Western Australian Maritime Museum (1994-1997) and has written a number of authoritative books on shipwrecks. In 1995, she designed and built one of the world’s earliest museum websites (for the Maritime Museum) and subsequently award-winning cultural networks/sites for Australian museums (AMOL), the ten South East Asian Nations (ASEAN) and, Intel Corporation for the Olympic Games in Sydney 2000.

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